Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News:  December 27th, 2020 - January 9th, 2021

Monday, January 4thPOLS Graphic

Ottawa Citizen: Brock: There can be magic even in a COVID Christmas

In her op-ed, Cross-appointed professor Kathy Brock says a COVID Christmas doesn't need to be a lonely one.

BC OnlineBattle of the budget: DND gears up to defend cost of new warships in the new year

Cross-appointed Professor Christian Leuprecht believes the navy will do whatever it takes to make sure these navy ships are actually built.

Thursday, January 7th

Globe and Mail: Federalism allows ‘bumblebee’ Canada to stay aloft relatively well through a challenging year

Cross-appointed professor Kathy Brock shares her thoughts on how well Canadian governments have functioned throughout the pandemic.

CBC Newsworld (Toronto): Trump Supporters Storm Capitol Hill

CFRC Radio Queen's: Observations on Protests at the US Capitol Building with Dr. Christian Leuprecht

Cross-appointed Professor Christian Leuprecht explains some of the reasons behind how protesters were able to cause such disruption in the US Capitol.

Yahoo! Canada: Vaccinating prisoners a matter of public health, says researcher

PhD Candidate Linda Mussell says people behind bars are members of our society too. They're humans and they're extremely vulnerable.

Friday, January 8th

CBC TV (Toronto): CBC Toronto News

The News Forum: Your News Forum

Cross-appointed Professor Christian Leuprecht shares his insights on how the protest in the US was handled by law enforcement. Cue 27:30