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Queen's In The News Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Cook, Douglas
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Division of Neurosurgery
Kingston Whig-Standard: Kingston surgeon named to prestigious list
Dr. Cook was named Top 40 Under 40 for his work with complex brain disorders.
Levine-Rasky, Cynthia
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Sociology
  • Education
National Post: The 100-year-old rallying cry of ‘white genocide’
Dr. Levine-Rasky discusses an upcoming event marking a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Queen's In The News Monday, July 9, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Levine-Rasky, Cynthia
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Sociology
  • Education
The Conversation: The 100-year-old rallying cry of ‘white genocide’
Dr. Levine-Rasky discusses an upcoming event marking a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Joel Sokolsky
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
CBC Online: Trudeau set to extend Canada's leadership role in NATO's Latvia mission
Professor Sokolsky says the fallout of a withdrawal from Latvia in the current political climate would be harsh.

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Queen's In The News Friday, July 6, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Winnipeg Free Press: Drug shortage issue warrants further study
Jacalyn Duffin's piece for The Conversation about drug shortages in Canada appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press.
Lisa Guenther
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
Globe and Mail: What is lost when we pave over a prison
Kingston Whig-Standard: Memorial garden essential to P4W site
Lisa Guenther wrote an op-ed petitioning for a memorial garden at the former Prison for Women site.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, July 5, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Policy Options: The future of the Safe Third Country Agreement
Sharry Aiken discusses why the US is currently unsafe for refugees and the political implications of suspending the STCA.
Bearse, Neil
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Online: Google faces criticism for giving 3rd-party apps access to user emails
Neil Bearse says that Google's damage control efforts are obviously a response to the increased scrutiny that we've seen since Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Craig, Wendy
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
CKWS/Global Kingston: Local residents among honourees to be appointed to the Order of Canada in 2018
CBC Radio: CBC Ontario Morning
Wendy Craig spoke to CBC Ontario Morning and CKWS Global News about being appointed to the Order of Canada for her anti-bullying work.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
AM 1310 (Ottawa radio): The Rick Gibbons Show
David Murakami Wood discusses 'deep fake' technology, which allows people to doctor videos to make influential figures appear to say whatever they want. (Interview starts at 22:15).
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post, Financial Post: Lawrence Solomon: Make Ontario hydro great again by reviving the Common Sense Revolution
Bruce Pardy says that if the Ontario legislature passed a statue that explicitly denied the right to compensation for companies that signed renewable energy contracts, then no compensation would be payable.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Baines, Beverley
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Tough road ahead for company fighting job program’s attestation of Charter rights, scholar says
Beverley Baines says that Sarnia Concrete’s freedom of expression claim could be on shaky ground.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post: Bruce Pardy: The Supreme Court's TWU ruling is a cruel joke played on all Canadians
National Post, Financial Post: The Liberals take a bad environmental assessment process and make it worse
Bruce Pardy penned op-eds for both the National Post and Financial Post regarding a Supreme Court ruling against Trinity Western University's quest to open a law school, as well as the federal Liberal's environmental assessment process.

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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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