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February 14, 2022

Queen's In The News Monday, February 14, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
Guardian UK: Freedom convoys: legitimate Covid protest or vehicle for darker beliefs?
Dr. Amarasingam says the protesters at the anti-mandate protests believe they have become heroes in their own story.
Baines, Beverley
  • Law
Canadian Bar National Magazine: Being fed-up is not a constitutional right
Prof. Baines writes an opinion piece on the anti-mandate protests.
Stephanie Chouinard
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity
CBC Radio (Ottawa): All in a Day- February 11
The National News (UAE): Ontario declares state of emergency as lorry protest drags on in Canada's largest province
Dr. Chouinard analyzes Ford's recent announcement about the protests and blockades.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Newsworld (Toronto): Police enforce court injunction to remove protesters near Ambassador Bridge
New York Times: In Ottawa, a pressing question: Where are the police?
CBC Newsworld (Ottawa): Blockade in Windsor
CBC Radio: Cross Country Checkup with Ian Hanomansing
Roy Green Syndicated Radio Show: Christian Leuprecht on the Russia/ Ukraine conflict and Canada's internal problems
ctvnews.ca: Canada's 'Freedom Convoy' attracts support from U.S. and around the world
CHML 900 (Hamilton radio): Border blockade latest and state of emergency explained
Dr. Leuprecht talks about the border blockades and anti-mandate protests. He also discusses the Russia Ukraine conflict on the Roy Greene Show.
Erica Pimentel
  • Smith School of Business
ctvnews.ca: TD Bank to hand convoy funds to court as organizers turn to cryptocurrency
Dr. Pimentel talks about crowdfunding through cryptocurrencies. She says bitcoin is going to become the currency of social movements.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
CTV Ottawa: Expect to pay more for Valentine's Day roses, gifts, experts say
Dr. Wong says higher prices aren't slowing shoppers down, with people set to spend more on average than ever before this Valentine's Day.

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