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Queen's In The News Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Cockfield, Arthur
  • Law
Canadian Lawyer: Cannabis sector lawyer says clearer guidelines needed for producers
Art Cockfield says taxes on cannabis should be low and should not include excise taxes, such as those that apply to cigarettes and alcohol.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
Business in Vancouver: Oil and gas sector sounds alarm over flight of capital
Bruce Pardy says the changes proposed under the Impact Assessment Act may take away from investor confidence.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Global News: Buy Canadian? Some considering boycott amid tariffs imposed by Donald Trump
Ken Wong says that Canada is going to have a relationship with the U.S. and its people long after the current trade dispute is over.

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Queen's In The News Monday, June 18, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: Doug Ford says oil companies are on notice as he moves forward to cut gas prices by 10 cents a litre
Don Drummond says the new Ontario government fiscal strategy doesn't add up because they’ve got many spending initiatives and proposals to cut taxes, but also say they’re going to balance the budget over a responsible time frame.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Can Doug Ford keep his promise to axe green energy projects? Many rural voters hope so
Warren Mabee says Doug Ford's Ontario election promise to reduce hydro bills by 12 per cent may be a challenge.
Murray, Laura
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
CKWS/Global Kingston: Kingston’s swamp ward subject of a photo exhibit through the month of June
Kingstonist: Exhibition unites past and present in plain sight
Laura Murray's exhibit detailing the history of Kingston's Swamp Ward was covered by CKWS and Kingstonist.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: It's time to press the reset button on Canada's national parks
Ed Struzik's piece for The Conversation about managing Canadian national parks appeared in the National Post.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
NewsTalk 770 (Calgary): #BuyCanadian?
Robert Wolfe spoke to 770 News about the ramifications of a #BuyCanadian retaliation to Trump's tariffs.

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Queen's In The News Friday, June 15, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Davidson, Judith
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
CBC Online: Tired teachers off to sleep camp this summer
Dr. Davidson is helping teachers get the sleep they need. The story also appeared in MSN News Canada.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
CTV National Network News: Struggling to provide drugs
Dr. Duffin talks about the kinds of prescription drugs that are in short supply in Canada.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Simmering U.S. trade tensions drive pocketbook patriots to social media
Dr. Wolfe says the online push to #BuyCanadian could fan the flames of a trade war in which no side would prevail unscathed. The story also appeared in a number of other publications across Canada.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, June 14, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Gauvin Alexander Bailey
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
CNN: How the quest for the 'perfect blue' changed art forever
Dr. Bailey says China's blue-and-white style would also transform ceramics in Western Europe and elsewhere.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
CBC Online: From EpiPens to antibiotics, report finds Canada's drug shortages could be getting worse
Dr. Duffin says there are a number of reasons for the shortages.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Davidson, Judith
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
CBC Radio: Better sleep for teachers
Dr. Davidson talks about her summer camp designed for teachers who want to catch up on their sleep on CBC's All in a Day.
Murray, Laura
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
Global TV : Kingston’s swamp ward subject of a photo exhibit through the month of June
Dr. Murray says Kingston’s Swamp Ward is relatively undocumented.
Stuart, Donald
  • Law
CBC Online: Senate defeats a bid to restore mandatory roadside screening to impaired driving bill
Professor Stuart says he believes the mandatory testing violates the Charter of Rights protection in section 8 against unreasonable search or seizure.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: Seven remaining Liberal MPPs prepare to rebuild their party
Dr. Brock says the first challenge will be for the remaining Liberal MPPs to push for party status.
Daniel Woolf Kingston Whig-Standard: Rowdy partiers will end up with court appearance
CKWS/Global Kingston: Kingston, Queen’s University partner to curb unsanctioned street parties
CBC Online: Harsher penalties to be in effect during move-in week, homecoming, St. Patrick's Day
Dr. Woolf says the changes being introduced will allow us to identify Queen’s alumni and students who are issued a summons. The story also appeared in Yahoo Canada.

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Queen's In The News Monday, June 11, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Policy Opinions: Canada’s response to Rohingya crisis falls short
Professor Aiken signed a letter saying the world’s failure to address genocide against the Rohingya undermines international laws.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: What the election means for Ontario
Dr. Brock discusses all the changes with Ontario Morning.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: What Ford’s PC government means for Ontario’s economy
Professor Drummond discusses the fiscal side of the Doug Ford’s election win.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
IT World Canada: Ottawa to set up network of cyber security experts to help protect critical infrastructure
Dr. Leuprecht says Trudeau government isn’t moving fast enough on the critical infrastructure and cyber security files.

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Queen's In The News Friday, June 8, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: 'Magic' of simple message, simple strategy led to Ford victory
ctvnews.ca: Kathleen Wynne resigns as leader of Liberal Party
Global News: PCs win Ontario election — here’s a look at the promises Doug Ford made
Kathy Brock spoke to CBC News, Global News, and the Canadian Press about Doug Ford and the PCs win of the Ontario election and Kathleen's resignation from the leadership of the Liberal Party. The Canadian Press interview appeared in over ten outlets across Canada.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
IT World Canada: Ottawa to set up network of cyber security experts to help protect critical infrastructure
Christian Leuprecht says the Trudeau government isn’t moving fast enough on the critical infrastructure and cyber security files.
McDonald, David
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Global Development Studies
Rabble: From anti-privatization to pro-public
David McDonald spoke to the Rabble podcast about a conference he's arranged focused on discussing struggles and successes from around the world, in order to shape a vision for public services that is not just anti-privatization but one that is resolutely pro-public.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Reuters : Populist Doug Ford set to win Ontario polls, promises prosperity
Jonathan Rose spoke to Reuters about the populism that brought Doug Ford to an Ontario election win. The interview appeared in over 30 outlets internationally, including NBC News and the Japan Times.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, June 7, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
National Post: A breakdown of the possibilities that could arise from Ontario's vote
Tim Abray says parties will have to start talking to each other and create either formal or informal alliances to ensure legislative business can move ahead should there be a minority government elected in Ontario. His comments appeared in over 35 outlets across Canada.
Baranchuk, Adrian
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Kingston Whig-Standard: New treatment for Lyme carditis successful
Adrian Baranchuk says that over the past 18 months, five people, all males between the ages of 14 and 38, arrived at the Kingston General Hospital emergency department with a complete shutdown of the heart's electricity.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Ontario’s next premier faces a bigger economic challenge than predicted
Don Drummond says the longer-run economic growth rate that all the Ontario political party plans are based upon are bogus – they’re far too high.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Local advance polls busiest in Ontario
Jonathan Rose says there are four very strong Ontario election candidates in the Kingston area which could explain the high early voting turnout.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
AM 1310 (Ottawa radio): The Rick Gibbons Show
Robert Wolfe spoke to AM1310 about the ongoing NAFTA tensions between the US, Canada, and Mexico. (Interview starts at 9:40)

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: Kingston & The Islands No. 1 at advanced polls
Kathy Brock says the high level of voter engagement in Kingston is not surprising, as it is a public-sector town.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: Here and Now - Retired Economist Don Drummond on parties fiscal plans
Don Drummond says all three fiscal plans by the Ontario provincial parties share one thing in common - no credible plan to tackle the province's fiscal situation.

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