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June 6, 2022

Queen's In The News Monday, June 6, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
Toronto Star: Young. White. Male. And full of hate
Dr. Amarasingam talks about how white supremacist killers are connecting online and building off one another.
Booth, Christopher
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Oncology
ABC News: The toxicity of time in cancer treatment
Dr. Booth talks about time toxicity, which expresses the idea that if cancer treatment to extend the life of a patient involves lengthy periods in various medical facilities, it may actually be time wasted for those without much time left.
Ellis, Anne
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Allergy and Immunology
Eat, Think, Move Podcast: Ep. 121: How to Relieve Seasonal Allergies
Dr. Ellis talks about why people have allergies, why allergy season is getting worse, and what people can do about it.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Le Devoir : Le projet de loi libéral sur les armes à feu atteint-il sa cible?
Newstalk 1010 (Toronto): June 6, 2022 (cue 30 min)
Dr. Leuprecht gives an update on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and discusses Bill C-21 as it relates to guns and wiretaps.
Erica Pimentel
  • Smith School of Business
Toronto Star: Remote, hybrid work creating schism as popular option unavailable to many workers
Dr. Pimentel explains that the ability to work remotely has been one of the pivotal moments in the history of work, even though its application is generally limited to knowledge workers.
Rowe, Kerry
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
Globe and Mail: Canada’s nuclear waste liabilities total billions of dollars. Is a landfill site near the Ottawa River the best way to extinguish them?
Dr. Rowe says there are multiple lines of defence that will protect the river, including the Near Surface Disposal Facility’s cover, liner, monitoring systems and distance. He also notes that there is already waste buried there that needs to be dug up and safely disposed of.
von Hlatky, Stefanie
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Ottawa Citizen: Von Hlatky: It’s complicated — report on military misconduct tackles the labyrinthine nature of Canada's Armed Forces
La Presse: Réviser la diplomatie canadienne, une occasion à ne pas manquer
Dr. von Hlatky writes an op-ed about the release of Louise Arbour's report on military misconduct in Canada's Armed Forces and what is next. She also co-writes an article about Canadian Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly’s announcement that she will soon launch an exercise to review Canadian diplomacy.

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