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October 14, 2020

Queen's In The News Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Judicial perspectives on self-represented litigants in family courts
In his co-written piece, Prof. Bala says the growing numbers of self-represented family litigants is a major concern, not only in Canada but internationally. The differences among the genders is also quite interesting.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Toronto Star: Ontario bans indoor dining, closes gyms and lowers gathering limits in COVID-19 hot spots as new cases hit a record 939
Dr. Evans says we won't see the effects of our socially distanced Thanksgiving until two weeks from now.
Heyland, Daren
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
  • Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Toronto Star: Petition calls for expanded Caregivers rights, in pandemic and beyond
Dr. Heyland says he hopes that we can use the COVID-19 pandemic as a learning platform to create systemic change in how we make medical decisions, and in how we respect the role of family caregivers.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Huffington Post: RCMP Union Tells Officers To Proudly Wear Controversial 'Thin Blue Line' Symbol
Dr. Leuprecht says one of the limited ways RCMP officers can express solidarity with other uniformed members in the face of widespread criticism is to wear the thin blue line patch, since they are rarely able to speak publicly.
Leo Erlikhman
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Give young people alternatives, not lectures, to manage COVID-19 spread, say experts
Leo Erlikhman says he is calling for a more positive harm-reduction approach to tackling the spread of COVID-19 among young people.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post: In universities, the revolution is now complete
In his op-ed, Prof. Pardy says one of the tasks of any revolution is to tear down the narratives upon which the previous order was built.
Power, Elaine
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Yahoo! Canada: Will the CRA Make CERB Permanent?
Dr. Power says there’s growing pressure on the government to extend the CERB and the basic income would be a logical extension of it.

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