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McGill Expert Alert: Federal election

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Published: 22 Sep 2008

With the federal election called for October 14, we suggest the following sources for your reports on the upcoming campaign:

With the federal election called for October 14, we suggest the following sources for your reports on the upcoming campaign:

General/Health care

Antonia Maioni
Director, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
Expertise: Health-care reform, Quebec/national identity debate, the political process and elections, political parties and candidates. 514-398-4815
antonia [dot] maioni [at] mcgill [dot] ca
English and French media

 

Comparing U.S. and Canada/ The culture of election campaigns

Gil Troy
Professor, Department of History
Expertise: Comparing and contrasting Canadian and American elections. Image-making that surrounds political leaders.
gtroy [at] bipartisanpolicy [dot] org
English media, French print media

 

Economic policy in Canada

Christopher Ragan
Associate Professor, Department of Economics
Expertise: Economic policy, inflation, former special advisor Bank of Canada
Tel: 514-398-8958
christopher [dot] ragan [at] mcgill [dot] ca
English media, French print media

Thomas Velk
Associate Professor, Department of Economics
Expertise: Money and banking, monetary theory, and public policy
Tel: 514-398-4832
thomas [dot] velk [at] mcgill [dot] ca
English media, French print media

 

The Quebec factor/Bloc Quebecois

Eric Bélanger
Department of Political Science
Expertise: The role of the Bloc, Quebec and Canadian politics, Quebec nation debate.
Tel. 514-398-3706
eric [dot] belanger3 [at] mcgill [dot] ca
English and French media

 

Quebec/nation debate: History

William Tetley
Professor, Faculty of Law
Expertise: Quebec political identity debate, Quebec cabinet minister under Robert Bourassa during the October Crisis.
Tel. 514-398-6619
william [dot] tetley [at] mcgill [dot] ca
English and French media

 

Parliamentary issues

Richard Schultz
Chair, Department of Political Science
Expertise: Parliamentary rules, constitutional details, and government regulation.
Tel: 514-398-4948
richard [dot] schultz [at] mcgill [dot] ca
English media, French print media

 

Media, polling and politics

Stuart Soroka
Professor, Department of Political Science, Director, Canadian Opinion Research Archive
Expertise: Public opinion and policy; social welfare policy; immigration and diversity; agenda-setting and issue definition; mass media and political communications.
514-398-4865
stuart [dot] soroka [at] mcgill [dot] ca
English media, French print media

 

Inequality in health care and First Nations

Wendy Thomson
Director, School of Social Work
Expertise: Health care inequality, outcomes; aboriginal issues.
514- 398-7068
wendy [dot] thomson [at] mcgill [dot] ca
English media, French print media

 

First peoples

Ronald Niezen
Professor, Department of Anthropology
Expertise: Canada’s relations with its indigenous peoples.
Tel: 514-398-4298
ronald [dot] niezen [at] mcgill [dot] ca
English media, French print media

 

Canadian Military

Desmond Morton
Hiram Mills Emeritus Professor
Expertise: Military historian and author of more than 40 books on politics, industrial relations and military history.
desmond [dot] morton [at] mcgill [dot] ca
English and French media

 

Globalization

Karl Moore
Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management
Expertise: Canada’s role in globalization.
Tel: 514-398-4138
karl [dot] moore [at] mcgill [dot] ca
English media, French print media

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