Welcome to the Niagara Community Observatory

Welcome to the Niagara Community Observatory

We are a unit of Brock University. We work in partnership with the Niagara community to foster, produce, and disseminate evidence-based research on current and emerging issues.

Welcome, to our new director!

Dr. Barry Wright, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business, has been named the NCO's new director.



Policy Brief No. 15 - Niagara's Beaches: Hidden Gems  was released on Friday, June 28. You can find it on our Policy Briefs & Activities page.

Dr. David Siegel from Brock and Corey Burant from the Niagara Parks Commission presented on cycling along the Niagara Parkway, May 28 at the Ontario Bike Summit. The NCO has posted a policy brief, in conjunction with the Niagara Parks Commission, discussing the strengths and challenges of cycle tourism along the Niagara Parkway. 

Current Projects

Sport legacy projects: The pros and cons and caveats




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