Brock media clips for Friday, Feb. 5

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

Discussing animal rights on The Current: Associate Professor and Department Chair of Labour Studies Kendra Coulter appeared on CBC’s The Current to discuss retailers who have pulled their products from the shelves after animal rights activists alleged the products contained coconuts that were harvested by tied-up monkeys.

What does it mean when water is traded as a commodity?: Professor of Economics Diane Dupont discussed the commodification of water and what that means for Canada on The Big Story podcast.

You really shouldn’t take a hot shower immediately after a freezing ride: Professor of Kinesiology Stephen Cheung spoke to Yahoo! about appropriate ways to recover from a cold-weather bike ride.

First Icewine harvest for Brock co-op students: An article from Niagara Now and a segment of the Scott Thompson show on Global News Radio discussed third-year Oenology and Viticulture students taking part in a first-of-its-kind Icewine co-op at a local winery.

Calls to open taps on mail-order booze echo century-old fight: Associate Professor of Health Sciences Dan Malleck spoke to Yahoo! about tensions that surround the control of liquor sales in Canada.

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