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June 6, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on June 6, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Thursday, June 62019.

Dalhousie study indicates people in Atlantic Provinces and British Columbia the most willing to pay for eco-friendly packaging
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Professor, Food Distribution and Policy, Faculties of Management and Agriculture.
Research Specialties: Food distribution, food policy, food safety, food security, traceability.
Contact: sylvain.charlebois@dal.ca and 902-222-4142.

Encouraging use of compostable packaging could reduce single-use plastics in food industry
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Tony Walker, Assistant Professor, School for Resource and Environmental Studies.
Research Specialties: Biodiversity conservation, freshwater and marine systems, health and environmental justice, Industrial sustainability, urban and regional issues. 
Contact: trwalker@dal.ca and 902-494-4478.

Refusing to rent homes to tenants with kids could be a clear human rights violation 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Wayne MacKay, Professor Emeritus of Law, Yogis and Keddy Chair in Human Rights Law. 
Research Specialties: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, cyberbullying, education law, human rights, humanitarian law, public policy analysis, public law and public interest.
Contact: Wayne.Mackay@dal.ca and 902-483-7810.

Majority of consumers don’t realize they’re already paying for tariffs on everyday products
Dalhousie Expert:
Dr. Teresa Cyrus, Associate Professor, Department of Economics. 
Research Specialties: International trade, international finance, macroeconomics.
Contact: teresa.cyrus@dal.ca and 902-494-6992.

Canada, and the world, looks back at D-Day 75 years later
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Christopher Bell, Professor; Undergraduate and Honours Coordinator, Department of History.
Research Specialties: Modern British and European history, international relations, military and naval history.
Contact: bellcm@dal.ca and 902-494-3586.