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October 20, 2017

Queen's In The News Friday, October 20, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Toronto Star: New data show 69% of illegal border-crossers are being granted asylum
Sharry Aiken says that the Canadian refugee system is working, but says the refugee board is under-resourced and cannot process claims fast enough.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Business News Network (BNN): The Street
Kathy Brock discussed the political fallout surrounding the Canadian Government's proposed tax plan.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC TV: CBC On The Money
Don Drummond discussed how Canada, Mexico and the U.S. would fare if NAFTA ended. (Interview at 21:20).
Alex Mitchell
  • Smith School of Business
  • Centres and Services
  • Surveillance Studies Centre
Business News Network (BNN): Why a Canadian Amazon HQ2 could rest on Ontario’s shoulders
Alex Mitchell says that both Ottawa and Toronto would be able to support Amazon's new headquarters, but thinks the company will likely choose a location in the U.S.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
CKWS TV: The Morning Show
Maclean's Magazine: Remembering Gord Downie through his lyrics
La Presse: Décès de Gord Downie: Kingston pleure un géant (French)
Robert Morrison's piece for The Conversation on The Tragically Hip appeared in Maclean's Magazine. He also discussed Gord Downie's legacy on the CKWS Morning Show, and with La Presse (French).

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