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Queen's in the News Archive

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2006-01-20 09:27:43

Professor emeritus Hugh Thorburn (Political Studies) discusses Paul Martin's lack of commitment to change in the National Post.
An opinion piece by Elaine Power (Physical and Health Education) and Jamie Swift (Business) about proposed tax cuts appears in the Toronto Star.
Art Cockfield's (Law) opinion piece about national unity under a minority Conservative government appears in the Toronto Star.

2006-01-19 09:44:33

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) comments in the Globe and Mail about the most recent Liberal attack ads.
David Skillicorn's (Computing) program that claims to identify the spin in political speeches by rooting out patterns of straying from the truth in speaking is highlighted in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen and Kingston Whig-Standard
Geoffrey Hodgetts (Family Medicine) discusses renewed funding and the Queen's led medical training project in Bosnia in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Arthur Sweetman (Policy Studies) comments on party loyalty at the municipal level on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) comments about Peter Milliken's chance of remaining speaker on CKWS TV.
 

2006-01-18 12:02:39

Tamara Small (Sociology) comments in a Canadian Press story that is covered in the Globe and Mail and Kingston Whig-Standard about political candidates using internet blogs.
 
Nick Bala's (Law) opinion piece opposing the decriminalization of polygamy appears in the Globe and Mail.
Ken Wong (Business) comments about Sirius satellite radio's marketing strategy in the National Post.
Art Cockfield's (Law) opinion piece about national unity under a Conservative minority government appears in the Toronto Star.
Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about why there are so few women candidates in local politics and discusses the election campaign on CKWS TV and the election debate on CBC Syndicated radio across the country.
PhD candidate Caitlin Mason continues to discuss her new study with Peter Katzmarzyk (Physical and Health Education) showing an alarming increase in the number of extremely obese Canadians including in the Calgary Sun and on cbc.ca News, CTV NewsNet and CKWS-TV.
Malcolm Welch (Education) discusses the proposed new legislation that would raise the school leaving age to 18 years and tie school attendance to the students' driver's licences on CBC Radio's The Current.
 
John McGarry (Political Studies) discusses the Bloc Quebecois and separatism in Quebec on CKRW Radio Windsor.
 

2006-01-17 10:48:27

A new study on obesity by Peter Katzmarzyk and PhD candidate Caitlin Mason (Physical and Health Education) is highlighted in the Globe and Mail, National Post, St. Catharines-Niagara Standard, Winnipeg Free Press, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Province, Victoria Times-Colonist and Kingston Whig-Standard.
Doug Bland (Policy Studies) discusses Canada's role in Afghanistan in the Globe and Mail.
Jonathan Rose's (Political Studies) opinion piece about campaign advertising in the election campaign appears in the Toronto Star.
Bev Baines and Nick Bala (Law) discuss their co-authored studies on polygamy on CBC Radio's Ontario Morning.

2006-01-16 14:16:57

Martha Bailey, Bev Baines and Bita Amani (Law) comment extensively on their recent Status of Women Canada report supporting the de-criminalization of polygamy including in the Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Sun, London Free Press, Montreal Gazette, LaPresse, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun, Victoria Times-Colonist, Kingston Whig-Standard, a Canadian Press story that is covered in 26 daily papers across the country, on CBC TV News and Current Affairs, CBC French TV Vancouver, Global TV, CTV, CBC Radio’s As It Happens, 940 Radio’s Montreal Today, CKLW Radio Windsor and CJBK Radio London.
 Kim Nossal (Political Studies) comments in the National Post about Canada’s involvement in Afghanistan.
Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about scrapping the notwithstanding clause appears in the Toronto Star.
Tom Courchene’s (Policy Studies) expertise in fiscal equalization is highlighted in the Ottawa Citizen and Calgary Herald.
David Lyon (Sociology) discusses the Queen's film series, The Watchers and the Watched, in the Kingston Whig-Standard.  
Art Cockfield (Law) discusses tax proposals for the election on CTV.
Martin Duncan (Physics) comments on CBC-Radio’s Ontario Morning about NASA's space probe to the planet Pluto.

2006-01-12 11:16:11

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) continues to discuss liberal attack ads, most recently on the front page of the National Post, in the Victoria Times-Colonist, Vancouver Sun, Sudbury Star and in a Canadian Press story that is covered in the London Free Press.
Ken Wong (Marketing) comments on Scotia Bank's purchase of the Corel Centre in the Ottawa Citizen.

2006-01-11 09:23:38

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) continues to comment about election campaign attack ads, most recently in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Kingston Whig-Standard and in a Canadian Press story that is covered by the London Free Press.
Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard and on CKWS TV about local attack ads in the federal election campaign.
Elaine Power’s (Physical and Health Education) opinion piece about tax cuts appears in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Stephen Arnold (Business) comments about the upcoming expansion of Kingston’s downtown Shoppers Drug Mart in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Kathy Lahey (Law) discusses the Liberal plan to scrap the notwithstanding clause on CBC TV's Newsworld.
Professor emeritus Ned Franks comments on CBC TV's Newsworld about the recent electio debates.

2006-01-10 09:24:05

Tom Courchene (Economics) comments in the Globe and Mail about fiscal equalization.
Jonathan Rose (Political Science) comments in the Globe and Mail about Liberal ads attacking Stephen Harper.
Paul Masotti's (Community Health and Epidemiology) research in partnership with four Canadian aboriginal communities to develop culturally sensitive intervention programs aimed at preventing alcohol-related birth defects in children is highlighted in a Canadian Press story that is covered by the Truro Daily News, Montreal Gazette, Sudbury Star, Regina Leader-Post, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Edmonton Journal and Vancouver Sun.
Janet Hiebert (Political Studies) comments in the Belleville Intelligencer about federal electoral boundary changes in Prince Edward County.
Kathy Brock (Political Studies) provides commentary about the election debate on CBC Radio Syndication across the country.
Art Cockfield (Law) discusses the RCMP's investigation into the Department of Finance's alleged leak concerning income trusts on CKLW Radio, and he is interviewed by Reuters on cross-border transfers of personal information to the United States and privacy implications.

2006-01-06 09:49:03

Tom Axworthy's (Policy Studies) opinion piece about Canada-U.S. relations appears in the Globe and Mail.
Ken Wong (Business) compares Tim Hortons' and Starbucks' marketing strategies in the National Post.

2006-01-04 09:56:55

David Detomasi (Business) advises how to secure your job in a global marketplace in the Globe and Mail.
Gary Trotter's (Law) appointment to the Ontario Court of Justice is reported in the Toronto Star and Kingston Whig-Standard.
Peggy Cunningham (Business) comments in the Toronto Star about what constitutes an ethical and level playing field with regards to the current income trust issue.
Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) continues to comment about negative campaign ads including in a Canadian Press story that is covered in the Moncton Times & Transcript, Charlottetown Guardian, and Brantford Expositor.
Troy Day's (Biology) Steacie Prize award for research into the evolution of dangerous new diseases is reported in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Don Stuart (Law) comments on CBC-Radio's Ontario Morning about proposed new changes to firearms legislation in Canada.
Mike Doggett (Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering) comments on CBC-Radio's regional news about the outlook for Canada's mining industry.

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