Brock Media Clips for Friday, Jan. 4

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.

Brock University Chancellor named to Order of Canada: Articles in the St. Catharines Standard and CBC Sudbury reported on Brock University Chancellor Shirley Cheechoo being awarded the Order of Canada. Cheechoo was one of 103 Canadians recently appointed to the order, which honours people who have made extraordinary contributions to the nation.

Ontario SPCA law enforcement regime ‘unconstitutional’: judge: Kendra Coulter, Associate Professor of Labour Studies and Department Chair, was quoted in a article reporting on a court decision to implement a new approach to enforcing Ontario’s animal anti-cruelty laws.

13 Canadians detained in China since arrest of Huawei executive in Vancouver, officials reveal: A Toronto Star article about the ongoing detainment of Canadian citizens in China featured quotes from Associate Professor of Political Science Charles Burton, who said the legal system in China provides “no entitlement to human rights or fair due process.” 

Brace yourself for Port Moody’s Penguin Plunge: In a Tri-City News article about the Port Moody, B.C., Penguin Plunge, Kinesiology Professor Stephen Cheung advised participants to get into the water quickly so as to lessen mental anxiety. 

Eating Niagara: Community and caffeine on coffee shop’s menu: Alumna Charissa Sanche (MA ’18) was featured in a St. Catharines standard article about Third Space, the non-profit coffee shop where she serves as executive director. The Niagara Falls coffee shop is serving local clients while also offering beverages and snacks to community members in need.

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