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    November 23, 2020

    Queen's In The News Monday, November 23, 2020

    Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
    Julia Brook
    • Arts and Science
    • Dan School of Drama and Music
    CBC Radio: Can dancing and singing improve well-being and foster creativity
    Dr. Brook talks about a new program Rise, Shine, Sing that could provide respite during the pandemic.
    Gordon, David
    • Arts and Science
    • Geography and Planning
    Globe and Mail: When it comes to liveable neighbourhoods, there’s a wide divide in Canada’s cities
    Dr. Gordon says most Canadians live in the vast auto-oriented suburbs and exurbs, and those are difficult to retrofit. Can places be designed so that ownership of a car of isn’t required for citizenship?
    Lang, Eugene
    • School of Policy Studies
    Hill Times: PMO’s Canada-U.S. relations team gearing up for transition to Biden administration
    Professor Lang says he didn’t believe Canada would have to deal with issues like steel tariffs, and that we’re not going to be accused of threatening U.S. national security with domestic or trade policy.
    Christian Leuprecht
    • Arts and Science
    • Political Studies
    • School of Policy Studies
    Maclean's Magazine: Real reform of the RCMP won't come from within
    Dr. Leuprecht says if the government really wants to fix the Mounties, it must impose civilian direction and sustained monitoring of implementation for several years.
    Jane Philpott
    • Health Sciences
    globalnews.ca: Philpott urges drastic action, patience as exploding coronavirus cases bring crackdowns
    Dr. Philpott says she will not be one of those who pretends it’s easy for anybody who’s a policymaker in a leadership position across the country right now because they’re going to hear input from all sides.
    Power, Elaine
    • Arts and Science
    • Cultural Studies
    • Gender Studies
    • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
    CKWS/Global Kingston: COVID-19 expected to create record year for food banks in Kingston region
    Dr. Power says governments need to make poverty reduction a centerpiece of economic recovery.

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