Student Perspectives: A UBCO Economics Blog

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

Graduating amid COVID-19 and how to still land your dream job

One month ago, soon-to-be UBC Okanagan alumni were spending weekends cultivating resumes and searching job boards to find a job….

Need a job? Come to Kelowna. Here’s Why!

By Takeshi Iso Kelowna is not only known as a small rural city that specializes in fruit production, ranching, and…

Hijabs and Homelessness: A Criticism of UBCO’s “5 Days for the Homeless”

By: Mimi Mutahi “You cannot just wear a hijab for a day and understand the experiences of being a person…

Mask Reselling: One Reason Behind the N95 Mask Shortage

By: Brad Sampson Did you try and buy a N95 rated face mask last weekend? You may have been out…

ICBC’s policy change

By: Dilara Guntay B.C Insurance Corporation has recently announced a significant policy change to a no-fault insurance system. The BC…

No Racism in Canada – A Myth

By: Chidera Kingsley-Emu Canada enjoys recognition home and abroad for being a nation of cultural tolerance and diversity. A recent…

Homelessness to Become A Rare Occurrence in Kelowna

By Eloho Ennah “Getting kicked out of family, feeling no sense of belonging, connection, or purpose. In seeking community, I…

The B.C Bud Flop: Why Illegal Cannabis is Outcompeting Legal

By Brad Sampson Last week I had coffee with a veteran of the Cannabis industry. Darren has spent the last…

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?…

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