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June 3, 2021

Queen's In The News Thursday, June 3, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Stephanie Chouinard
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity
Yahoo! Canada: Bilingualism and diversity: The Supreme Court can — and should — have both
The Conversation: Bilingualism and diversity: The Supreme Court can — and should — have both
In her co-written op-ed, Dr. Chouinard says jobs the Supreme Court of Canada should be accessible to everyone.
Tess Clifford
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
Globe and Mail: Ontario students won’t return to in-person learning for the rest of school year, Doug Ford announces
Kingston Whig-Standard: Many disappointed after province closes book on in-person learning
Dr. Clifford says was disappointed to hear the government was keeping schools closed. She says many children can’t participate in summer camps and outdoor sports, and she wants to hear what the government will be doing to support those children and families.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
globalnews.ca: Experts fear AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine wastage after NACI recommends mixing doses
Dr. Evans says he is worried about wasting AstraZeneca doses, saying it may now be more challenging to get the second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine into people who remain overly concerned about side effects, despite the fact that VITT, which is quite uncommon, is even less common amongst second dose recipients.
Hird, Myra
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
CBC Online: NorthBeat May 28, 2021
Dr. Hird talks about her recent symposium that looks into the concept of Environmental Racism cue 4:16.
Metcalf, Cherie
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Bill C-15 will mean everything for Canada’s reconciliation progress with Indigenous peoples
Prof. Metcalf says Bill C-15 creates the right path toward reconciliation.
Laura Szczyrba
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • The Robert M. Buchan Mining
Yahoo! Canada: Hurricane damage harms the most vulnerable, reveals inequality and social divides
The Conversation: Hurricane damage harms the most vulnerable, reveals inequality and social divides
In her op-ed, Szczyrba says social factors, such as race, gender, income and education levels, played a larger role in determining residential damage than the physical impacts of a hurricane.

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