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June 9, 2022

Queen's In The News Thursday, June 9, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Political Studies
iPolitics: Electoral watchdog draws ‘line in the sand’ on misinformation
Dr. Brock talks about the recommendations to improve the transparency, accessibility, and resiliency of the federal electoral process by Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer.
Rebecca Hall
  • Arts and Science
  • Global Development Studies
Yahoo! Canada: Diamond mines are not a girl’s best friend — Podcast
The Conversation: Diamond mines are not a girl’s best friend — Podcast
Dr. Hall talks about how Northern Canadian diamonds are marketed as an ethical alternative to conflict diamonds, but this hides the enormous social problems that people connected to the Canadian mines experience—including violence against women.
Jane Philpott
  • Health Sciences
Kingston Whig-Standard: Canada will not follow B.C.’s lead in decriminalizing drugs
Dean Philpott references that other jurisdictions that implemented drug decriminalization policies also have medical, legal and social services in place to support drug users.
Rowe, Kerry
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
CBC Radio: All in a Day with Alan Neal
Dr. Rowe talks about his design for the Near Surface Disposal Facility.
Ware, Roger
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
Washington Post: Empty wallets, empty tanks: Surging gas prices leave drivers stranded
Dr. Ware talks about how, in comparison with other purchases, consumers don’t adjust their fuel spending much in response to short-term price changes. If over a period of months or years prices stay high, people’s behaviour will change.

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