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March 15, 2021

Queen's In The News Monday, March 15, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
CBC Online: Military conducted secret investigation of reservist Patrik Mathews as a possible terrorist threat
Dr. Amarasingam says there is concern within the Canadian Armed Forces that they have a small subset of people who are dabbling in violent content, and the military does not know what to do with suspected extremists in their ranks.
Hanna, Timothy
  • Health Sciences
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • School of Medicine
  • Oncology
ctvnews.ca: Crisis brewing as COVID-19 derails life-saving surgeries at Canadian hospitals
Dr. Hanna says he and other doctors are anecdotally seeing more cases of advanced cancer, and more cases that require more complex management.
Michael Hefferon
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Bloomberg News: Drugmakers Push Vaccines for Kids Amid Debate Over Need for Shot
Mint: Drugmakers Push Vaccines for Kids Amid Debate Over Need for Shot
Dr. Hefferon says COVID-19 is a disease of adults, and the older you get the more sinister it is. Therefore children are less relevant.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
globalnews.ca: 13 hours, inside the Nova Scotia massacre
Dr. Leuprecht says the RCMP has become increasingly incapable of fulfilling its mandate because resources are often stretched too thin.
John Muscedere
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Globe and Mail: Healthy eating and physical activity is important – especially for older adults
Dr. Muscedere co-writes op-ed and says he has helped develop a series of two minute videos to prevent frailty among seniors during the pandemic.
Smol, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
National Post: We got rid of it:' Canada, U.S. mark 30th anniversary of acid rain treaty
Dr. Smol talks about the success of the acid rain treaty, which is marking its 30th anniversary.
von Hlatky, Stefanie
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
CBC's The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti : Advocates call for better support for survivors of military sexual trauma
Dr. von Hlatky talks about the need for cultural change within the ranks of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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