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Queen's In The News Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Ontario political parties get personal with campaign messaging
Toronto Star: Is this the end of the line for campaign buses?
Peterborough Examiner: For Kingston and the Islands, change is on the way
The Post-Doctoral Fellow says the campaign bus is still relevant, as political leaders need to be in front of people, reminding them of their message and encouraging them to vote. He also talks about the importance of campaign messaging, and weighs in on the riding of Kingston and the Islands.
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
CBC Online: Accused Buffalo killer got weapons tips in chat group, prompting calls for online oversight
Global News: The West Block: May 22
Dr. Amarasingam says there were red flags that were missed leading up to the recent racially motivated mass shooting in Buffalo.
Robert Colautti
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
Global News: Toronto woman shares encounter with dozens of ticks in her suburban backyard
Dr. Colautti says the blacklegged tick has been increasing across Ontario and across Canada — particularly in the east.
Dacin, Tina
  • Smith School of Business
Benefits Canada: Head to head: Should Canada implement a four-day workweek?
Dr. Dacin talks about whether Canada should implement a four day work week.
Detomasi, David
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Online: As the cost of gas climbs, here's what's fuelling the price at the pump
Dr. Detomasi explains how the federal carbon tax, which adds 11 cents to the cost of each litre of gas, is drawing criticism as fuel becomes more expensive.
Ellis, Anne
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Allergy and Immunology
CBC's The Current with Matt Galloway: The Current for May 23, 2022
Dr. Ellis talks about studies that have found allergy season is getting longer and more intense, and the connection to climate change.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CBC Radio (Ottawa): All in a Day with Alan Neal
ctvnews.ca: BA.2.20 in Ontario doesn't warrant significant concern, experts say
Dr. Evans says the BA.2.20 has been around in Ontario for about three months now and so far is not expanding. He also speaks to air travel and the future of restrictions.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: Radio West with Sarah Penton
Roy Green Syndicated Radio Show: QU Prof Christian Leuprecht on Finland and Sweden moving to join NATO
CBC News Network: Russia turns off natural gas supplies to Finland this weekend
Dr. Leuprecht talks about Finland and Sweden's push to join NATO, and Russia's response. Dr. Leuprecht also speaks to the Federal government's decision to ban Huawei from Canadian 5G networks. (cue 18:00 mark).
Lyon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
  • Law
Global News: Report finds Canadians don't understand how their data is collected, shared
CFRA (Ottawa): Ottawa Now with Kristy Cameron
Dr. Lyon talks about his Big Data Surveillance study, and the findings.

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