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A map turtle up close Carleton prof Jayne Yack shares the research she is conducting at QUBS on acoustics in insects. Mark Szenteczki (Artsci'14) displays a grey rat snake. Open house visitor Katie Kerr reaches out to touch a map turtle. Outreach and stewardship intern Danielle Porter shares details about Elbow Lake Environmental Education Centre, a QUBS facility.

Pope Francis wants Mafia excommunicated: Queen's University expert

2014-06-23

Queen’s University papal expert Robert Dennis can comment on Pope Francis denouncing the Mafia and saying mobsters are excommunicated. The announcement came after the Pope travelled to the southern region of Calabria and met with the father of a three year old boy slain in the region’s drug war.

Dr. Dennis is also the Vice-President of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association.

June 23, 2014

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Sharry Aiken (Law) discusses Canada's $50M pledge for refugees in the Ottawa Citizen and other print publications.

Robert Engen (History) spoke to Canada.com for their special online project about the First World War.

Anne Johnson (Mining Engineering) weighs in on Aboriginal consultation on pipeline plans on Station 14

Sharry Aiken (Law) discusses Canada's $50M pledge for refugees in the Ottawa Citizen and other print publications.

Robert Engen (History) spoke to Canada.com for their special online project about the First World War.

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June 20, 2014

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Jana Raver (School of Business) discusses her workplace harrassment report in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and numerous print and radio outlets.

John Andrew (School of Business) comments on Toronto's real estate market in the Globe and Mail

Mary-Jo Maur (Law) talks about Manitoba's adoption information process in the Lawyers Weekly.

 Jana Raver (School of Business) discusses her workplace harrassment report in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and numerous print and radio outlets.

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Queen's University expert discusses Peter MacKay's comments on the lack of female judges

2014-06-20

Queen’s University expert Erin Crandall is available to discuss Justice Minister Peter MacKay’s suggestions that there are less female judges because women have a stronger bond with their children.

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Queen's University expert comments on Aboriginal consultation for Northern Gateway project

2014-06-19

The federal government has approved Enbridge’s $6.5-billion Northern Gateway pipeline project with 209 conditions, including a commitment to embarking on further consultations with Aboriginal communities.

Queen’s expert Anne Johnson is available to discuss this consultation process and ways the mining industry affects Indigenous Peoples and local communities.

June 18, 2014

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Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) appeared on CBC's Lang & O'Leary Exchange commenting on the Northern Gateway pipeline.

Neil Bearse (School of Business) was interviewed by the Toronto Star about Amazon launching a new smartphone.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) was interviewed by Sun News Network about Iraq.

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) – Government announces conditional approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline, on CBC’s Lang & O’Leary Exchange; Comparing the Northern Gateway pipeline and Keystone XL, on ctvnews.ca and NewsTalk 1130.

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Amazon to release 3D smartphone: Queen's University expert

2014-06-17

Queen’s University technology expert Neil Bearse is available to discuss Amazon’s first smartphone release tomorrow in Seattle.

AT&T Inc. will exclusively carry the new device which features a 3D display without needing to use special glasses. The phone will have retina-tracking technology and four cameras that will allow for an image – similar to that of a hologram – to be displayed.

June 17, 2014

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John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) appeared on CBC's The National talking about Canadian housing prices.

Don Stuart (Law) commented in the Toronto Star about the justices of the peace complaints.

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) was heard on CBC Radio One talking about the Northern Gateway pipeline.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Some Canadian families are choosing to rent instead of buy, on CBC’s The National; Canada’s hot housing market shows signs of slowing in the Toronto Star.

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