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Queen's In The News Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Baines, Beverley
  • Law
Canadian Bar National Magazine: Concrete challenge: Another fight over the Canada Summer Jobs attestation
Beverley Baines writes that the proportionality between the harmful effects on the employer’s freedom of expression and the positive effects on the students’ equality rights seems to come down on the side of protecting youthful labour rather than entrenched capital.
Cockfield, Arthur
  • Law
Ottawa Citizen: Cockfield: Canadian history, reframed, tells a different story
Art Cockfield writes that on Canada’s birthday, Canadians can be grateful for the ongoing efforts at reconciliation, and the building of new ties of mutual recognition and respect.
Craig, Wendy
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
Kingston Whig-Standard: Kingstonians appointed to Order of Canada
Wendy Craig says that to be acknowledged for work that you do is always gratifying, but for her it's her passion.
Gregory, Allan
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
Newsweek: Is Canada's Marijuana the New Bitcoin? Stocks Surge After Legalization
Global News: Could pot stocks make you rich?
Allan Gregory says that while not every cannabis stock is going to fall, the losers will outweigh the winners.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Ottawa Citizen: With GreenON rebate cancellation, 'unbelievable window of opportunity' closes for Ottawa business
Warren Mabee says that programs like the recently cancelled Green Ontario Fund typically attract people who were going to do the green home renovations with or without a rebate.
Nossal, Kim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
iPolitics: Successful Australian bid bodes well for BAE’s Canadian contract proposal
Kim Nossal says that the more ships that are floating means that will be an attractive option for Canadian decision makers.

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Queen's In The News Friday, June 29, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
National Post: Baloney Meter: Are a majority of asylum seekers to Canada doomed to rejection?
Sharry Aiken says that each individual claimant may face different risks based on their race, gender, political affiliation, or sexual orientation if they’re rejected and sent back to their home countries. Her comments appeared in over 30 outlets.
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
National Post: Different views on impact of sentence in British Columbia polygamy case
Nick Bala says the justice system has not done nothing. We have a lot more clarity in the law. His comments appeared in over 30 outlets.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Vancouver Magazine: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Suburbs
David Gordon says that as of 2011, two thirds of Canadians live in some kind of suburb and that percentage seems to be on the rise.
Diane Orihel
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
BBC : How a deliberate oil spill will help protect the environment
Diane Orihel says that when spilled, dilbit behaves very differently in freshwater versus marine systems.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Wall Street Journal: Canada Gives Trudeau a Trump Bump After G-7 Spat (Subscription only)
Robert Wolfe says there is a long history of Canadians not wanting to be pushed around by the U.S.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, June 28, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
The Conversation: The creeping problem of drug shortages
Jacalyn Duffin says that hyped reporting of individual [drug] shortages obscures the fact that they are all connected — as symptoms of a bigger, unprecedented and poorly understood problem.
Hand, Martin
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
CBC Radio: Overlooked: Photography and the Smartphone
Martin Hand says that a selfie is not a narcissistic display for the world. It may end up there, but that's not necessarily the intention.
Metcalf, Cherie
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Lack of Canadian connection key to court allowing export of French painting: lawyers
Cherie Metcalf says that anytime you get a court making a pronouncement about the way in which an expert board has to understand its home statute and the boundaries for what it can do, that’s significant.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
Toronto Sun: FREE THE BEER: Why can't you enjoy beer from a different province this long weekend?
Bruce Pardy says the Supreme Court's decision places aside the words of the Constitution as incompatible with the functions it believes the state should serve.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Court upholds independence of Office of the Children’s Lawyer in privacy ruling
Nick Bala says this decision is an important statement about the nature of child representation and will undoubtedly be of interest to lawyers across Canada.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
Global News: Stats Canada: Indigenous youth overrepresented in Saskatchewan prisons
Nick Bala says as the overall rates of youth custody have been going down, the proportion of aboriginal youth has been going up.
Sean Cleary
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: Trade tensions’ effect on interest rates gives businesses bumpy ride
Sean Cleary says that companies have had a decade of opportunity to take advantage of low rates to lock in long-term borrowing.
Davidson, Judith
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
CBC Radio: CBC Ontario Morning
Judith Davidson spoke to CBC Ontario Morning about a sleep camp for teachers taking place this summer at Queen's University. (Interview starts at 13:55).
Smol, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
CBC Radio: Restoring our relationship with nature from lake beds to treetops
John Smol spoke on a panel at the 2018 Muskoka Summit on the Environment - covered by CBC Ideas.

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Queen's In The News Monday, June 25, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: Message received, now Ontario’s Liberal party will try to reconnect with voters
Kathy Brock says the Ontario Liberal Party needs to do a good analysis of where things went wrong, and then start to rebuild the party platform that way.
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
National Post: Sex and gender both shape your health, in different ways
Lisa Carver's piece for The Conversation about how sex and gender affect health appeared in the National Post.
Pierre Chaigneau
  • Smith School of Business
Ottawa Citizen: Why the uproar over executive pay isn't entirely warranted
Pierre Chaigneau's piece for The Conversation about executive pay appeared in the Ottawa Citizen.
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: Populism on rise on world scene
Louis A. Delvoie says 'populism' manifests itself in a wide variety of ways.

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Queen's In The News Friday, June 22, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
The Conversation: Sex and gender both shape your health, in different ways
Lisa Carver says in her piece for The Conversation that by asking people to tell us their sex and gender, health researchers may be able to understand why people experience illness and disease differently.
Pierre Chaigneau
  • Smith School of Business
The Calgary Herald: Why the uproar over executive pay isn't entirely warranted
The Conversation: The uproar over executive pay isn’t entirely warranted
Pierre Chaigneau says that trends in executive compensation are consistent with fundamental economic forces.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: If not carbon pricing in Ontario – which works well – then what, Mr. Ford?
Don Drummond co-authored a Globe & Mail op-ed about the merits of carbon pricing and the new Ontario government's approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Scott, Jill
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Huffington Post: Indigenous Languages Are In Danger Of Becoming Extinct — Here's How You Can Help Save Them
Jill Scott says that Canadians who want to help Indigenous communities' work to preserve their languages can do so by supporting and amplifying the work being done by Indigenous people.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, June 21, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Lang, Eugene
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Canada’s trade retaliation is rational, but Trump isn’t – that’s why it won’t work
Eugene Lang says in his Globe and Mail op-ed that Canada's actions in response to US trade tariffs will likely be ineffective against an irrational Trump.
Phillips, Susan
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
The Calgary Herald: New family doctors 'don't feel competent' to perform abortions due to lack of training: study
Susan Phillips says there are 66 residents a year in family medicine and a number of them want to become abortion providers but they can’t find many places that offer the training.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Daily Mail (UK): Boycotts and nuclearization: Canada defiant of Trump
Ken Wong says a Canada/U.S. trade war hurts everybody, while also playing into Trump's hands.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: City in limbo with cap-and-trade threat
Warren Mabee says phasing out Ontario's cap-and-trade system before the end of the current compliance period could end up costing participating companies and agencies money.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
The Tyee: Canada’s Parks Have Lost Their Way — and Time Is Running Out
Ed Struzik's piece for The Conversation about managing Canada's national parks appeared in The Tyee.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
CKWS/Global Kingston: Professor urges moderation in ‘Buy Canadian’ campaign, wave of patriotism
Ken Wong says the current trade dispute between Canada and the U.S. is akin to having an argument with a good friend.

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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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