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June 12, 2019

Queen's In The News Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
Law Times: International child abductions need careful legal approach
Professor Bala discusses the Hague Convention and how it varies in different countries.
Hird, Myra
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
CTV National Network News: How Canada might be failing at recycling
Dr. Hird talks about single use plastics and how recycling works in Canada.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women pin hopes on national police task force
Dr. Leuprecht says if the hope is that there's going to be a host of new charges being laid and a host of convictions coming out of this, I suspect this is not going to be the case, and so families will be disappointed.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Toronto Star: How the NDP and UCP pipeline ad campaigns compare
Dr. Rose calls both efforts pure political theatre.
Smol, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
ctvnews.ca: High DDT levels in New Brunswick lakes decades after ban
Dr. Smol says there's this legacy effect 50 years later in the aquatic ecosystem that has important implications for lake ecology. Nature is slow to pardon our mistakes and we're overly optimistic. The story was covered by the Canadian Press an appeared in over 30 publications across Canada including the National Post.

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