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Queen's In The News Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Oyedeji Ayonrinde
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
Globe and Mail: The Minister of Health should do the right thing and decriminalize drug possession
In his op-ed Dr. Ayonrinde says criminalization should not be justified as an alternative to the shortfall in services to support people with complex requirements to restore their well-being.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CBC Online: Focus on the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel
Dr. Evans says when spring comes, it's going to be a lot more hope-filled because we're going to have lots of potential for vaccinations and getting people back to doing the normal things they like to do.
Knutsen, Erik
  • Law
TVO: An epidemic of leaky pipes’: Why these Thunder Bay residents may fight city hall
Professor Knutsen says class actions are sort of built for this type of claim. When you’re desperate, and you’re not being talked to, a lawsuit makes the people being sued hear footsteps, and they have to respond.
Jane Philpott
  • Health Sciences
Globe and Mail: The Minister of Health should do the right thing and decriminalize drug possession
In her op-ed Dr. Philpott says it should always be in the public interest to pursue evidence-based drug policy.

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