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November 9, 2022

Queen's In The News Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
National Observer: Will Supreme Court decision on conditional sentencing perpetuate Indigenous mass incarceration?
Prof. Kerr weighs in on Bill C-5, which would remove mandatory minimum sentences and provisions around barring conditional sentences, and says the ruling could leave open the possibility for future legislation and restrictions on conditional sentences.
Lougheed, Stephen
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: Mild November weather might be a cause for worry, experts say
Dr. Lougheed says that the mild weather at this time of year causes a “phenological mismatch,” which leads to confusing days for plants and wildlife.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • School of Policy Studies
The Weather Network: Global fossil fuel demand could peak by 2025, IEA report states
Yahoo! Canada: Global fossil fuel demand could peak by 2025, IEA report states
Dr. Mabee talks about how the energy crisis that is happening right now is a bad one, and that it is driving countries to think about energy security.
Simpson, Christopher
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
Toronto Star: Toronto’s top doctor urged to look at mandatory masking in schools as sick kids swamp hospitals
Dr. Simpson talks about how children's hospitals are overwhelmed and says that November, December, and likely part of January are going to be rough before it starts to settle down.
Joel Sokolsky
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Toronto Star: Democrat or Republican, Canada will work with Congress after midterms: Trudeau
CTV National Network News: Democrat or Republican, Canada will work with U.S. Congress after midterms: Trudeau
Yahoo! Canada: Democrat or Republican, Canada will work with Congress after midterms: Trudeau
CityNews: Democrat or Republican, Canada will work with Congress after midterms: Trudeau
Dr. Sokolsky weighs in on the U.S. midterm elections and says whichever party ends up in control of Congress, Canada will endure in its relationship with the U.S.
Kristy Timmons
  • Education
Kingstonist: ‘$10-a-day daycare’ rollout fraught with uncertainties in Ontario
Dr. Timmons explains Ontario’s $10-a-day daycare program, how the rollout has been fraught with a lack of clarity on planning, and what some of the challenges and misconceptions about the program are.

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