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Kathy Brock: The current generation’s Indigenous grandmothers could not vote in Canada without losing treaty rights and status

The current generation’s Indigenous grandmothers could not vote in Canada without losing treaty rights and status

October 21, 2019

Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) Newsletter - Sarah Niman with comments from Kathy Brock, Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University

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Warren Mabee: Teck Resources cutting B.C. jobs after price of coal plunges

Teck Resources cutting B.C. jobs after price of coal plunges

October 9, 2019

CBC Online News, with comments by Warren Mabee, Director and Associate Dean, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University


Coal workers in British Columbia are bracing for leaner times.

The price of metallurgical coal, which is used to make steel, has fallen by about 40 per cent since the summer and Teck Resources, which operates four mines in the province's Elk Valley region, is warning employees there will be layoffs.

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Kathy Brock: The English-language leaders' debate: Our pundits pronounce

The English-language leaders' debate: Our pundits pronounce

October 7, 2019

Ottawa Citizen -  Kathy Brock, Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University


From immigration to climate change, from Indigenous issues to affordability, six federal leaders presented their views in Monday night’s English-language debate. We asked the Citizen’s panel of political observers to sort through their remarks.

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Kathy Brock: Strategic voting may play a role in elections. But will it change the outcome?

Strategic voting may play a role in elections. But will it change the outcome?

October 4, 2019

CBC News Online - Mark Gollom with commentary by Kathy Brock, Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University


"Sometimes, the past isn't a good guide to the present, and people may also rely on how the party is doing nationally and that may be quite misleading," she said.

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Kathy Brock: Political expert reacts to photos and video of Liberal Leader, Justin Trudeau, wearing black and brown face

Political expert reacts to photos and video of Liberal Leader, Justin Trudeau, wearing black and brown face

September 24, 2019

Global News (Kingston), Kathy Brock, Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University


Political expert, Kathy Brock from Queen’s University, reacts to photos and video of Federal Liberal Leader, Justin Trudeau, wearing black and brown face.  
 

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Warren Mabee: Does driving less (or not at all) actually help the environment?

Does driving less (or not at all) actually help the environment?

Sept 23, 2019

Global News, Meghan Collie with comments by Warren Mabee, iDirector and Associate Dean, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University


Driving less can make an impact, “particularly if you drive a lot,” said Warren Mabee, professor and Canadian research chair in renewable energy development and implementation at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont.

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Kathy Brock: Canadians are struggling to understand the many 'faces' of Justin Trudeau

Canadians are struggling to understand the many 'faces' of Justin Trudeau

September 23 2019

Ottawa Citizen, Kathy Brock, Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University


In an era of image politics, events like the "brownface" photos deepen cynicism and public disaffection with political leaders. What is true? What is artifice?

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