Archived Issues & Experts - 2004

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December 20, 2004
Ukraine, digital memories, Christmas - Issues and Experts
Monitoring the Ukraine election…Doug McArthur, a professor in SFU's Masters program in public policy...


December 16, 2004
Political resignation, guaranteed university admission and same sex rights: Issues and Experts, December 16, 2004
B.C. finance minister resigns…Was B.C. Finance Minister Gary Collins' resignation as a cabinet...


December 08, 2004
Poverty, U.S. politics, budgets - issues and experts
The truth about child poverty…Recently Canada 2000, a national coalition of groups fighting child...


December 01, 2004
Softwood lumber, RAV, First Nations, marijuana, unions, corrections, First Nations - Issues and Experts
Softwood lumber trade war heats up…Canada and the U.S. are now nose-to-nose in their trade war over...


November 24, 2004
George Bush, homophobia, child obesity - Issues and Experts
Bush to visit Canada….US President Geroge W. Bush is showing a willingness to renew relations with...


November 10, 2004
US politics, Arafat, false memory, orangutans - issues and experts
White House shakeup…Some key members of the Bush administration have announced their resignations,...


November 02, 2004
US election, Yasser Arafat - Issues and Experts
US presidential election race nears finish…The polls show US President Geroge W. Bush and Senator...


October 27, 2004
Politics, electoral reform, skeptics, religion - Issues and Experts
US presidential race nears finish…The polls show US President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry...


October 20, 2004
U.S. election, chemicals, archaeology, secularism - Issues and Experts
Understanding the US presidency...With the US election race underway, professor emeritus Alan...


October 14, 2004
Labour, wards, squid, European Union, leadership - Issues and Experts
Labour strife under a minority government…Despite expectations that a strike by 125,000 federal...


September 29, 2004
Volcanoes, oil and gas, national health, Turkish law, dialogue - Issues and Experts
Mount St. Helens rumbles…Geologists are bracing themselves for Mount St. Helens' repeat performance...


September 22, 2004
Salmon, politics, dinosaurs, religion, Internet - Issues and Experts
Forecasting the fate of Fraser River sockeye…It's a nebulous and often inaccurate science, but it is...


September 16, 2004
Pine beetle, Russia, hockey - issues and experts
Short term gain for long term pain in the forest…B.C.'s lumber industry is increasing its logging...


September 08, 2004
Law, politics and labour -- Issues and Experts
Will the long arm of the law take hold?...In a precedent-setting legal case, a Vancouver man is...


August 30, 2004
Back to school - issues & experts
Heading back to school…Classrooms will soon be filled with students back at work. It's a scenario...


August 11, 2004
Olympic athletes, performance, Greek culture - Issues and Experts
Let the games begin…The 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens Greece get underway later this week, and...


July 28, 2004
Forest fires, American politics, controversial fishery-Issues and Experts
Combatting another fiery summer…B.C.'s outback is burning again. There are more than 370 wildfires...


July 21, 2004
Salmon, water, cabinet shuffle, defense — issues and experts
Is it farmed or wild?…A new law in Alaska is generating a lot of flap among BC fish farmers. It...


July 14, 2004
Feminism, fisheries, pornography, arts, imagination — issues and experts
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June 29, 2004
Iraq, election, health, archaeology, arts — issues and experts
Power returns to Iraq…According to SFU political science professor Douglas Ross, the U.S. transfer...


June 22, 2004
Federal Election — Issues and Experts
Election comes down to the wire…In less than a week, voters will elect their federal government. SFU...


June 09, 2004
Sex, drugs and political wildcards: Issues and Experts
Playing out a political wildcard…Given his reputation for political posturing and drama, former NDP...


June 01, 2004
Middle East politics, talking health – Issues & Experts
Murder masks Middle East peace efforts…Mass murder is a daily occurrence in Iraq, where the U.S....


May 26, 2004
SFU’s 2004 Federal election experts
The following SFU faculty members are willing to comment on specific issues during the election...


May 03, 2004
Contentious health relations and one-size-fits-all drug policies: Issues and Experts
Eleventh hour deal averts general strike…How healthy are labour relations in BC following an...


April 27, 2004
Health strike, Iraq — Issues and Experts
HEU strike: symptom or problem?…The strike by members of the Hospital Employee Union continues as...


April 21, 2004
Ethical genetics, health, and Iraq: Issues and Experts
Preparing for a designer society…The ability to sequence and manipulate genetic material has brought...


March 29, 2004
Budget, immigration, Bush — Issues and Experts
No mighty wind of change…SFU associate professor of anthropology and immigration expert Parin Dossa...


March 17, 2004
War, volcanoes, new planets -- Issues & Experts
Backing out of an explosive situation…Media reports indicate George Bush has publicly scolded...


March 02, 2004
Forest fires, poverty, Nobel, justice — Issues and Experts
Forest fire report out, new season awaits…The Filmon report on last summer’s disastrous fire season...


February 26, 2004
Passion, health, homebuyers, ferries — Issues and Experts
Passion stirs response….Mel Gibson's The Passion of Christ opened this week on Ash Wednesday, the...


February 17, 2004
Provincial budget — issues and experts (updated *)
BC budget delivered Tuesday…The Liberal government is bringing down its first balanced budget Feb. 1...


February 16, 2004
Provincial budget — issues and experts
BC budget delivered Tuesday…The Liberal government is bringing down its first balanced budget Feb. 1...


February 10, 2004
Veil ban, churchgoing and obesity— Issues and Experts
French public schools approve veil ban…France’s lower house of parliament has voted overwhelmingly...


February 04, 2004
Throne speech, Israel – Issues and Experts
Promises from the PM…This week’s throne speech promises everything from tax cuts to commitments to...


January 29, 2004
Fitness, web coaches, smell – Issues & Experts
Getting Canada on the move…A national health research initiative launched this week is targeting...


January 21, 2004
Conservatives, global safety, Latin America — Issues and Experts
Leading the new Conservatives…Belinda Stronach may give the media something to talk about, but she...


January 07, 2004
Security, freedom and human adapation: Issues and Experts
Bracing for new security measures…An unprecedented security effort involving photographing and...