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November 14, 2016

Queen's In The News Monday, November 14, 2016

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Drummond, Don
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Behind the anti-trade sentiment: the wage gap
Hill Times: Feds still creating confusion in way it forecasts deficits: experts
Professor Drummond explains why the practice of including contingency funds in fiscal forecasts has made it more difficult for Parliamentarians and the public to understand the government's finances, in the Hill Times. He also discussed why wage stagnation in blue-collar America made Trump's anti-trade rhetoric appealing, in The Globe and Mail.
Dubinsky, Karen
  • Global Development Studies
Canadian Press : Trump's tough talk, Cuban military exercises cast shadow on Trudeau visit
In the context of PM Justin Trudeau's visit to Cuba, Dr. Dubinsky explains why Trump's election could undermine efforts for rapprochement between the US and Cuba.
Fader, Christine Kingston Whig-Standard: Everything counts in 'It All adds Up' project
Ms. Fader discusses the launch of the "It All Adds Up" project, which seeks to highlight to students how their activities inside and outside the classroom can help their career prospects.
Power, Elaine
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Globe and Mail: High-income men now outliving low-income women in Canada, study finds
Dr. Power says changes in mortality rates - particularly those tied to income level - over the past 20-year period are "stunning" and "very concerning.”
Pegley, Kip
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
CTV National Network News: The life and legacy of Leonard Cohen
Dr. Pegley examined the lasting impact of Leonard Cohen's music and poetry in the wake of his passing last week.
May, Robert
  • English Language and Literature
Canadian Press : Leonard Cohen leaves behind rich literary legacy with novels and poetry
CJAD 800 (Montreal talk radio): Remembering Leonard Cohen
Dr. May discusses Leonard Cohen's impact on the literary world, through a study of his poetry.

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