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February 18, 2020

Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Raynold Wonder Alorse
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
The Conversation: The digital economy's environmental footprint threatens the planet (French)
In his op-ed Alorse says if we want to take full advantage of the full potential of the digital economy, questions must be raised around the use of rare earth metals and electricity produced by coal.
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
Toronto Star: What a 4-year-old’s death says about Ontario’s strained family courts
Professor Bala says family courts are hearing more cases but have had no increase in resources.
Cockfield, Arthur
  • Law
Vancouver Sun: U.S. authorities obtain guilty plea in Las Vegas money scheme also used in B.C. casinos
Professor Cockfield says Canada has had some successful prosecutions for international money laundering but most of them collapse.
Jenna Healey
  • Arts and Science
  • History
CBC Radio: Explaining the new medical school curriculum
Dr. Healey talks about how new medical school curriculum changes examine historic barriers facing certain groups of people.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: Peel and Halton police reveal they too used controversial facial recognition tool
CBC Online: Crippling rail blockades spark debate over policing and politics
Dr. Leuprecht talks about government intervention in the case of the rail shutdowns and police forces testing new facial recognition technology.
Simpson, Christopher
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
Kingston Whig-Standard: Kingston Police automated external defibrillators are sitting unused
Dr. Simpson says if the police are able to (put defibrillators in their cruisers) they will definitely save lives. It's important to have the chance to speak to (police) and help them overcome whatever the barriers are.

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