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2011 SPS In The News

December 2011

Tom Courchene – Supreme Court rules against federal securities regulator, in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Waterloo Region Record, Winnipeg Free Press and on many websites across Canada, including CanadianBusiness.com and CTV.ca (December 23)

Warren Mabee – TransCanada’s $470 million deal to buy nine solar power projects, in the National Post, Toronto Star,Canada.com, and on a dozen CBC Radio stations across Canada (December 21)

Andre Juneau – Op-ed on federal/provincial healthcare funding, in the Globe and Mail (December 21)

Louis Delvoie – Year-in-review story on the Arab Spring, on CTV News Channel (December 21)

Kathy Brock – Conservatives launch long-gun registry ad campaign, in the Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, Edmonton Journal and Fredericton Daily Gleaner (December 19)

Houchang Hassan-Yari – Canadian government says Canadians in Syria should evacuate, in the Stratford Beacon Herald, Kenora Daily Miner and News, Grand Prairie Herald Tribune, and on many local Global TV News websites (including Toronto) across Canada (December 19)

Warren Mabee – Alberta looks to build pipeline to B.C. coast, in the Whitehorse Star (December 19)

Houchang Hassan-Yari – Federal government plans to evacuate Canadians, on Global TV National and in the Toronto Sun, Timmins Daily Press, Cornwall Standard Freeholder, Sudbury Star, St. Catharines Standard and 11 other daily newspapers, and on QR77 (Calgary talk radio) (December 16)

Robert Hickey – Canadian Auto Workers union eyes blockbuster merger, in the Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, Guelph Mercury and Waterloo Region Record (December 16)

Warren Mabee – Battle over West Coast, Texas oil pipelines reached heightened pitch in 2011, in the Fort Frances Times, Brandon Sun, Winnipeg Free Press, Medicine Hat News, Lethbridge Herald, a number of GlobalNews.ca websites and 680 News (a Toronto radio station); Canada opts out of the Kyoto Accord, on CBC Radio Ottawa’s All in a Day (December 15)

Warren Mabee – Canada condemned at home and abroad for pulling out of Kyoto treaty, in The Guardian (London newspaper); So, we’re out of Kyoto. What’s next, op-ed in the Globe and Mail (December 14)

Pierre Jolicoeur – Political protests in Russia, on CTV News Channel (December 14)

David Walker – Nursing homes favour healthier residents, in the Toronto Star (December 14)

Houchang Hassan-Yari – Will Bashar al-Assad’s brutal crackdown bring down the Syrian regime, on the Sun News Network (December 13)

Peter Milliken – Behaviour of MPs in Parliament, on CTV News Channel (December 12)

Doug Bland– The potential for an aboriginal uprising, on the Sun News Network (December 9)

Don Drummond– Canada-US governments announce new border deal, on CTV News Channel (December 8)

Houchang Hassan-Yari– The Syrian regime cannot maintain its hold on the country, in MacLean’s magazine (December 8)

George Smith – 2011 was a tough year for Air Canada and its unionized workers, in Vernon Daily Courier and Kelowna Daily Courier (December 8)

Andrew Graham – Canada’s critical infrastructure is vulnerable to terrorists, hackers and neglect, on CBC Radio Calgary (December 8)

Doug Bland – The potential for a native uprising, in the National Post (December 7)

Andrew Graham– Canada should do more to protect its critical infrastructure, in the Toronto Sun, Edmonton Sun and London Free Press (December 7)

George Smith – 2011 was a tough year for Air Canada and its unionized workers, in the Winnipeg Free Press and on many websites across Canada, including CanadianBusiness.com (December 7)

Doug Bland – Preventing a native uprising, on CBC Radio North Bay (December 6)

Andrew Graham – The use of high-priced consultants is a necessity for governments, in the Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald and Fredericton Daily Gleaner (December 5)

Doug Bland– Op-ed on how to prevent native uprising, in the Winnipeg Free Press (December 5)

Louis Delvoie– NATO forces accidently killing 24 Pakistani soldiers, on the Rutherford Show (Calgary and Edmonton Radio) (December 2)

Douglas Bland – Talking about aboriginal housing issues, on CBC.ca (December 1)

 

November 2011

Richard Chaykowski– Union challenges Target takeover, in the Toronto Star (November 30)

Louis Delvoie– NATO forces accidently killing 24 Pakistani soldiers, on CBC Radio Edmonton (November 30)

Richard Chaykowski – Target takes on union as retailer readies to launch in Canada, in the Globe and Mail and CTV.ca (November 29)

Don Drummond– How to improve Canada’s health care system, in the Victoria Times-Colonist (November 24)

Tom Courchene – U.S. federal government ‘super-committee’ fails to reach a deal on balancing the U.S. budget, in theToronto Star (November 22)

Don Drummond– The future of health care in Canada, in the Ottawa Citizen (November 22)

Don Drummond – Ontario commission on public sector reform to recommend merging government departments, in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, and Edmonton Journal (November 21)

Houchang Hassan-Yari– International pressure against Syria is mounting, on CTV News Channel (November 21)

Charles Pentland – European financial crisis, on CKWS TV (November 18)

Houchang Hassan-Yari – The reaction of Iran to the Afghanistan-US security agreement, on BBC (Persian language) (November 17)

Don Drummond – Should Canada get rid of protectionism trade measures on Canada’s poultry and dairy industry, onCBC TVs Power and Politics (November 17)

Warren Mabee – New route planned for Keystone pipeline, in the Toronto Star (November 16)

Douglas Bland – Op-ed on defence policy driven by media attention, in Embassy (November 16)

Robert Wolfe – Canada’s system of dairy and poultry quotas could be at risk, in the Toronto Star (November 15)

Warren Mabee – New route planned for Keystone pipeline, in the Toronto Star (November 15)

Kim Richard Nossal – The impact the Keystone pipeline decision will have on Canada-US relations, in the, National Post and Montreal Gazette; Canada on sidelines of emerging trade policy on many websites, including Canada.com (November 14)

Warren Mabee – U.S. decision to delay could kill oil pipeline, in the Canadian Press, on many websites across Canada, including MacLeans.ca (November 14)

Bill Richard– More follow through needed for veteran health care, on CBC Radio Ottawa’s All In a Day (November 14)

Douglas Bland– Remembrance Day will change when all of Canada’s Second World War veterans are gone, onCTV.ca (November 11)

Bill Richard – Veteran mental health services, on CBC Radio’s Ontario regional news (November 11)

George Smith – Air Canada union slams arbitrator’s decision, on CBC.ca (November 8)

Don Drummond – Mark Carney named head of the G20’s Financial Stability Board, in the Toronto Star; G20 Meetings and the Greek financial crisis, on CTV News Channel and CPAC (November 7)

David Walker – Wait times for hospital beds, in the Toronto Star (November 7)

Douglas Bland– Canadian Forces looking to trim budget, in the Globe and Mail (November 3)

John Curtis – Czech Republic could delay Canada-European Union trade deal, in Embassy Magazine (November 3)

 

October 2011

Pradeep Kumar– Chrysler wants to eliminate two-tier wages for unionized workers, in the Toronto Star (October 31)

Tom Courchene– How Canada reduced government spending and its deficit in the 1990s , in the Globe and Mail (October 28)

George Smith – Air Canada drops legal challenge of an arbitration ruling over workers’ pensions, in the Winnipeg Free Press, Waterloo Record, Brandon Sun and on many websites, including Global TV News (Montreal) (October 27)

Kathy Brock – CBC TV show went too far ambushing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford at his home, in the Vancouver Sunand Ottawa Citizen (October 26)

George Smith – Air Canada challenges an arbitrator's ruling on workers’ pensions, in the St. John’s Telegram, Charlottetown Guardian, and on many websites including Canadian Business.comand CTVToronto.com (October 25)

George Smith – Air Canada and union go to arbitration to settle labour dispute, on Global TV National and in theWinnipeg Free Press, Waterloo Region Record, Guelph Mercury, Medicine Hat News, and on many websites, including, GlobalTVNewsMontreal.com (October 24)

Ugurhan Berkok – Only 20 percent of federal government’s $35 billion shipbuilding contract will be spent in Canada, onGlobalTVNews.ca; federal government announces $35 billion shipbuilding contracts, in the Alaska Highway News (October 24)

Louis Delvoie– The death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, on CKNW (Vancouver radio) about. (October 24)

Louis Delvoie – Unity in Libya will be complicated by regional, religious and tribal divisions, in the National Post, Edmonton Journal, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, and on GlobalNews.ca (October 21)

Ugurhan Berkok– Some Coast Guard and Navy support ships are about to crumble and fall apart, in the International Business Times (October 21)

Houchang Hassan-Yari– The death of Moammar Gadhafi, on CTV News Channel (October 21)

Doug Bland– Canada has forgotten how to manage large military procurement projects, in the National Post; and withRichard Shimooka(Defence Management Studies), their report on the impact of external reports on defence policy, in theCalgary Herald (October 20)

Ugurhan Berkok – Halifax won the larger ship-building contract because of its experience and its financial situation, in the Ottawa Citizen, and on Bloomberg.com and Canada.com; the potential political fallout from the national shipbuilding procurement strategy, in the Ottawa Citizenand Sun News Network (October 20)

Munir Sheikh - Canada needs to do a better job of gathering data and implementing research-based policy on just about everything, except the economy, in the Hamilton Spectator (October 20)

John Curtis – The World Trade Organization is feeling tremendous strain from the weight of regional trade arrangements, in the Globe and Mailand on CTV.ca (October 19)

Ugurhan Berkok – The federal government’s $35 billion shipbuilding contract, on Global TV National News and Canada AM (October 19)

Houchang Hassan-Yari– The Israeli-Palestine prisoner swap, on the Sun News Network (October 19)

Tom Courchene– Ontario members of Parliament are not Ontario-first, unlike members from Quebec or the Maritimes, in the Ottawa Citizen (October 19)

Robert Wolfe – The Buy America provisions in President Barack Obama’s new job bill, on a dozen CBC Radio stations across the country (October 19)

Robert Wolfe– Canada needs to look beyond the United States for trade, in the Toronto Sun and New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal, and on Reuters.com (October 18)

Warren Mabee – Op-ed on advanced biofuels, in the Toronto Star (October 17)

George Smith – Canadian Labour Relations Board involvement in the Air Canada dispute, in the Alaska Highway News (October 17)

Houchang Hassan-Yari– The alleged Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabia ambassador, in the Toronto Sun, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Ottawa Sun, and on SunNewsNetwork.ca (October 17)

Louis Delvoie – Canada holds influences over the Ukraine, in the Winnipeg Sun, Bancroft This Week and onCanoe.ca (October 17)

Houchang Hassan-Yari– U.S. officials thwart alleged Iranian plot to kill the Saudi Arabia ambassador, on BBC (Persian language) (October 14)

Kathy Brock– Should the NDP have done more during the Air Canada labour dispute, in the Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Regina LeaderPost, Ottawa Citizen and seven other Postmedia newspapers (October 14)

George Smith– Federal government moves to block the Air Canada strike, in the Oregon Herald, National Post,Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Province, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Regina Leader-Post, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and on many websites, including Reuters.com and InternationaBusinessTimes.com (October 13)

George Smith – The potential Air Canada Strike, in the Globe and Mail, Montreal Gazette, Whitehorse Star, Penticton Herald, Truro Daily News, CBC Radio’s World Report, CBC Radio business report (carried on 10 local CBC Radio stations across Canada), CBC TV’s News Now and many websites including Metro New York City, Yahoo Finance Canada, and Huffington Post Canada (October 12)

Kathy Brock – Dalton McGuinty’s Ontario election win is a welcome morale booster for Liberal party members across Canada, in the Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Regina Leader-Post, Vancouver Sun, Nanaimo Daily News, Victoria Times-Colonist, Guelph Mercury, Medicine Hat News, St. John’s Telegram and many websites including iPolitics.ca (October 11)

George Smith– Canadian Auto Workers split from United Auto Workers over profit-sharing vs. wages, in the Toronto Star (October 5)

Douglas Bland – Report says defence department ignores reports and advice from outside sources, in the Globe and Mail (October 3)

Kathy Brock– Tories, NDP play label game in bid to negatively define opponent, in the Victoria Times-Colonist,Vancouver Sun, Edmonton Journal, Windsor Star and Montreal Gazette (October 3)

 

September 2011

Keith Banting – The problems created by Canada’s aging population, in the Toronto Sun , Simcoe Reformer, 24 Hours Edmonton (free commuter newspaper), 24 Hours Calgary, 24 Hours Vancouver and 24 Hours Toronto (September 29)

Don Drummond – Canadian dollar expected to drop to 93 cents U.S., on CTV National News, CTV News Channel and CTV.ca (September 29)

David Walker – Canada’s worst health-care bottleneck is in Ontario hospitals clogged with patients who could be better treated elsewhere, in the Ottawa Citizen (September 27)

George Smith – Canadian Auto Workers prepare to start contract talks, in the Hamilton Spectator (September 26)

John Curtis – Britain-Canada relations, on CTV News Channel (September 23)

David Walker– Canada’s worst health-care bottleneck is in Ontario hospitals clogged with patients who could be better treated elsewhere, in the Toronto Star and Waterloo Region Record (September 23)

Doug Bland – Study finds defence department officials pay little attention to studies and reports from outside experts, in the Kingston Whig-Standard and 24 Hours Ottawa (commuter newspaper) (September 23)

George Smith– Air Canada and union reach deal to avoid strike, in the Alaska Highway News (September 23)

Douglas Bland – Defence department ignores reports given to them by experts and Parliamentarians, on CTV Power Play (September 22)

David Walker– Canada’s worst health-care bottleneck is in Ontario hospitals clogged with patients who could be better treated elsewhere, in the London Free Press (September 22)

George Smith– The Air Canada strike, in the National Post, Toronto Star, Vancouver Province, Edmonton Journal, Montreal Gazette, Halifax Chronicle Herald, and on CTV National News, CBC TV’s Lang & O’Leary Exchange, GlobalTVBC.com, and Reuters.com (September 21)

Doug Bland and Richard Shimooka – Their new report, Let Sleeping Dogs Lie, says that Canada's Defence Department pays almost no attention to what experts and parliamentarians say, in the Halifax Chronicle Herald, Winnipeg Free Press and Embassy Magazine, and on CBC.ca (September 21)

Louis Delvoie– The assassination of former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani is another example of how powerful the Taliban remains in Afghanistan, in the Vancouver Sun, Edmonton Journal, Nanaimo Daily News, and on Canada.com (September 21)

Don Drummond – Canada’s economic outlook, on CTV’s Power Play (September 21)

Robert Hickey– Conservative trend to further curtail free collective bargaining, on 680 News (Calgary radio) (September 21)

Naomi Alboim – Canada's recent decision to target international students as skilled migrants offers benefits as well as dangers, in The Australian (September 20)

Doug Bland – Controversy over spending habits of Canada’s chief of defence, in the Halifax Chronicle Herald, Vernon Daily Courier, Kelowna Daily Courier, St. John’s Telegram, Penticton Herald, and on GlobalNews.ca (September 20)

Kathy Brock– The Conservative majority and the opening of Parliament, in the Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun, Edmonton Sun, Calgary Sun, Winnipeg Sun, 24 Hours newspapers across the country, and on CTV News Channel, CTV.ca and Canoe.ca; Stephen Harper’s busy fall schedule, in the Montreal Gazette and on Canada.com; the Liberal leadership race in Ontario, on CTV.ca (September 19)

Rachel Laforest – Stable volunteering networks and reliable government assistance would be a boon to many volunteer groups, in the Kelowna Daily Courier, and on CTV.ca, and several Global news sites across the country (September 19)

Bob Wolfe – Canadian concerns about the buy American provisions in Obama’s job creation act, in the Globe and Mail, Montreal Gazetteand Saskatoon StarPhoenix (September 16)

Kathy Brock – Ontario Progressive Conservatives are hoping Stephen Harper’s popularity will help them win Ontario election, in the Globe and Mail; Dalton McGuinty will ponder his future whether he wins or loses the Ontario Election, on CTV.ca (September 16)

Munir Sheikh – Op-ed on the importance of innovation to a country’s productivity growth, in the Globe and Mail (September 16)

Kathy Brock – Federal ministers are speaking out more during Ontario provincial election, in the National Post (September 14)

Doug Bland – Ottawa shelves plan to include Afghanistan on National War Memorial, in the  Toronto Star, Winnipeg Free Press, Prince George Citizen, Penticton Herald, Kelowna Daily Courier, and on many websites, including Huffington Post Canada (September 14)

Tom Courchene – Op-ed on Ontario’s descent into “have-not” status which is not due to the state of its revenues alone, on the SpeakYourMind.ca(Toronto Star election website) (September 14)

Anthony Seaboyer– Terror threat on Sept. 11th anniversary, on Sun News Network and the Roy Green Show (talk radio show syndicated in 12 Canadian cities) (September 12)

Don Drummond – Bank of Canada doesn’t raise interest rates, on CTV News Channel (September 8)

Anthony Seaboyer - How safe Canadians feel 10 years after Sept. 11, on Global TV National (September 7)

Don Drummond - The economic impact of the Sept. 11 attacks, on CTV News Channel (September 7)

Kim Nossal– New Canadian agencies that were created post-9/11 were designed to mirror the creation of a single super agency in the U.S., in Embassy magazine (September 7)

Louis Delvoie– Syrian government is harder to topple than Libya and Egypt, on CBC TV’s News Now (September 6)

Anthony Seaboyer – What we learned from Sept. 11 and are we safer now, on 10 CBC Radio stations across Canada (September 6)

Tom Courchene– HST’s death in B.C. a blow to Stephen Harper’s fiscal federalism agenda, in the Globe and Mail (September 2)

Naomi Alboim– Immigration policy shifts in Canada have been made with student migration in mind, in the Deccan Herald (India newspaper) (September 1)

Louis Delvoie– Gadhafi’s family hides in Algeria, on CTV News Channel (September 1)

 

August 2011

Kim Nossal – Why Canada hasn't banned Syrian oil, in Embassy magazine (August 31)

Christian Leuprecht – Rebels take control of Libya, on CTV News Channel (August 29)

Christian Leuprecht – The unfolding events in Libya, on the Sun News Network’s Roundtable (August 26)

Kathy Brock – The people of Canada were profoundly attached to Jack Layton, in the Victoria Times-Colonist and onCanada.com (August 25)

Don Drummond – Funding options for Canadian healthcare, in the Alaska Highway News and Canada.com (August 25)

Kathy Brock – Jack Layton’s political career and legacy, in the Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Vancouver Province, Moncton Times & Transcript, and on CBC Radio’s Ontario Morning; the people of Canada were profoundly attached to Jack Layton, in the Edmonton Journal and Ottawa Citizen (August 24)

Christian Leuprecht - The unfolding events in Libya, in the Kingston Whig-Standard, and on Radio Canada International, CTV News Channel, and Canada AM; defence transformation, in the Cold Lake Sun and Owen Sound Sun Times (August 24)

Houchang Hassan-Yari- The unfolding events in Libya, on BBC Persian TV (August 24)

Christian Leuprecht - The unfolding events in Libya, in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, and on CKNW (Vancouver radio), Yahoo.ca, Canadian Business.com, and on Global news websites across the country; possible organizational reforms to Canada’s military, on the Sun News Network (August 23)

Don Drummond – Funding options for Canadian healthcare, in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Province, Calgary Herald, Hamilton Spectator, Cape Breton Post and Penticton Herald, and on GlobalTVBC.com and Canada.com (August 23)

Kathy Brock – Jack Layton’s political career and legacy, in the Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Victoria Times-Colonist, Regina Leader-Post, Ottawa Citizen, Kingston Whig-Standard, and on CKWS (Kingston TV) (August 23)

Louis Delvoie – The crisis in Syria, on Maritime Morning with Jordi Morgan (talk radio show in Halifax, Moncton and St. John) (August 23)

Doug Bland – Defence transformation, on 8 CBC Radio stations across the country, 24 Hours papers in Vancouver, Edmonton, Ottawa, Calgary and Toronto, the Kingston Whig-Standard, several other newspapers across Canada, and SunNewsNetwork.ca (August 22)

Keith Banting – Stats Can report on baby boomers impact on the labour market, on CTV National News and CTV News Channel; how our aging population will affect labour and health care, on CBC Ontario French language TV (August 18)

Louis Delvoie– Civil unrest in Libya, on CFRA (Ottawa talk radio) (August 18)

Louis Delvoie – The rebel assault in Libya, in the Toronto Star (August 17)

Kim Nossal– Canada needs to impose tougher sanctions against Syria, in the Vancouver Sun (August 17)

Warren Mabee – Op-ed about how Canada can become a world leader in biofuels, in Le Devoir (Quebec newspaper) (August 17)

Douglas Bland – Royal moniker returns to Canada’s armed forces, in the National Post (August 16)

Kim Nossal– Canada needs to impose tougher sanctions against Syria, in the Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald and Alberni Valley Times (August 16)

Louis Delvoie – International pressure against Syria is mounting, in the Stratford Beacon Herald, Grand Prairie Herald Tribune and Fort McMurray Today (August 16)

Douglas Bland– Canada’s defence department grew during the Afghanistan war, in the Toronto Star (August 15)

Louis Delvoie – International pressure against Syria is mounting, in the Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun and 18 other Sun Media newspapers and Canoe.ca (August 15)

Andrew Graham – Government to layoff 687 Public Works employees, in the Hill Times (August 15)

Kathy Brock – How fixed election dates are changing elections in Ontario, on CBC Radio’s Ontario regional news (August 15)

Louis Delvoie – Canada severs ties with Libya, in the Globe and Mail, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Toronto Sun, Vancouver Sun, Windsor Star, St. Catherine’s Standard, St. Thomas Times-Journal, Kingston Whig-Standard, and dozens of other newspapers across Canada (August 11)

Louis Delvoie – The removal of Libyan diplomats, in the Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Sun, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun, Calgary Herald, Windsor Star, Vancouver Province, Nanaimo Daily News, and dozens of other newspapers across Canada, and on CBC.ca (August 10)

Tom Courchene – Canada may feel the impact of international economic woes, in the Winnipeg Sun, Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun, Edmonton Sun, Calgary Sun, London Free Press, St. Catherine’s Standard, Belleville Intelligencer, and the Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa and Calgary issues of 24 Hours, and in dozens of other newspapers across Canada (August 10)

Tom Courchene – Fixing the Canadian exchange rate to that of the U.S., in the Globe and Mail (August 9)

Anthony Seaboyer – The increasing importance of investigative police work in war zones, in the Globe and Mail (August 8)

Doug Bland – His political novel Uprising, in the National Post (August 8)

Tom Courchene – The U.S debt crisis, on 570 News (Kitchener talk radio) (August 3)

Kathy Brock – Future of the NDP Party without Jack Layton, in the Globe and Mail (August 2)

Tom Courchene– America is declining as a global economic superpower, on Radio Canada (August 2)

 

July 2011

Kathy Brock – Appointment of Nycole Turmel as interim leader of the NDP is ‘brilliant’, in the Vancouver Sun; the Liberal brand is resilient, in the Calgary Herald and Regina Leader-Post (July 29)

Kathy Brock– The Liberal brand is resilient, in the National Post, Edmonton Journal and Montreal Gazette (July 28)

Louis Delvoie – Option for Gadhafi to stay in Libya is a face-saving way out, in the Globe and Mail (July 28)

Kathy Brock – Jack Layton’s career, in the Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Victoria Times-Colonist, Edmonton Journal and on CKWS (Kingston TV) (July 27)

Tom Courchene – The U.S. debt ceiling crisis, in the Toronto Star (July 27)

Kathy Brock – NDP leader Jack Layton steps down to battle cancer, in the Globe and Mail, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Fredericton Daily Gleaner, Victoria Times Colonist, New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal, Edmonton Journal, Montreal Gazette, Regina Leader-Post, Ottawa Citizen, and on CBC Radio’s Ontario regional news and Bloomberg.com (July 26)

Doug Bland – Positive spinoffs from $33 billion in shipbuilding contracts will be felt across the country, in the Edmonton Journal (July 26)

Doug Bland – The national shipbuilding contracts, in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Nanaimo Daily News, Montreal Gazette, and on Canada.com (July 25)

Tony Seaboyer – The Oslo bombing, on CKNW (Vancouver radio) (July 25)

Tom Courchene – The U.S. debt ceiling crisis and the effects on Canada, on the Richard Brown Show (Saskatoon/Regina radio), the Charles Adler Show (Winnipeg radio), and the Dave Rutherford Show (Calgary radio) (July 22)

Douglas Bland– The national shipbuilding contracts, in the Globe and Mail, Halifax Chronicle Herald, St. John’s Telegram, Waterloo Region Record, and Prince George Citizen (July 21)

Tom Courchene– There is a “crowding out” effect caused by Ontario’s new status as a “have not” province, in the National Post, Montreal Gazette, and on Canada.com (July 21)

Tom Courchene– Ontario is taking an increasingly bigger share of fixed equalization money, in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, Nanaimo Daily News, and the Windsor Star, and on Canada.com; the U.S. debt ceiling crisis, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (July 20)

Doug Bland – A letter on the issue of ‘cultural relativism’, in the National Post.
John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Bank of Canada interest rate announcement, in the Toronto Star and on CKWS TV (July 19)

Robert Wolfe – Free trade negotiations between Canada and the European Union, in the Globe and Mail (March 18)

Louis Delvoie– The assassination of Afghanistan President Karzai’s brother, in the St. Thomas Times Journal, Grand Prairie Herald Tribune and Kenora Daily News and Miner (July 14)

Louis Delvoie – The assassination of Afghanistan President Karzai’s brother, in the National Post, Toronto Sun, Winnipeg Sun and 12 other Sun Media newspapers  (July 13)

Kim Nossal – The assassination of Afghanistan President Karzai’s brother, in the National Post (July 13)

David Walker– Acute-care beds are not designed to serve the needs of people who no longer require medical intervention, in the Globe and Mail (July 12)

Tom Axworthy – Identified as recommending a freeze on all contract workers to relieve Canadian national debt, in the Globe and Mail (July 11)

Tony Seaboyer – Reports terrorists are planning to blow up planes with surgically implanted bombs, on CKNW (Vancouver radio) (July 11)

Anthony Seaboyer– U.S. warns that terrorists are planning to blow up planes with surgically implanted bombs, in the Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun, Edmonton Journaland Alberni Valley Times (July 7)

Kathy Brock– Statistics Canada report on why people didn’t vote in the federal election, in the National Post (July 6)

 

June 2011

Richard Chaykowski – Canada Post strike may have encouraged some people to switch to online billing sooner, in theGlobe and Mail (June 28)

Bryne Purchase– Privatization of Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd won’t solve financial problems, in the Globe and Mail (June 28)

George Smith – Back-to-work legislation for Canada Post workers, in the Kelowna Daily Courier, Chetwynd Echo, The Tyee, and on GlobalTVEdmonton.com and Sympatico.ca (June 24)

Warren Mabee - President Obama’s plan in dip into oil reserves to stabilize prices, on Global TV National (June 24)

George Smith – Federal government orders striking Canada Post and Air Canada workers back to work, on CFAX (Victoria talk radio) (June 23)

George Smith – Federal government orders striking Canada Post and Air Canada workers back to work, on CBC TV’s Newsworld, CBC regional TV news, Broadcast News (Canadian Press radio service), NewsTalk 1010 CFRB (Toronto talk radio) and in the Penticton Herald and Prince George Citizen (June 22)

Doug Bland – Canadian general in the running to become NATO's most senior military officer, in the National Post (June 21)

George Smith – Federal government orders striking Canada Post and Air Canada workers back to work, in the Winnipeg Free Press, St. John’s Telegram, Cape Breton Post, Waterloo Region Record, Guelph Mercury, Trail Daily Times, many websites (including Macleans.ca and Yahoo.ca), and on AM640 (Toronto talk radio) (June 21)

Peter Milliken– The performance of the new Speaker of the House of Commons, in the Globe and Mail; Peter Milliken named a fellow at the Queen’s School of Policy Studies, in the Whitehorse Star (June 20)

Don Drummond – Predicting labour trends is difficult, in the Globe and Mail (June 20)

Louis Delvoie– Canadian government officially recognizes the Libyan rebels, in the Toronto Star (June 20)

George Smith– Federal government set to order striking Canada Post and Air Canada workers back to work, in theHalifax Chronicle-Herald, Charlottetown Guardian, Waterloo Region Record, Winnipeg Free Press, Epoch Times, and many websites, including Yahoo.ca and CanadianBusiness.com (June 20)

Kim Nossal – Canada’s diplomatic attempts to free a detained New Brunswick farmer in Lebanon, in the Moncton Times and Transcript, New Brunswick Telegraph Journal and Fredericton Daily Gleaner (June 20)

Don Drummond and Bob Watts – Ways to close the education gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in Canada, in the Kirkland Lake Northern News (June 17)

George Smith – Back-to-work legislation from the government in Air Canada strike could set a dangerous precedent, in the Globe and MailNational Post, Toronto Star, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Province, Vancouver Sun, Edmonton Journal, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Ottawa Citizen, Victoria Times Colonist, New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal, Moncton Times & Transcript, and on Canada.com and Reuters.ca (June 16)

Warren Mabee – Op-ed on biomass energy use in Ontario, in the Globe and Mail (June 16)

Peter Harrison – Canada should push other nations for an international moratorium on fishing in Arctic waters, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (June 16)

David Walker – Shortage of community-based care means acute-care beds in hospitals have become the “default place” for many elderly patients, in the Globe and Mail (June 15)

Don Drummond and Bob Watts – Ways to close the education gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in Canada, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (June 15)

Peter Harrison– With so little known about the ecosystem of Arctic waters and uncertain territorial claims, steps should be taken now to avoid overfishing, in the London Free Press (June 15)

Charles Pentland – The Arctic security conference at Queen’s, on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (June 15)

George Smith – Canada Post strike action, on CTV News Channel (June 14)

Don Drummond – Op-ed on corporate taxes, in the Toronto Star (June 13)

Louis Delvoie – Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad’s deadly campaign, in the Toronto Star (June 13)

George Smith – Canada Post strike action, on Reuters and CKNW (Vancouver radio) (June 13)

Richard Chaykowski – Sluggish economy, globalization, and pension shortfalls creating problems for unions looking to negotiate deals, in the Globe and Mail (June 10)

Louis Delvoie – The future of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, in the National Post; people are fleeing the Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour, in the National Post (June 10)

Don Drummond – After decades of intense study, economists still haven’t found the key policy levers for productivity, in the National Post (June 10)

George Smith – Union employees use rotating strikes to put pressure on Canada Post, in the National Post, Vancouver Province, Vancouver Sun, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Regina LeaderPost, Montreal Gazette, Windsor Times, Alberni Valley Times and on the CBC Radio business report on many CBC stations across Canada (June 9)

Robert Wolfe – How to reduce the federal deficit, in the Globe and Mail (June 8)

George Smith– The Canada Post strike, on CBC Radio’s The Current and in the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Waterloo Region Record, St. John’s Telegram, Winnipeg Free Press, Kamloops Daily News and on many websites including CTV.ca, Yahoo.ca and CanadianBusiness.com (June 7)

Doug Bland – The end of Canada’s combat mission in Afghanistan, in the Edmonton Journal and Montreal Gazette (June 7)

Warren Mabee – Op-ed about Canada’s national energy plan, on Globe and Mail.com (June 6)

Doug Bland – The end of Canada’s combat mission in Afghanistan, in the Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald and Regina Leader Post (June 6)

Keith Banting – What Canadians can expect from the new Harper government, in The Metropolitan(bilingual Quebec newspaper) (June 6)

Andrew Graham– Stephen Harper’s government spending plans, on CBC Radio’s Ontario regional news (June 6)

Douglas Bland – Op-ed on Stephen Harper’s government showing signs of commitment fatigue, in the Hill Times; the minister of defence has an essential supervisory and communications role, in the Hill Times (June 3)

Louis Delvoie – Canada’s extended military mission in Libya, in the Edmonton Journal, Regina Leader Post, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Victoria Times-Colonist, and Alberni Valley Times (June 2)

Kim Richard Nossal - Canada joining major UN Security Council-mandated, NATO-led military campaigns, in Embassy Magazine (June 2)

Kathy Brock – Removing the job-for-life clause from Senate appointments, in the Kenora Daily Miner & News and onCanoe.ca (June 1)

 

May 2011

Kathy Brock – Removing the job-for-life clause from Senate appointments, in the Toronto Sun, Stratford Beacon Herald, Barrie Examiner, Belleville Intelligencer, Sault Star, Sudbury Star, Brantford Expositor, Owen Sound Sun Times, and many other newspapers across Canada (May 31)

Don Drummond – Sustainability of Canada's health care system, on CTV News Channel’s Power Play With Don Martin (May 30)

Kathy Brock – Ontario Liberals appear to be on the defensive, Hamilton Spectatorand CTV.ca (May 30)

Bryne Purchase – Dalton McGuinty’s Liberals pursued an anti-coal policy with any independent analysis, in theHuffington Post (May 30)

Warren Mabee – Reaction to Stephen Harper’s cabinet shuffle, in Embassy Magazine (May 25)

Robert Wolfe – Preview of upcoming G8/G20 meeting, in the Globe and Mail (May 24)

Louis Delvoie – U.S. Pakistan relations, on the Roy Green Show (nationally syndicated radio show) and CKNW (Vancouver radio) (May 24)

Andrew Graham – Gas tax revenue will help tackle federal deficit, in the Kenora Daily Miner & News (May 18)

Paul Juniper – Business acumen is critical for human resources, in the Canadian HR Reporter (May 18)

 

 

Andrew Graham – Gas revenue will help tackle deficit, in the  Toronto Sun, Stratford Beacon-Herald, and Portage La Prairie (May 17)

Andrew Graham – Gas revenue will help tackle deficit, in the Ottawa Sun, Calgary Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Timmins Daily Press, St. Catharine’s Standard, Sault Star, Peterborough Examiner, and dozens of other newspapers across Canada (May 16)

David Eaves – Op-ed on rookie MPs having the chance to change Parliament, in TheMark.com (May 13)

Tom Courchene– Report on U.S. economic future, in the Vancouver Sun (May 10) 

Andrew Graham – Majority government allows Stephen Harper to make big cuts to government spending, in the Globe and Mail (May 9)

Kathy Brock - Separatism in Quebec has not declined, in the National Post; NDP rookie candidates, in the Montreal Gazette (May 6)

Kim Richard Nossal – Op-ed on the need for a defence white paper, in Embassy magazine (May 4)

Kathy Brock– Strategic voting and students leaving Kingston and taking their votes with them may have impacted Kingston election result, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (May 4)

Kathy Brock– Conservative majority could result in a more relaxed government, in the Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Regina Leader-Post, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Vancouver Province, Edmonton Journal and Fredericton Daily Gleaner, and on GlobalMontreal.com; is Canada moving to more of a two-party polarized system, on Bloomberg.com; voter turnout, on CKWS (Kingston TV) (May 3)

Francoise Morissette – Political leadership, on CTV News Channel (May 3)

Kathy Brock – People should vote for the party of their choice rather than voting strategically, in the Kingston Whig-Standard; Kingston is an important riding to win, in the Kingston Whig-Standard; Debate about whether voters more interested in the election or playoff hockey, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (May 2)

Don Drummond – Ways to improve Canada’s health care service, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (May 2)

 

April 2011

Kathy Brock – Civil servants preparing for post-election government transition, in the Globe and Mail, Winnipeg Free Press and Brandon Sun and on many websites including YahooNews.ca and iPolitics.ca; the strategic importance of Stephen Harper’s upcoming visit to Kingston, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (April 28)

Don Drummond – Canadian businesses are taking a leadership role in tackling the country’s health-care crisis, in theGlobe and Mail (April 27)

Thomas Courchene – Provincial securities regulation is better than federal regulation, in the Globe and Mail (April 27)

Kathy Brock – The local Kingston election race, on CBC Radio’s Ontario Morning (April 21)

Munir Sheikh – Op-ed on the Canada-US tax gap, in the Globe and Mail (April 20)

Robert Wolfe – Op-ed on whether the G8 has grasped accountability, in Embassy magazine (April 19)

Kathy Brock – CBC’s online Vote Compass, in the Waterloo Region Record (April 18)

Kathy Brock – Reaction to the French-language federal leaders debate, in the Vancouver Sunand on Canada.com (April 14)

Kathy Brock – The federal leaders debate, in the San Francisco Chronicle, Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette; Windsor Star, Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Nanaimo Daily News; the importance of election debates, on CKWS TV (April 13)

Mike Joyce– Non-transparent government G8 Summit spending, in the National Post (April 13)

Doug Bland– Humanitarian wars usually end badly, in the National Post (April 11)

Tom Courchene – Liberals could make inroads by emphasizing pricey Conservative programs, in the Toronto Star (April 11)

Douglas Bland – Cost of F-35 fighter jets, in the Winnipeg Free Press, the Tyee (BC), Halifax Chronicle Herald, St. John’s Telegram, Prince George Citizen, Guelph Mercury, Kelowna Daily Courier, Moncton Times & Transcript, and the Westlock News (AB) (April 6)

Kathy Brock – CBC’s Voter Compass creator denies website is biased, in Vancouver Sun, Regina Leader-Post, Edmonton Journal, and Nanaimo Daily News (April 4)

Don Drummond – Barriers that prevent Aboriginals from getting post-secondary education, on TVO’s The Agenda (April 4)

Kathy Brock– CBC’s Voter Compass website is flawed, in the National Post, Toronto Sun and 25 other Sun Media newspapers, and on CHCH (Hamilton TV), CKWS TV, The Rutherford Show (Alberta radio), The Motts (southern Ontario radio), John Gormley Show (Saskatchewan radio), Maritime Morning with Jodie Morgan (radio), News 95.7 (Halifax talk radio) and CFRA (Ottawa talk radio) (April 1)

 

March 2011

Kathy Brock – A website that helps voters decide which party to choose, on CBC TV’s The National, CBC Radio’s Ontario Morning, UPI.com (United Press International) and in the Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Edmonton Sun, Calgary Sun; the Green Party’s chances in this year’s elections, in the Ottawa Citizen, Victoria Times-Colonist and on Canada.com (March 31)

Kathy Brock – A website that helps voters decide which party to choose, in the Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun and Kingston Whig-Standard (March 30)

Kathy Brock – Upcoming spring election, in the Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Victoria Times-Colonist and Vancouver Sun and on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin (March 28)

Douglas Bland – Canadian named to head the NATO mission in Libya, in the Vancouver Sun, Regina Leader-Post and Montreal Gazette (March 28)

Munir Sheikh – Polling is not an exact science, in the Ottawa Citizen,Vancouver Sun and Edmonton Journal (March 28)

Kim Nossal – Widespread public support for Canada’s mission in Afghanistan has made it harder for parliamentarians to question the rationale for military intervention, in the Globe and Mail (March 25)

Kathy Brock – The Conservatives are pausing before they think about an election, and letting the opposition defeat them, on CKWS (Kingston TV) (March 25)

Munir Sheikh – Op-ed on the challenges pollsters face in accurately reporting public opinion, in the Ottawa Citizen (March 24)

Tom Courchene – Federal budget is a continuation of the action plan and keeps Canada at the forefront in terms of recovery from the financial crisis, in the National Post and on Canada.com (March 23)

Doug Bland – Canada’s role in the no-fly zone over Libya, on seven CBC radio stations across the country (March 22)

Tony Seaboyer – Canadian peacekeeping in Syria, on 8 CBC Radio stations across the country and on News Talk 980 CJME (Regina radio) (March 22)

Kathy Brock – Public workforces tend to operate within a continuous cycle of growth and contraction, in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal, Fredericton Daily Gleanerand Moncton Times & Transcript; federal budget preview on nine CBC Radio stations across Canada (March 22)

Louis Delvoie – Canada’s support of ‘no fly’ zone over Libya shows solidarity with countries like the US, UK and France, on CKWS (Kingston TV) (March 22)

Louis Delvoie – ceasefire is a tactical move by Gadhafi, in the National Post and Toronto Star; Canada has never maintained strong ties with Gadhafi’s regime in Libya, in the Vancouver Sun, Regina Leader-Post and Ottawa Citizen (March 21)

Tony Seaboyer  – A discussion about Syria, on CTV News Channel (March 21)

George Perlin– Profile of the Queen’s Centre for Studies on Democracy and Diversity’s Building Democracy in Ukraine project, on CBC Radio’s Ontario Morning (March 16) 

Louis Delvoie – Moammar Gadhafi is ruthless and clever, in the Toronto Star (March 14)

Kathy Brock – The loss of three major Conservative MPs to retirement, in the Winnipeg Free Press, Edmonton Journal, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, Nanaimo Daily News and Canada.com (March 14)

George Perlin – Textbook on civic education developed by the centre to be used in 20,000 Ukrainian secondary schools, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (March 11)

Louis Delvoie – Gadhafi a repressive leader in his own country, in the Globe and Mail (March 10)

Don Drummond – Op-ed on an ideal financial budget, in the Toronto Star (March 9)

Louis Delvoie – The crisis in Libya, on CJAD (Montreal radio) (March 9)

Anthony Seaboyer - Canada’s military response to the situation in Libya, on CTV News Channel and CKNW (Vancouver radio) (March 7)

Donald Drummond – Economics not dependent on which party is in power, in the Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, and Edmonton Journal (March 7)

Pradeep Kuma – The trend for outsourcing services to employees who work from home, in the Kingston Whig-Standard, Sudbury Star, Brockville Recorder and Times, and the Timmins Daily Press (March 7)

Anthony Seaboyer – Canada to send military to Libya, in the Stratford Beacon Herald, Grand Prairie Daily Tribune and Kenora Daily Miner and News and on CKWS TV (March 4) 

Don Drummond – Corporate tax cuts, in the Montreal Gazette (March 3)

Don Drummond – Corporate tax cuts, in the Ottawa Citizen (March 2)

Anthony Seaboyer– Military intervention in Libya, on CBC Radio’s Ontario Morning (March 2)

 

February 2011

Louis Delvoie – Canada announces sanctions against Libya, in the Toronto Star, Kitchener Waterloo Record and on CKNW (Vancouver radio) and many websites including MSN.ca, Yahoo.ca, and CP24.ca (February 28)

Louis Delvoie– No sign of unified leadership on the horizon for Libya, on CBC.ca (February 24)

Warren Mabee – On Lafarge experimenting with renewable sources of energy to power Bath cement plant, on CKWS-TV Kingston (February 23)

Louis Delvoie – The future of Tunisia, in the Toronto Star (February 22)

Peter Harrison – Effects of global warming and increased industrialization in Canada’s Arctic, on BBC Radio 4 (February 18)

Naomi Alboim – Overhauling Canada’s immigration system, in the Globe and Mail, Waterloo Region Record and Kamloops Daily News (February 18)

Louis Delvoie – The future of Egypt, on CTV News Channel (February 15)

Louis Delvoie – Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak steps down, in the Globe and Mail, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Regina Leader-Post and Moncton Times & Transcript, and on CBC Radio Calgary and CKNW (Vancouver radio) (February 14)

Louis Delvoie - President Hosni Mubarak will not step down, in the Montreal Gazette and Hamilton Spectator (February 11) 

Robert Wolfe – November 2010’s Canada-UK colloquium on polar issues, on BBC Radio 4 (February 9)

Louis Delvoie – The future of Egypt, on CTV News Channel (February 9)

Don Drummond – How to reform health care, in the Toronto Star (February 4)

Robert Wolfe– Stephen Harper/Barack Obama meeting in Washington, in the Toronto Sun, Winnipeg Sun, and 12 other Sun Media newspapers and on nine CBC Radio stations across Canada (February 4)

 

January 2011

Robert Wolfe – Difficulty in assessing the impact of trade agreements, in the North Bay Nugget and the Kirkland Lake Northern News (January 26)

Robert Wolfe – Free trade and globalization rhetoric, in the Toronto Sun, Sault Star and several other newspapers across Canada (January 24)

Keith Banting – Problems with the employment insurance system, in the Globe and Mail (January 20)

John Schram – What does southern Sudan’s secession mean to the future of the African nation, on TVO’s The Agenda (January 20)

Douglas Bland – Aboriginal insurgent groups, on APTN (January 7)

Douglas Bland – Harper government quietly shuts down Afghanistan cabinet committee, in the Globe and Mail, Waterloo Record and on many websites including MacLeans.ca (January 6)

Anthony Seaboyer– Possible terrorist attacks against Canadian infrastructure, on CKNW (Vancouver radio) (January 6)

Douglas Bland – Canadian Forces label Mohawk Warriors Society an insurgent group, in the Ottawa Citizen and Vancouver Sun (January 3)

 

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