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Daniel Salée, professor in the Department of Political Science in the Faculty of Arts and Science, participated in the Viens commission on how public services are treating Indigenous communities.
The commission was introduced by Philippe Couillard after Indigenous women in the Val d'Or area were abused by Sûreté du Québec police officers.
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The scholarly work of Concordia faculty and researchers informs and improves society on many issues that affect our daily lives. Read the most recent media coverage here:
- Numerous media provide coverage of a new study from Concordia that illustrates the benefits of cycling. In particular, researchers found that riding a bike to work lowered stress levels in employees starting out their work day. The study, published in the International Journal of Workplace Health Management, was led by Stéphane Brutus, professor of management and RBC Professor of Motivation and Employee Performance in the John Molson School of Business, associate professor of management Alexandra Panaccio and JMSB research assistant Roshan Javadian (MSc 14, human resources management): Montreal Gazette, LaPresse.ca, Le Journal de Montréal, TVAnouvelles.ca, Le Huffington Post Québec, Journal Métro, AMEQ en ligne (behind a paywall), Express(UK), Stylist, Psych Central, News Medical, R&D Mag, Cycling Industry News, Wire Service, DotEmirates.com,Mogaznews.
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- Kimberley Manning, principal of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute and associate professor of political science in the Faculty of Arts and Science, and Manning's transgender daughter Florence Ens are featured in a CTV Montrealnews report (video and text) about the passage into law of Bill C-16, enshrining rights and protection of transgender Canadians.
- Policy Options carries an opinion piece co-authored by Damon Matthews, Concordia Research Chair in Climate Change and Sustainability, and Catherine Potvin, professor and Canada Research Chair at McGill University. The two are lead authors of Re-energizing Canada, the Sustainable Canada Dialogues network’s report to the federal government. They write about the leadership role Canada should take in tackling climate change, especially in view of the U.S. government’s announced withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.
- The Miami Herald quotes Lea Prevel Katsanis, marketing professor in the John Molson School of Business from a piece that appeared in the New York Times on Tuesday, June 6. Katsanis talks about pressing for rollbacks in prescription drug prices.
- The Waterloo Region Record reprises an analytical piece by Simone de Beauvoir Institute research associate Kathleen O'Grady about the elevated risk of drowning in pools among people on the autism spectrum.
- Toronto Film Scene features professor emeritus of film studies Thomas Waugh on the occasion of his retirement, earlier this month, from 41 years of teaching at Concordia.
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