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2012 SPS In The News

December 2012

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Protests in Egypt, on CTV News Channel. (Dec 17)

Mike Joyce – Kevin Page was a very active as the Parliamentary Watchdog Officer, in theHuffington Post Canada. (Dec 17)

Warren Mabee – Government approves CNOOC/Nexen oil deal, on CKNW (Vancouver radio). (Dec 17)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The F-35 fighter jet controversy continues, on the CTV News Channel. (Dec 14)

 George Smith – Michigan passes new anti-union rules, on Global TV National. (Dec 12)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Protests continue in Egypt, on the CTV News Channel. (Dec 12)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Political protests continue in Egypt, on the CTV News Channel. (Dec 11)

Warren Mabee – New rules won’t hurt oil sands investment, in the Toronto Star. (Dec 11)

Douglas Bland - Military changes mind on F-35 jet purchase, in the Toronto Star. (Dec 11)

George Smith – Figuring out the future of the NHL lockout, in the National Post. (Dec 10) 

Warren Mabee – The ghost of the National Energy Program still haunts Ottawa, on the ctvnews.ca, Global Calgary, Dawson Creek Daily News, Squamish Chief, Brandon Sun, Global Toronto, Lethbridge Herald, Medicine Hat News, a number of other national daily newspapers and CBC Radio. (Dec 10)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – F35s are no longer the only option to replace the government’s fleet of aging fighter jets, on the Sun News Network. (Dec 10)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Foreign policy will stay made in Canada in overseas mission deal, in the Minden Times. (Dec 10)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Political protests in Egypt, on CTV News Channel. (Dec 7)

Warren Mabee – Ontario's solar power microFIT Program, on CBC Radio Thunder Bay. (Dec 7)

George Smith – Update on the NHL labour dispute, in the National Post; what is the next move in the Ontario teachers' dispute, in the Toronto Star. (Dec 6)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Reports Syria is considering using chemical weapons against rebels, on CTV News Channel. (Dec 6)

John Adams – Canadian companies are not spending enough on cyber security, in theVancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers. (Dec 6)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Syria may be preparing to use chemical weapons against rebels, onCTV News Channel; Israel's new settlement plans for the West Bank, on CKNW (Vancouver). (Dec 5)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Syria may be preparing to use chemical weapons against rebels, on CTV News Channel. (Dec 5)

Ali Dizboni (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Syria may be preparing to use chemical weapons against rebels, on CBC Radio's Ontario This Morning. (Dec 5)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Reports says Syria may be planning to use chemical weapons against rebels, on France 24 (France’s international TV news channel); Canada withdraws diplomats over United Nations/Palestine vote; on CTV News Channel. (Dec 4)

George Smith – Expect 2013 to be another year of rocky labour relations in Canada, in the Charlottetown Guardian, Dawson Creek Daily News, Truro Daily News, St. John's Telegram and more than 40 other newspapers and websites across Canada. (Dec 4)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Canada recalls diplomats over United Nations/Palestine vote, on CTV News Channel. (Dec 3)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Canada recalls diplomats over United Nations/Palestine vote, in the Toronto Star. (Dec 3)

Victor Rabinovitch – Marcel Beaudry played a major role in developing the LeBreton Flats, in the Ottawa Citizen. (Dec 3)

 

November 2012

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Female recruitment and retention in the Canadian Forces, in the Embassy Newspaper. (Nov 30)

David Walker – Queen’s Principal’s Commission on Mental Health releases a new report, in the Toronto Star, Kingston Whig-Standard and CKWS Television. (Nov 29)

Don Drummond – Who could replace Mark Carney as the head of the Bank of Canada, on CBC Radio Toronto’s Metro Morning. (Nov 29)

Don Drummond – Possible candidates for the job as governor of the Bank of Canada, in the Washington PostNational Post, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Montreal Gazette, and several other newspapers and websites across Canada and CBC TV News Now. (Nov 28) 

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Yasser Arafat's body exhumed to investigate allegations he was murdered, on CTV News Channel; protests against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, on CKOM (Saskatoon radio). (Nov 28)

George Smith – NHL owners and players' union call in mediators to help with collective bargaining talks, in the National Post and Toronto Star. (Nov 27)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Egyptians protest new presidential powers, on Sun News Network. (Nov 27)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The tension continues in Gaza, on theCTV News Channel and CKNW (Vancouver radio). (Nov 26)

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The premiers meet in Halifax, on the CTV News Channel. (Nov 26)

Warren Mabee – Quebec, Alberta premiers to explore shipping oil to Eastern Canada, in the Edmonton Journal and the Calgary Herald. (Nov 26)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Comments on the Israel-Hamas ceasefire, on France 24 TV, cbc.ca and CTV News Channel. (Nov 23)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – What role is social media playing in the Israel-Hamas conflict, on CBC.ca; the Israel-Hamas conflict, on CTV News Channel. (Nov 23)

Warren Mabee – Quebec and Alberta premiers agree to consider shipping oil to Eastern Canada, in macleans.ca, the Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun, Global BC, Global Regina, Global Calgary and a number of other daily newspapers. (Nov 23)

George Smith  – NHL owners and players' union struggle to reach a deal, on Sportsnet.ca . (Nov 22)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Politicians struggle to broker a Israel-Gaza ceasefire, on CTV News Channel. (Nov 21)

Warren Mabee – Petronas making a new bid to buy Progress Energy, in the Toronto Star. (Nov 21)

Kim Nossal (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Canada can learn from Australia when it comes to trade issues with China, on CBC.ca(Nov 21)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The Israel-Gaza crisis continues, on CTV News Channel; Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ missile defence system keeps its citizens safe, in the Toronto Star. (Nov 20)

Peter Harrison – Conducting research in the Arctic requires crucial financial support from the south, in Canadian Geographic magazine. (Nov 20)

Kathy Brock – MPs have busy week giving out $56 million for community projects, in the Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Montreal Gazette and Ottawa Citizen. (Nov 19)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Dispute between Israel and Hamas may escalate into war, on CTV News Channel and Sun News Network. (Nov 19)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – David Petraeus testifies about the attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador in Libya, on the Sun News Network. (Nov 19)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Op-ed on Canada's flawed Middle East policy, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (Nov 19)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - Israeli and Palestinian officials exchange war of words via social media, on Global Edmonton and Global Montreal. (Nov 16)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Commenting on the David Petraeus situation, on CKNW (Vancouver radio); The fighting is escalating in Gaza, on News Talk 650 (Saskatoon radio). (Nov 16)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Yasser Arafat’s body is being exhumed, on the  CTV News Channel . (Nov 15)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – CIA director David Patraeus resigns, on  CTV News Channel  and the Sun News Network. (Nov 13)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The Republican Party alienated young people, urban voters, women and Hispanic people, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (Nov 9)

Kim Nossal (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The future of the Keystone XL pipeline now that Barack Obama has been re-elected, in the Globe and Mail. (Nov 8)

Warren Mabee – The future of the Keystone XL pipeline now that Barack Obama has been re-elected, in the Toronto Star and Kingston Whig-Standard. (Nov 8)

George Smith – NHL commissioner and NHLPA’s toughest job may be to convince their own people to accept a less-than-perfect deal, in the Toronto Star. (Nov 8)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – Michigan voters approve new bridge to be built between Windsor and Detroit, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (Nov 8)

Warren Mabee – Canada and India sign a nuclear energy deal, in the Vancouver Sun, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, GlobalTVToronto.ca, 680News.ca (Toronto radio) and more than 50 other newspapers and websites across Canada, as well as CBC Radio's national business report (which includes Toronto). (Nov 7)

Kim Nossal (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Mitt Romney understands Canada better than Barrack Obama, on CBC.ca. (Nov 7)

George Smith – There are signs the NHL owners and players' union are getting closer to a deal, in the National Post and Toronto Star. (Nov 6)

Kim Nossal (Centre for International and Defence Policy) –The Australian government pursues an economic future with China while Canada remains tentative, in the Edmonton Journal. (Nov 6)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Op-ed on how a no-fly zone over Syria would help end the conflict, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (Nov 6)

 

October 2012

Douglas Bland  – Lt.-Gen. Lawson was sworn in as Canada’s next Chief of Defence Staff, on CPAC TV’s Prime Time Politics. (Oct 30)

George Smith  – Cancellation of Winter Classic could be a sign of doom for the NHL season, in the  National Post . (Oct 29)

Warren Mabee  – Researchers are trying to find new and innovative ways to develop the oil sands, in the  National Post,  Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa citizen, Montreal Gazette, and several other Postmedia newspapers. (Oct 25)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Canadian military secrets revealed by spy Jeffrey Delisle, on Global TV National and the Halifax Chronicle-Herald; the crisis in Syria may be spreading to Jordan and Lebanon, on CTV News Channel. (Oct 23)

Pradeep Kumar – CEP backs merger with CAW to create a super-union, on CBC Radio’s national business desk (heard on CBC radio stations across Canada including Calgary and Ottawa) and in the Toronto Starctv.ca, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Squamish Chief, Hamilton Spectator, Global Winnipeg, Global Toronto and a number of other daily news sites across Canada. (Oct 16)

Pradeep Kumar – Labouring against the decline of the union, in the Montreal Gazette. (Oct 15)

Christian Leuprecht  ( Institute of Intergovernmental Relations ) – Jeffrey Paul Deslisle pleads guilty to espionage charges, on the Roy Green Show (nationally syndicated radio). (Oct 15)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Canadian intelligence officer pleads guilty to spying charges, on Reuters (United Kingdom),  Reuters Africa,  CRN Australia , Yahoo India,  The Times of Malta ,  CBC TV's The National, CTV National News, CTV New Channel's Power Play,  Sun News Network ,  National Post , Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun,  Toronto Star ,  Toronto Sun , 24 Hours Toronto, 24 Hours Ottawa, Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa Sun and more than 100 other newspapers and websites across Canada and the world. (Oct 11)

Robert Wolfe – The 25th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement, in the Toronto Star.  (Oct  9)

Naomi Alboim – Changes to Canada's immigration policies has made the country less welcoming to newcomers, in the Toronto Star and RadioCanada.ca.  (Oct 9)

Naomi Alboim – Federal policies risk alienating potential immigrants, in the Globe and Mail. (Oct 5)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Religion likely to play a part in Khadr’s rehabilitation, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (Oct 5)

Louis Delvoie  (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Op-ed on Canada and Britain sharing embassies, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (Oct 3)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Realtions) – Khadr presents a new test for Correctional Service, on CBC Radio’s Ontario Today and in the  Kingston Whig-Standard ; John Baird speaks to the United Nations about Syria, on the CTV News Channel. (Oct 2)


 

September 2012

Warren Mabee  – The controversy over building wind turbines on Wolfe Island close to people’s homes, on  CKWS TV.  (Sept 28)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Affairs) – Britain and Canada will share embassies to cut costs, on QR77 (Calgary radio). (Sept 27)

George Smith – Canadian Autoworkers agree to contractsthat involve two-tier wage-deals, in the Globe and Mail. (Sept 25)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Affairs) – Protests continue in the Middle East over anti-Muslim video, on CTV News Channel. (Sept 25)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Canada and Britain to open joint embassies, in the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, GlobalToronto.ca, Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa Sun, Calgary Sun, GlobalCalgary.ca, Edmonton Sun, Winnipeg Sun, CTV.ca and many other newspapers and websites across Canada. (Sept 25)

Kathy Brock – Federal minister Jason Kenney supports MP’s abortion motion, in the Edmonton Journal, Montreal Gazette and Ottawa Citizen. (Sept 25)

George Smith – Canadian Auto Workers Union leader Ken Lewenza has a tough job, onCNBC, International Business Times (England), Yahoo News (U.S.) and several other news websites across the world. (Sept 24)

Don Drummond – Why Canada's housing market could be on shaky ground, on CBC’s The National. (Sept 24)

Pradeep Kumar  – CAW continues talks with GM, Chrysler, in the  Red Deer Advocate . (Sept 21)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Anti-American protests continue over the anti-Muslim movie, on CTV News Channel. (Sept 18)

George Smith – Ford first to ink a deal with autoworkers, in iPolitics. (Sept 18)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Muslims across Middle East protest U.S.-made anti-Muslim movie, in the  National Post  and on CKNW (Vancouver radio). (Sept 17)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – the Middle East is in turmoil over American-made video, on the CTV News Channel. (Sept 14)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The American mission in Benghazi is attacked, on CJAD (Montreal radio). (Sept 13)

George Smith – Signs on NHL labour talks are not good, in the National Post; Growing income gap mirrors decline of unions, in the Nova Scotia Chronicle Herald. (Sept 12)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Countries must reassess terrorism after 9/11, on the Richard Brown Show (Saskatchewan radio), CKWS Television and Sun TV. (Sept 12)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Security costs since 9/11 questioned, in the Kingston Whig Standard; what is the fall out after Canada closes Iranian embassy, on the CTV News Channel and Sun TV. (Sept 11)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Canada closes Iranian embassy, on nine CBC radio stations including Windsor, Toronto, Victoria, Yellowknife and Cape Breton and CFAX 1070 (Victoria radio). (Sept 11)

Duncan Sinclair  – Expect profit margins of pharmacies to shrink as austerity-focused governments seek to rein in spending on prescription drugs, in the Chicago Tribune, CNBC, Hampton Roads Daily Press (Virginia), Reuters UK, Reuters India, and many other newspapers and websites around the world. (Sept 10)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Canada closes its embassy in Iran, onGlobal TV National, CTV News channel, Radio Canada (French-language CBC TV), the National Post and more than 50 other newspapers and websites. (Sept 10)

George Smith – The NHL/players' union collective bargaining process, in theToronto Star. (Sept 10)

Warren Mabee  – How is the world doing reducing global greenhouse gas emissions, on CKWS Television. (Sept 7)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Crisis in Syria, on the CTV News Channel. (Sept 6)

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The Parti Quebecois’s return to power should not alarm Canadians, on the Sun News Network, CKWS Television, CBC Radio Sudbury, CKNW (Vancouver radio) and the Kingston Whig-Standard. (Sept 6)

Pradeep Kumar  – Federal union supports separatist party, in the  Toronto Sun , Winnipeg Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Winnipeg Sun, Owen Sound Sun Times, Simcoe Reformer, Tillsonburg News, Fort Erie Times and over 20 other daily newspapers. (Sept 5)

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Quebec voters are casting their ballots, on the CTV News Channel. (Sept 4)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Management) – Canada adds to sanctions on Syria, in the Toronto SunHuffington Post, Ottawa Citizen, Regina Leader Post, Global Winnipeg, Montreal Gazette, Brandon Sun, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Sun, Sudbury Star, Welland Tribune, Petrolia Topic, St. Catharines Standard and over 30 other daily newspapers. (Sept 4)

 

August 2012

Warren Mabee – Ottawa's review of a bid Chinese company to buy Calgary's CNOOC oil company sparks debate over who should ultimately control Canada's resources, in the National Post.  (Aug 31)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The crisis in Syria, on CTV News Channel. (Aug 31)

Don Drummond – How would Parti Quebecois majority election victory impact Quebec economy, on CTV News Channel. (Aug 31)

Douglas Bland – Appointment of former fighter pilot as chief of defence staff may be bad news for Royal Canadian Navy, in the Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal and Victoria Times-Colonist. (Aug 29)

George Smith – Labour negotiating techniques the NHL/players union will use to strike a deal, in the Fredericton Daily Gleaner. (Aug 29)

Douglas Bland – Lt.-Gen. Thomas Lawson named new chief of defence staff, inMelbourne Herald-SunSydney Daily TelegraphThe Australian, Perth Now (all Australian newspapers), Bay Ledger News (San Francisco), National Post, Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun, Montreal Gazette, and many other newspapers and websites across Canada.  (Aug 28)

Andrew Graham – RCMP commissioner in hot water after using officers at his personal wedding, in the National Post,  Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers. (Aug 28)

George Smith – Labour negotiating techniques the NHL/players union will use to strike a deal, in the National Post(Aug 28)

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Impact of Quebec election on Quebec-federal government relations, on the Sun News Network. (Aug 28)

Kim Nossal (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Lt.-Gen. Thomas Lawson named new chief of defence staff, on CBC.ca(Aug 28)

Keith Banting – The Republican Party now sees Canada as a nation of low taxes and balanced budgets, in the Globe and Mail.  (Aug 27)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Crisis in Syria is spilling over into Lebanon, on CTV News Channel.  (Aug 27)

Kim Nossal (School of Policy Studies) – Politicians still debating the proposed $25 billion F-35 fighter jet program, in the Victoria Times Colonist, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Regina LeaderPost, and Saskatoon StarPhoenix. (Aug 27)

Houchang Hassan-Yari  (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Syrian crisis starting to spill over to Lebanon, on CTV News Channel. (Aug 23)

George Smith – Many employers are asking employees to take a wage freeze, in theGlobe and Mail.  (Aug 22)

George Smith – Wage freezes take centre stage with CAW talks, on the Business News Network. (Aug 21)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Problems continue within the RCMP, on the CTV News Channel. (Aug 20)

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Stephen Harper versus Premier Pauline Marois would be a bout for the ages, in the Toronto Star. (Aug 20)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Delays and security checks at the border costs Canadians $19 billion a year, in the Toronto Sun, 24 Hours Vancouver, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Ottawa Sun, and many other Sun Media newspapers. (Aug 17)

Warren Mabee – Opinion poll finds vast majority of Canadians believe climate change is real, in the Fredericton Daily Gleaner. (Aug 17)

Warren Mabee – Opinion poll finds vast majority of Canadians believe climate change is real, in the National Post. (Aug 16)

Tom Courchene (Economics) – A Parti Quebecois victory could see the party demand new powers from Ottawa, in the Globe and Mail. (AUg 15)

Douglas Bland – Rumours swirl about who will be the next Canadian Forces chief, in the Winnipeg Free Press, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, and many other newspapers and websites. (Aug 15)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – A no-fly zone over Syria is a practical solution for Western leaders, in the Toronto Sun, Edmonton Sun, Calgary Sun, Winnipeg Sun and Ottawa Sun. (Aug 14)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The crisis in Syria, on the Sun News Network. (Aug 14)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – John Baird visits Syria’s neighbours to help ease the tension, in theGlobe and Mail; the situation in Syria continues to deteriorate, on the Richard Brown Show (Saskatchewan radio) and CKNW (Vancouver radio). (Aug 13)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The dire situation continues in Syria, on Global National, Radio Canada and CKNW (Vancouver radio). (Aug 4)

Robert Wolfe – Federal Court makes decision on Greek-style yogurt, in the Globe and Mail. (Aug 3)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The crisis continues in Syria, on CTV News Channel and CJAD (Montreal radio); Russian naval build-up towers over Canadian shipbuilding, in the Toronto Sun, Edmonton Sun, Belleville Intelligencer, Winnipeg Sun, Calgary Sun, London Free Press and over 15 other national daily newspapers. (Aug 3)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The crisis continues in Syria, on the Sun News Network. (Aug 3)

Warren Mabee – People concerned about oil pipeline that runs through Toronto park, on CBC.ca and Yahoo! News Canada. (Aug 3)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Al-Qaeda terrorists providing support to Syrian rebels, on CTV News Channel. (Aug 2)

George Smith – Air Canada pilots’ union not happy with arbitration ruling, in the Toronto Star. (Aug 1)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Op-ed on why the Syrian uprising is different than Libya’s, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (Aug 1)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Recruiting Aboriginals for the military is challenging but critical, on Canada.com. (Aug 1)

Warren Mabee – The politics of oil pipelines, on CBC Radio Saskatchewan. (Aug 1)

 

July 2012

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The crisis in Syria, on CTV News Channel. (July 31)

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) – B.C. and Alberta clash over oil pipeline royalties, on Global TV Nationaland in the Edmonton Journal and Montreal Gazette. (July 30)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The future of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, in the National Post. (July 30)

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) – The Alberta, B.C. oil dispute continues, on the Sun News Network. (July 27)

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The premiers’ meeting continues in Halifax, on the CKNW (Vancouver radio). (July 27)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Alleged Canadian spy Jeffrey Paul Delisle may have put allies’ secrets at risk, in the National Post; Syrian Canadian groups hand Ottawa recommendations to help troubled nation, onglobalnews.ca and the CTV News Channel. (July 26)

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Premiers planning joint trade mission to China, in theNaniamo Daily News, Vancouver Province, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Regina Leader Post, Montreal Gazette, Windsor Star, Victoria Times Colonist, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Vancouver Sun and the CTV News Channel. (July 26)

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) – B.C. and Alberta take pipeline fight to premiers’ conference, in theHuffington Post and cbc.ca. (July 26)

John Adams (School of Policy Studies) – Report says alleged Canadian spy’s activities compromised Australia’s intelligence network, in the Toronto Star. (July 25)

Kathy Brock (School of Policy Studies) – Jack Layton tribute about love and legacies, in the Vancouver Sun, Regina Leader Post, Ottawa Citizen, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Vancouver Province, Victoria Times Colonist, Windsor Star, Calgary Herald and the Montreal Gazette. (July 25)

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) – Pipeline fuels Albert-B.C. clash, on globalnews.ca, Victoria Times Colonist, Global Calgary, Global Edmonton, Global Winnipeg, Global BC, Global Saskatoon, Global Regina, Global Toronto and a number of other national daily newspapers and online news sites. (July 25)

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Looming elections could distract at premiers’ meeting, onglobalnews.ca, Global Regina and Global Montreal.

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Syria threatens to use chemical weapons, on the Sun News Network; violence breaks out in Iraq, on the Sun News Network. (July 24)

George Smith (School of Policy Studies) – Canada Post faces bleak finances, seeks deal from the union, in theToronto Star. (July 23)

Peter Harrison (School of Policy Studies) – Shell-led arctic push finds U.S. shy in icebreakers, in Bloomberg Businessweek. (July 19)

Munir Sheikh (School of Policy Studies) – Economists see the big picture, but the devil is in the details, in theNational Post, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Province, Regina Leader-Post, Windsor Star, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Saskatoon Star Phoenix. (July 18)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The latest updates from Syria, on the CTV News Channel. July 17)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The crisis continues in Syria, on the Sun News Network. (July 16)

Don Drummond (School of Policy Studies) – Economist warns job market not as robust as reported, on the CTV News Channel and ctv.ca. (July 16)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The Syrian ambassador to Iraq has defected, on the CTV News Channel. (July 13)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The relationship between Iran and the United Nations, on the Sun News Network. (July 10)

Warren Mabee (QIEEP) – The continuing search for alternative energy sources is good news, on CKWS Television. (July 10)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The crisis in Syria, on 980 CIME (Regina talk radio. (July 10)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The dynamic is changing in Syria, on the Sun News Network. (July 9)

Warren Mabee – (QIEEP) Enbridge fined $3.7 million for 2010 Michigan oil spill, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (July 6)

Kathy Brock – Federal minister Bev Oda resigns, in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Province, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Winnipeg Free Press, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers. (July 4)

Warren Mabee – (QIEEP) U.S. government fines Enbridge $3.7 million for 2010 Michigan pipeline spill, on Business News Network, Calgary Herald and on a dozen local CBC Radio stations. (July 4)

Duncan Sinclair  – Supreme Court upholds Obama’s health care plan, on CKNW (Vancouver radio). (July 3)

 

June 2012

Robert Wolfe – Canadian company fined $75 million for violating technology trade rules, in the Toronto Star.  (June 29)

George Smith– Via Rail announces major layoffs, reported on many local CBC Radio stations across Canada, including Ottawa Calgary and Winnipeg. (June 28)

Don Drummond– Op-ed on Canadian businesses' poor productivity growth rates, in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers. (June 27)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – Turkey angry after Syria shoots down fighter jet, on CTV News Channel.  (June 27)

Robert Wolfe– Canada invited to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, on CFAX (Victoria talk radio).  (June 27)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR)– Proposed changes to the RCMP Act, on CKNW (Vancouver radio). (June 22)

John Curtis– Canada is asked to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, in the Globe and Mail.  (June 21)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – Rising international tensions over Iran and Syria, on CTV News Channel. (June 21)

Robert Wolfe– Canada is asked to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, in the Toronto Star. (June 21)

Naomi Alboim– Canadian government plans to raise language fluency requirements for prospective skilled immigrants, in The Guardian (British newspaper).  (June 20)

Robert Wolfe– Canada is asked to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, more than 20 other newspapers and websites across Canada, and on about a dozen local CBC Radio stations (including Toronto, Halifax, Winnipeg and Ottawa). (June 20)

Warren Mabee – The Rio+20 environmental summit, on the Sun News Network.  (June 20) 

Kathy Brock – Non-confidence vote sends Ontarians back to the polls after just eight months, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (June 19)

Keith Banting – Some countries look to Canada as a role model for multicultural integration, in the Toronto Star.  (June 18)

Christian Leuprecht(IIGR) – The situation in Syria, on the CTV News Channel. (June 14)

Kim Nossal (CIDP) – Kingston hosts security conference, on CKWS Television. (June 14)

Christian Leuprecht(IIGR) – A report has surfaced that counterfeit parts have been found in U.S. military equipment, on CBC Radio syndication. (June 13)

Doug Bland (DMPS) – The search for Canada’s next top solider, in the Toronto Star. (June 11)

George Smith – Report slams federal government to ordering striking Air Canada, Canada Post and CP Rail union employees back to work, on Huffington Post Canada. (June 7)

Tom Courchene – Federal government announces employment insurance reforms, in Maclean's magazine. (June 6)

Warren Mabee – Experts say Canada's oil production will double by 2030, in the Toronto Star and Hamilton Spectator. (June 6)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – The crisis in Syria, on CTV News Channel. (June 5)

Kathy Brock– The role of patronage in politics, in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Regina Leader-Post, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers. (June 4)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – The crisis in Syria, on CTV News Channel.  (June 4)

Christian Leuprecht(IIGR) – The situation in Syria, on the CTV News Channel; changing the RCMP culture, on Global TV National. (June 1)

 

May 2012

George Smith – Back-to-work laws end strikes, not disputes, in the Hamilton Spectator (May 30)

Christian Leuprecht(IIGR, Political Studies) – Syrian massacre and what it means for the road to peace, onglobalnews.ca, CTV News Channel and Sun News Network (May 30).

Warren Mabee  – Kingston is now home to a larger aging population, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (May 30)

George Smith  – The federal government orders striking CP Rail employees back to work, in the New York Times, Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, CBC Radio Calgary and CBC Radio Edmonton (May 29).

Louis Delvoie (CIDP) – The crisis in Syria, on CTV News Channel (May 29). 

Kathy Brock  – The role of patronage in politics, on Canada.com (May 29) 

George Smith  – Back-to-work laws end strikes but don’t bring labour peace, in the Toronto Star and the Kingston Whig-Standard (May 28) 

George Smith  – The CP Rail strike, in Business Week, CBC Radio’s As It Happens and Maritime Morning (Halifax, Moncton and Saint John talk radio) (May 25).  

George Smith  – The potential CP Rail strike, on Global TV National, National Post, BloombergiPolitics.ca, and CKNW (Vancouver talk radio) (May 24) 

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – The future of Kingston Penitentiary, on Radio Canada (French-language CBC TV Ontario newscast) (May 24)
    
Kim Nossal (CIDP) – Canada's plans to withdraw from Afghanistan may not be firm, in the Kingston Whig-Standard(May 24)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – The NATO Summit in Chicago, on CTV News Channel; NATO troops pulling out of Afghanistan in 2014, on Sun News Network. (May 23)  

Warren Mabee  -- What dos the Keystone pipeline mean to Canada, in the Toronto Star and Metro Ottawa newspaper (May 22) 

Douglas Bland  -- Defence department budget estimates, on CKNW (Vancouver radio) (May 17)

Douglas Bland  – NDP blasts rogue military over F-35 plan, in the Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Province and the Regina Leader Post (May 16)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – Violence continues to escalate in Syria, on CTV News Channel (May 16)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – The crisis in Syria, on CTV News Channel (May 11)

Warren Mabee  – Major northern Ontario mining development will have to go through environmental assessment process, on CBC Radio Thunder Bay (May 11)

Douglas Bland  – Government to launch a search for as new Chief of Defence Staff, in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Province, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers (May 10)

Warren Mabee – Proposed smelting plant in Sudbury may be the first test of Stephen Harper's plans to streamline environmental reviews, on a dozen local CBC Radio stations (including Calgary and Ottawa) (May 10)

Naomi Alboim  – Should Canada screen immigrants based on language proficiency, in the Globe and Mail (May 8)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – U.S. officials foil a terrorist plot to blow up a plane, on Radio Canada (French CBC radio) (May 8)

Bruce Gilley (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Chinese activist Chen Guamgcheng seeks to come to the United States, on CKNW (Vancouver radio) (May 8)

Pradeep Kumar (School of Policy Studies) – Laborers’ union denies local votes for 15 years, in the Toronto Star (May 7)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR, Political Studies) – Overlooked stories in the Middle East, on CTV News Channel (May 7)

Garnett Picot (School of Policy Studies) – Short-term needs shouldn’t obscure long-term immigration policy goals, in the Ottawa Citizen (May 4)

Christian Leuprecht(IIGR) – What is the impact of the Kingston Penitentiary closing, on CBC Radio Ontario Morning (May 3)

Louis Delvoie (CIDP) - Obama should go big on killing Osama, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (May 2)

 

April 2012

Bob Wolfe  – Conservatives hit the road to sell European Union deal, in the Montreal Gazette, Victoria Times Colonist, London Free Press, Windsor Star, Vancouver Province, Vancouver Sun, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Calgary Herald and the Edmonton Journal (April 30)

John Schram (CIDP) – Civil unrest in Sudan and South Sudan, on CBC Radio’s The Current (April 30)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – Social unrest in Bahrain, on CTV News Channel (April 26)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – The United Nations is trying to get more monitors into Syria, onCTV News Channel(April 25)

Andrew Graham – Saskatchewan is the only provincial government currently running a surplus, in the Toronto Sun, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Ottawa Sun and Peterborough Examiner (April 25)

Warren Mabee– A new energy discovery take us one step closer to using the sun’s energy without harming the environment, in Metro(British newspaper) (April 24)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – Federal government announces closure of Kingston Penitentiary, on 98.9 The Drive (Kingston radio) (April 24)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) -- It would cost a lot of money to turn Kingston Penitentiary into a Museum, in the Globe & Mail; Where will maximum security prisoners go after Kingston Penitentiary closes, in the Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers; the possible transfer of terrorist Omar Khadr to Canada, on the Sun News Network (April 23).

George Smith  -- Air Canada's labour dispute, in the Globe and Mail, CBC.ca, Ottawa Business Journal and several news websites (April 23)

Louis Delvoie (CIDP) – Photos of U.S. soldiers posing with dead Taliban insurgents will harm Afghan/U.S. relations, in Correio Braziliense (Brazil’s largest daily newspaper) (April 19)

Houchang Hassan-Yari  (CIDP)– The anniversary of the Iranian army, on Voice of America (international television) (April 19)

George Smith – Air Canada union agrees to abide by labour board in the Gulf News (United Arab Emirates) and the Malaysian Insider; Walkout by Air Canada pilots has been deemed an illegal job action in the Times of India and the Toronto Star (April 16)

Andrew Graham – Op-ed on Canada’s need to better protect critical infrastructure, in the Pembroke Observer (April 13)

Doug Bland – Defence department scrambles to save equipment from budget cuts, in the Medicine Hat News, Penticton Herald, Huffington Post Canada and about 40 other newspapers and websites (April 13)

Houchang Hassan-Yari(CIDP) – A shaky ceasefire takes place in Syria, on the Sun News Network (April 13)

Richard Shimooka – Op-ed on political rhetoric muddying the facts surrounding the F-35 procurement program, in the Ottawa Citizen (April 12)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – Syria ignoring peace accord, on GlobalNews.ca (April 12)

 Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) -- North Korea conducts missile tests, on CTV News Channel (April 10)

George Smith  – The government’s move to block Air Canada workers from striking may do more harm than good, in the Globe and Mail (April 9)

Doug Bland  – Canadians don’t understand how the military operates, in the National Post; federal budget cuts are a threat to Canada’s military colleges, in the Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Vancouver Province, Vancouver Sun and Victoria Times-Colonist (April 9)

Christian Leuprecht (IIGR) – U.S.-Iran relations, on CTV News Channel; Harper government accused of misleading Parliament over costs of F-35 fighter jets, on the Rutherford Show (Calgary and Edmonton radio) and the Roy Green Show (nationally syndicated radio program carried on 12 stations, including Calgary and Toronto) (April 9)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (CIDP) – Ceasefire declared between fighting Libyan rebel groups, on CTV News Channel (April 9)

Christian Leuprecht(IIGR) – Henk Tepper returns to Canada after being jailed in Lebanon, in the Huffington Post, Winnipeg Free Press, Medicine Hat News, Global Winnipeg, Global Toronto, Brandon Sun, Global Edmonton, Global Montreal and a number of other online news sites (April 3)

George Smith -- Canada labour tensions are sky high, in Canadian Business  (April 3)

 

March 2012

Andrew Graham – Federal budget sees more than 19,000 public sector job cuts, in theGlobe and Mail and on CKNW (Vancouver radio) (March 30)

Kathy Brock– Canadians' lack of constitutional knowledge is troubling, in the Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers (March 29)

Steven Lehrer – Children who went to daycare had lower test scores later in life than kids who stayed at home with a parent, in The Daily Telegraph (British newspaper) (March 28)

Andrew Graham – Public sector employees worried about layoffs after the federal budget, onCBC.ca (March 28)

George Smith – Passengers are becoming collateral damage in Air Canada labour dispute, onGulfNews.com (Saudi Arabia) and in the Montreal Gazette (March 27)

George Smith – Wildcat strike causes delays and cancellations at Air Canada, in Business Week, Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette, Global TV National, CTV National News, CTV News Channel, Business News Network and many other newspapers and websites (March 26)

Pradeep Kumar – Organized labour is fighting to survive, in the Globe and Mail (March 26)

Andrew Graham – The public can expect cuts when Ontario budget is released Tuesday, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (March 26)

Kathy Brock – Thomas Mulcair named new leader of federal NDP, on Bloomberg.com (March 26)

George Smith– Air Canada workers walk off the job at Toronto, Montreal airports, in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Regina Leader-Post, Windsor Star, Calgary Herald, Victoria Times Colonist, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Province, Montreal Gazette and CBC.ca (March 23)

Warren Mabee – Lowering the rate at which the province buys electricity might still work, in the Kingston Whig-Standardand CBC Radio Thunder Bay (March 23)

Carol Beatty– Why gives your employees a piece of the company, in the Globe and Mail (March 22)

Kathy Brock– Layton’s legacy casts a long shadow for NDP, in the Ottawa Citizen, Victoria Times Colonist, Regina Leader-Post, Nanaimo Daily News, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Windsor Star, Calgary Herald, Vancouver Province, Edmonton Journal, Montreal Gazette and the Vancouver Sun (March 22)

George Smith – Airline risks losing market share and travelers’ trust, in the Huffington Post; Air Canada labour dispute, on a dozen CBC radio stations across Canada (March 21)

Warren Mabee – Ontario gives local councils more say on green energy, on CTV.ca (March 20)

George Smith– Air Canada flights cancelled after many pilots call in sick, in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, Victoria Times Colonist, Montreal Gazette, Windsor Star, Regina Leader-Post, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Nanaimo Daily News and the Calgary Herald (March 19)

Warren Mabee – Ontario lowers premiums for wind, solar power, in the Huffington Post Canada, Cumberland News Now, Lethbridge Herald, Global Maritimes, Global Regina, Global Winnipeg and a number of other online news sources (March 19)

George Smith – The federal government should not intervene in the Air Canada strike, in theOttawa Citizen (March 16)

Don Drummond– Changes need to be made to make Canada’s health care system more affordable, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (March 16)

Warren Mabee – Ontario to make changes to its Green energy strategy, in the Kingston Whig-Standard March 16)

George Smith– Federal government steps in to stop Air Canada strike, onReuters Canada,YahooNews.com and several other websites; unions usually win arbitration hearings, on GlobalNews.ca (March 15)

Warren Mabee - The one year anniversary of the Japan earthquake and nuclear disaster, on CKWS TV (March 14)

George Smith - Federal government passes back-to-work legislation against Air Canada workers, on Global TV National News and in the Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette and Windsor Star (March 13)

George Smith – Federal government plans to pass back-to-work legislation against Air Canada employees, in the Globe and Mail, Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Cape Breton Post, Waterloo Record and on CTV News Channel, Sun News Network,CFRA (Ottawa talk radio), Broadcast News (Canadian Press radio service), and Roy Green Show (syndication show carried on 12 stations across Canada) (March 12)

Warren Mabee – The future of nuclear power in Canada, on Radio Canada International’s The Link (March 12)

George Smith – Air Canada’s labour issues have gotten very complicated, in the Globe and Mail, National Post, Global Regina, Global Montreal, Global Toronto, Nanaimo Daily News, Windsor Star, Vancouver Province and a number of other national daily newspapers. He also appeared on Global TV National, CBC’s The National, CBC Radio World Report and CBC Radio national business desk (March 9)

Doug Bland – Focusing on Canada’s critical infrastructure, on the Sun News Network (March 6)

Don Drummond – The Ontario government needs to change the way it spends its money, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (March 2)

Kathy Brock – Robocall voting scandal has a negative effect in public confidence in our voting system, on Radio Canada International’s The Linkand CBC Radio’s World at Six and in the Kingston Whig-Standard, Belleville Intelligencer and North Bay Nugget (March 1)

 

February 2012

Warren Mabee – A strong oilsands industry will affect the whole Canadian economy, in the Winnipeg Free Press, Waterloo Record, Huffington Post Canada, and several other websites and newspapers across Canada, including 680News.com (Toronto radio website) and GlobalNewsToronto.ca (February 29)

Kathy Brock – NDP membership skyrockets heading into leadership vote, in the Winnipeg Free Press, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Windsor Star, Edmonton Journal, Saskatoon Star Phoenix and the Vancouver Sun (February 22)

Andrew Graham – Public sector workers worry about spending cuts and the future of their jobs, in the Hill Times (February 21)

Andrew Graham – Don’t expect all the recommendations from the Drummond Report will be implemented immediately, in the Kingston Whig-Standard (February 16)

Don Drummond andPeter Harrison – Career profile of Don Drummond, the man behind the major economic report on how Ontario will reduce its deficit, in the Hamilton Spectator, Winnipeg Free Press, Brandon Sun, and many websites, including CanadianBusiness.com (February 15)

Naomi Alboim – 2011 Census shows population is dramatically rising in Western Canada, on CBC TV’s The National (February 13)

Robert Wolfe – Free trade issues with China, in the Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Province, Victoria Times-Colonist, Regina LeaderPost,, several other Postmedia newspapers, and on CTV News Channel (February 13)

Munir Sheikh – Op-ed on the problems with voluntary long-form census data, in the Vancouver Sun (February 13)

Munir Sheikh– Op-ed on making sense of the 2011 census, in the Ottawa Citizen (February 10)

Robert Wolfe– China visit a leap forward for Canada, in the Globe and Mail (February 9 )

Naomi Alboim – Immigrant drop imperils Ontario economy, in the Globe and Mail and ctv.ca (February 7)

Warren Mabee – Canada oil and gas pipelines the focus of heated battles, in the Huffington Post (February 7)

Bryne Purchase – Nuclear industry in limbo after disasters, in the Vancouver Sun, Victoria Times Colonist, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Regina Leader-Post and the Ottawa Citizen (February 6)

Houchang Hassan-Yari – What’s next for Iran’s nuclear program, on CBC TV’s Power & Politics and Sun TV (February 6)

Bryne Purchase – The future of the nuclear power industry in the post Fukushima world, in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Victoria Times Colonist, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Regina Leader-Post, Winnipeg Free Press, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and several other Postmedia newspapers (February 3)

 

January 2012

Andrew Graham – The upcoming federal budget, on CTV News Channel, Sun News Network and CKNW (Vancouver radio) (January 31)

Houchang Hassan-Yari – Civil unrest in Syria, on CKNW (Vancouver radio) (January 31)

Tom Courchene – President Obama’s State of the Union address, on CFAX (Victoria talk radio) (January 30)

Peter Harrison – Public Appointments Commission Secretariat, on CBC’s The National (January 30)

Warren Mabee– Federal documents spark outcry by oil sands critics, in the Globe and Mail (January 27)

Pradeep Kumar – Caterpillar racks up huge profits while Electro-Motive lockout continues, in the Toronto Star (January 27)

Don Drummond – Stalled on the road to economic recovery, in the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator and CTV.ca (January 23)

Kathy Brock – NDP hoping for a large turnout at their election in March, in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, and Saskatoon StarPhoenix (January 20)

Warren Mabee – President Obama rejects Keystone Pipeline, on the Sun News Network (January 20)

Warren Mabee - President Obama rejects the Keystone Pipeline, on CKNW (Vancouver radio) (January 19)

Houchang Hassan-Yari – Canada/Iran relations, on CBC TV’s The National (January 18)

Andre Juneau – Premiers discuss federal provincial health care funding, on Sun News Network (January 18)

Andre Juneau – The premiers’ conference on health care funding on Global TV National and the Sun News Network (January 17)

Andrew Graham – Threats to Canadian infrastructure, on the Sun News Network (January 17)

Warren Mabee – Hearings begin over the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline, in the Kingston Whig-Standard and the Daily Oil Bulletin (January 17)

George Smith – Canadian labour relations will be ugly in 2012, in GulfNews.com(United Arab Emirates) (January 16)

Warren Mabee– Hearings begin over the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline, on many websites includingSympatico.ca and YahooNews.ca (January 16)

George Smith – Canadian labour relations expected to be rocky in 2012, in the Edmonton Journal and Montreal Gazette (January 12)

Andrew Graham - Consideration by the federal Conservative government to cut spending deeper and faster than originally planned, on CBC Radio’s Ontario Morning (January 12)

Kim Nossal – Answer to Tepper puzzle may lie in Algeria, in the Victoria Star (January 11)

Peter Harrison – What are the effects on the Arctic thanks to global warming, in La Stampa (an Italian magazine), Sky TV News and RAI Radio 2 (international news program) (January 10)

Houchang Hassan-Yari– Talked about the tensions in Iran, on the Sun News Network (January 10)

Houchang Hassan-Yari – Stephen Harper says Iran is greatest threat to world peace, in the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Victoria Times Colonist, Nanaimo Daily News, Calgary Herald, Regina Leader Post, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Moncton Times & Transcript and Windsor Star (January 6)

Kim Nossal – Extradition of a citizen from one country to another is a lengthy procedure, in the Moncton Times & Transcript and New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal (January 5)

Warren Mabee – Keystone and Northern Gateways pipelines were the big energy stories of 2011, in the Winnipeg Free Press (January 3)

Thomas Courchene – Supreme Court rules against federal government’s plan for the national securities regulator, in the Whitehorse Star (January 3)

Brendan Sweeney – Op-ed on how school principals are no longer properly prepared to handle their increasing complex jobs, in the Windsor Star (January 3)

Don Drummond – Canada’s health care system needs repairs – not a major overhaul – to run more efficiently, in the Windsor Star (January 3)

Houchang Hassan-Yari – Suicide bombings in Syria, on CKNW (Vancouver radio) (January 3)

 

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