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May 28, 2020

Queen's In The News Thursday, May 28, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Michelle Cohen
  • School of Medicine
  • Department of Family Medicine
globalnews.ca: Doctors worry Canadians skipping appointments, creating backlog amid COVID-19
Dr. Cohen says she has seen a “big drop” in the number of appointments amid the pandemic — especially during the first few weeks of the lockdown.
Dacin, Tina
  • Smith School of Business
The Conversation: Coronavirus recovery: Small businesses must focus on easing employee, customer fears
In her op-ed Dacin says overall, engaging the hearts and mind of both employees and customers means recognizing that they’re probably feeling emotions differently than they were before COVID-19.
Alyssa King
  • Law
Law Times: Webpage launched to track COVID-19 impact on court
King says she wants to help people trying to respond to the procedural emergency that follows from the public health emergency.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: Biden, Keystone XL and a Green New Deal could shake up Canada’s energy industry.
In his op-ed Dr. Mabee says Canadians need to know that Joe Biden is really making three arguments against the project, which may require Canada to re-examine its energy sector strategy.
Sachil Singh
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
  • Surveillance Studies Centre
The Conversation: Collecting race-based data during coronavirus pandemic may fuel dangerous prejudices
In his op-ed Dr. Singh asks is there a risk that the COVID-19 pandemic will fuel such trends in Canada, especially against the backdrop of the country’s racialized past? The answer to this question is yes.

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