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Queen's In The News Monday, June 4, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
iPolitics: Wynne concedes election, looks to save party from irrelevance
Tim Abray says Wynne's concession is an attempt to maintain a small sliver of power.
Veldon Coburn
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
National Post: Why there are so few Indigenous graduates at convocation
The Conversation: Why there are so few Indigenous graduates at convocation
Veldon Coburn's piece for The Conversation about why there are so few Indigenous university graduates in Canada appeared in the National Post.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: Worrisome deficits today mean future tax hikes or service cuts
Don Drummond says Ontario voters who want to elect a government with fiscal discipline are being left without a party.
Bethany Philpott
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Hamilton Spectator: How to increase childhood vaccination rates
The Conversation: How to increase childhood vaccination rates
Bethany Philpott's piece for The Conversation about raising the number of Canadian children who are vaccinated appeared in the Hamilton Spectator.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Toronto Star: Why the Ontario election is for the people, but not the political scientists
Jonathan Rose says all parties have been making more use of automated phone-call outreach to voters.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: CTV News
Robert Wolfe spoke to CTV News about the escalating trade tensions between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

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Queen's In The News Friday, June 1, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Airton, Lee
  • Education
CBC Radio: 'No Big Deal' helping to reconcile people to new pronouns
Dr. Airton talks about the new campaign (11:30).
Baranchuk, Adrian
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
CTV National Network News: Rare but serious complication of Lyme disease can attack the heart
Dr. Baranchuk is warning health care professionals across the country to be on the lookout for a rare but serious complication of Lyme disease in which the disease bacteria begin to attack the heart.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Doug Ford says he isn’t breaking promise to release fully costed platform
Huffington Post: Doug Ford denies he broke his promise to release costed Ontario PC platform
Professor Drummond says voters who value fiscal discipline should find the Tory plan very worrying. The story also appeared in the National Post and 50 other outlets across Canada.
Koeppl, Thorsten
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
Forbes: The Russia World Cup could be about to boost the bitcoin price
Dr. Koeppl says the value of Bitcoin is partly driven by its potential as a payments tool and, before the fees rose along with the price, there were people using Bitcoin for international transfers.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: Canada has to push back
Dr. Wolfe says Canada's response to the U.S. steel tariffs is a proportionate response.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, May 31, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
iPolitics: Progressive Conservatives quietly release their platform online without a full costing
Mr. Abray calls this decision brash and bold but adds it he isn’t convinced it will hurt them with the average voter.
Andrevski, Goce
  • Smith School of Business
National Post: Sometimes the best move is the one you don't make
In his op-ed, Professor Andrevski says competitive forbearance is an important strategic decision in the business world.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: Experts say NDP proposal to buy back Hydro One 'a knee-jerk reaction',
Dr. Mabee says the benefit of regaining complete ownership of Hydro One is not as simple as putting the privatization genie back in the bottle. The story also appeared in over 40 newspapers and radio stations across Canada including the Hamilton Spectator and Toronto Sun.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Airton, Lee
  • Education
Huffington Post: 'No Big Deal' campaign proves how simple it is to be an ally to transgender people
Dr. Airton talks about being inspired to start the campaign.
Graham, Andrew Hill Times: Public service culture could lead to another Phoenix
Dr. Graham discusses comments from the Auditor General about the review of the Phoenix pay system.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: Trans Mountain pipeline deadline looming
Dr. Mabee says he thinks the pipeline will be built but is unclear on the timeline.
George Smith
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: An inside look at the airline's negotiations with pilots
Professor Smith says talk of a lockout threat as you get close to a potential impasse is normal.

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Queen's In The News Monday, May 28, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
TVO: Can the NDP break through again in eastern Ontario?
Mr. Abray says eastern Ontario has always been a tough region for the New Democrats to gain traction.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Ottawa Citizen: Political observers examine last night’s debate
Dr. Brock says the real winners of the debate were the voters of Ontario.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Maclean's Magazine: Three Ontario parties. Zero fiscal discipline,
In his op-ed, Professor Drummond says no party has a credible plan to tackle the province’s finances.
George Smith
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: CP Rail talks set to resume in Calgary after unions reject railway’s final offer
Professor Smith says the Trudeau government will allow the collective bargaining to continue. The story also appeared on cbc.ca and numerous other publications across Canada.

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Queen's In The News Friday, May 25, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Dacin, Tina
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: It might be 2018 but LGBTQ employees still face obstacles
Dr. Dacin says it’s a sad reality — we are not as far ahead as many would like to think.
James Kwateng-Yeboah
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
The Conversation: Lessons from religious groups for a ‘Ghana beyond aid’
Mr. Kwateng-Yeboah says focus has been placed on mobilizing domestic resources but no attention is being paid to religion. The op-ed also appeared in the National Post.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, May 24, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Galen Watts
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
National Post: Being a progressive Christian shouldn't be an oxymoron
Dr. Watts discusses the progressive Christian and how millennials interpret religion. The story also appeared in several other news publications across Ontario.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
CBC Radio: New changes have been proposed to Canadian family-law legislation
Professor Bala discusses the impending changes to the law.
Daniel Krupp
  • Arts and Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Psychology
The Conversation: How competition fuels inequality and conflict
Dr. Krupp talks about inequality being the best predictor of conflict.
Maur, Mary-Jo
  • Law
CTV National Network News: New changes have been proposed to Canadian family-law legislation
Professor Maur talks about improved child support enforcement and catering to the well-being of impacted children.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Jeffrey Masuda
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
The Tyee: The Allure of East Van’s Gritty Goods
Jeffrey Masuda says neighbourhood brands are not necessarily a good or bad thing, but rather is a question of whose purposes are served.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
ctvnews.ca: Experts concerned about global rise of facial recognition technology
David Murakami Wood was interviewed by the Canadian Press about the reliability of facial recognition technology. His comments appeared in over thirty outlets including CTV and the National Post.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post, Financial Post: Let the Paris climate deal die. It was never good for anything, anyway
Bruce Pardy's op-ed for the Financial Post says that the Paris agreement is a climate fairy tale - and instead has always been more about money and politics than the environment.
Simpson, Christopher
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
Global News: COMMENTARY: Having a ‘national seniors strategy’ could ease wait time crisis
Chris Simpson's piece for The Conversation about wait times in the Canadian health system appeared on Global News.

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