SFU in the News

September 01, 2016

Below is your daily copy of Media Matters.
Provided by University Communications, Media Matters is a snapshot of Simon Fraser University in the news as of Thursday, Sept 1, 2016.

SFU in the News

SFU welcomes new students into residence
CityTV - September 01, 2016
SFU welcomes new students into residence as they prepare for the new school year. (~02:22)

SFU Experts in the News

B.C. environmental law group criticizes federal approach to climate change
The Globe and Mail - August 31, 2016
SFU sustainable energy professor Mark Jaccard comments on B.C.’s new climate policy.

Toronto, don’t let Vancouver’s housing crisis become yours
The Globe and Mail - September 01, 2016
SFU public policy professor Josh Gordon writes about the Vancouver real estate crisis.

Proponent of privatized health care facing B.C. Health Ministry in court next week
CTV News - September 01, 2016
SFU health sciences professor Karen Palmer comments on the Canadian healthcare system. This story also appeared in Metro News, News1130 and other media outlets.

In Downtown Eastside, Jim’s Story Shows Holes in Vast Net of Systems and Services
The Tyee - August 31, 2016
SFU health sciences professor Julian Somers comments on fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD).

Arts & Culture

30 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Thursday, September 1
The Georgia Straight - August 31, 2016
Marianne Nicolson's installation Oh, How I Long For Home is showing at SFU's Teck Gallery.

60 free things to do in Vancouver in September
Daily Hive - September 01, 2016
Love at Second Sight premieres at the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts on September 8, 2016.


Kodiaks ready for new Junior B Hockey season - August 31, 2016
Spencer Unger joins SFU Hockey as the fifth member of the 2016/2017 recruiting class.