Media Releases Archives: March 2022

New report shows harassment, violence still pervasive in Canadian workplaces

March 30, 2022

Harassment and violence remain pervasive and destructive problems in contemporary Canadian workplaces, according to a new survey developed by researchers from Western University.

Western University experts reflect on trucker convoy and rolling blockades

March 24, 2022

Western University experts are leading two panel discussions on Friday, March 25, about the ramifications and issues brought up during…

Partners willing to bend with relationship ‘dealbreakers’: study

March 24, 2022

New study reveals one romantic relationship problem may not be enough to call it quits but problems add up over time, eventually turning dealbenders into a dealbreaker.

Experts available to speak on topics related to lifting of mask mandates

March 21, 2022

Ontario is the latest province to lift mask mandates in most settings, including public schools. Western University has the following…

Expert available to comment on soaring Canadian home prices

March 14, 2022

With Canada’s spring housing market set to begin, soaring home prices don’t appear to be slowing. As Western University expert…

Low COVID vaccine uptake linked to housing insecurity

March 10, 2022

New findings from ICES Western follow earlier research on disproportionate impact of pandemic.

Ontario expected to lift most mask requirements near the two-year anniversary of global pandemic

March 9, 2022

This Friday (March 11) marks the two-year anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring a global pandemic following worldwide…

‘Unprecedented’ case between Ukraine and Russia before the International Court of Justice: Expert available to comment

March 7, 2022

Today the International Court of Justice (ICJ) heard arguments by Ukraine addressing Russia’s claims of genocide in Luhansk and Donetsk…

State of the Union Address: Expert available to comment

March 1, 2022

Tonight U.S. President Joe Biden will deliver the annual State of the Union Address, and with the Russian invasion of…

Physical activity reduces risks of severe COVID-19 outcomes: study

March 1, 2022

Moderate physical activity in adults is associated with significant protective effects from severe COVID-19 outcomes, a new international study shows.