Brock media clips for Friday, April 23

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

Is child care key to Canada’s economic recovery?: Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean of Social Sciences Kate Bezanson spoke to The Agenda with Steve Paikin, Newstalk 610 CKTB and the Herle Burly podcast about child care spending in the federal budget.

Dancer struggles to hold onto passion during pandemic — and she’s not alone: Associate Dean of Social Sciences and Professor of Child and Youth Studies Dawn Zinga and Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies Danielle Sirianni Molnar talked to CBC about the challenges competitive dancers and their families face during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 outbreak at Brock University declared over: Articles from Newstalk 610 CKTB and CHCH discussed the end of the declared COVID-19 outbreak in Brock’s residences. Niagara Region Public Health made the announcement Wednesday, April 21, which marked two weeks since the last risk for exposure on campus associated with the outbreak.

Ontario overtakes Alberta to lead Canada in legal cannabis stores: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong talked to Marijuana Business Daily and Radio-Canada (in French) about the increase in licensed cannabis retailers in Ontario.

Redefining legacy: How Brock University is maximizing impact from the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games: Julie Stevens, Associate Professor of Sport Management at Brock University and Special Advisor for the Canada Games to Brock, spoke to the Sport Information Resource Centre about the University’s partnership with the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games.

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