Brock Media Clips for Friday, Nov. 4

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

The dispute between Ontario’s government and education workers, explained: Assistant Professor of Labour Studies Paul Gray was quoted in an article by CBC about the ongoing dispute between the provincial government and education workers. Gray also spoke to CBC radio stations across Ontario about whether other unions are supporting CUPE’s strike. Associate Professor of Labour Studies Alison Braley-Rattai also spoke to CBC radio stations across the province on the issue, and was quoted in a Canadian Press article featured on CTV News, Global News, the National Post and dozens of other media outlets across the country.

How a professor from Hawaii is trying to decolonize the world through music: Associate Professor of Music Rachel Rensink-Hoff spoke with CBC about seminars on decolonization in music composition led by Jace Kaholokula Saplan at Brock and local high schools.

Ontario councillors, candidates urge post-election action against ‘nastiness’ on campaign trail: Associate Professor of Political Science Blayne Haggart and Associate Professor of Communication, Popular Culture and Film Karen Louise Smith were quoted in a CBC article about negative behaviour experienced by election candidates during their campaigns.

Port Colborne’s newest councillor wins election after his name was picked out of a box: Assistant Professor of Political Science Nicole Goodman was spoke with CBC about an election tie in Port Colborne that was resolved by random draw.

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