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February 1, 2022

Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
Globe and Mail: Will the Ottawa convoy morph into a Tea Party-style populist movement?
Toronto Star: Why the ‘Freedom convoy’ protest on Parliament Hill may be just the beginning
Dr. Amarasingam co-writes an op-ed about the trucker protest, and theorizes that the movement could represent the maturation of a Canadian Tea Party-style populist movement. He says once the rally is over, the organizers of the protest will go back home and continue their anti- government message, knowing they have hundreds of thousands of people listening.
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: Kingston MP and Queen’s Political Studies PhD candidate react to the mass protest in Ottawa and the collateral damage it’s caused.
Abray, a PhD candidate, says the rally has done nothing to further the stated claims of the protesters.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CTV National Network News: Has the Delta variant disappeared in Canada?
Dr. Evans says that Delta has been widely replaced by Omicron, but it is still out there.
Ardi Imseis
  • Law
CBC's The Current with Matt Galloway: The Current for Feb. 1, 2022
Prof. Imseis talks about the escalating war in Yemen, and Canada's role as an arms supplier to parties in the conflict. Cue 1:05 mark.

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