Brock media clips for Friday, April 9

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

A political scientist weighs on in B.C.’s lack of travel restrictions: Blayne Haggart, Associate Professor of Political Science, spoke to CBC’s On the Coast radio show about the current lockdown in Ontario due to a rise in cases of COVID-19 and the potential for another lockdown in British Columbia.

Hyundai Canada commits to adding Black dealers to its network: Brock University President Gervan Fearon’s involvement with The BlackNorth Initiative, which encourages commitment from Canadian business leaders to end anti-Black racism within their organizations and in society, was featured in an Asume Tech article about Hyundai Canada becoming the first Canadian automaker to sign on to the initiative.

Niagara Falls salon business owner turns Door Dasher during pandemic: Assistant Professor of Labour Studies Paul Gray was quoted in a St. Catharines Standard article that discussed the positive and negative aspects of the ‘gig economy’ that is tied to app-based delivery services.

Cannabis sales in Quebec border city collapse after province hikes age requirement: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to Marijuana Business Daily about changes in pricing and the legal age to purchase marijuana driving some residents of Quebec to purchase cannabis in Ontario.

Advocates see ‘opportunity’ in U.S. review of Saudi arms sales: Assistant Professor of Labour Studies Simon Black advocated for the Canadian government to halt light armoured vehicle sales to Saudi Arabia in an article from Al Jazeera.

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