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Queen's In The News Friday, July 20, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: B.C. launches online tool for joint-filed divorces
Nick Bala says the new tool is not online divorce, but rather an online assistant for preparing a form which would then be submitted to a court.
Christou, Theodore
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Education
National Post: Nixing plans to add Indigenous content to Ontario curriculum is a travesty
Theodore Christou's piece for The Conversation about the new Ontario government's dismissal of a plan to revise social studies and history curriculums to add Indigenous content appeared in the National Post.
Barbara Martin
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: As America retreats, Canada can lead in forging an Atlantic-Pacific trade agreement
Barbara Martin says that Canada being able to create as much free-trade space as possible around those countries who are uncooperative is essentially a good thing.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, July 19, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christou, Theodore
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Education
Maclean's Magazine: Why cutting Indigenous revisions to Ontario’s curriculum is a travesty
The Conversation: Nixing plans to add Indigenous content to Ontario curriculum is a travesty
In his op-ed, Dr. Christou says the need to Indigenize curriculum in Canada is not up for debate. The op-ed also appeared in Maclean’s Magazine.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Doug Ford asks former B.C. premier Campbell, auditor to draft road maps for Ontario budget cuts
Professor Drummond says he isn’t sure why Mr. Ford wants to focus on the previous government’s spending.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: Government cancels various green initiatives
Dr. Mabee discusses the effects of those cancellations on the Province of Ontario.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Christian Science Monitor: Riled by Trump's tariffs, Canadians get behind 'buy domestic' movement
Dr. Wolfe says a lot of the cooperation that goes on between Canada and the United States is functional.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
globalnews.ca: Province’s cancellation of rebate program leaves auto dealerships in the dust
Dr. Mabee says the government’s resistance to going green has opened them up to law suits.
Power, Elaine
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
globalnews.ca: What living in poverty really means in Canada
Dr. Power says after bills are paid, food is often covered by money that is left over.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post: Amazingly, the Constitution always says exactly what our Supreme Court thinks it should
In his op-ed, Professor Pardy says Canada is built to be a free trade nation.

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Queen's In The News Monday, July 16, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Cable Street: Canada doesn’t need a wall
Professor Aiken discusses immigration and refugee policy.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Hill Times: Energy transition may result in job losses
Dr. Mabee discusses Canada’s energy future. The link for the story was not available prior to posting.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
Canadian Lawyer Magazine: Politicized law schools is becoming a hot debate
Professor Pardy commented that legal education has lost its way.
von Hlatky, Stefanie
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
CBC Online: At the NATO summit, Trudeau won the argument. Did it matter?
Dr. von Hlatky says there is still room for optimism about NATO's future despite the astonishing rhetoric coming from Trump.

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Queen's In The News Friday, July 13, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Fam, Amir
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
Kingston Whig-Standard: Queen's unveils technology for testing bridges
Amir Fam says that the new Moving Load Simulator technology will enhance the safety and economy of bridges.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
TVO: How the Tories might avoid a Liberal-style energy scandal
Bruce Pardy says that breaking a contract through legislation, and specifying in that legislation that the government is not liable for costs or harms, is a power that’s been used occasionally, but not often.
von Hlatky, Stefanie
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
CTV National Network News: NATO Leaders Refute Trump's Statements
Stefanie von Hlatky spoke to CTV National News from the NATO Summit in Brussels about the state of the alliance.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, July 12, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Airton, Lee
  • Education
globalnews.ca: Ontario schools reverting to old sex-ed curriculum this fall
Dr. Airton says teachers may experience a chilling effect in their teaching. The story also appeared in over 10 other outlets including the Toronto Sun and ctv.ca.
McKegney, Sam
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
University Affairs: How a scholarly association is helping Indigenous writers to thrive
Dr. McKegney discusses the power of Indigenous writing.
von Hlatky, Stefanie
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
globalnews.ca: Here’s what you need to know about Canada’s newest NATO training mission in Iraq
i24News: Hot topics for the NATO summit
Dr. von Hlatky discusses President Trump’s disagreements with NATO and Canada’s training mission in Iraq.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Globe and Mail: Health Canada recalls blood-pressure drug valsartan after carcinogenic ingredient detected
Dr. Duffin says Canadians know very little about where drug ingredients come from and don’t get enough advance warning about pending shortages.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Cook, Douglas
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Division of Neurosurgery
Kingston Whig-Standard: Kingston surgeon named to prestigious list
Dr. Cook was named Top 40 Under 40 for his work with complex brain disorders.
Levine-Rasky, Cynthia
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Sociology
  • Education
National Post: The 100-year-old rallying cry of ‘white genocide’
Dr. Levine-Rasky discusses an upcoming event marking a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Queen's In The News Monday, July 9, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Levine-Rasky, Cynthia
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Sociology
  • Education
The Conversation: The 100-year-old rallying cry of ‘white genocide’
Dr. Levine-Rasky discusses an upcoming event marking a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Joel Sokolsky
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
CBC Online: Trudeau set to extend Canada's leadership role in NATO's Latvia mission
Professor Sokolsky says the fallout of a withdrawal from Latvia in the current political climate would be harsh.

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