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August 23, 2021

Queen's In The News Monday, August 23, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Toronto Star: Alan Kurdi’s aunt watched as a photo of the toddler’s body on a beach shook Canada and its politics. Will the Afghan crisis do the same?
Prof. Aiken talks about the federal government’s efforts to rescue vulnerable Afghans and if this will impact the Liberal’s campaign performance.
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
Hill Times: Researchers identify key QAnon influencer 'GhostEzra'
Dr. Amarasingam talks about the further radicalization of disenchanted QAnon adherents.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Political Studies
CBC Online: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-election-political-parties-pandemic-planning-1.6148017
Dr. Brock talks about how Canada’s political parties plan to prepare the country for future pandemics.
Amy Latimer-Cheung
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
London Free Press: 'An athlete is an athlete': Academics set to examine Paralympics coverage
Dr. Latimer-Cheung talks about the media coverage of parasport.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Winnipeg Free Press: The high price of protection: Safety first, everything else last
Dr. Leuprecht talks about how there is no relationship between police funding and crime rates.
Eddy Ng
  • Smith School of Business
Wall Street Journal: Dr. Ng talks about Gen Zers starting their careers working from home rather than in a traditional office environment
Dr. Ng talks about Gen Zers starting their careers working from home rather than in a traditional office environment.
Jane Philpott
  • Health Sciences
CBC Online: How do Canada's political parties plan to prepare the country for future pandemics?
Dean Philpott talks about how the pandemic has raised Canadians' awareness to the fact that public health crises like this can happen.
Kyla Tienhaara
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
Rabble: One big, expensive, avoidable reason why governments won't take action on climate change
Dr. Tienhaara is quoted from her article in The Conversation about the need to quickly phase out fossil fuels in order to combat climate change.

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