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May 30, 2022

Queen's In The News Monday, May 30, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
Toronto Star: Should the Tamil Tigers come off Canada’s terrorism list? It’s an issue Patrick Brown has cast into the spotlight
Dr. Amarasingam talks about the history of the Tamil Tigers and if the organization should be removed off of Canada’s terrorism list.
Detomasi, David
  • Smith School of Business
CHED: As the cost of gas climbs, here's what's fueling the price at the pump
Dr. Detomasi breaks down what goes into the price of gas, including oil and taxes.
Hanna, Timothy
  • Health Sciences
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • School of Medicine
  • Oncology
CBC Online: More Canadians could face late-stage cancer tied to diagnosis delays during COVID pandemic
Dr. Hanna talks about how doctors expect to see more advanced stages of presentation over the next couple of years, as well as impacts on cancer treatments.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Globe and Mail: The Supreme Court’s ruling to end the death-in-prison penalty isn’t about the offender – it’s about our own moral code
Prof. Kerr writes an op-ed about how the recent Supreme Court ruling to end the death-in-prison penalty is about setting a moral code rather than what the offender deserves.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: CBC News
Dr. Leuprecht talks about the war in Ukraine.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • School of Policy Studies
ctvnews.ca: CTV Your Morning
Dr. Mabee talks about some of the reasons why there is still bad traffic on the roads despite many people still working from home. (Cue 50:18).
Nossal, Kim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Hill Times: Trudeau needs to clearly explain why Canada should be making significant investments in both social programs and contributions to the global order
Dr. Nossal co-writes an op-ed that looks at how when defence spending increases, there is less money available for other programs that Canadians value.
Smol, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
Ottawa Citizen: Opinion: Ontario election — The biodiversity of this province is at stake
Dr. Smol co-writes an op-ed about the destruction of Ontario’s nature and the species that inhabit it, and how this has been largely overlooked in the Ontario election.
von Hlatky, Stefanie
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
New York Times: Canada’s Military, Where Sexual Misconduct Went to the Top, Looks for a New Path
Hill Times: Trudeau needs to clearly explain why Canada should be making significant investments in both social programs and contributions to the global order
Dr. von Hlatky says the lack of an institutional approach to sexual assault in the Canadian military has bred mistrust and changed how Canadians perceive the armed forces. She also co-writes an op-ed that looks at how when defence spending increases, there is less money available for other programs that Canadians value.
Weldemichael, Awet
  • Arts and Science
  • History
NPR: Ethiopia set a world record for displacements in a single year: 5.1 million in 2021
Dr. Weldemichael says that ongoing conflict and the Ethiopian government's deliberate policy of starving the Tigray People's Liberation Front and the people of Tigray has led to record displacements in 2021.

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