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July 13, 2020

Queen's In The News Monday, July 13, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Ottawa Citizen: Good intentions aren't the same as good governance
In her op-ed Dr. Brock says it is time to take stock of how Canada’s democratic institutions have responded to the coronavirus challenge as new cases decline and before a potential second wave. Overall, it’s a mixed report card.
Cockfield, Arthur
  • Law
Kingston Whig-Standard: We need to give them a fighting chance
Professor Cockfield says the Canadian Association of Police Chiefs need to protect the public from crime, and they’re saying that decriminalizing simple possession of cannabis will help them in their ability to protect the public.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Maclean's Magazine: The iconic RCMP is fraying under the strain of its rural policing model, tragic mistakes, an ugly past and a controversial present
Dr. Leuprecht says the people who get shortchanged on this is actually the federal government, because its federal police force spends most of its time, effort, energy and resources on contract policing, and what one might call distractions from federal priorities.
John Muscedere
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Winnipeg Free Press: It’s time to stop warehousing Canada’s seniors
In his op-ed Dr. Muscedere discusses the state of the country’s nursing homes.
Nicaso, Antonio
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
CBC Online: Mobster Pat Musitano has been shot and killed. What happens now?
Dr. Nicaso says in the world of the Mafia, revenge does not lapse. Revenge does not have a statute of limitations.
David O'Toole
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: How some Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development countries helped control COVID-19 in long-term care homes
In his op-ed O’Toole says while Canada has been largely successful in managing the impact on hospitals, the same cannot be said about long-term care facilities.
Skillicorn, David
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
Kingston Whig-Standard: National Defence assessing possible damage from RMC cybersecurity incident
Dr. Skillicorn says I think the obvious motivation with this is to try and make the Canadian government look bad … I suspect that strongly being the motivation.

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