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2014 - Our People In The News

July 2014

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) discusses Gaza in the National Post. (31  July)

Christian Leuprecht - comments on the NRC hacking, on CBC radio syndication. (31 July)

Andrew Graham   – A strong, active board is vital to police oversight, op-ed in the Winnipeg Free Press. (29 July)

Christian Leuprecht  - discusses Russia-Ukraine, Libya and the Middle East on the Roy Green Syndicated Radio Show. (28 July)

Robert Wolfe   – Weak data is leaving Canadian decision makers without basic information on how safe railways are, on Zoomer Radio AM 740 (Toronto radio). (23 July)

Robert Wolfe   – Roderick Macdonald was a mentor to generations of lawyers, in theGlobe and Mail. (22 July)

Christian Leuprecht – What happened with Flight MH17, on the Sun News Network and CTV News Channel. (21 July)

Stefanie von Hlatky (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The Canadian forces can’t be gender-blind, op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen. (21 July)

Houchang Hassan-Yari  (Centre for International and Defence Studies) weighs in on the Gaza conflict, on CHML radio (Hamilton radio).  (18 July)

George Smith   – Brendan Shanahan taking a patient approach to rebuilding the Leafs, in the Toronto Star. (11 July)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) writes an op-ed on Iraq which appeared in the Owen Sound Sun Times and the Kingston Whig Standard. (9 July)

Robert Wolfe  - discusses Canadian knowledge of dangerous rail shipments, in  MetroNews Canada . (8 July)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) discusses the impact of a Kurdish state in Iraq, on CBCNews.ca. (7 July)

Robert Wolfe - comments on the year after Lac Mégantic in the Toronto Star. (7 July)

Christian Leuprecht   – The self-proclaimed leader of the Islamic State is talking about conquering Rome, on Sun TV. (4 July)

Houchang Hassan-Yari   (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Iraqi jihadists announce the establishment of a new Islamic state, on cbc.ca. (2 July)

 

June 2014

Kim Nossal - weighs in on Mohamed Fahmy's seven-year prison sentence in the National Post. (30 June)

Christian Leuprecht - discusses the new rules tracking US-Canada border travel on CBC radio syndication. (30 June)

Naomi Alboim - discuss the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in an op-ed in the Globe and Mail. (26 June)

Don Drummond - comments on Ontario’s fiscal situation, on The Agenda with Steve Paikin. (26 June)

Warren Mabee   – A tale of two pipelines, Northern Gateway, vs. Keystone XL, on castanet.net. (19 June)

Warren Mabee – Government announces conditional approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline, on CBC’s Lang & O’Leary Exchange; Comparing the Northern Gateway pipeline and Keystone XL, on ctvnews.ca and NewsTalk 1130. (18 June)

Christian Leuprecht – The crisis continues in Iraq, on the Sun News Network. (18 June)

Warren Mabee   – Expectations are the Northern Gateway pipeline will be approved, on CBC Radio One. (17 June)

Don Drummond - writes about better labour market information in the  Globe and Mail . (13 June)

Don Drummond – What we don’t know and why we don’t know about the labour market dilemma, on CBC’s Lang and O’Leary Exchange. (12 June)

Kathy Brock – The NDP and Liberals are fighting for the Kingston vote, on CKWS Television. (12 June)

Bruce Gilley (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - comments on Canadian interest in trade with China in the Vancouver Sun, the  Saskatoon Star Phoenix  and Montreal Gazette. (11 June)

David Walker -  questions Ontario’s health care system in the Ottawa Citizen . (9 June)

Christian Leuprecht - weighs in on police overtime budgets in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal.  (5 June)

Christian Leuprecht   – The United States say they have a plan to protect the NATO nations, on Sun TV and CTV News Channel. (4 June)

Christian Leuprecht  – Why is the United States negotiating with terrorists, on Sun TV. (3 June)

Don Drummond   – Does Toronto have a rhetoric problem, in the Toronto Star. (2 June)

May 2014

Christian Leuprecht  – Edward Snowden is trying to counteract claims that have called his credibility into question, on CTV News Channel. (29 May)

Christian Leuprecht – Police are considering not responding to private alarm calls, in the Toronto Star and on Newstalk 1010 (Toronto radio). (26 May)

Warren Mabee  – Russia and China strike a new gas deal, how does that affect Canada, on CKNW (Vancouver radio). (26 May)

John Adams (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – A counterespionage campaign has been set in motion by the Communications Security Establishment Canada, on the Arlene Bynon Show on Sirius XM. (22 May)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The situation in Ukraine is complex, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard and Owen Sound Times. (22 May)

Christian Leuprecht  – What should the target benchmarks be for under-represented groups in the Canadian Armed Forces. (21 May)

Christian Leuprecht   – What is known about the talks in Ukraine, on CTV News Channel; The terror trial of Misbahuddin Ahmed is underway, on Sun TV. (20 May)

Christian Leuprecht   – The situation continues to be unstable in Ukraine, on Sun TV. (15 May)

Don Drummond  – Kathleen Wynne says Ontario vote a choice between growth or austerity, in the Windsor Star. (14 May)

Warren Mabee  – A new climate report out of the U.S. has dire predictions for weather patterns in the future, a  Postmedia chat  on Postmedia newspapers across Canada. (13 May)

Christian Leuprecht – Ukraine has strategically deployed 15,000 soldiers, on CTV News Channel. (12 May)

Louie Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Should Turkey be viewed as a European country or a Middle Eastern country, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (12 May)

Warren Mabee – Atlantic Canada is the next major pipeline battleground, in the  National Post . (9 May)

Christian Leuprecht  – The situation in the Ukraine continues to change, on CTV News Channel. (8 May)

Kathy Brock – What will the NDP gain or lose from voting against the budget and what this means for the Liberals, on Global National. (5 May)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – An update on the situation in Syria, on The Agenda with Steve Paikin. (5 May)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – What is the situation regarding war in the Ukraine, on CTV News Channel. (5 May)

 

April 2014

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) - RCMP tracking Canadians considered at risk of joining terror groups, on Sun News Network. (29 Apr)

Hugh Segal  – What to do about the Senate? On  The West Block with Tom Clark . (28 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht(Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – New military exercises were recently announced by the Russian military, on CTV News Channel. (25 Apr)

Don Drummond  – Appeared on the first annual Progress Summit on Income Inequality and Austerity, on CPAC. (22 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – A four-party meeting on the Ukraine is being held in Geneva, on CTV News Channel; Canada deploys CF-18s to Eastern Europe, on Sun TV. (21 Apr)

Naomi Alboim - Canadian waitresses lose jobs to foreign workers, on cbc.ca and in the Huffington Post. (21 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Crime is plunging, but police costs are soaring, in the Globe and Mail. (17 Apr)

Warren Mabee – Summer gas prices expected to spike, on CKWS-TV. (17 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – One year after Boston, on  Sun News Network ; NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio). (16 Apr)

Naomi Alboim  – Temporary foreign workers being approved too easily, expert warns, on  CBC.ca . (15 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – West imposes new sanction, on  CTV News Channel . (14 Apr)

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Breaking down the results from the Quebec election, on CTV News Channel, Radio Canada and the Charles Adler Show AM 770 (Calgary). (9 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Holding the line on policing costs, in the  London Free Press. (8 Apr)

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – What can the public expect from the upcoming Quebec election, on CTV News Channel. (7 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Police are pricing themselves out of business, op-ed in the Toronto Star. (7 Apr)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Is the end to the Commonwealth inevitable, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (7 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The escalating costs of police services, on NewsTalk 650 (Saskatoon radio). (4 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) –Trained civilians could assist police: Report, in the Ottawa Citizen , on Sun TV, CJOB-AM (Winnipeg radio). (2 Apr)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Civilians should do certain police jobs: report, in the Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal , Regina Leader-Post and other Postmedia publications. He was also interviewed by CJOB AM (Winnipeg radio) and Calgary radio. (1 Apr)

 

March 2014

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Can humble pope save Church? Op-ed published in The Kingston Whig Standard. (28 Mar)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – What are the pros and cons of municipal police forces vs. the OPP and how can we control rising costs, on  The Agenda. (28 Mar)

Michael Smolander (Graduate student) – Stephen Harper’s legacy defined by free trade, op-ed published in The Kingston Whig Standard. (25 Mar)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – What was the police strategy at the Shannonville blockade, on CBC Radio-Canada. (22 Mar)

Douglas Bland – How effective is the blockade in Shannonville, on CBC Radio-Canada. (22 Mar)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The situation in Crimea, on News Talk Radio (Saskatchewan). (19 Mar)

Bryne Purchase – The real problem facing Ontario’s factories: Markets are moving south, op-ed published in The Globe and Mail. (18 Mar)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Aircraft disappearance is turning out to be embarrassing for Malaysian air force, on Sun News Network. (18 Mar)

John Adams – Canada’s military squeezed out of cyber-defence, emails warn, in the Alaska Highway News. (18 Mar)

André Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Referendum rumblings, on The Agenda with Steve Paikin. (17 Mar)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Russia: aggression and paranoia, op-ed published inThe Kingston Whig Standard. (17 Mar)

Warren Mabee (Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy) – Natural gas prices could rise 40% in the coming months, in The Kingston Whig Standard. (17 Mar)

Stewart Fast  (Post-doctoral researcher at Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy) – Opponents, supporters subjects of study, in  The Kingston Whig Standard . (17 Mar)

Andre Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Commenting on the Quebec election, on  globalnews.ca. (14 Mar)

John Adams (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Canada’s military squeezed out of cyber defence, in the Ottawa Citizen. (13 Mar)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The search continues for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet, on Sun TV. (12 Mar)

Robert Wolfe – Canada’s free trade agreement with South Korea has the potential to boost exports and create thousands of jobs, in the Toronto Star. (12 Mar)

André Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) - Harper’s plan for new Canada-wide carrier rests with separatist, in Bloomberg Businessweek. (11 Mar)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Federal departments cite cyber-attacks among the biggest risks, in the Calgary Herald. (11 Mar)

André Juneau (Institute for Intergovernmental Affairs) – An update on the Quebec election, on CTV News Channel. (10 Mar)

Garnett Picot – Canadians with immigrant backgrounds are almost twice as likely to go to university as students whose parents were born in Canada, in the Windsor Star. (10 Mar)

George Perlin – Is Putin acting like a Nazi or trying to stop Nazism in Crimea, on globalnews.ca. (10 Mar)

Douglas Bland – Native protest is a big inconvenience, in the Kingston Whig Standard. (10 Mar)

Richard Chaykowski – How are Canadian unions regaining strength, in the Kingston Whig Standard. (10 Mar)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Libya has attracted the least media attention after the Arab Spring of 2011, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (10 Mar)

André Juneau (Institute of Intergovernmental Affairs) – Quebec separatist premier calls election, on  National Public Radio . (6 Mar)

Douglas Bland – The blockade continues in Tyendinaga, on  CKWS Television . (5 Mar)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Netanyahu visits with Obama, on CTV News Channel. (4 Mar)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Local professor talks Russia, on CKWS-TV. (4 Mar)

Kathy Brock – Students get rare chance to pick brain of former prime minister, in The Kingston Whig Standard. (4 Mar)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Dissecting international response to Russian military intervention in Crimea, on CTV News Channel. (3 Mar)

Garnett Picot – University education gap widens, in the Vancouver Sun, Saskatoon Sunday Phoenix, Regina Sunday Post. (3 Mar)

 

February 2014

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – The situation continues to evolve in Ukraine, on CTV News Channel. (28 Feb)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Things continue to develop in Ukraine, on CJAD (Montreal radio). (27 Feb)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Egypt’s interim government announces its resignation, on CTV News Channel. (24 Feb)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - No region of the world has benefitted from less sustained Canadian interest and involvement than South America, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (21 Feb)

Robert Wolfe – Democrats grind gears in Obama’s attempt to update NAFTA, in the Vancouver Sun. (20 Feb)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Iran’s leader is expressing skepticism about the next round of nuclear negotiations with world powers, on Sun News Network. (19 Feb)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Examining charities that accept donations from states that sponsor terrorism such as Iran and Syria, on Sun TV. (13 Feb)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Syrians continue to be evacuated from Homas, on CTV News Channel. (10 Feb)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – A plane from the Ukraine was nearly hijacked and the pilot forced to land in Sochi, on CTV News Channel and CBC Radio. He also participated in an online Postmedia chat about security and terrorism in Sochi. (10 Feb)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Annual report entitled Freedom in the World, is rather depressing, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (7 Feb)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – U.S. man blames changes in gun culture after being charged with trying to smuggle a gun into Canada, on Radio Canada. (7 Feb)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – A Tunisian scientist and terror suspect lashes out at the Canadian government, in the National Post. (4 Feb)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) - How Canada’s highly paid Olympic men’s hockey pros are insured against acts of terrorism but their amateur teammates may not be, on Sun TV. (3 Feb)

Pierre Jolicoeur (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Is the security in Russia enough to ensure the safety of the Olympics, on Radio Canada. (3 Feb)

Hugh Segal – Was Justin Trudeau’s Senate move a stunt or did it have substance, on The West Block with Tom Clark. (2 Feb)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Prime Minister Harper equates the criticism of the Israeli government with anti-Semitism, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (2 Feb)

 

January 2014

Robert Wolfe  (School of Policy Studies) – Trans Pacific trade talks bumping into hostility, on  MetroNews.ca  and in the Alberni Valley Times. (30 Jan)

Houchang Hassan-Yari  (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Egypt’s ousted president defiant at start of prison break trial, on Sun News Network. (30 Jan)

Thomas Courchene  – Muscle-up our cities; Canada’s global city regions need more money and powers, op-ed published in the Financial Post . (22 Jan)

Christian Leuprecht   (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – An Islamist Militant group is threatening the safety of the Sochi Olympics, on CTV News Channel. (21 Jan)

Louis Delvoie   (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Pakistanis describe their relationship with China as an all-weather friendship, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard. (20 Jan)

Robert Wolfe – If we want better rules to transport oil by rail, we need better rules, op-ed in the Globe and Mail. (17 Jan)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – A Canadian was killed while fighting in Syria, on CBC Radio syndication; Fitness levels of new recruits to the Canadian military are lower than in the past, in Toronto Metro News. (17 Jan)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Egypt is undertaking a constitutional referendum, on the Sun News Network. (17 Jan)

Don Drummond – Ontario Tories’ million-job pledge if an act of hubris from Tim Hudak, in The Globe and Mail. (14 Jan)

Peter Milliken – Maple Leaf mastermind John Ross Matheson served as MP, judge, in The Globe and Mail. (14 Jan)

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – A controversial legacy, on CTV News Channel. He was also interviewed by CKNW (Vancouver radio) about the death of Ariel Sharon. (14 Jan)

Andrew Graham  – Review targets public service executives, in the  Calgary Herald . (13 Jan)

Louis Delvoie  (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – A lament for Africa, op-ed published in the  Kingston Whig Standard . (10 Jan) 

Christian Leuprecht   (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – Saint John is not alone in its quest to seek savings and consider a switch in policing services, in the Saint John Telegraph-Journal. (10 Jan)

Christian Leuprecht (Institute for Intergovernmental Relations) – What is Canada’s strategy to help its arms industry, on Radio Canada. (7 Jan)

Warren Mabee – Propane shortage adds to winter weather woes, in the Kingston Whig Standard. (7 Jan)

Christian Leuprecht  (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) – What is the spillover effect from the current civil war in Syria, on CTV News Channel; what is the latest news out of North Korea, on the Jerry Agar show (Sun News Network). (6 Jan)

Robert Wolfe – Multiple trade negotiations offer tantalizing possibilities, in the Globe and Mail. (2 Jan)

Andrew Graham – Public service unions brace for sick leave battle, in the Ottawa Citizen. (2 Jan)

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Winners and losers on 2013, op-ed published in the Kingston Whig Standard. (2 Jan)

 

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