Brock Media Clips for Friday, May 13

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

U.S. debate could ‘normalize’ anti-abortion ideas in Canada, warns Ontario expert: Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies Margot Francis and Associate Professor of History Tami Friedman were each quoted in a CBC article that discussed the potential impact a leaked United States Supreme Court decision will have on access to abortions in Canada.

Mom stunned after maternity leave benefits cut by 50% due to CERB: Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies Andrea Doucet spoke to CBC about ways Canada could improve lines of communication in its federal parental leave policy.

Efforts to unionize Amazon workers in Canada ramp up in Ontario as Teamsters target Hamilton: Assistant Professor of Labour Studies Paul Gray was quoted in a CBC article that discussed conditions within Amazon warehouses in Ontario and the potential of unionizing employees.

St. Catharines marks Red Dress Day, continues fight for action on missing and murdered Indigenous women: Robyn Bourgeois, Brock’s Acting Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement, and Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, spoke to Niagara This Week about Red Dress Day, which honoured the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada and the United States.

Scientifically Yours returns to Brock: Senior Laboratory Demonstrators Poling Bork and Christene Carpenter-Cleland spoke to YourTV Niagara about the return of the Scientifically Yours event, which welcomed more than 50 high school students from across Ontario to the University and encouraged them to pursue education and careers in science.

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