Brock media clips for Friday, Oct. 1

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

Donation of 2,500 bottles will help Brock University study how Canadian wines age: The selection of Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) as the new home for 2,500 bottles of historically significant wine from the collection of Renowned wine expert Michael Vaughan was discussed in reports from The Globe and Mail, Newstalk 610 CKTB, The St. Catharines Standard and Thorold Today, which each featured quotes from CCOVI Director Debbie Inglis.

Indigenous residents want Ontario to make Sept. 30 statutory holiday: Faculty of Education lecturer Stanley ‘Bobby’ Henry spoke to The Toronto Star about the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and how people can continue to learn and support Indigenous Peoples throughout the year.

Low enthusiasm meant low turnout for pandemic election: Associate Professor of Political Science Livianna Tossutti spoke to YourTV Niagara and The St. Catharines Standard about the results of the federal election. Assistant Professor of Political Science Liam Midzain-Gobin also reflected on the election in pieces from The St. Catharines Standard and Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Three years after legalizing cannabis, Ottawa’s tax structure is killing the buzz for small producers: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to The Globe and Mail about the structure of legal cannabis taxation. Armstrong also talked to the London Free Press about a new type of cannabis retailer and had his research included in an article about cannabis store bans from MJBiz Daily.

Union opposition to vaccine mandate is an illegal job action, TTC says, citing ‘abysmally low’ compliance: Assistant Professor of Labour Studies Alison Braley-Rattai spoke to The Toronto Star about an internal disagreement related to the Toronto Transit Commission’s vaccine mandate.

Complicated welcome for Brock University interim president Lynn Wells: Brock University Interim President Lynn Wells spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about the return of in-person learning as well as her plans for the University going forward.

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