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April 16, 2021

Queen's In The News Friday, April 16, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Troy Day
  • Arts and Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
CBC Online: Ottawa's COVID-19 cases expected to climb
Dr. Day says it's hard to know exactly what will happen with the variants in Ottawa because local historical data of these variants doesn't exist.
Bjorkman, Bronwyn
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Global News: The root of the term cancel culture
Dr. Bjorkman talks about the origins of the term "cancel culture".
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
La Presse: Record rise in domestic terrorism in the country
Global News: Are COVID-19 restrictions leading to a growing risk of radicalization in Canada?
Dr. Leuprecht says the increase in domestic terrorism is worrying because it seems to be accepted by part of the population. He also talks about the new report from the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians that says lockdowns put in place to counter COVID-19 could lead to more Canadians being radicalized.
Richard Kwaku Kumah
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
The Conversation: Ghana needs to rethink its small scale mining strategy. Here’s how
PhD candidate Kwaku Kumah writes an op-ed on artisanal and small-scale mining in Ghana.

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