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Weekly media scan: June 17 to 23

Submitted by on 2019/06/26 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News

Edmonton Journal – Opinion: Trudeau’s inaction on Quebec’s Bill 21 shows his moral emptiness Dr. John Soroski, political science, wrote an op/ed on Quebec’s Bill 21, that does not allow public sector employees, such as teachers and nurses to wear religious symbols in the workplace.

Alberta Primetime – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, appeared on a panel discussion about provincial politics. The panel discussion begins at the 7:51 mark of the broadcast (From Thursday, June 13)

Global TV – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed about premier Jason Kenney handing out earplugs to UCP members in the legislature.

CBC TV – Microplastics in Edmonton’s waterways Dr. David Locky, biological sciences, was interviewed about his current research about microplastics in our waterways.

CBC Online – ‘Shocking’ results prompt more research on microplastics in Edmonton’s waterways Dr. David Locky, biological sciences, was interviewed about his current research about microplastics in our waterways.

City TV – Microplastics: Are they a major problem Dr. David Locky, biological sciences, was interviewed about his current research about microplastics in our waterways.

630 CHED – Microplastics in Edmonton’s waterways Dr. David Locky, biological sciences, was interviewed about his current research about microplastics in our waterways.

Star Edmonton – Canadians could be consuming a credit card’s worth of plastic every week Dr. David Locky, biological sciences, was interviewed about his current research about microplastics in our waterways.

City TV – Privacy commissioner issues advisory on GSAs Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, was interviewed for this story.

NHL News – Gabriel scores big win for inclusion with Pride Tape in NHL game Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, a co-developer of the Pride Tape was interviewed for this story.

630 CHED – Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, was interviewed about his Canada Research Chair appointment. This clip is not available

Daze Magazine – Conversion therapy goes against Islam’s core tenets – do no harm Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics, wrote and op/ed feature on conversion therapy.

Newsweek – #FurSuitFriday is a thing, and Twitter is loving it Dr. Courtney Plante, psychology, was interviewed about ‘furries’ – people who dress up in furry animal suits.