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Queen's in the News: May 2, 2013

George Smith (School of Policy Studies) – The federal government plans to crack down on labour negotiations, on CBC TV’s The National, CBC Radio’s World This Hour, Globe and Mail, Huffington Post Canada and a number of online CBC news sites.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Smartphones pushing old flip phones into extinction, in the Lethbridge Herald, Huffington Post, Penticton Herald, Brandon Sun, Edmonton Journal and a number of other national newspapers; Head-spinning growth can invigorate or kill a new business, in the Globe and Mail.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Wet, cold month leaves home sellers looking for a ray of sunshine, in the Toronto Star.

Naomi Alboim (School of Policy Studies) – Temporary foreign worker flood will continue, in the Toronto Star.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – A new study on Canada-U.S. border security, on CBC TV; Gun seizures up but fears of porous border remain, on cbc.ca, CBC North, CBC Calgary and CBC New Brunswick; Three more people arrested for Boston bombing, on the Sun News Network and CHML (Hamilton radio).

Douglas Bland (School of Policy Studies) – There is a potential for protests if the First Nations are not involved in resource development, in the Vancouver Sun, Saskatoon Star Phoenix and the Winnipeg Free Press.

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