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September 27, 2022

Queen's In The News Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
National Post: 'No one should face this abuse': Rape threats about Poilievre's wife referred to RCMP
Dr. Amarasingam talks about how the Diagolon crowd often goes after women in their livestreams, including journalists, researchers, or anyone who criticizes them.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Ottawa Citizen: No more masks, vaccine mandates or ArriveCAN for travellers
Dr. Evans says border controls disappearing is completely reasonable, but was surprised at the mask mandates ending because masking is effective at reducing transmission.
Kukreja, Reena
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Global Development Studies
Globe and Mail: An Indian family sought a new life in the U.S., but never made it out of Canada alive
Dr. Kukreja says it is a common trend for community members or extended family members, some already living abroad, to sponsor a trip to North America via human smugglers.
Mulligan, Ryan
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
National Post: Fiona hits Atlantic Canada: Climate change means the region will see more frequent storms
Dr. Mulligan writes an op-ed for the Conversation that is republished about the effects of Hurricane Fiona on the Atlantic coast and the role climate change is playing in these types of weather events.
Courtney Szto
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
CBC Radio: CBKAM (CBC Radio One Saskatoon)
Dr. Szto says the confederate flag consistently represents racism and white supremacy, and in this case it communicates that some people are not welcome in the sports arena.

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