Experts

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Why NATO? What the alliance offers Finland and Sweden: Expert Available to comment

May 18, 2022

As Finland and Sweden both now formally asked to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and much emphasis tp-date…

Western University expert available to comment on latest census release

April 26, 2022

The second set of data from Canada’s 2021 census is promising to show fascinating population trends. Michael Haan, director of…

Significant interest rate increase expected and Canadians should prepare for more: Expert available to comment

April 13, 2022

Economic analysts expect the Bank of Canada to announce a significant interest rate increase today in an attempt to ease…

Experts available to speak on the 2022 Federal Budget and its implications

April 5, 2022

The Federal Budget is set to be released on April 7. Western University experts are available to media on a…

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…

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…

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…