CBC Speaks With Judicial Appointments Expert

CBC Edmonton spoke to Prof. Troy Riddell, chair of the Department of Political Science, for an article examining how Alberta is appointing provincial court judges. Riddell is an expert on judicial politics and has written extensively on partisanship in judicial appointments. The article noted that the Alberta justice minister recently purged the committee that vets …

Prof. Simon Somogyi

Food Supply Expert Discusses Produce Prices

Prof. Simon Somogyi, the Arrell Chair in the Business of Food, spoke to iPolitics about how the COVID-19 crisis has impacted consumers’ ability to eat healthy. Somogyi said lower-income consumers who already had a hard time accessing healthy foods could be further burdened during the COVID-19 pandemic. He noted that Canada is in a period of deflation and the costs of many …