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January 7, 2021

Queen's In The News Thursday, January 7, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy Globe and Mail: Federalism allows ‘bumblebee’ Canada to stay aloft relatively well through a challenging year
Dr. Brock shares her thoughts on how well Canadian governments have functioned throughout the pandemic.
Drummond, Don
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: Shining a light on the future of seniors’ care
In his co-written op-ed. Professor Drummond says so far, we have failed to address the challenges that come with seniors care, or even ask if there is a better way.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Newsworld (Toronto): Trump Supporters Storm Capitol Hill
CFRC Radio Queen's: Observations on Protests at the US Capitol Building with Dr. Christian Leuprecht
Dr. Leuprecht explains some of the reasons behind how protesters were able to cause such disruption in the US Capitol.
Linda Mussell
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Yahoo! Canada: Vaccinating prisoners a matter of public health, says researcher
Linda Mussell says people behind bars are members of our society too. They're humans and they're extremely vulnerable.
Jane Philpott
  • Health Sciences
NPR: Ontario criticized for holding back available COVID vaccine doses
Dr. Philpott says we need to empty those freezers and get those doses into people’s arms as quickly as possible.
Sinclair, Duncan
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Toronto Star: Shining a light on the future of seniors’ care
In his co-written op-ed. Dr. Sinclair talks about his Ageing Well Study, where he proposes a proactive, co-ordinated, and holistic model that considers the health-care needs of Canada’s rapidly aging population in tandem with seniors’ housing, lifestyle, and social needs.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Online: Airline vacation ads face scrutiny as politicians named and shamed for their pandemic trips
Professor Wong says promoting air travel is not only irresponsible right now, it's not necessary.

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