In the midst of a plebiscite on transit funding across Metro Vancouver, Associate Professor Werner Antweiler writes an in-depth analysis, arguing the tax will be worth the cost not only by reducing congestion, but also by reducing emissions and stimulating economic growth.
During an internship at KPMG in Toronto, UBC MBA candidate Gaurav Kumar proved himself invaluable, especially during crunch time.
Kashmir Kaur has a new view on leadership after spending a day with Launi Skinner, CEO of First West Credit Union, and other top executives. She and Akaash Bali, who spent his day with Laurent Potdevin of Lululemon, were two of three B.C. winners in Odgers Berndtson’s “CEO x 1 Day” program which seeks to connect Canada’s most promising future talent with today’s CEOs.
Sauder has strong representation on this year’s BC Business Top 30 Under 30 list. Six award winners have direct ties to the school – five as alumni and one as an accelerator program participant. On April 28 the winners will be honoured with a special cocktail reception for being movers and shakers in the local business community at such a young age.
Bill C-51, known as the anti-terrorism bill, has drawn criticism for provisions that many feel are excessive and open for abuse. One of these provisions allows government agencies to share information about Canadians for reasons of national security. Associate Professor Hasan Cavusoglu of Sauder’s Management Information Systems Division, weighs in on the privacy risks this presents for Canadians.