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October 28, 2021

Queen's In The News Thursday, October 28, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
globalnews.ca: Canadians falling prey to conspiracy theories despite strong trust in institutions: poll
Dr. Amarasingam says a new poll conducted for Elections Canada that found Canadians largely trust their institutions, but a significant number could be falling prey to conspiracy theories is worrying. He adds that the problem with these kinds of surveys is that they allow people to read into the questions subjectively.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Political Studies
Ottawa Citizen: The buck stops with the president': Mona Fortier's new ministerial tasking at Treasury Board is a major one
Dr. Brock explains what the President of the Treasury Board does, and how it impacts the lives of Ottawa residents.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CBC Online: The Ottawa area's weekly COVID-19 vaccination checkup: Oct. 28
Dr. Evans says it will likely take years for COVID-19 to become a seasonal illness because the rate of vaccine uptake around the world is so uneven.
Spitzmuller, Matthias
  • Smith School of Business
CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s University expert says pandemic blurred line between work and rest
Dr. Spitzmuller says there is an increasing trend in organizations to expect employees to be reached after hours, and the line between work and rest has become blurred.

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