Queen's in the News: January 2, 2013
John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Canada is in a housing-affordability crisis, in the Globe and Mail.
Louis Gagnon (School of Business) – Reverse takeovers deserve intense financial scrutiny, in the Globe and Mail.
David Hanes (Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy) – Why planets are round and not square, in the Globe and Mail.
George Smith (School of Policy Studies) – Time is becoming a factor in NHL lockout, in the National Post, 2012 was a bad year for labour relations, in the Winnipeg Free Press and Ottawa Citizen; back-to-work legislation brings different results, in the Toronto Star.
Blaine Allen (Film and Media Studies) – This Hour Has Seven Days was one of Canada's most controversial news shows, in the National Post.
Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Canada considers sending troops to Mali, on CTV News Channel.
Ken Wong (School of Business) – The success of the Ottawa-based website Shopify, on CTV National News.
Chris Eckert (Biology) – Why alligators and crocodiles are so strong, on CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks.
John Pliniussen (School of Business) – Dr. Pliniussen's quote about Research in Motion's loss of service happening on the same day as the launch of Apple's iPhone 5 makes the top 12 list of business quotes of the year, in the Vancouver Sun, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, and 20 other newspapers and websites.
David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Growth of iPhone and Android could be a security nightmare for the government, in the Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers.
Andrew Graham (School of Policy Studies) – Federal government needs to start planning now for Canada's 150th anniversary celebrations in 2017, in the Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers.
David Detomasi (School of Business) – Federal government caught flat footed by the CNOOC-Nexen deal, in the Toronto Star, New Brunswick Telegraph Journal, and Winnipeg Free Press.
Adrian Baranchuk (Cardiology) – Snow shoveling increases the risks of heart attacks, in the Ottawa Citizen and Calgary Herald.
Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Social media websites' terms-of-use policies are confusing and hard to understand, on CBC.ca.
Vincent Mosco (Sociology) – The Quebec student protest created change but failed to spread across Canada, in the Waterloo Record and Guelph Mercury.
Martin Hand (Sociology) – Is technology hurting the human race by making life too easy, in the New Brunswick Telegraph Journal and Huffington Post Canada.
Jill Scott (Languages, Literatures, Cultures) – Forgiveness during the Christmas holidays, on CBC Radio's Ontario Today.
Kathy Brock (School of Policy Studies) – “Idle No More” movement is growing in popularity, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Kingston Penitentiary is not cost-efficient to operate, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.