Brock Media Clips for Friday, June 3

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

New parties trying to shake up Ontario’s political landscape: Associate Professor of Political Science Livianna Tossutti spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about the rise of alternative political parties in the Ontario provincial election. Tossutti also spoke to Le Devoir (in French) about the debate performances of several of the provincial party leaders.

Laurentian makes post-secondary education a bigger election issue in Ontario’s north: Professor of Labour Studies Larry Savage spoke to CBC about how voters view the importance of post-secondary education and funding depending on where they live in Ontario.

Breaking down the Bank of Canada rate hike: Professor of Finance Ernest Biktimirov spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the recent interest rate hike by the Bank of Canada as well as what he expects the bank to do next.

Scientists warn future temperatures will test humans’ ability to survive: Professor of Kinesiology Stephen Cheung spoke to CBC about the impact of hot temperatures on the human body.

Brock expert discusses Depp v Heard trial: Liz Clarke, Assistant Professor of Communication, Popular Culture and Film at Brock University, talked to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the societal ramifications that have come from the trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.

Brock, UBC study highlights benefits of virtual canine visits: Research from Brock University Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies Christine Tardif-Williams and a colleague at UBC Okanagan, which discusses supporting student wellness through virtual animal visits, was discussed in a St. Catharines Standard article.

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