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November 26, 2020

Queen's In The News Thursday, November 26, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Cockfield, Arthur
  • Law
Toronto Star: Canada audited $450B in international money transfers. Could there really have been none that broke the rules?
Prof. Cockfield says the Canadian government has spent $1billion dollars into the CRA in recent years, but the focus on international tax evasion has resulted in no criminal prosecutions.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
CHML 900 (Hamilton radio): The feasibility of defunding the Hamilton Police
Prof. Leuprecht says we live in a democracy, and how we fund the police is in many cases arbitrary. The Police Services Board ultimately makes the discussion on what to do with the money, and citizens should get involved in suggesting how the money is spent. (Cue 16 minute mark).
Green, Michael
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
CBC Radio (Toronto): Ontario Morning-November 23
Dr. Green speaks to Ontario Morning about recruiting doctors to underserviced areas of rural Ontario.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
The Conversation: Canada's new climate plan: a Q & A on Bill C-12
Dr. Mabee says if Canada wants to achieve zero net emissions in a 30 year timeframe, it needs to start targeting emissions reductions of 3-4% a year.

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