Western University experts available to comment on legal cannabis in Canada, bird-window collisions, Unifor-GM strike, declining birthrate and the U.S. speaker election
Legalization of cannabis in Canada
It has been five years since legal cannabis was introduced in Canada, what are the impacts?
Professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Areas of expertise: Impacts of cannabis use on the brain, cannabis use during pregnancy, cannabis and development.
Roughly 1,000 birds died after colliding with a building in Chicago. Can bird collisions be mitigated?
PhD Candidate, Biology
Areas of expertise: Bird-window collisions, tracking bird-window collisions, mitigating window collisions, bird friendly buildings.
Unifor members at three GM facilities in Canada are on the picket lines after a strike deadline passed.
Professor, Ivey Business School; Leenders Supply Chain Management Association Chair
Areas of Expertise: Impact of strikes on supply chains, automotive industry, international trade, North American trade, purchasing and supply.
Canada has seen its lowest number of live births in a year since 2005 according to Statistics Canada.
Associate Professor, Sociology; Director, Centre for Research on Social Inequality
Areas of Expertise: Social demography, family sociology, immigrant and refugee health, immigrant and refugee fertility, social inequality, racial and socioeconomic disparities.
U.S. speaker election
House Republicans will meet Tuesday night to hold a candidate forum as Congress looks to elect a new speaker this week.
Professor and Chair, Political Science
Areas of expertise: American domestic politics, the presidency and presidential elections, congressional elections, political parties in Congress.
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