The top 5 expert comment stories of 2017
From weighing in on contentious issues to countering "alternative facts," UAlberta experts had a lot to say this year.
By SEAN TOWNSEND
After cycling 12,500 kilometres from Victoria to Charlottetown, political scientist Edmund Aunger urged the Canadian government to set safety standards for what he called “a dangerous motorway.”
While the CFL team’s fans were hoping for a Grey Cup appearance this year, Inuit author Norma Dunning explained why she had a different hope.
ER doctor Samina Ali’s straightforward advice was a blessing for parents anxious to ease their kids’ suffering during a hospital visit.
Infectious disease experts Stan Houston and Lynora Saxinger put the lie to Lyme disease misinformation, asserting that the tick-borne illness is overdiagnosed in labs and overexposed in the media.
Education professors Carla Peck and Lindsay Gibson provided insider perspective to set the record straight on three egregious myths about Alberta’s social studies curriculum overhaul.