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    October 21, 2016

    Queen's In The News Friday, October 21, 2016

    Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
    Aiken, Sharry
    • Law
    globalnews.ca: 50 per cent immigration boost makes ‘complete sense,’ says expert
    Professor Aiken discussed a proposal to increase Canada's immigration intake by 50 per cent, saying Canada definitely has the capacity to welcome more new arrivals in the timeline suggested.
    Alboim, Naomi
    • School of Policy Studies
    National Post, Financial Post: Terence Corcoran: 100 million Canadians? We could only hope
    Professor Alboim was referenced in Terence Corcoran's commentary on the proposal to increase Canada's immigration intake by 50 per cent.
    Kerr, Lisa
    • Law
    CBC-TV: Controversial confinement
    CBC Radio: Solitary confinement rates vary by institution
    Dr. Kerr was interviewed in regards to a report on variances in the use of solitary confinement from prison to prison in Canada. The interview appeared on CBC The National (Starting at 19:10) and an extended version was aired on multiple CBC Radio markets.
    Wong, Kenneth
    • Smith School of Business
    National Post, Financial Post: Fixt dials into a relatively uncontested market in same-day smart phone repairs
    Professor Wong looked at unique selling points, strengths and challenges faced by Fixt - a start-up offering rapid mobile device repairs.

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