Daniel Béland

Experts: Queen Elizabeth, Canada's head of state, dead at 96

Published: 8Sep2022

Queen Elizabeth, Canada's head of state and the longest-reigning British monarch, has died. Elizabeth became Queen in 1952, at the relatively tender age of 25, and presided over the country and the...

Poverty reduction, evolutionary change, and laser cutting

Published: 30Jun2022

Pac-Man carving by laser cutting. Credit: H. Borchers et al....

Expert: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney steps down as UCP leader

Published: 19May2022

Premier Jason Kenney threw Alberta politics into a tailspin on May 18 when he narrowly won a United Conservative Party (UCP) leadership review vote only to announce he was quitting the top job....

Leading McGill scholars celebrated for sharing their work with the media

Published: 20Apr2022

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier has announced the 2022 winners of the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media. The prize was created to recognize exceptional scholars...

Experts: Remaining trucker convoy protesters won’t leave until COVID-19 restrictions ease

Published: 2Feb2022

Crowds have thinned out considerably on Parliament Hill and the surrounding area, where anti-COVID restrictions demonstrators have been protesting for days. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he...

Expert : Anand to defence, Joly to foreign affairs: Trudeau announces major cabinet shakeup

Published: 26Oct2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is kicking off his third mandate with a monumental shift in his cabinet lineup that makes significant changes to senior portfolios. Anita Anand becomes only the second...

Expert: Canada headed for a federal election on Sept. 20

Published: 17Aug2021

Following a meeting with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau this morning, Governor General Mary Simon approved his request to dissolve Parliament, triggering the issuing of the election writs and...

Experts: Inuk leader Mary Simon named Canada's 1st Indigenous governor general

Published: 9Jul2021

Inuk leader Mary Simon has been chosen as the next governor general — the first Indigenous person ever to be appointed as the Queen's representative in Canada. During a news conference at the...

Expert: Green Party's Annamie Paul survives emergency meeting over leadership

Published: 16Jun2021

The leadership of the Green Party's Annamie Paul is safe — for now — after party brass decided late Tuesday not to kick-start a process that could have ultimately ousted her as leader of the party....

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