Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: May 25 - May 31

POLS GraphicMonday, May 25

Globe and Mail: Canada must divide its military resources along foreign and domestic lines

In his op-ed, Christian Leuprecht says the Canadian Armed Forces would do well to consider alternative models to deliver on its civil-response mandate.

Globe and Mail: Prime Minister Trudeau says Ottawa undecided on whether to block Huawei from 5G networks

Christian Leuprecht discusses the delay in a decision on whether to exclude Huawei from Canada's 5G networks

Radio Canada International: Hong Kong protests resume over proposed Chinese security law

Christian Leuprecht comments on new national security laws proposed by China to deal with protests in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, May 26

IT World Canada: Canada co-leading effort to fight election disinformation

Christian Leuprecht says by partnering with both the Alliance for Securing Democracy and the EU’s Hybrid Centre of Excellence (Hybrid COE), Canada is positioning itself between its two most important strategic allies, the United States and Europe, to combat election disinformation.

Thursday, May 28

Leduc-Wetaskiwin County Market: Liberals' ability to avoid Parliamentary scrutiny plays into system of 'image politics,' critics say

Kathy Brock comments on the Liberal government's use of daily televised press briefings to announce major new spending measures. 

CHML 900 (Hamilton radio): Podcast - How will we open Hamilton back up? What is China's reaction to the BC court's ruling on a Huawei executive? Why is Donald Trump feuding with Twitter?

Christian Leuprecht offers insight into Meng Whanzou decision and strategic implications for Canada.

Saturday, May 30

Ottawa Citizen: The coronavirus challenge to democracy

In her op-ed, Kathy Brock says restoring the balance in normal times – whatever constitutes normal after the crisis – will be difficult, perhaps impossible. The price, financial and democratic, will be paid by future generations.

Sunday, May 31

Roy Green Syndicated Radio Show: Tensions between China and Canada with international privacy expert Christian Leuprecht

Christian Leuprecht discusses the current relationship between Canada and China with Roy Green.