Brock Media Clips for Friday, Jan. 24

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

Ontario’s new animal protection force: Associate Professor of Labour Studies Kendra Coulter appeared on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss the implementation of Ontario’s Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act, which will guide the first provincial animal welfare enforcement system in Canada.

Brock students find alarming amounts of plastic at St. Catharines beach: Extensive media coverage was given to an experiential learning exercise led by Professor of Geography and Tourism Studies Michael Pisaric that saw Brock students uncover more than 2,000 pieces of plastic on St. Catharines’ Sunset Beach. The story was featured in the St. Catharines Standard, CBC, CHCH, Newstalk 610 CKTB and Coastal News Today.

Brock partners with UK university to offer pathways for business students: A new partnership between Brock’s Goodman School of Business and Lancaster University in the UK that will allow students to complete degrees at both schools was featured in The Conversation and The Niagara Independent. Both articles included quotes from Goodman Dean Andrew Gaudes.

Illicit pot market now 44% cheaper than legal industry: StatsCan: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong was quoted in articles from La Presse (in French) and Mugglehead, which discussed the difference between the price of legal cannabis products and products on the black market.

Brock announces Engineering programming: The announcement of new Engineering programs at Brock University was featured in an Academica article that included a quote from University Provost and Vice-President, Academic Greg Finn. The new programs were also discussed in news updates on Newstalk610 CKTB.

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