Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: June 13th - June 19th, 2021

POLS Graphic

Monday, June 14th

Toronto Star: Terrorism charges laid in London Muslim family killing. Decision called ‘hugely important’ symbolic move

CTV National Network News: London, Ontario attack suspect now facing terror charges

Kitchener-Waterloo Record: Terrorism charges laid in London Muslim family killing. Decision called ‘hugely important’ symbolic move

Dr. Amarasingam talks about the terror charge, how rare it is, and the cultural shift that is happening as investigators look at the motivation of attacks by individuals or groups.

Tuesday, June 15th 

Global News: What happens now that the London, Ont., attack suspect has been charged with terrorism?

Dr. Leuprecht discusses the terror charge against a man accused in the deaths of four members of a Muslim family in London, Ontario.

Saturday, June 19th

globalnews.ca: ‘A commendable operation’: Experts react to Manitoba manhunt for homicide suspect

580 CFRA: Is Canada's Defence Minister in danger of losing his job?

Dr. Leuprecht talks about the motion to censure Harjit Sajjan, the impact it could have, and what happens next. He also talks about how the RCMP and OPP handled the manhunt for a Manitoba man, who was later found near Belleville, Ontario.

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