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Queen's In The News Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
Maclean's Magazine: Why buying and selling homes in the GTA is about to get easier
Dr. Andrew says the recent decision by the Supreme Court to release more data will empower home buyers.
Luce-Kapler, Rebecca
  • Education
CBC Radio: Is there a teacher shortage in Ontario,
Radio Canada International: Examining the school teacher shortage in Canada
Dr. Luce-Kapler discusses the teacher shortages in Ontario school boards and the challenges that will arise over the next few years (42 minute mark).
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: As ice recedes, the Arctic isn’t prepared for more shipping traffic
Dr. Struzik warns the country is not prepared as shipping increases in the Arctic.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Murray, Laura
  • Arts and Science
Hamilton Spectator: City of Kingston seeks public input on Sir John A. Macdonald’s legacy
Dr. Murray says Kingston has a lot of work to do to contemplate its relationship to Sir John A. Macdonald.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: Akademik Ioffe offers warning for future voyages
Dr. Stuzik says the passenger ship he was aboard running aground should be a warning to seafarers in a increasingly open Arctic ocean.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
Daily Mail (UK): Researchers reveal radical 'scroll' screen
The Hindu: A rollable tablet that fits in your pocket
PC Magazine: This rollable tablet was inspired by ancient scrolls
The story also appeared in Fortune, Metro UK, Tech Times, MIT Technology Review’s The Download daily email and a number of other international publications.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: What to watch as Canada looks for a breakthrough in NAFTA talks
Dr. Wolfe discusses what is a good deal for Canada.

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Queen's In The News Friday, August 31, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Holmes, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Maclean's Magazine: What will happen if Trump slaps a 25 per cent tariff on Canadian-made cars?
John Holmes says that if the U.S. applies tariffs to Canadian automobiles it would be a losing scenario for both countries; though Canada would come out as the biggest loser.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
BBC : Tablet bends 'like ancient scroll'
Kingston Herald: Queen’s Human Media Lab Reveals MagicScroll – An iPad in Your Pocket
TechCrunch: Scientists make a touch tablet that rolls and scrolls
Gadgetify.com: MagicScroll: Rollable Touchscreen Tablet with 7.5″ Flexible Display
Roel Vertegaal's MagicScroll 'rollable' tablet was covered by the BBC, TechCrunch, and others.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: Denting supply management in NAFTA deal would be 'devastating': Dairy farmers
Robert Wolfe says that the quota under NAFTA means the right to sell a certain amount of milk. But if anybody can sell milk, then that quota that you've spent a lot of money on is worthless. This Canadian Press interview appeared in over 60 outlets across Canada.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, August 30, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CBC Online: A Kingston incumbent is ditching lawn signs. Should his opponents follow?
Tim Abray says it's probably a terrible idea to run a campaign without lawn signs, especially for new candidates running against incumbents, because the most crucial thing in an election is name recognition.
Archer, Stephen
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
The Conversation: Why we need academic health science centres
Stephen Archer says academic health science centres are Canada's high-performance vehicles for better health.
Veldon Coburn
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Maclean's Magazine: Economic forces may be killing Indigenous communities—but they’re hardly neutral
Veldon Colburn's op-ed discusses how systemic state policies have had much to do with the poor economic conditions of Indigenous communities in Canada.
Luce-Kapler, Rebecca
  • Education
CBC Online: Educators warn Ontario may face a teacher shortage
Rebecca Luce-Kapler says that school boards throughout Ontario are scrambling to fill supply teacher positions, often trying to hire new teachers before they've even finished their programs.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CBC Radio: CBC's Ontario Morning
Tim Abray discusses the effectiveness of campaign signs used during municipal elections. (Interview starts at 2:43)
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Alberta, oilpatch begin public fight with federal government over new fuel regulation
Warren Mabee says that the Clean Fuel Standard is going to be a concern for people in the oilpatch because it really asks them to put their money where their mouth is.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
Toronto Star: Is Sidewalk Labs doing enough to protect privacy? No
David Murakami Wood's co-authored op-ed in the Toronto Star says the Sidewalk Labs 'smart city' project in Toronto is not doing enough to protect privacy.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
New York Times: When Extreme Fires Become Routine: The Canada Letter
Edward Struzik says in his extended interview with the New York Times that too much attention is now focused on fighting wildfires, rather than dealing with future fires, and what will lead to them.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: White House strikes fear in many Ontario milk farmers
Bloomberg: What the U.S.-Mexico Trade Deal Means for Canada
570News: The Mike Farwell Show (Interview at 3:08)
AM 1310 (Ottawa radio): The Rick Gibbons Show (Interview at 1:50)
Robert Wolfe spoke to Bloomberg, CKWS Global, 570 News, and 1310 News about how ongoing NAFTA negotiations will affect Canada.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
National Post: Residents priced out of hot markets in Vancouver and Toronto hoping for housing crash: poll
Ottawa Citizen: Residents priced out of hot markets in Vancouver and Toronto hoping for housing crash: poll
John Andrew says that if people think foreign buyers are the cause of high housing prices (in Toronto), they’re dead wrong.
Chan, Yolande
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: World-class windows: Maker of huge panes of architectural glass takes outsized risk on tech
Yolande Chan says that in addition to a simple cost analysis, companies considering big tech upgrades should also look at other factors.
Flanagan, William F
  • Law
Canadian Lawyer: Queen’s law launches online business of law course
Bill Flanagan says that law schools do a great job of teaching about the law, but things that go more into the business of the practice of law are not something that traditionally law schools have seen as their role.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: Canada Snubbed in New U.S.-Mexico Trade Deal (Facebook video)
ctvnews.ca: Trump touts trade deal with Mexico, threatens new tariffs on Canadian cars
Robert Wolfe says that now that the US and Mexico have resolved their bilateral issues, they can move on to trilateral NAFTA discussions with Canada.

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Queen's In The News Monday, August 27, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
CTV National Network News: Greater Toronto Area realtors can now publish home sales data online
Maclean's Magazine: What the TREB ruling means for GTA home buyers and sellers
CBC Radio: The World at Six (Interview at 12:00)
CBC Online: TREB loses Supreme Court bid to appeal release of real estate sold figures
CBC TV: The National (Interview at 12:40)
NewsWatch: Greater Toronto Area realtors can now publish home sales data on their websites
John Andrew spoke to outlets across Canada about how a Supreme Court of Canada decision not to hear an appeal from the Toronto Real Estate Board regarding home sales data could affect home buyers.
Gordon Boyd
  • Health Sciences
  • Critical Care Medicine Program
Hamilton Spectator: Why we need to pay more attention to treating delirium
Le Soleil: https://www.lesoleil.com/opinions/point-de-vue/le-delire-un-effet-secondaire-grave-et-courant-des-traitements-en-unite-de-soins-intensifs-ef26361d7d51968bdffdcd8c7ef33a9d
Gordon Boyd's op-ed about the need for more focus on the neurological health of patients in intensive care units appeared in the Hamilton Spectator in English, and Le Soleil in French.
Michelle Cohen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
CBC Online: Goop has exploited the medical establishment's failures on women's health
Michelle Cohen's op-ed says that the wellness industry taps into, and profits from, women's frustration with conventional medical treatment.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: Are there other election security threat besides Russia?
Christian Leuprecht spoke to CTV's Your Morning about election security threats from Iran and North Korea.
Zureik, Elia
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
Al Jazeera: Censored and Surveilled: The Digital Occupation of Palestinians
Elia Zureik says any criticism of Israeli policies is, from the Israeli point of view, is threatening to state security. (Interview at 13:15).

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Queen's In The News Friday, August 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
Ottawa Citizen: Supreme Court sets stage for revolution in home sales
Global TV : Supreme Court decision clears the way for Toronto realtors to publish home sales data
National Post, Financial Post: 'Decisive victory for competition': Supreme Court won't hear TREB appeal in real estate data case
John Andrew says that a lot of local real estate boards were waiting to see what happened with this decision.
Freedman, David
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Oversight of Humboldt crowdfunding money could mean similar legislation elsewhere, say lawyers
David Freedman says that without this legislation, crowdfunding could end up subject to questions and lengthy court proceedings should the raising and allocating of funds go sideways.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
The Narwhal: Fighting historic wildfires amid bad ideas and no funding
Ed Struzik's piece for The Conversation about Canada's wildfire strategy appeared in The Narwhal.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, August 23, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
Radio New Zealand: Prominent legal expert says Family Court needs reform
Nicholas Bala spoke to Radio New Zealand about reforms for the family court system.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Ottawa Citizen: The suburbs don't get any respect — except from those who are flocking there
National Post, Financial Post: The suburbs don't get any respect — except from those who are flocking there
David Gordon's recent report on Canada's growing suburbs was covered by the Financial Post and Ottawa Citizen.
Gregory, Allan
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
Policy Options: Canada’s cannabis economy
Allan W. Gregory joined the Policy Options podcast to discuss key economic questions surrounding legalized cannabis in Canada.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
IT World Canada: Facebook, Twitter axe hundreds of accounts, allege groups in Iran, Russia manipulated content
Christian Leuprecht says that Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran have consistently shown they are willing and able to do what it takes to influence the way people think about issues and policies.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: CBC's On The Coast
Edward Struzik spoke to CBC Radio about wildfires and the need for new strategies. (Interview begins at 58:25).

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