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June 23, 2021

Queen's In The News Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Airton, Lee
  • Education
Hill Times: Four years on, past critics are silent on whether fears around transgender human rights bill were founded
Dr. Airton talks about how legislation adding protection for transgender and gender-diverse people to the federal Human Rights Act was met with controversy and fear when it was in the House. Four years later, these concerns have remained unfounded.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Yahoo! Canada: Why mixing Pfizer and Moderna vaccines could help Canada end the pandemic sooner
Dr. Evans says we shouldn't refuse Moderna, it's a really good vaccine — it's easily the equivalent of Pfizer.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Canada should use DNA testing to return children in residential school graves to family members
Global News: Winnipeg's National Microbiology Lab & Canada's military ombudsman speaks out
The News Forum: Investigation into military misconduct
In his co-written op-ed, Dr. Leuprecht says DNA analysis holds out the best prospect of identifying thousands of remains of Indigenous children from across the country to living family members. Dr. Leuprecht also shares insight into how Canadian officials are handling allegations of sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces.
Robert Yalden
  • Law
Toronto Star: The perils of resetting the relationship between language rights and human rights
Prof. Yalden writes an opinion piece on Quebec language law, and why it might need updating.

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