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October 13, 2020

Queen's In The News Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: What to do about sharp rise in self-represented litigants
Nicholas Bala says those who have advocated more funding for legal aid just have to be realistic; it is not a government priority at this time.
Boadway, Robin
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
Globe and Mail: Federal NDP chooses wealth taxes as the wedge issue party needs right now
Robin Broadway says the better way to tax wealth is to raise the inclusion rate of capital gains, now at 50 per cent.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Globe and Mail: A Nobel Prize is great. Better still is acting on it
Jacalyn Duffin says in the mid 1700's, medical theorists postulated that jaundice was an “ailment caused by love,” a polite way of saying sexually transmitted.
Jacqueline Galica
  • Health Sciences
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • School of Nursing
CKWS/Global Kingston: Researchers at Queen’s University are examining how cancer patients survivors are coping amid COVID-19
Jacqueline Galica talks about her Rapid Response COVID-19 research that focuses on cancer patients during the pandemic.
Hird, Myra
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
CFRC Radio Queen's: Prof. Myra Hird Discusses Government Ban on Single Use Plastics in Canada
Myra Hird says the devil is in the details when it comes to the federal ban on single use plastics. She wonders what materials will replace them.
LaBarge, Monica
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Radio (Ottawa): What Canada's public health officials could learn from a Paul Rudd PSA
Monica LaBarge says it's crucial for public health agencies to know how to get their message out quickly and effectively — and strong ads are key.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
globalnews.ca: RCMP directive eliminates wearing of 'thin blue line' patch while on duty
Christian Leuprecht says it is likely the RCMP decision to tell officers not to wear the "thin blue line" bar while on duty, will set a precedent, and will find other forms of expression that perhaps management might be even less happy with.

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