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Daniel Salée

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.

Salée was quoted in a few articles including in Le Journal de Montréal and on among others.

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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:

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Concordia faculty and researchers are regularly asked to offer expert, informed opinions on many of today's most pressing problems. Read some of the latest news items featuring Concordia experts:

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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.

Current students at Concordia do outstanding academic work and get involved in community projects that improve our quality of life. See what they've been up to:  

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  • Broadway World writes that Concordia undergraduate Tiernan Cornford is playing with the Repercussions Theatre in its annual Shakespeare-in-the-Park tour. This year, the troupe is staging 'Much Ado About Nothing'.

Our alumni are featured in the media locally and around the world. Vist the Alumni News section to access an archive of stories or read the latest list of stories: 

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  • Marketwired release announcing the appointment of Arved Marin as CFO of Dundee Sustainable Technologies Inc. states that Marin is a graduate of Concordia University. The release is picked up by Metals News andBenzinga.

Concordia University is often mentioned in various types of news stories. Vist the university affairs section to access our archives or read the latest list of articles below: 

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  • Study Break's latest guide to studying abroad in Canada includes Concordia in a short list of some of the country's most notable universities.
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