Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: February 7th - February 13th, 2021

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Monday, February 8th

National PostCOVID-19 the new disease of growing old, hastening the work of anti-aging scientists

Dr. Farrelly says that COVID-19 is a highly fatal pandemic largely because of population aging.

Vice Canada: What Canada's Terror Laws Mean for Proud Boys Members

Dr. Amarasingam says the terrorism designation for the Proud Boys is going to definitely have an impact on the public posture of the group.\

Tuesday, February 9th

CKWS/Global Kingston: Coronavirus: Sloan, Bernier, Hillier among ‘end the lockdown caucus’

Dr. Chouinard says the current and former Canadian politicians who have joined forces to oppose COVID-19 lockdowns are trying to feed off public fatigue of the pandemic.

Wednesday, February 10th

640 AM Toronto Radio: On Point with Alex Pierson

Dr. Leuprecht talks about CSIS Director David Vigneault publicly calling China a strategic threat to Canada.

Canadaland: The Police #9 - Northern Patrol

Dr. Leuprecht talks about Canada's policing in the far north, and whether there should be a revolutionary change, or an evolutionary one.