Experts

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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…

Experts available to speak on topics related to Russian invasion of Ukraine

March 1, 2022

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, Western University has the following experts available to media on a growing range…

Experts available to speak on fifth session of United Nations Environment Assembly

February 25, 2022

The fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly aims to enable member states to share best practices towards a…

Experts available to speak on a wide range of topics surrounding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

February 24, 2022

With Russia engaging in military operations in Ukraine, Western University has the following experts available to media for comment and…

Experts available to speak on variety of topics surrounding ongoing protests in Canada

February 17, 2022

As the protests and occupation in Ottawa heads into its fourth weekend, and with the House of Commons set to…

How the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions will affect everyone’s mental health differently: Expert Available

February 15, 2022

Ontario is the latest province to announce a significant lifting of restrictions as the most recent wave of COVID-19 infections…

United States warns a Russian invasion of Ukraine may be coming any day: Expert available to comment

February 11, 2022

The United States and other Western allies have advised citizens to leave Ukraine due to a possible Russian invasion. As…

How the pandemic made the 2021 census unlike any other: Expert available

February 9, 2022

Canada’s 2021 census is promising to show fascinating population trends due to the data being taken from a full year…