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January 11,2021

Queen's In The News Monday, January 11, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
Toronto Star: Are the Proud Boys terrorists? Ottawa considers listing white supremacist groups alongside al-Qaida, Islamic State
CFRC Radio Queen's: A Scoop Exclusive: The Washington Roundtable
CBC Online: Federal government weighs listing Proud Boys as terrorist group
Dr. Amarasingam says the designation of far-right groups as terrorist entities should have happened sooner.
Troy Day
  • Arts and Science
Yahoo! Canada: Ontario's new COVID-19 modelling to show ICUs full by early February: sources
Dr. Day says based on evidence of how the COVID virus is currently spreading in Britain,Ontario could, by late February, see the overall number of new daily cases doubling in a stretch of just 10 to 15 days, twice as fast as the recent growth rate
Paul J Gardner
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CFRC Radio Queen's: A Scoop Exclusive: The Washington Roundtable
Dr. Gardner joins the roundtable to discuss the violence in the US capitol.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Globe and Mail: What Erin O’Toole is really saying when he says criminals shouldn’t get early access to vaccines
In her op-ed, In her op-ed, professor Kerr says that prisoners are vulnerable Canadians when it comes to COVID-19 as they are residents of congregate living facilities and many have serious underlying health conditions. Correctional staff are also not safe at work until everyone in prison facilities are vaccinated.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Military efforts at home are increasingly the norm. A Joint Task Force Canada is the next logical step
CFRC Radio Queen's: Washington Roundtable
Hill Times: Opposition MPs raise concerns around procurement policies, security oversight following cancelled $6.8-million standing offer with Chinese company Nuctech
Dr. Leuprecht says there needs to be a several step procurement process in order to execute policies, and this is a why the federal government’s security apparatus did not play a larger role following the recent cancellation of a standing offer for the installation and operation of X-ray scanners in Canadian embassies around the world.
Danielle McNabb
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
The Conversation: #MeToo in 2021: Global activists continue to build on the movement against sexual violence
In her op-ed, PhD Student Danielle McNabb says when women and girls share their experiences of sexual violence online, there are benefits for both the individual and the society as a whole.
Matthew Strauss
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Toronto Sun: OPINION: Here's how curfews violate Charter rights
In his op-ed. Dr. Strauss talks about how curfews violate our Charter rights.
Ashwini Vasanthakumar
  • Law
CFRC Radio Queen's: A Scoop Exclusive: The Washington Roundtable
Professor Vasanthakumar joins the roundtable on CFRC to discuss the violence in the US capitol.
Noah Weisbord
  • Law
CFRC Radio Queen's: A Scoop Exclusive: The Washington Roundtable
Professor Weisbord weighs in on the violent events in the US on January 6th.

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