Political Science Prof Co-Writes Op-Ed on Residential Schools

Residential schools were the topic of an op-ed article in the Globe and Mail Oct. 31, co-written by political science professor David MacDonald. The article examined a private member’s bill currently in Parliament proposing an Indian Residential School Reconciliation Memorial Day. The authors support the proposal, saying it is important to recognize Canada’s historical problems. …

U of G President Discusses Future of Canadian Agriculture in Globe and Mail

University of Guelph president and vice-chancellor Franco Vaccarino wrote an op-ed column published in the Globe and Mail‘s Report on Business section Oct. 26. Writing as government ministers and officials from Canada, the United States and Mexico meet this week to discuss trade, development and co-operation under the annual Tri-National Agricultural Accord, Vaccarino discussed challenges …

Marketing Prof Writes on Samsung Troubles in Globe and Mail

Possible repercussions from exploding Note 7 smartphones for Samsung’s dominant position in South Korea were the focus of an op-ed article in the Globe and Mail Oct. 13 co-authored by Prof. Timothy Dewhirst, Marketing and Consumer Studies. He said the issue will renew calls in that country to rethink family-owned business conglomerates, called chaebols. Dewhirst studies brand strategy, …

Recipe Resource Book for Older Adults Featured by CBC News

Prof. Alison Duncan, Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, was interviewed by CBC News Oct. 10 about a recipe book she co-authored with other researchers and written specifically for older adults. The authors spoke with consumers about issues and concerns, and included recipes designed to provide the greatest nutritional value possible. Duncan studies human health, nutraceuticals and …

History Prof on CTV Oct. 6

History professor Matthew Hayday will be on the popular CTV news show Your Morning Oct. 6. He’ll take part in a panel discussion on French immersion in Canada along with Aaron Hutchins of Maclean’s magazine and Mary Cruden, president of Canadian Parents for French-Ontario. Hayday studies the history of bilingualism in Canada and its impact on …