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March 6, 2017

Queen's In The News Monday, March 6, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Beatty, Carol Globe and Mail: Embrace resistance to meet your change goals
Dr. Beatty explains why managers can expect to see resistance from staff when implementing new policy, and how acknowledging and reacting to that resistance can help guide positive changes in the workplace.
Drummond, Don
  • School of Policy Studies
Hill Times: Health-care reform is a fiscal imperative
Professor Drummond discussed the pressing financial need for health-care reform to preserve quality of care.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Globe and Mail: Spillover: when the city comes to the country
Dr. Gordon's research on the explosion of population growth in the suburbs around large urban centres was referenced in an article on rapid growth experienced by the small town of Shelburne, Ontario.
Gurd, Brendon
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Montreal Gazette: Getting a response by going the extra mile
Dr. Gurd's research on exercise resistance was referenced in a discussion of similar findings from Swiss research group. The article appeared in other mid-marked Postmedia dailies.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
Toronto Sun: It’s time to tear up Ontario’s green scheme contracts
Professor Pardy says that the provincial government could pass legislation to terminate the Feed-In-Tariff energy contracts without needing to declare them void and invoking the compensation clauses in the agreements.
Sinclair, Duncan Hill Times: Does ‘pay more, get less’ make sense to you?
In an op-ed co-authored by David Walker, Dr. Sinclair argues that Canadians are spending more money than people do in other developed countries, the United States excepted, for health-care services, but that the care received does not measure up to the expenditure.
Walker, David
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Health Sciences
Hill Times: OPINION Does ‘pay more, get less’ make sense to you?
Dr. Walker, in an op-ed, argues that Canadians are spending more money than people do in other developed countries, the United States excepted, for health-care services but that the services received are not commensurate with the price paid.

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