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    February 23, 2017

    Queen's In The News Thursday, February 23, 2017

    Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
    Aiken, Sharry
    • Law
    Times Colonist: 2012 law to handle illegal border crossers sits idle as calls for action persist
    Dr. Aiken discussed the need to suspend the Safe Third Country Agreement with the United States as part of a strategy to deal with the influx of people crossing the border to make asylum claims.
    von Hlatky, Stefanie
    • Arts and Science
    • Political Studies
    • School of Policy Studies
    • Centre for International and Defence Policy
    Hill Times: NATO and the return of deterrence
    Dr. von Hlatky argues NATO needs to adapt to counter a renewed threat from Russian expansionism.
    Daniel Krupp
    • Arts and Science
    • Psychology
    CTV National Network News: Life expectancy on the rise
    Dr. Krupp discussed new research which projected life expectancy for children born in 2030 in any of 35 developed nations.
    Christian Leuprecht
    • Arts and Science
    • Political Studies
    CPAC: Revue Politique - Bill C-23
    Dr. Leuprecht discusses the controversial border pre-clearance bill being debated in the House of Commons.
    Ouellette, Nathalie
    • Arts and Science
    • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
    CKNW-Vancouver: Scientists discover seven Earth-sized exoplanets
    CBC-TV: NASA announcement - Seven Earth-sized exoplanets discovered
    NewsTalk 770 (Calgary): NASA announces new exoplanet discovery
    Dr. Ouellette discussed the significance of the NASA announcement that seven exoplanets were discovered around the nearby star Trappist-1, including three that appear to reside within the star's habitable zone where liquid water could be found.

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