Brock media clips for Friday, Dec. 17

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

Brock University cancels in-person exams; winter term to begin virtually: The announcement that all in-person exams at Brock University would either be cancelled or moved to alternative modes of delivery, and that Winter Term classes will begin virtually, was featured in articles from the St. Catharines Standard and Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Marineland charged with using dolphins, whales for entertainment without a licence: Associate Professor of Labour Studies Kendra Coulter was quoted by CBC News in an article about charges that have been brought against Marineland related to the use of whales and dolphins for entertainment without appropriate authorization.

Food and drink ban at Scotiabank Arena might be best for public health, but not so much for MLSE’s pockets: Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine spoke to The Toronto Star about the potential financial impact of a food and drink ban at Canadian sports venues due to increased safety precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Naraine also discussed viewing figures for the 2021 Grey Cup in an interview with Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Pot holes: Uneven distribution of cannabis stores a challenge for industry: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong discussed issues that impact the distribution of legal cannabis stores in a Canadian Press article that was featured on CTV News as well as nearly 200 additional news outlets across Canada.

Municipal-Indigenous relations in Niagara, Hamilton and Brantford: Assistant Professor of Political Science Joanne Heritz spoke to YourTV Niagara about ways to further recognize and involve Indigenous Peoples in Niagara.

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