Brock Media Clips for Friday, Jan. 3

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

‘Wexit’ should heed pitfalls faced by other separatist movements: Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Hamilton was quoted in a Canadian Press article examining various current and historical secessionist movements from within Canada and around the world. In the article, Hamilton said secessionist movements often made the process of creating a new state sound much easier than it actually is.   

5 women on how they reduced their garbage: Associate Professor of Health Sciences Kelli-an Lawrance spoke with Chatalaine about the practices in her life that help to significantly reduce the garbage she creates. Along with ensuring she eats everything in her fridge, Lawrance also emphasized the importance of bringing refillable containers for various tasks and avoiding the purchase of heavily packaged foods.    

When it comes to pot prices, the grass really is greener on Canada’s side of the fence: An article in The Growth Op comparing legal marijuana prices in the United States and Canada featured quotes from Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong, who said consistent federal regulation in Canada helped to keep prices lower.   

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