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December 5, 2022

Queen's In The News Monday, December 5, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
National Observer: Chilling Canadian conspiracy theories explained
Dr. Amarasingam discusses the nuance involved when defining conspiracy theories.
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: SCC upholds Ontario court order to return wrongly retained children to Dubai in groundbreaking case
Professor Bala says the recent Supreme Court ruling shows that Canada is not a haven for child abductors.
Alvin Cheung
  • Law
Toronto Star: Hong Kong’s judicial system has been debased
Dr. Cheung suggests lawyers in Hong Kong have increasingly become subject to government coercion, including surveillance and harassment by pro-Beijing media.
Detomasi, David
  • Smith School of Business
CHML 900 (Hamilton radio): Canada should focus on building ties with countries that share its values — but tread carefully
Dr. Detomasi talks about the importance of cultural values when building economic partnerships with foreign nations.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CKWS/Global Kingston: Kingston, Ont. doctors urge parents to vaccinate children for influenza, COVID-19
CBC Online: Got a cold? It could protect you from other viruses — but only for a bit
Dr. Evans says the healthcare sector is seeing much higher test positivity for influenza than for COVID.
Kirk Leifso
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Pediatrics
CKWS/Global Kingston: Kingston, Ont. doctors urge parents to vaccinate children for influenza, COVID-19
Dr. Leifso explores possible reasons why so few children are up to date on COVID vaccinations.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Globe and Mail: A return by Poilievre to Harper-era criminal sentences would be a terrible sequel
In her op-ed, Lisa Kerr speaks to how past policies from the Conservative Party would impact Canadians today.
Lang, Eugene
  • School of Policy Studies
YGK news: Canada needs to act on its existing defence policy, not review it repeatedly
In his op-ed, professor Lang says that Canada needs to focus on executing defence policy and increasing procurement efforts rather than policy review.
Courtney Szto
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
The Hockey News: 'Horrifying': experts react to hockey canada's 900-plus cases of on-ice discrimination
Dr. Szto says on-ice discrimination is difficult to deal with if allegations are not witnessed by an official.

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