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February 16, 2022

Queen's In The News Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Forbes: Indian Family Found Frozen While Crossing U.S.-Canada Border At Night
Prof. Aiken talks about how this is the first time we’re hearing about asylum seekers who were on their way to the United States from Canada.
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
Washington Post: ‘We are in a battle’: Crowdfunding site for Canadian truckers promises aggressive response to hack
Dr. Amarasingam talks about the crowdfunding platform GiveSendGo and the trucker convoy.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
La Presse: La mouvance alt-right sous-estimée
CBC/Radio-Canada - Toronto: Rattrapage du mardi 15 février 2022
CBC TV: RCMP seize firearms, make arrests at Coutts border protest
Jeff McArthur Podcast: What if the Emergencies Act doesn’t change a thing?
CityNews: PODCAST: The Rob Snow Show - February 15, 2022
Dr. Leuprecht talks about the trucker convoy, the Emergencies Act, and the arrests at the Coutts border protest.
Kristin Moriah
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
Hamilton Spectator: When should parents begin discussing race and racism with children?
Dr. Moriah says racism is systemic and one of the ways that it is perpetuated is through literature, including children's literature.
Erica Pimentel
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: Emergencies Act won’t stop protest funding, crypto CEO says
Dr. Pimentel talks about how the need for more clarity around cryptocurrencies is required from the federal government.
Smith, Graeme
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Global News: Pregnant women with COVID-19 at higher risk of stillbirths. Experts stress vaccination
Dr. Smith says that the stillbirths were likely caused by the damage done to the placenta rather than the baby getting infected with the virus.

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