Brock Media Clips for Friday, July 15

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

Vineyards experience worst winter damage in 17 years: Debbie Inglis, Director of Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute, spoke to CHML 900 about the impact of unpredictable winter weather on local wineries.

Consumers pay 13% more for groceries this year, costs to rise: Brock University Associate Professor of Economics Ivan Medovikov spoke to CHCH about changes in the spending habits of Canadian consumers as the price of groceries rises.

Inflation, rising fees are pricing families, kids out of organized sports: Professor of Kinesiology Nota Klentrou spoke to CBC about the importance of sport participation as a way to encourage physical activity in children.

Summer Games offers opportunities to provide girls with examples in sports leadership: Brock women’s hockey coach Margot Page spoke to the St. Catharines Standard about the Lead Like a Girl program, which will take place during the opening week of the 2022 Canada Summer Games and aims to build leadership skills in young girls through the power of sport. Julie Stevens, Director of Brock University’s Centre for Sport Capacity, also spoke about the program in an interview with Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Brock named official university partner of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games: Interim Brock University President Lynn Wells spoke to 101.1 More FM about Brock being named the Official University Partner of the 2022 Canada Summer Games as well as the events and athletes village that will be hosted at the University.

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