Brock Media Clips for Friday, March 8

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

No time to lose for Canada Games crew: Brock’s involvement with the 2021 Canada Summer Games, including hosting the athletes village, the development of the nearby Canada Games Park and the work of Associate Professor and games chief executive officer Barry Wright, generated recent media buzz. The University’s role was discussed in a St. Catharines Standard article, which looked at the conclusion of the recent Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta., as well as in a second St. Catharines Standard article looking at the participation of partners from across the Niagara region.     

China halts canola shipments from major Canadian supplier: Associate Professor of Political Science Charles Burton was quoted in an MSN article discussing a large Canadian producer having its registration to ship canola oil to China revoked.

Who will protect animals in Ontario now that the OSPCA won’t investigate?: Labour Studies Department Chair Kendra Coulter discussed the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ move to stop enforcing animal cruelty regulations for farm animals on March 31 in articles on the CBC and Farmtario websites.

Monster Pitch returns for eighth year: The eighth annual Monster Pitch competition for student entrepreneurs at Brock’s Goodman School of Business was featured in a YourTV news segment.

Want to be an Olympian? Prove your stuff this Saturday: The upcoming RBC Training Ground stop at Brock, a daylong event where young athletes showcase their skills in front of national sports organizations, was the focus of a CBC article.

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