Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: April 25th - May 1st, 2021

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Sunday, April 25th

Roy Green Syndicated Radio Show: $100 billion money laundering in Canada.

Dr. Leuprecht talks about Canada's massive money laundering problem, how money laundering is undermining Canadian democracy, and the urgency for determined and concerted political action.

Monday, April 26th

The News Forum: Forum Daily | How Should Canada Go About Handling Our Relationship With China?

Dr. Leuprecht explains what happened at a recent meeting in the House of Commons aimed at deciding how to handle the case of two men detained in China for over 800 days. Barrie BIA Chair resigns after use of racial slur, derogatory comments about homelessness

Professor Berman talks about the use of a racial slur that lead to the resignation of the chair of the Barrie DBIA.

Tuesday, April 27th


Dr. Leuprecht talks about the Iran crisis.

Wednesday, April 28th

Global TV National: Posts in private military police Facebook group mock woman at heart of Vance allegation

Dr. Leuprecht says the social media posts drive home the need to change the culture in the Canadian military.

Friday, April 30th

CBC/Radio-Canada - Toronto: Misconduct in the military: new external review

Dr. Leuprecht talks about Minister Sajjan’s announcement of a new external review of sexual misconduct in the armed forces by Louise Arbour.

Yahoo! Canada: UN peacekeepers won't monitor Sipekne'katik fishery, says expert

Dr. McGarry explains why it is highly unlikely UN Peacekeepers will be called in to help ease tensions in the lobster fishing dispute in Nova Scotia.