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September 29, 2020

Queen's In The News Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
CBC Online: A Canadian said he killed for ISIS. The RCMP say it’s a hoax
Amarnath Amarasingam shares his perspective on the story of a young Canadian man who claimed he had travelled to Syria to join ISIS, committing executions on behalf of the group before becoming disillusioned and fleeing. Now, Shehroze Chaudry, a.k.a. "Abu Huzaifa al-Kanadi" is now facing a terrorism hoax charge.
Alana Butler
  • Education
CBC Radio: Ontario Morning from CBC Radio
Alana Butler talks to Ontario Morning about how teachers are to taking on the challenge of making up for missed classroom time.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CBC-TV: Quebec and Ontario reimpose COVID-19 restrictions as cases go up
Gerald Evans talks about the need to impose more restrictions on our society to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Ryan Riordan
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: New report offers unexpected optimism that Canada could meet its 2030 climate targets
In a co-authored report, Ryan Riordan says despite the projected costs facing oil and gas provinces being high compared with other jurisdictions, they’re still lower than might have been expected – and Canada’s emissions reductions targets could be achieved at a surprisingly manageable cost considering rapid technological advances in the resource sector, and the amount of private capital that usually flows into it.
Waddington, Ashley
  • School of Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Sudbury.com: New implant device provides continuous birth control for up to three years
Ashley Waddington says access to this reversible contraceptive method is good news for those who cannot take contraceptives containing estrogen due to medical conditions or patient preference, or for whom intrauterine devices are contraindicated or not desired.

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