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September 12, 2022

Queen's In The News Monday, September 12, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Political Studies
Globe and Mail: Pierre Poilievre’s landslide victory charts new course for Conservatives
Dr. Brock talks about how Pierre Poilievre’s speech as the new Conservative Party leader was a clear effort to demonstrate that the party could be more inclusive.
Meghan Burry
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
CBC Radio: All in a Day with Alan Neal
Burry, a PhD candidate, talks about her new course that explores the literary prowess of Taylor Swift.
Hesp, Simon
  • Arts and Science
  • Chemistry
National Post, Financial Post: Canada's crumbling roads are getting worse in climate change — but Alberta oil may be the answer
Dr. Hesp talks about how Alberta crude produces asphalt binder, the sticky black stuff that holds asphalt together, of unparalleled quality worldwide. Asphalt usually has a life cycle of 15-25 years, but roads made with Alberta crude are predicted to last 40+ years.
Ryan Riordan
  • Smith School of Business
National Post: Green bonds should be used to fund nuclear projects: NRCAN
Dr. Riordan talks about why it’s worth making nuclear projects eligible for green-bond financing.
Schuklenk, Udo
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
simcoe.com: Owner of Midland's Culture Coven shocked after being denied service by faith-based business
Dr. Schuklenk weighs in on the misunderstanding of a faith-based business declining website creation services to a client on that principle. He says businesses don’t have to accept business and it would have been better for the company to decline without justification.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
The Tyee: How Indigenous People Were Blamed for Wildfire Devastation
Prof. Struzik writes about how the false assertion that Indigenous people were blamed for wildfire destruction was used to drive them off their lands.

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