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November 17, 2022

Queen's In The News Thursday, November 17, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Ashworth, Laurence
  • Smith School of Business
National Post: How Canada's new credit card surcharge will affect consumers and businesses
In his op-ed, Dr. Ashworth discusses the credit card surcharge that retailers can pass on to consumers. He also shares possible scenarios on what it could mean for consumers and businesses.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Zoomer Radio: Drug shortages extend to prescription and over-the-counter medications
Dr. Duffin discusses the host of factors that have led to the pharmaceutical drug shortages in Canada.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
AM 1310 (Ottawa radio): Masking in Ontario
Dr. Evans says if there is a masking mandate, he would support one to take place in schools, since it is the breeding ground for so may infections that are clogging our hospitals.
Nusa Fain
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: Seven steps to becoming a high-potential employee. Plus, how to make a side hustle work
Dr. Fain talks about how to successfully manage your side hustle, while working full time.
Qanita Lilla
  • Centres and Services
  • Agnes Etherington Art Centre
YGK news: Woman King is set in Benin but filmed in South Africa – in the process it erases real people’s struggles
In her op-ed, Dr. Lilla talks about the decision to film an upcoming movie in South Africa rather than Benin, ignoring history in favour of crowd-pleasing storytelling.
Salterio, Steven
  • Smith School of Business
Yahoo! Canada: Loblaw, Metro say latest results show they aren't taking advantage of inflation, despite rising profits
Dr. Salterio takes a closer look at the profits Canadian grocery stores are posting. He looked at five years’ worth of public financial data released by Loblaw, Sobeys’ parent Empire Co. Ltd. and Metro. In August, he found all three had improved their gross and operating margins in the past year compared with their five-year averages.

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