Student Perspectives: A UBCO Economics Blog

Featuring the work of students in Economics and Media at UBC Okanagan

BC VQA Restrictions: A Help or a Hinderance to the Okanagan Wine Industry

By Kate Faas Despite being one of the worlds youngest wine industries, British Columbia has made a name for itself…

Michaela Sullivan-Paul explains how Canadian politics affects the Canadian wine industry

Wondering why it is easier to get wine from other countries than wine from Ontario at the BC liquor store?…

UBCO: 5 days for the homeless

By: Chris Cheng On March 15th, UBCO Management Student Association had their annual event: 5 Days for the Homeless. Participants…

Should Kelowna Encourage More Food Trucks?

By: Fawaz Bermamet With its low start-up costs and flexibility, the food truck industry has started to become a staple…

The challenge for Kelowna’s immigrants

By: Ari Aman Prayogi According to the 2016 Census[i], 7.5 million foreign-born people immigrated to Canada between 1981 and 2016….

Personal data – what are you worth?

By: Patricia Nguyen “Data is the new oil” has been the common phrase used to refer to the massive amount…

Is Kelowna Discouraging Going Electric?

By: Michaela Sullivan-Paul A new year means a brand-new fleet of vehicles and 2019 is ushering in electric. This year…

City Council plan to ease Kelowna congestion

By: Mackenzie Edwards Whether you drive, bus, bike, or walk, traffic and congestion are a problem we all face. According…

Okanagan Tech Scene – What to expect from 2019

2019 looks to be a dynamic year for the Okanagan tech scene. With over 693 tech businesses and rising and…

Sustainability: the new key factor in the new Food Guide

By: Ben Morris Sustainability is the new key factor in the new Food Guide. Minimally-processed foods like beans and nuts…

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