Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: September 10 - September 16, 2018

POLS GraphicTuesday, September 11

Toronto Star: Will a gun ban work in Toronto? No

Dr. Leuprecht says the most effective way to contain gun violence is intelligence-led policing. 

City-TV: The Prime Minister weighs in on Doug Ford's plan to invoke the notwithstanding clause

Dr. Brock discusses the fine points of the clause and how it could potentially be used. 

Wednesday, September 12

Newsline: Doug Ford heckled as he defends strikes on council cutting plot

Dr. Rose says average Conservatives may wonder why Doug Ford is involved in an issue that is no longer vital in the minds of voters. 

CTV National Network News: Premier Doug Ford defends moves on council-cutting plan

Dr. Rose says Canadians consistently rank the charter as one of their most prized institutions and some may conclude the premier is against it.