For Media Inquiries
Cindy MacKenzie, Media Relations Manager
Media Commentary Areas
Faculty and Fellows are available for media engagement pertaining to their areas of expertise.
Media Areas: Community Disaster Resilience; Disaster and Emergency Management; Search and Rescue; Sovereignty, Safety, and Security in Polar Regions
“‘Rangers Reset’ Ignores, Disrespects Actually What They Do.” Nunavut News, 1 November 2020. https://nunavutnews.com/opinion/rangers-reset-ignores-direspects-what-actually-they-do/
With P. Whitney Lackenbauer. “Handshakes or Arm Wrestling?: The United States, Canada and Icebreakers in the Arctic.” Canadian Global Affairs Institute Policy Perspective. August 2020.
“Gaps and Bridges: The Case for American Polar Icebreakers.” North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network Quick Impact Reports. August 12, 2020.
With Stéphane Roussel and P. Whitney Lackenbauer. «Les Rangers: une réponse communautaire à la COWID-19 en regions isolées.» Radio-Canada. May 1, 2020.
“GUEST COMMENT: The Canadian Rangers, Community Resiliency, and COVID-19.” Nunavut News. April 5, 2020.
Media Areas: Arctic Issues; Defence and Security; Naval and Maritime Security
“Federal Approval of Chinese Takeover of Hope Bay Hangs in the Balance.” By Derek Neary. Nunavut News. 24 August 2020.
“Chinese Ownership of Nunavut’s Resources Stokes Unease.” By Derek Neary. Nunavut News. May 21, 2020.
“New Trump Administration Aid to Greenland Stirs Fears of a U.S. Takeover.” By Alexander C. Kaufman. Huffington Post. May 6, 2020.
The Walrus. By Gloria Dickie. January 29, 2020.
NPR. By Jackie Northam. January 20, 2020
Media Areas: Canadian Federalism; Comparisons of COVID-19 at Home and Abroad; Federal-Provincial Relations; Fiscal Relations Between Governments
Media Areas: Corporate and Industry Politics; Governance; Natural Resources and Environment
Media Areas: Disability; Health and Services Policy; Intersectionality; Mental Health and Illness
Interviews & Op-Eds
With Tamara Daly and Ivy Lynn Bourgeault. Long-term Residential Care Work: Recognized as Essential But Still Essentially Under-Recognized. Policy Options. May 14, 2020. https://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/may-2020/long-term-care-work-is-essential-but-essentially-under-recognized/
Information Morning. “Nova Scotians Report the Highest Level of COVID-19 Related Anxiety in the Country.” By Steve Sutherland. CBC Radio (Cape Breton). October 16, 2020. https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-24/clip/15803449
98.9 XFM. “New Poll Shows Nova Scotians Are Reporting the Highest Levels of Anxiety and Depression in Canada Due to COVID-19.” By Ken Kingston. October 13, 2020. https://www.989xfm.ca/new-poll-shows-nova-scotians-are-reporting-the-highest-levels-of-anxiety-and-depression-in-canada/
Global News Morning. “The Echo Pandemic of Mental Health.” By Alyse Hande. Global News (Halifax). October 7, 2020. https://globalnews.ca/video/7382978/the-echo-pandemic-of-mental-health
“Poll: Nova Scotians Most Anxious in Country During Pandemic.” By John McPhee. The Chronicle Herald. October 1, 2020. https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/poll-nova-scotians-most-anxious-in-country-during-pandemic-504581/
Media Areas: Gender-Based Violence in Politics; Gender-Based Violence Policy; Canadian News Coverage of Sexual and Domestic Violence; Canadian Police Communication and Response to Gender-Based Violence
Media Areas: Canadian Politics; Federalism; Parties and Elections; Regionalism
Dr. Bickerton is in demand regionally, nationally, and internationally as a commentator on Canadian politics. He has participated in media interviews across a variety of platforms, including radio, television, and print outlets. He has appeared on CBC Radio’s Information Morning, Maritime Noon, and Cross Country Checkup, and on the CBC, CTV, and ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) television networks. He has also been cited in numerous magazine and newspaper pieces, such as The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Maclean’s, and The Chronical Herald.
Media Areas: Migration; Development Politics; Political Ecology; South Asia
Media Areas: East Asian Regionalism; East Asian Regional Security Complex; Financial Globalization; Inter-Korean Relations
Media Areas: Cannabis Legalization; Canadian State Information; Consumerism and State; State and Celebrity
Media Areas: Art and Politics; Canadian Foreign Policy on Latin America; Latin American Politics; Politics in the Atlantic Region
Interviews & Op-Eds
Dr. Grenier has a weekly Friday interview, «Chronique politique», on the Radio-Canada program Le Réveil hosted by Marc Babin.
"Commentary: Israel-Palestine: A Tale of Two Targeted Killings." Saltwire, 23 October 2023. https://www.saltwire.com/atlantic-canada/opinion/commentary-israel-palestine-a-tale-of-two-targeted-killings-100904350/
“Protest in Cuba: Spreading nonconformity in the age of COVID and social media.” Chronicle Herald, 14 December 2020. https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/local-perspectives/yvon-grenier-protest-in-cuba-spreading-nonconformity-in-the-age-of-covid-and-social-media-531004/
Téléjournal Acadie. Radio-Canada. November 6, 2020.
Téléjournal Acadie. Radio-Canada. November 4, 2020.
L’heure de pointe (Acadie). Radio-Canada. September 30, 2020.
Media Areas: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Political Theory; Argument Theory/Logic; Ethics; Political Thought/Philosophy
“Ireland Through a Canadian’s Eyes.” Woodland Magazine of the Woodland Trust. 33 (July 2020): 10–13
Media Areas: International Relations Theory; Israel-Palestine Conflict; Security Studies
Media Areas: Emerging Markets Finance; International Portfolio Flows; Tax Evasion
Media Areas: Post-Communist Governance; Religion and Politics; Transitional Justice
Media Areas: Freedom of Conscience; Freedom of Religion; Ethics in Governance; Health Care Policy and Ethics; Human Rights
Media Areas: Economic Policy; Financial Crises; Forecasting; Monetary Policy
Media Areas: Educational Administration; Education Law; Educational Leadership; Educational Policy