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February 11, 2022

Queen's In The News Friday, February 11, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
Global News: Convoy ‘intel reports’ accuse police, politicians of creating ‘space’ for violence
Dr. Amarasingam talks about the narrative the Ottawa convoy has created within the group, believing they are the victims.
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
Law Times: Court awards over $500,000 retro child support payment against father who refused DNA testing
Prof. Bala says the decision establishes a way to support children conceived due to a one-night stand with a man who lives in another country.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: Trucker protests: What started in Ottawa could roll round the world
CFRB 1010: Does Christian Leuprecht still think Russia is bluffing?
ctvnews.ca: Protesters hold ceremony
CHML 900 (Hamilton radio): Hamilton Today with Scott Thompson
Dr. Leuprecht talks about the trucker protest and about the Russia-Ukraine situation.
Heidi Ploeg
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Kingston Whig-Standard: Women in science, engineering 'essential'
Dr. Ploeg talks about how representation is important in getting more girls and women into science and engineering.
Thomas Hughes
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
The Conversation: The Ukraine-Russia standoff is a troubling watershed moment for NATO
Dr. Hughes writes about how by threatening Ukraine, Russia has put pressure on NATO.
Rosenberg, Mark
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • School of Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
Global News: Kingston’s population grew 7% since last census
Dr. Rosenberg speculates that Kingston will continue to attract more people due to immigration in the future.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Toronto Star: ‘Free means free’: Walmart reverses decision to apply minimum $35 purchase for free rapid COVID-19 tests
Dr. Wong talks about how it isn’t a good look for Walmart trying to profit from a free giveaway during the middle of a global pandemic.

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