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2013 - Our People In The News

December 2013

Kim Nossal – Cancellation of close-combat vehicles hints at a leaner Canadian military, in theMontreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald and the Vancouver Province. (23 Dec)

John Adams - NSA rulings could help Canadian group argue case against CSEC, onglobalnews.ca. (23 Dec)

Warren Mabee   - An independent panel from the National Energy Board recommended the federal government approve the Northern Gateway pipeline with conditions, on CTV News Channel and CBC Radio. (20 Dec)

John Schram (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – What was life like in South Africa in apartheid’s final years, on CTV News Channel. (16 Dec)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - The Emperor Napoleon once derisively dismissed Great Britain as a nation of shopkeepers, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (16 Dec)

Don Drummond – Economist calls for more native student funding, in the Globe and Mail. (11 Dec)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Canada’s arms sales, on CKNW (Vancouver radio). (11 Dec)

Keith Banting  – How we lost count of some of our most marginalized citizens, in the  Toronto Star . (9 Dec)

Christian Leuprecht   (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Border agency’s Hezbollah report raises concerns about money smuggling, in the Ottawa Citizen and France 24. (5 Dec)

Christian Leuprecht   (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – An Ontario man is apprehended for allegedly spying on Canadian shipbuilding practices for China, in the National Post and on the Sun News Network (twice). (3 Dec)

Don Drummond – An in-depth look at the great pension divide, on Global News The West Block with Tom Clark. (2 Dec)

Andrew Graham – Public services expert says managers need tools to deal with abuse of sick leave, in the Ottawa Sun. (2 Dec)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The element of luck plays in the outcome of military campaigns, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (2 Dec)

 

November 2013

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Questions, but no answers about allegations Canada allowed U.S. to spy at G20, on Global News. (29 Nov)

Andrew Graham – Managers aid sick leave abuse: experts, in the Ottawa Citizen. (29 Nov)

Robert Wolfe – WTO’s Bali ministerial meeting holds fate of Doha Round in its hands, op-ed published in the Globe and Mail. (27 Nov) 

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy, Political Studies) – The new deal with Iran and what it means for the West, on CBC’s The Current. (27 Nov)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Clear sailing now, but AG points to shipbuilding risks ahead, in Embassy News. (27 Nov)

Houchang Hassan-Yari  (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Skepticism in Canada, anger in the Middle East, on  CTV News Channel . (26 Nov)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Iran nuclear deal, on CTV News Channel. (25 Nov)

Kathy Brock – Why did PMO protect Duffy, not Harper? In the Leader-Post, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal and other Postmedia publications. (25 Nov)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Triumph of the deep state, op-ed published in theKingston Whig Standard. (25 Nov)

Lynn Freeman  – A life devoted to human rights, in the  Globe and Mail . (13 Nov)

Robert Wolfe – Trade deals should not be held hostage by dairy supply management fears, op-ed published in the Globe and Mail. (11 Nov) 

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Harper and the slippery slope, op-ed published in the Kingston Whig Standard. (11 Nov)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – Was the CSEC really conducting industrial espionage for Canadian corporations, in  Canadian Business . (8 Nov)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Was the CSEC really conducting industrial espionage for Canadian corporations, in Canadian Business. (6 Nov)

Allan English (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Telling the story of the Battle of Passchendaele, on CKCU (Ottawa radio). (6 Nov)

Louis Delvoie  (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Looking at the travails of the Canadian Forces, op-ed in the  Kingston Whig Standard . (4 Nov)

 

October 2013

Douglas Bland  – The Queen’s professor talks about the protests in New Brunswick and the re-release of his book Uprising, on Sun TV. (30 Oct)

Hugh Segal   – Senate debates the possible suspension of Conservative-appointed senators Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau, on CBC National. (23 Oct)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Three Canadians are arrested in Melbourne on drug trafficking charges, on Global National. (22 Oct)

Robert Wolfe - Canada-European Union trade agreement will likely mean lower consumer prices on variety of goods, in the Vancouver Sun. (22 Oct)

Robert Wolfe - Canada-European Union trade agreement will likely mean lower consumer prices on variety of goods, in the Ottawa Citizen, Windsor Star, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette and a number of other national daily newspapers across Canada. (21 Oct)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently announced that he would not attend the next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (21 Oct)

Keith Banting   – To reduce inequality, we must focus on our politics, op-ed in the Globe and Mail. (18 Oct)

Keith Banting - Western countries have varied approaches to religious diversity. Which can best inspire Quebec?, in the Ottawa Citizen and the Montreal Gazette. (15 Oct)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Lament for the nation of Pakistan, op-ed in theKingston Whig Standard. (15 Oct)

Christian Leuprecht   (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – An update on the situation in Syria, on CTV News Channel; accused terrorist and Algerian refugee Mohamed Harkat appeared before the Supreme Court, on the Sun News Network. (11 Oct)

John Adams   – Former CSEC boss calls for more scrutiny of agency amid Brazil spying claims, in theGlobe and Mail. (10 Oct)

Warren Mabee   – Enbridge proposes reversing the flow of oil in its pipeline from Sarnia to Montreal, on CBC’s Ontario Morning. (9 Oct)

Warren Mabee - Enbridge to argue for reversal of pipeline running through Ontario, Quebec, in theNational Post , Huffington Post, ctv.ca, CKWS radio and FM 98. (7 Oct)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Somalia-based militant group al-Shabaab claims responsibility in wake of Nairobi mall attack, on ctv.ca. (7 Oct)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (International and Defence Policy) – Can Tehran be trusted, on Yahoo News. (7 Oct)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Canada is trying to strike a balancing act with the Arab states, on canada.com. (2 Oct)

 

September 2013

Warren Mabee – The United Nations has released a new report on climate change, on Global National. (30 Sept)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Canada is trying to strike a balancing act with the Arab states, in theOttawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald and a number of other national daily newspapers. (30 Sept)

Kathy Brock – Is there a compassionately Canadian approach to assisted dying, op-ed in theVancouver Sun. (30 Sept)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Prudence becomes paranoia when it comes to terrorism, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (30 Sept)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – A member of the Toronto 18 was killed in Syria, on CTV News Channel. (27 Sept)

Kathy Brock – Is there a compassionately Canadian approach to assisted dying, op-ed in theOttawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, Windsor Star, Calgary Herald and a number of other national daily newspapers; Donald Low and the impact of his assisted dying plea, on CHML (Hamilton radio). (27 Sept)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – How does Al-Shabab recuit its members, on CTV News Channel. (26 Sept)

Charles Pentland (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Stephen Harper opts out of United Nations address, on CTV News Channel. (26 Sept)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The release of Canadian Hamid Ghassemi-Shall from Iranian prison, on Global National. (25 Sept)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Young Canadians who join extremist groups and how these groups recruit Westerners, on CBC Radio Syndication. Kenya terrorist attack raises concerns about Canadian, western al-Shabaab recruits, on The Loop. What do we know about al Shabaab, the al Qaeda linked terrorist group? OnJohn Gormley Live, NewsTalk 650 CKOM (broadcast across Saskatchewan. (25 Sept)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Kenyan terrorist attack speaks to trouble in Somalia, in National Geographic Daily News; Al-Shabab terrorist attack aimed at ending Kenya’s military intervention in Somalia, in the National Post; The terrorist group behind the Nairobi mall attack explained, in the Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette and a number of other national daily newspapers. (24 Sept)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) - A look at the group claiming responsibility for Kenyan mall attack, onCTV News Channel; what could the public expect from Germany’s elections over the weekend, on CBC Radio syndication (10 stations across Canada). (23 Sept)

Allan English (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Commemorating the 73th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, on CTV News Channel. (16 Sept)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – An update on the chemical weapon situation in Syria, on CTV News Channel. (16 Sept)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – What changes have been made since 9/11, on  CBC Radio  syndication. (12 Sept)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Why would it be difficult to dismantle Syria’s chemical weapons program, on CKNW (Vancouver radio). (10 Sept)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – What are President Obama’s next steps in the conflict in Syria, on the Sun News Network. (4 Sept)

Kathy Brock – How Canada should allow assisted dying, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (4 Sept)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Why would President Obama look to get involved in the conflict in Syria, on CTV News Channel, Channel News (Asia) and the Sun News Network. (3 Sept)

 

August 2013

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Update on the situation in Syria, on France 24 (French radio), the Globe and Mail, CTV News Channel and Sun News Network. (30 Aug)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The situation in Syria continues to develop, on CTV News Channel. (30 Aug)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Where the key players stand on the conflict in Syria, on globalnews.ca , CKNW (Vancouver radio) and CKWS Television. (29 Aug)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The situation in Syria continues to escalate, on CTV News Channel. (28 Aug)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The situation in Syria continues to escalate, on NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio). (28 Nov)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Investigators looking at a possible chemical weapon attack in Syria, onCTV News Channel. (26 Aug)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Five new issues in the conflict in Syria, oncbc.ca and in the Huffington Post Canada. (26 Aug)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – What do diplomats really do, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (26 Aug)

Christian Leuprecht   (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The cost of policing, on “All In A Day” on CBC Radio. (21 Aug)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) - Canada’s military forced to accept fatter, less educated recruits as demographics change, in the National Post; Canadian Forces to reduce ‘unattainable’ targets for recruitment of women, visible minorities, in the National Post; the recent audit of Canada’s military and how recruitment has been impacted, on CKNW (Vancouver radio). (20 Aug)

Warren Mabee – Energy East isn’t the next CP Railway, in Maclean’s Magazine. (20 Aug)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (International and Defence Studies) – Kingston’s Egyptian community looks on with concern, in Kingston This Week. (20 Aug)

Warren Mabee – Historians skeptical of patriotic comparisons of pipelines to the Canadian Pacific Railway, in the Vancouver Province, Huffington Post, Dawson Creek Daily News, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald and a number of other national daily newspapers. (19 Aug)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (International and Defence Policy) – Why are foreign countries hesitant to get involved in Egypt, on the Sun News Network. (19 Aug)

Warren Mabee – Premier Kathleen Wynne supports oil pipelines across Ontario as long as safety, environmental concerns are met, in the Ottawa Citizen. (16 Aug)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (International and Defence Policy) – Why won’t foreign countries get involved in the Egypt crisis, on cbc.ca. (16 Aug)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The violence in Egypt is putting Canada in a moral dilemma, on Sun News and CKWS Television. (16 Aug)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – There is sufficient security available to re-open embassy sites, on CTV News Channel. (12 Aug)

Allan English (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – New study says military deployment doesn’t increase suicide risk, in the Ottawa Citizen. (12 Aug)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - Skepticism about Mideast peace talks is probably warranted, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (12 Aug)

Thomas Courchene – Ottawa ignores provincial cost differences when doling out equalization payments, in the Globe and Mail. (8 Aug)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – A foiled al-Qaeda plot could have completely destabilized Yemen, onCTV News Channel. (8 Aug)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – US evacuates Yemeni mission, kills four militants in air strike, in the Globe and Mail; US embassies in the Middle East are facing threats, on the Sun News Network. (7 Aug)

Kathy Brock – Federal parties eyeing First Nations voters, in National Post, Saskatoon Star Phoenix and the Regina Leader Post; Can a 13 point aboriginal declaration serve as a real roadmap for Idle No More’s demands, in the National Post, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal and a number of other national daily newspapers. (6 Aug)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The United States is closing a number of embassies across the Middle East, on CTV News Channel and the Sun News Network. (6 Aug)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - Nobel prizes, economic freedom, the death penalty and a simple-minded approach to gun control, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (6 Aug)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – John Kerry makes an unannounced visit to Pakistan, on Sun News’ Newswire. (2 Aug)

Warren Mabee – New pipe project a step toward fulfilling Harper’s dream of an energy legacy, in Maclean’s Magazine, Huffington Post, Penticton Herald, Brandon Sun, Kelowna Daily Courier and a number of other national daily newspapers. (2 Aug)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – An internal RCMP memo states the US doesn’t want its police officers to be bound by or held accountable under Canadian laws when the cross-border policing pilot project begins, on CBC Radio syndication. (1 Aug)

 

July 2013

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Can Israel and Palestine reach a peace deal, on  CTV News Channel . (31 Jul)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Canadian suspect named in deadly Bulgarian bus bombing, on CTV News Channel. (29 Jul)

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Premiers call for new safety rules after recent train derailment in Lac-Megantic, on CTV News Channel. (29 Jul)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The backlash against Islamism, op-ed in theKingston Whig Standard. (29 Jul)

Andre Juneau  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Premiers take aim at Harper’s new job training plan, on cbc.ca  and Yahoo News Canada. (25 Jul)

Andre Juneau  (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – How will the Canada Job Grant program affect intergovernmental relations, on CBC Radio. (23 Jul)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The slow death of Canadian peacekeeping, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (22 Jul)

Douglas Bland  - Defence and Veterans Affairs to get tough love in cabinet swap, in iPolitics , Calgary Herald, Vancouver Province, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun and a number of other national daily newspapers. (16 Jul)

Warren Mabee  - TransCanada pipeline would run through Ottawa, on  cbc.ca . (16 Jul)

Warren Mabee – Train derailment may boost west-east pipeline support, on  cbc.ca  (New Brunswick) and Yahoo News Canada. (9 Jul)

Warren Mabee – Train derailment could change pipeline debate, in the Toronto Star. (8 Jul)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – After 12 years of war, it’s the beginning of an end in Afghanistan, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (8 Jul)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The Egyptian military ousts President Morsi and what does Egypt look like moving forward, on Sun News Network (three individual interviews); Five reasons why Canadians should care what happens in Egypt, in the Toronto Star. (5 Jul)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Homegrown terrorists are harder to detect, in the Kingston Whig Standardand CKNW (Vancouver radio). (5 Jul)

Houchang Hassan-Yari  (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The Egyptian military ousts President Morsi, on CKNW (Vancouver radio). (4 Jul)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – It is impossible to protect our society from the lone wolves, in La Vanguardia (Barcelona, Spain). (1 Jul)

Victor Rabinovitch – Changes are proposed to the mandate of the Museum of Civilization, on Radio-Canada. (1 Jul)

 

June 2013

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The situation continues to develop in Afghanistan, on BBC Persian. (20 June)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - Afghan forces have taken over the lead from the U.S.-led NATO coalition for security nationwide, on CTV News Channel. (19 June)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Moderate wins Iranian election, on Sun News Network. (18 June)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Moderate wins Iranian election, on CTV News Channel; Why did voters pick Hasan Rowhani in the Iranian election, on CTV News Channel. (17 June)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Stephen Harper rules out Canada arming Syrian rebels at the present time, in the Ottawa Citizen, Windsor Star, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald and a number of other national daily newspapers; Will the U.S. arm Syrian rebels, on News Talk 770. (17 June)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Why China is no superpower yet, op-ed in theKingston Whig Standard. (17 June)

Victor Rabinovitch – The former CEO commented on the Museum of Civilization and a possible name change, on CBC radio As It Happens. (7 June)

Douglas Bland – Growing aboriginal power a good news story, in the  Thompson Citizen. (5 June)

Warren Mabee - Claims that Canada loses billions in oil revenue are bogus, in the National Post,Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Province and four other national daily newspapers. (3 June)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The situation continues to develop in Syria, on CTV News Channel. (3 June)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – U.S. warns Russia not to deliver missiles to the Assad regime, on CTV News Channel. (3 June)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – A survey of Canada’s postwar prime ministers, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (3 June)

 

May 2013

Douglas Bland  – Include aboriginals in economic projects, in the Kings County Record. (28 May)

Munir Sheikh – We shouldn’t sacrifice the environment or the economy, op-ed in the Globe and Mail. (27 May)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – Should the public be worried after recent terror attack in London, on CTV News Channel; 11 years later, Guantanamo defies closure as hunger strikes and force-feedings multiply, in the National Post. (27 May)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – Will countries be reluctant to assist if needed in Iraq, on  CTV News Channel . (23 May)

Kathy Brock – Federal NDP taking stock after abysmal showing in CB election, in theCalgary Herald, Vancouver Province, Regina Leader Post, Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and the Edmonton Journal. (16 May)

Warren Mabee – BC Liberals win but West Coast pipelines still in limbo, in the Ottawa Citizen, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Vancouver Province, Halifax News Net, Prince Albert Daily Herald and a number of other national newspapers; Redford looks for relationship reset with BC premier, in the Edmonton Journal. (16 May)

Warren Mabee – Natural disasters forced 32 million people from their homes last year, in theToronto Star. (14 May)

Douglas Bland – Canada has to accommodate aboriginal concerns, in the National Post. (13 May)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Making a case for the United Nations, op-ed in theKingston Whig Standard. (13 May)

Warren Mabee – Ontario solar panel and wind mill companies fear the consequences of a World Trade Organization judgment, on radiocanada.ca. (10 May)

George Smith – Comments on his recent op-ed in the National Post “Harper’s war against workers,” on the Todd Veinotte Show (Atlantic Canada radio). (10 May)

Munir Sheikh – Canada has lost its census anchor, op-ed in the Globe and Mail. (9 May)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – An update on the current situation in Syria, on CTV News Channel. (9 May)

Warren Mabee - Ontario loses a final appeal of a World Trade Organization decision that found its Green Energy Act contravened international trade agreements, on CBC Radio Canada. (9 May)

Richard Chaykowski - Conrad Black’s characterization of the study of labour relations as “ludicrous” and “anachronistic” is as perplexing as it is disturbing, in the  National Post. (8 May)

George Smith – Stephen Harper’s war against workers, op-ed in the National Post. (7 May)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The unrest continues in Syria, on CTV News Channel. (7 May)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The unrest continues in Syria, on the Sun News Network. (7 May)

George Smith – Conrad Black says public-sector unions are a blight on our society, in the National Post. (6 May)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – A civilian massacre happened in Syria, on CTV News Channel. (6 May)

Naomi Alboim – Temporary Foreign Worker Program could be fixed if low-skilled workers were given easier access to citizenship, in the Huffington Post. (6 May)

Warren Mabee – Lafarge receives funding for research into burning lower carbon emission items, in the Kingston Whig Standard. (6 May)

Don Drummond – Drummond report’s author gives Ontario budget a B, op-ed in theGlobe and Mail. (3 May)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – How are guns getting across the border, on Radio Canada (Ontario broadcast). (3 May)

George Smith – The federal government plans to crack down on labour negotiations, on CBC TV’s The National, CBC Radio’s World This Hour, Globe and Mail, Huffington Post Canada and a number of online CBC news sites. (2 May)

Naomi Alboim – Temporary foreign worker flood will continue, in the Toronto Star. (2 May)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – A new study on Canada-U.S. border security, on CBC TV; Gun seizures up but fears of porous border remain, on cbc.ca, CBC North, CBC Calgary and CBC New Brunswick; Three more people arrested for Boston bombing, on the Sun News Network and CHML (Hamilton radio). (2 May)

Douglas Bland – There is a potential for protests if the First Nations are not involved in resource development, in the Vancouver Sun, Saskatoon Star Phoenix and the Winnipeg Free Press. (2 May)

 

April 2013

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – A Canadian boxer may have converted the Boston bombers to Islamic terrorists, on CTV National News. (30 Apr)

Robert Wolfe – U.S. Congressman stands up against proposed border toll, in the Globe and Mail. (29 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – What needs to be done as a society to prevent terror attacks, on CTV News Channel. (29 Apr)

Naomi Alboim – Jason Kenney has become the chief headhunter for business, in the Toronto Star. (29 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht  (Political Studies) – Controversial anti-terrorism bill is passed, in the National Post  and on CHML (Hamilton radio). (26 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Law enforcement officials stop a Canadian-al-Qaeda terrorist plot to derail a train, in the China Post and Arab Times (Kuwait); Canadian terrorism bill becomes law despite concerns over civil liberties, in the Vancouver Province, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers. (25 Apr)

Naomi Alboim – Jason Kinney is creating a two-tier Canada for immigrants, in the Toronto Star. (25 Apr)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Is RCMP Superintendent Bruno Saccomani qualified to be Canada’s ambassador to Jordan, op-ed in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (25 Apr)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The Iran-Canada terrorism connection, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (25 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Law enforcement officials stop a Canadian-al-Qaeda terrorist plot to derail a train, on BBC World, Hartford Courant, Reuters India, News24 (South Africa), Lita-Sanomat (Finland newspaper) and many other newspapers and websites around the world. He was also on CBC TV’s The National, CTV News Channel, CBC Radio’s The Current, CBC Radio Saskatchewan, CBC Radio Toronto, Global TV Toronto, CHML (Hamilton radio), CJAD (Montreal radio), AM980 (London radio), CKNW (Vancouver radio) and CKWS TV. (24 Apr)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The Iran-Canada terrorism connection, in the Toronto Sun and on CKNW (Vancouver radio). (24 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Law officials stop a Canadian terrorist plot, on Al Jazeera (English) TV, Global TV National, CTV National News, CTV News Channel and CKNW (Vancouver radio). (23 Apr)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – John Kerry’s visit to the Middle East, on BBC Arabic TV. (23 Apr)

Don Drummond – What does Moody’s debt rating agency think of B.C.'s provincial budget, on CBC.ca and Huffington Post Canada. (23 Apr)

Robert Wolfe – U.S. government considers a new border crossing fee for Canadians, in theGlobe and Mail. (22 Apr)

Don Drummond – Foreign workers are a boon to Canadian employers, in the Globe and Mail. (22 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The Boston Marathon bombings and home-grown terrorists, on CBC.ca, Huffington Post Canada, Roy Green Show (nationally syndicated radio show), and CKNW (Vancouver radio); what can Canada do about homegrown radicals, in Vice magazine. (22 Apr)

Warren Mabee – Why New Brunswick’s premier has become the public face of the West-East pipeline, in the National Post . (19 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings continues, in the Globe and Mail and on QR77 (Calgary radio) and cbc.ca. (18 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings continues, in the Globe and Mail and on QR77 (Calgary radio) and cbc.ca. (17 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – Clues begin to feed massive investigations into Boston Marathon explosions, in the Globe and Mail, CTV News Channel, CKNW (Vancouver radio), CBC Radio Ontario Morning, QR77 Calgary radio, Kingston Whig Standard and CKWS TV. (16 Apr)

Bernard Brister (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The search for answers continues after Boston Marathon bombing, on CTV News Channel. (16 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – North Korea could launch a missile at any time, on CTV News Channel. (15 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – How do Canadians become radicalized and turned into terrorists, on The Agenda With Steve Paikin blog. (12 Apr)

Doug Bland – The Canadian military reverses its decision on danger pay in Afghanistan, on CBC Radio Ottawa. (12 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – North Korea threatens to start nuclear war, on the Sun News Network and CKOM (Saskatoon talk radio). (10 Apr)

Warren Mabee – The vast majority of wind power in Canada is owned by foreign companies, in the Globe and Mail.  (9 Apr)

Don Drummond – Canadian business leaders are pessimistic about the economy, in the National Post. (5 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – RCMP identify two Canadians involved in Algerian terrorist attack, on the Roy Green Show (nationally syndicated talk radio show); North Korea threatens the U.S., on Newstalk 1010 (Toronto radio). (9 Apr)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Op-ed on the growing political and financial relationship between India and China, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (9 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) - Canadians involved Algeria attack on talk radio in Halifax, Moncton and Saint John. (5 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – Canadians in Algeria attack were young and from the middle class, in Yahoo News South Africa and Yahoo News UK and Ireland; Desire to fit in with the Muslim community can push bitter and isolated converts to jihad, in the National Post; Immigration Minister Jason Kenney says Canada has done well to keep young people of the path to radicalization, in Macleans, the Huffington Post, the Hamilton Spectator and a number of other daily newspapers; Third man linked to Canadians in Algeria, on Global TV National. (2 Apr)

Warren Mabee – TransCanada proposal to ship Alberta oil to East Coast takes a step forward, in the Penticton Herald, Lethbridge Herald and a number of other daily newspapers; Exxon oil spill comes at a bad time for Keystone, on CBC Radio’s national business desk and in the National Post, Globe and Mail, Ottawa Citizen and Nanaimo Daily News and a number of other daily newspapers; Halliburton fighting in court, on CTV News Channel. (2 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – Minister John Baird visits the Middle East, on CTV News Channel; Canadian passport prized by terrorists, in the Toronto Sun. (1 Apr)

 

March 2013

Bryne Purchase  – Our institutions are designed to respond only when faced with a crisis, op-ed in  The Walrus  magazine. (28 Mar)

Bryne Purchase  – Ontario’s electricity policy needs to be fixed, in  Kingston This Week. (26 Mar)

Bryne Purchase – Approval for the Keystone XL pipeline is in jeopardy, op-ed in theGlobe and Mail. (23 Mar)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The U.S. decision to invade Iraq was the biggest political blunder of the 21st century, op-ed in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (23 Mar)

Don Drummond – Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announces the federal budget, in theGlobe and Mail, CTV News Channel and CTV.ca. (22 Mar)

Robert Wolfe – federal government reduces tariffs on hockey equipment, on CBC Radio Victoria. (22 Mar)

Andrew Graham – Public-service perks are an issue in upcoming federal budget, in theGlobe and Mail, Ottawa Citizen, CBC Radio Ottawa’s All in a Day and CKWS TV. (21 Mar)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – North Korea is making threats against its enemies, on CKNW (Vancouver radio). (21 Mar)

Andrew Graham – Thursday’s budget is likely to be modest, in the National Post. (20 Mar)

Douglas Bland – Harper government’s defence spending cuts raise spectre of another decade of darkness, in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Regina Leader Post, Edmonton Journal and four other national daily newspapers. (20 Mar)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – A Canadian was involved in planning the Algeria gas plant terrorist attack, on Global TV National. (19 Mar)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The 10th anniversary of the Iraq war, on CTV News Channel. (19 Mar)

Warren Mabee – The federal government reveals new oil spill prevention plans, on 13 CBC radio stations across Canada including Victoria, New Brunswick, St John’s, Calgary and Ottawa. (19 Mar)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – How great women have changed the world, op-ed in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (18 Mar)

Naomi Alboim – Canada experience unprecedented changes to immigration policy, in iPolitics. (18 Mar)

Kathy Brock – Stephen Harper introducing more bills through the Senate than past prime ministers, in the Vancouver Sun,  Calgary Herald , Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers. (14 Mar)

Don Drummond – The federal budget is the government's chance to show it has a comprehensive plan for Canada’s economic future, op-ed in the Globe and Mail. (13 Mar)

Douglas Bland – Government quietly trying to rebrand the Canadian Forces as the Canadian Armed Forces, in the National PostVancouver Province, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen and several other Postmedia newspapers. (13 Mar)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – North Korea threatens to attack its enemies, on CKOM (Saskatoon radio) and CJME (Regina radio). (13 Mar)

Houchang Hassan-Yari  (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Gaza marathon cancelled because Hamas didn’t want men running with women, in the  National Post.  (12 Mar)

Doug Bland – Canadian training mission in Kabul estimated at $522 million, in theCalgary Herald, Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette and several other news websites across Canada. (11 Mar)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Budget cuts for Department of Foreign Affairs are hurting Canada's international foreign policy effectiveness, op-ed in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (11 Mar)

Richard Chaykowski - CBC’s relationship with its union represents a model for getting beyond serious conflict, in the Financial Post. (5 Mar)

Warren Mabee – Is oil transport by rail a safe, viable alternative if the pipeline is rejected, on global.ca . (5 Mar)

Warren Mabee  – The U.S. State department is releasing an environmental assessment report on the Keystone Pipeline, on CBC Radio’s national business desk. (4 Mar)

 

February 2013

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – Canadian Forces preparing for spending cuts in the upcoming federal budget, on CBC Radio stations in Kelowna, Whitehorse, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, St. John’s, and Charlottetown. (28 Feb)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – Federal government expected to make big budget cuts to the Canadian Forces, in the Toronto Sun, Sun News Network and Kingston Whig-Standard. (27 Feb)

Naomi Alboim  – Canada’s immigration history is one of discrimination and exclusion, in the  Toronto Star. (25 Feb)

Christian Leuprecht   (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – China regularly hacked U.S. government agencies and corporations according to a recent report, on Sun News TV Network. (22 Feb)

Warren Mabee – What are the environmental dangers of not building a pipeline, in Popular Mechanics. (20 Feb)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – There is evidence of state-sponsored cyber attacks from China on U.S. government departments and companies, on CTV News Channel. (20 Feb)

Kathy Brock – Why the federal government hasn’t called a national inquiry into missing aboriginal woman, in the Calgary Herald, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Regina Leader Post, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Province, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and the Vancouver Sun. (20 Feb)

Louis Delvoie  (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Social group is crushed under the boot of cruel reality, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (19 Feb)

Warren Mabee - Protests and political pressure to get approval for the Keystone Pipeline, on  GlobalNews.ca ; GlobalToronto.ca, GlobalBC, Global Calgary and nine other Global News websites. (15 Feb)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – President Obama talks tough to North Korean during State of the Union address, on CTV News Channel; Canadian military looking at the use of drones, in  NOW Magazine (Toronto). (14 Feb)

Munir Sheikh  – Op-ed on what is a "clear majority" of votes needed in a referendum for Quebec to separate, in the  Globe and Mail.  (Feb 12)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – Convicted spy Jeffrey Delisle gets 20-year jail term, in the Globe and Mailand on CTV News Channel and Sun News Network. (Feb 11)

Warren Mabee – A growing anti-wind movement says giant turbines have gone up without sufficient research into health impacts, on CBC TV’s Doc Zone. (Feb 11)

Douglas Bland – Shuffle underway for Canadian military’s top brass, in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Huffington Post Canada and ctvsnews.ca. (Feb 7)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – A terrorist used a Canadian passport, on CTV News Channel. (Feb 7)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – A terrorist was caught using a Canadian passport on Global TV National, Simcoe Reformer, Owen Sound Sun Times and the Northumberland Today. (Feb 6)

Peter Milliken – Does the Parliamentary budget office need an overhaul, on Canada.com. (Feb 6)

Warren Mabee   – Pipeline proposal is a realistic option, the Huffington Post Canada, cbc.ca, CBC Radio Fredericton and CBC Radio Moncton. (Feb 5)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) –RCMP making some progress in probe of deadly siege in Algeria, in theEdmonton Journal, Nanaimo Daily News, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette, Regina Leader Post, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Province, Vancouver Sun and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix; Naval spy Jeffrey Delisle is being sentenced, on CTV News Channel and the Sun News Network. (Feb 4)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – The sentencing hearing for naval spy Jeffrey Delisle, on  CTV National News  and CTV News Channel. (Feb 1)

 

January 2013

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Israel attacks an arms convoy near the Syrian border, on CTV News Channel. (Jan 31)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Convicted spy Jeffrey Delisle to be sentenced in precedent-setting case, in the Toronto SunVancouver 24 hours, Edmonton Sun, Calgary Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Ottawa Sun and more than 20 other Sun Media newspapers. (Jan 31)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Mali forces defeat rebels to take control of major airport, on CTV News Channel and Sun News Network; proposed law would strip Canadian citizenship for acts of war, onGlobalNews.ca. (Jan 30)

Kerim Ousman (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Canada's future role in Mali, on CTV News Channel. (Jan 30)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Civil unrest in Egypt, on CTV News Channel.  (Jan 30)

Kerim Ousman (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Canada's future role in Mali, on the Sun News Network. (Jan 29)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The legacy of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, on the Charles Adler Radio Show (carried on 14 radio stations across Canada, including Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto and Halifax). (Jan 29)

Kerim Ousman (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Canada's future role in Mali, on CTV News Channel. (Jan 28)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi correctly predicted jihadists would spread across northern Africa if his regime fell, in the National Post; the U.S. military allows more combat roles for women, on CKNW (Vancouver). Jan 28)

Kathy Brock – What impact will the 13-point declaration signed by First Nations leaders have, in the Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Regina Leader Post, Ottawa Citizen and several other Postmedia newspapers. (Jan 28)

Doug Bland – First Nations sovereignty demands a new point of conflict, op-ed in theOttawa Citizen. (Jan 28)

Robert Wolfe – Canada should pursue a trade deal with the European Union sooner rather than later, in the Globe and Mail. (Jan 25)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – North Korea may threaten the United States with missle attacks, on CTV News Channel. (Jan 25)

Warren Mabee – Nebraska approves the new Keystone XL pipeline route, on CTV News Channel. (Jan 24)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – RCMP members in Algeria investigate if Canadians were involved in deadly attack, in the Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Province, Montreal Gazette, Regina Leader Post, Saskatoon Star Phoenix and the Ottawa Citizen. (Jan 24)

Don Drummond – Ottawa may struggle to replace its outgoing Parliamentary Budget Officer, in the Globe and Mail. (Jan 23)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Canadians were allegedly involved in the Algeria gas plants attack, on CTV News Channel, Sun News Network, CKOM (Saskatoon talk radio) and CJME (Regina talk radio). (Jan 23)

Warren Mabee – Nebraska’s approval of Keystone XL pipeline raises problems for U.S. President Barack Obama, in the Toronto StarOttawa Citizen, Nanaimo Daily News, Vancouver Province, Regina Leader Post, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette and CBC Radio’s national business desk. Jan 23)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Feds investigate Algerian claim of Canadians aiding in deadly gas plant attack, in the, Toronto Star, Global TV NationalOttawa Citizen, Vancouver Province, Vancouver Sun, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Regina Leader Post, Calgary Herald and the Edmonton Journal. (Jan 22)

Kathy Brock – First Nations chief Shawn Atleo will be back on the job soon, in theEdmonton Journal and the Calgary Herald. (Jan 22)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Age of secularism vs. age of faith, op-ed in theKingston Whig-Standard. (Jan 21)

Kathy Brock – Five ideas to help Canada’s indigenous people in the Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Province, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Regina Leader Post, Montreal Gazette and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix. (Jan 21)

Kerim Ousman (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Islamic rebels are on the attack in Mali and Algeria, on CTV News Channel. (Jan 18)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Canada to send military support to Mali, on  CTV News Channel.  (Jan 16)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Egyptian court overrules Hosni Mubarak's life sentence, on CTV News Channel. (Jan 15)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Civil unrest in Egypt and Syria, on CKNW (Vancouver). (Jan 15)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Canada considers sending troops to Mali, on CKNW (Vancouver radio). (Jan 14)

Kathy Brock – The legacy of Sir John A Macdonald, on CKWS TV. (Jan 14)

Kathy Brock – Agenda unclear on eve of key meeting between Prime Minister and natives, in the Vancouver Sun, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers. (Jan 10)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Canadian government considers sending troops to Mali, on CTV News Channel; Don Cherry comments on Canada giving funding to Haiti, on QR77 (Calgary radio). (Jan 9)

George Smith – Artificial NHL lockout deadline are doing more harm than good, in the National Post. (Jan 7)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – By this time next year the current Syrian regime will be little more than a memory, in the Ottawa Sun, Toronto Sun, Edmonton Sun, Calgary Sun and the Winnipeg Sun. (Jan 7)

Douglas Bland (School of Policy Studies) – Professor Bland’s fictional book Uprising has parallels to the current Idle No More movement, in the National Post, Regina-Leader Post and Montreal Gazette; the Idle No More native protest movement is growing, in the Toronto Star. (Jan 4)

George Smith – NHL owners and players union have to put aside bitter emotions in order to come up with a new deal, in the Toronto Star. (Jan 4)

Louis Delvois  (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Op-ed on why Syrian leader Bashar al Assad's days are numbered, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (Jan 3)

George Smith – Time is becoming a factor in NHL lockout, in the National Post, 2012 was a bad year for labour relations, in the Winnipeg Free Press and Ottawa Citizen; back-to-work legislation brings different results, in the Toronto Star. (Jan 2) 

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Canada considers sending troops to Mali, on CTV News Channel. (Jan 2)

Andrew Graham – Federal government needs to start planning now for Canada's 150th anniversary celebrations in 2017, in the Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers. (Jan 2)

Kathy Brock – “Idle No More” movement is growing in popularity, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (Jan 2)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Kingston Penitentiary is not cost-efficient to operate, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. (Jan 2)

 

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