Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: January 27 - February 2, 2020

POLS GraphicWednesday, January 29

CKWS/Global Kingston: Newly-elected Conservative MP Derek Sloan faces criticism after posting controversial tweet

Jonathan Rose says the attention on Sloan’s views about the LGBTQ2 community could affect his chances in the conservative leadership race.

Sunday, February 2

CBC Online: Poor French 'serious handicap' for Tory leadership hopefuls, says former languages commissioner

Stéphanie Chouinard says that while the prime minister doesn't need to have a "perfect" grasp on both of the country's official languages, she believes they should have at least a "functional ability."

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