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Expert : Rising Tension with North Korea

“President Trump warned Thursday that North Korea could face “some pretty severe” consequences after its defiant test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, but Washington also confronted firm opposition from Russia and China over any possible response.” (Washington Post)...

Published: 6 Jul 2017

Experts: Molson plans new Montreal-area brewery

“Molson-Coors is planning to build a brewery in the Montreal area instead of renovating its existing brewery on Notre-Dame St. E. (…) While the fate of the existing brewery hasn’t been decided, Lefebvre says the company won’t abandon the site.” (Montreal Gazette)

Published: 5 Jul 2017

Expert: Omar Khadr to receive apology and compensation package

“The Trudeau government is poised to offer an apology and a $10-million compensation package to former child soldier Omar Khadr for abuses he suffered while detained in the U.S. military prison for captured and suspected terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.” (The Globe and Mail)

Published: 5 Jul 2017

Experts: U.S. travel ban

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Here are some McGill professors available to comment on the US Executive order that suspends the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days and suspends entry by citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days:

Published: 26 Jun 2017

Floods in Quebec

Suzanne King, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Douglas Institute ...

Published: 9 May 2017

Expert: Sanctuary cities (***NEW***)

“A judge in San Francisco on Tuesday temporarily blocked President Trump’s efforts to starve localities of federal funds when they limit their cooperation with immigration enforcement, a stinging rejection of his threats to make so-called sanctuary cities fall in line.” (The New York Times)

Published: 26 Apr 2017

Expert: Ontario's Fair Housing Plan

“Ontario's Fair Housing Plan introduces a comprehensive package of measures to help more people find affordable homes, increase supply, protect buyers and renters and bring stability to the real estate market.” (Source)

Desmond Tsang, Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Published: 26 Apr 2017

Expert on Trade: Brexit, CETA, and Canada-China free trade

What will be the impact of Brexit on Canada? What will happen with the new upcoming new Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) this summer? Also, what can one expect from upcoming free trade talks between Canada and China?

Andrea Bjorklund, Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University

Published: 30 Mar 2017

Expert: OECD report on Montreal’s employment and innovation

The OECD has released a report titled "City of Talent Montreal: An Action Plan for Boosting Employment, Innovation and Skills": “Montreal has huge potential to become one of the most dynamic cities across OECD countries, thanks to its talented and creative population....

Published: 29 Mar 2017

Experts: Federal Budget 2017

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will introduce the federal government's latest budget on March 22, 2017.

Published: 20 Mar 2017

Expert: NASA News Conference on exoplanet (Feb. 22, 2017)

NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The event will air live on NASA Television. (Source: NASA)

Published: 22 Feb 2017

Expert on Israel: What's happening to the Two-state solution?

"Palestinians reacted with anger and bafflement on Wednesday after the Trump administration apparently backed away from insisting that having two states — one for Israelis, one for Palestinians — was the only viable solution to the decades-long Middle East conflict." (New York Times)

Published: 16 Feb 2017

McGill University at the American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Hynes Convention Center - Boston

Jumpstarting Neurological Research through Open Science – MNI & McGill University

Friday, February 17, 2017, 1:30-2:30 PM/ Room 208

Published: 14 Feb 2017

Experts: Quebec mosque shooting

Here are McGill professors available to comment on the Quebec mosque shooting:

Published: 31 Jan 2017