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January 14, 2020

Queen's In The News Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Sir Oliver Mowat and Sir John A Macdonald helped shape Kingston
Dr. Brock says often when we see its deficiencies, and there are some that are truly egregious, we blame them (past leaders like Mowat and Macdonald) and forget that their legacy to us was the framework.
Miles Howe
  • Arts and Science
  • Global Development Studies
Yahoo! Canada: RCMP reactivated list of flagged activists days before Trans Mountain decision
Howe says it’s clear from the documents that RCMP reactivated the list of 89. The story also appeared on CBC.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
CKNW-Vancouver: Prime Minister Trudeau is demanding answers over the downing of flight 752
CBC Radio: It could have been a nightmare, but it was just a false alarm
Dr. Leuprecht discusses both the downing of the flight in Iran and the false emergency text message.
Schuklenk, Udo
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
iPolitics: Federal government launches public consultations on assisted dying law
Dr. Schuklenk says the original law passed by the Liberals was more restrictive than necessitated by the Supreme Court ruling that struck down the prohibition on medically-assisted dying, and went against most expert legal advice.
Galen Watts
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
Toronto Star: Young Canadian adults say current events, string of bad news adding to anxiety
Watts says the latest raft of troubling global headlines marks another ride on the see-saw he and many of his fellow millennials feel they’re riding.

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