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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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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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