Brock Media Clips for Friday, July 8

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

‘People need to be very vigilant’: concerns rising over future of abortion access in Canada: Associate Professor of History Tami Friedman spoke to the Inside the Village podcast about the historical context of the recent United States Supreme Court decision on abortion. Friedman also spoke to the St. Catharines Standard on June 30 about the cross-border implications of the ruling and on July 6 about barriers to abortion access in Canada.

Learning about the Lead Like a Girl Program: Julie Stevens, Director of Brock University’s Centre for Sport Capacity, spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the Lead Like a Girl program, which is looking to build leadership skills in young girls through the power of sport.

Ontario’s cannabis market still offering room to grow: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to City News and the St. Catharines Standard about stores closing and future room for growth in Ontario’s legal cannabis industry. He also spoke to All Africa about the overall process of legalizing recreational cannabis use.

Three reasons Canadian MBA programs appeal to international students: Goodman School of Business Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies Narongsak Thongpapanl, spoke to Maclean’s magazine in articles about why Canadian MBA programs appeal to international students, the important benefits of an MBA, and how to choose an MBA.

How do we make sure young and inexperienced workers are safe on the job this summer?: Professor of Child and Youth Studies Rebecca Raby spoke to Maritime Connection about actions that can be taken to protect young people as they pursue summer employment.

Summer of labour unrest expected as inflation soars and contracts run out: Professor of Labour Studies Larry Savage spoke to CBC about the various economic factors that are contributing to labour unrest.

How coaches and sport organizations can create a better experience for LGB youth: Associate Professor of Sport Management Dawn Trussell, Assistant Professor of Recreation and Leisure Studies Kyle Rich, and Master of Recreation and Leisure Studies student Jake Quinton contributed to a blog post for the Sport Information Resource Centre about why lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) youth often feel unsafe in sport.

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