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Queen's In The News Monday, September 24, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
ctvnews.ca: Decision to share home sales data online paves the way for innovation
Dr. Andrew says he expects the Toronto Real Estate Board’s decision to spur the liberalization of data across the country. The story appeared in various other Canadian Press outlets across Canada.
Thomas, Tandy
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Online: Privacy experts say choosing life insurance tied to fitness tracking could have unintended consequences
Professor Thomas cautions that consumers don't know what fitness tracking for insurance purposes could look like in the future.

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Queen's In The News Friday, September 21, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: A proposed ban on handguns
Dr. Leuprecht discusses a possible ban on handguns in Canada.
Narbonne, Guy
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Nature: World's first animal was a pancake-shaped prehistoric ocean dweller
Dr. Narbonne says the findings from the research reinforce other evidence that Dickinsonia - a primitive life form- were primitive animal.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, September 20, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Radio Canada International: Illegal migrant numbers into Canada increase in August
Professor Aiken says when removal orders come into effect and are not enforced, it undermines the integrity of the system and the confidence in the system.
Korey Pasch
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CKNW-Vancouver: President Trump visits North Carolina
Mr. Pasch discusses how the public views these visits after natural disasters (interview starts at 3:00).

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Nicaso, Antonio
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
CBC Online: Public slayings of Musitano, Iavarone meant to send a message
Dr. Nicasso says there is violence related to the power vacuum left by the Rizzuto crime family.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Korey Pasch
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
National Post: Discussing death tolls after natural disasters
The Conversation: Hurricane Florence’s battering of the southern United States has brought natural disasters back into the daily news cycle
Mr. Pasch says disaster death tolls are notoriously difficult to determine accurately.
Skillicorn, David
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
Yahoo! Canada: Small Ontario towns pay ransom after hackers hold computer systems hostage
Dr. Skillicorn says the best defence is having a good backup system.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Online: Simons apologizes for campaign selling bras named after famed Canadian women
Professor Wong says the campaign is marketing at its worst.

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Queen's In The News Monday, September 17, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Indigenous man arguing traditional laws trump Ontario legislation in child support case
Nicholas Bala spoke to The Lawyer's Daily about a request to the Ontario Court of Appeal by a First Nations man to allow a dispute over child support to be determined by traditional Indigenous laws rather than those of the province.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
iPolitics: As ice recedes, the Arctic isn’t prepared for more shipping traffic
Ed Struzik's piece for The Conversation about the future of shipping in the Canadian Arctic appeared in iPolitics.

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Queen's In The News Friday, September 14, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
City-TV: The Prime Minister weighs in on Doug Ford’s plan to invoke the notwithstanding clause
Dr. Brock discusses the fine points of the clause and how it could potentially be used.
Gurd, Brendon
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Globe and Mail: Speaking while exercising? Not if you want to get fitter
Dr. Gurd explains the ‘Talk Test’ can determine if everyone is exercising at the same intensity.
Emily LeDuc
  • Arts and Science
  • History
The Conversation: Hotel Mumbai pulls no punches at the Toronto International Film Festival
Ms. LeDuc discusses the film that depicts the Mumbai terror attacks that left 164 people dead.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CTV National Network News: Premier Doug Ford defends moves on council-cutting plan
Dr. Rose says Canadians consistently rank the charter as one their most prized institutions and some may conclude the premier is against it.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, September 13, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Mulligan, Ryan
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
CKNW-Vancouver: Hurricane Florence is set to make landfall
Dr. Mulligan says this hurricane could be devastating for North and South Carolina (12 minute mark).
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
The Agenda with Steven Paikin, TVO: A heated legal climate in energy
Professor Pardy says the Ontario government's decisions on energy and the environment have left a few whopping legal questions.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Huffington Post: 'Famous Fingers' campaign prods men to get tested for prostate cancer
Professor Wong says that if Prostate Cancer Canada's strategy was to increase the pool of people who are willing to be checked for prostate cancer, this message could obscure more critical issues.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Maclean's Magazine: Why Doug Ford went straight to the ‘nuclear option’ on Toronto city council
Kathy Brock says that given one of the clear indications of voter disillusionment is governments coming in and not doing as they said, Doug Ford will likely retain his base after using the notwithstanding clause.
Donald, Betsy
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
National Post: Canada left behind as ride-hailing services go global
Betsy Donald's co-authored piece for The Conversation about Canada's need to lead in the global race for better mobility appeared in the National Post.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: Researchers use 'HydroBall' technology to chart Arctic waters missing on maps
Ed Struzik joined CBC's The Current to discuss how climate change is affecting the Arctic.
Galen Watts
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
National Post: Self-help in the 'age of responsibility' denies unequal realities
Galen Watts' piece for The Conversation about how popular 'self-help' philosophy could hinder our approach to public policy appeared in the National Post.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
National Post: 'Famous Fingers' campaign prods men to get tested for prostate cancer
Ken Wong says that if [Prostate Cancer Canada's] strategy was to increase the pool of people who are willing to be checked for prostate cancer, this message could obscure more critical issues. This Canadian Press article ran in 10 other outlets across the country.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: Will a gun ban work in Toronto
Dr. Leuprecht says the most effective way to contain gun violence is intelligence-led policing.
Skillicorn, David
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
Toronto Star: Will a gun ban work in Toronto
Dr. Skillicorn says the gun ban won’t work because Canada borders the largest weapons market in the world.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
PBS: As ice recedes, the Arctic isn’t prepared for more shipping traffic
Dr. Struzik says the recent accident highlights the risks of shipping in the Arctic. The story also appeared in the Nunatsiaq News.
Viswanathan, Leela
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Winnipeg Free Press: Winnipeggers should seize opportunity to open Portage and Main, the city's 'Confusion Corner for pedestrians'
Dr. Viswanathan lends her voice to the complex conversation about urban planning in Winnipeg.

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