Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: February 4 - February 10, 2019

POLS GraphicMonday, February 4

National Post: Disasters and disagreements: Climate change collides with Trump's border wall

Pasch says President Trump has threatened to fund his border wall by taking money allocated for disaster relief and reconstruction. 

Tuesday, February 5

CHCH: The illegal online marijuana market is raising security concerns among experts

Dr. Leuprecht says that the penalties associated with illegally selling pot could be increased. Guilty companies are charged up to $1 million in Ontario. 

Thursday, February 7

CBC Radio: ISIS fighters could find their way back to Canada whether government intervenes or not

Dr. Leuprecht examines the legal and ethical conundrum of what to do about returning Canadian ISIS fighters.