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October 9, 2020

Queen's In The News Friday, October 9, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Hird, Myra
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: Kingston businesses react to federal ban on single-use plastics
Dr. Hird asked who is going to bear the brunt of the cost of this? Who’s it going to be? Is all of this going to be passed down to consumers?
Jane Philpott
  • Health Sciences
Globe and Mail: Emergency meeting to be convened on systemic racism in health
Dr. Philpott says the fact that the federal government is drawing attention to systemic racism in health is something to be welcomed.
Matthew Strauss
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Toronto Sun: Canadian physicians lend support for Great Barrington Declaration
Dr. Strauss says he was in an emergency room three days ago, speaking to four or five emergency room doctors, and all of them said they’d wished they caught COVID during the first wave, so they didn’t have to bother themselves about it anymore.
Maleeka Thaker
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
Kingstonist: Queen’s University takes steps to reduce bird strikes on Biosciences building
Thaker says she thinks we have a responsibility to limit the harm we do to them.

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