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October 5, 2016

Queen's In The News Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
Canadian Lawyer: Ontario tables act to keep up with today’s definition of family
Professor Bala discusses the All Families Are Equal Act. He says the Ontario government act reflects a commitment towards, “more progressive, more realistic vision of what constitutes parentage.”
Drummond, Don
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Carbon price vs. regulations: The better choice is clear
CBC Online: First Nations education a cash-strapped 'non-system,' bureaucrats tell minister
Professor Drummond discussed the gap in funding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous education on CBC and co-authored an op-ed in The Globe and Mail on the case for carbon pricing or regulatory controls to limit pollution.
Simpson, Christopher
  • School of Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
NewsTalk 770 (Calgary): The Tobacco EndGame Summit
Dr. Simpson discussed the outcomes and next steps from the Tobacco EndGame Summit, held at Queen`s Sept 30 and Oct 1.
Sismondo, Sergio
  • Philosophy
CBC Online: Ads disguised as news: A drug company's stealth marketing campaign exposed
Professor Sismondo says that a drug manufacturer producing sponsored content about a medical condition treated by one of the drugs they produce is, "highly misleading," with serious ethical implications.

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