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Experts: Donald Trump's Administration

These McGill University experts are available to comment on decisions made by Donald Trump and his team:

Published: 23 Jan 2017

Expert: Consumer-price inflation and U.S. monetary policy (Feb. 14, 2018)

“Analysts forecast U.S. consumer price inflation, to be released on Wednesday, to have slowed to 1.9 percent in January from a year earlier, while the core measure is seen ticking down to 1.7 percent… An above-forecast figure could well spark a fresh selloff in stocks and bonds....

Published: 13 Feb 2018

Expert: Milk Price Hike in Quebec

“The province’s Régie des marchés agricoles et alimentaires has authorized an increase in the price of milk....
Published: 2 Feb 2018

Expert: Hydro-Québec's Northern Pass electricity project rejected by New Hampshire

“Regulators in the state of New Hampshire have rejected a major electricity project being piloted by Quebec's hydro utility and its American partner, Eversource.” (CBC)     François Bouffard...
Published: 2 Feb 2018

Expert: Brexit

“The government is to release a leaked Brexit analysis that shows the UK economy would be significantly worse off in every modelled scenario, after it decided not to oppose a Labour motion calling for the documents to be issued.” (The Guardian)

Published: 31 Jan 2018

Expert: 'Super Blue/Blood Moon' coming on Jan. 31

NASA says that the next full moon will be a ‘super blue blood moon’. What does it mean? Kelly Lepo, coordinator of the McGill Space Institute, is available to answer your questions. (NASA)


Kelly Lepo, Coordinator, McGill Space Institute

Published: 22 Jan 2018

Expert: Philippine Volcano Erupts

Expert: Philippine Volcano Erupts

“The Philippines' most active volcano exploded thunderously Monday, sending a huge grey column of lava fragments, ash and steam into the sky and prompting authorities to warn that a violent eruption may be imminent.” (CBC)


Published: 22 Jan 2018

Experts: NAFTA negotiations in Montreal

A sixth round of NAFTA negotiations is taking place this week in Montreal, with key players say the focus is on constructive discussion.” (CTV News)


Kryzsztof Pelc, Political Science, McGill University

Published: 22 Jan 2018

Experts: Alzheimer’s disease

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Canada. McGill and its affiliated institutions have experts in the following areas of Alzheimer’s detection and treatment who are available to comment:


Published: 18 Jan 2018

Experts: DACA and TPS

Jose Mauricio Gaona, O’Brien Fellow at the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism

Published: 15 Jan 2018

Expert: Labour groups protest Tim Hortons’ response to Ontario minimum wage

Labour organizations across Ontario are holding rallies today to protest the actions some Tim Hortons franchises have taken in response to an increase in the province's minimum wage. (The Globe and Mail)


Published: 10 Jan 2018

Experts: Smog in Montreal

“Officials in the city of Montreal have issued the latest of several smog alerts today and they hope to improve air quality by restricting the use of wood-burning appliances made popular after the devastating ice storm of 1998.” (RCI Net)

Published: 4 Jan 2018

Expert - Democrat Wins Senate Seat in Alabama (USA)

“Doug Jones on Tuesday became the first Democrat in a generation to win a Senate seat in Alabama.” (CNN)

Harold Waller, Political Science, McGill University

Published: 13 Dec 2017

Expert: Geminids Meteor Shower

The Geminids meteor showers will peak on the evening of Dec. 13 and continue until early morning Dec. 14. The meteors will be bright and you can see up to 120 meteors an hour stream across the sky. Observers need to go to areas with little light pollution. 

Dr. Kelly Lepo, McGill Space Institute

Published: 7 Dec 2017