Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: March 12 - 18, 2018

POLS GraphicMonday, March 12

Toronto Star: PC Leader Doug Ford promises to scrap the Liberals sex-ed curriculum
CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s political analyst weighs in on Doug Ford’s victory

  • Professor Kathy Brock discussed Doug Ford's Ontario Progressive Conservative Party leadership win and social conservatism with the Toronto Star and CKWS.

New York Times: A Black Woman Who Defied Segregation in Canada Will Appear on Its Currency 

  • Professor Jonathan Rose says this marks a re-imagining of Canadian currency and the role it plays in defining the country.

Saturday, March 17

CBC Online: Why Doug Ford may govern more as a moderate than a 'radical conservative'

  • Professor Kathy Brock says Doug Ford has to bring together factions of the Progressive Conservative party and appeal to a broad base of voters. The story also appeared in Yahoo Canada.

Sunday, March 18 Trudeau pushing ‘Canada is back’ narrative with Mali UN peacekeeping mission

  • Professor Jane Boulden says Canada will hae to work hard to regain its credibility.