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    April 6, 2017

    Queen's In The News Thursday, April 6, 2017

    Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
    Lafreniere, Melissa
    • Arts and Science
    • Department of Geography and Planning
    University Affairs: Arctic research at a “crossroads” as network funding winds down
    Dr. Lafreniere discusses her research on climate change in the Arctic, as well as how the end of funding for ArcticNet could impact ongoing and future research.
    Rose, Jonathan
    • Arts and Science
    • Political Studies
    CTV National Network News: What is the line between partisan and government communications?
    ctvnews.ca: Critics say McKenna's budget videos may cross the line into self-promotion
    Dr. Rose explained how online promotional videos may not quality as "ads" under the federal policy on using taxpayer funds for government - and not partisan - ads, because there were no payments for broadcast time or print space, but could violate the spirit of the policy.
    Christian Leuprecht
    • Arts and Science
    • Political Studies
    NewsTalk 770 (Calgary): North Korea tests missile
    Dr. Leuprecht analysed the current state of North Korea, whether or not the rogue state poses any type of immediate danger, what their military capabilities are at this point, and what the future could hold.
    Mabee, Warren
    • Arts and Science
    • Department of Geography and Planning
    ctvnews.ca: Baloney Meter: Which government has 'invested' the most in transit?
    Dr. Mabee says that determining the validity of a claim that "no government in the history of Canada has invested as much in public transit" as the present government could come down to the definition of "invested" and whether funds earmarked but not yet spent should count.
    Siemens, Robert
    • Health Sciences
    • Urology
    Kingston Whig-Standard: Procedure improves quality of life for bladder cancer patients
    Dr. Siemens explains how a procedure known as a blue light cystoscopy can improve treatment and quality of life for patients with bladder cancer.

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