IN THE NEWS: Cannabis regulation, a NOTL memorial project and support for women in STEM

During recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed a review of the current cannabis regulations in Canada and a project to share the lived experiences of African descendants in Niagara, while outlets also highlighted a $500,000 gift to Brock in support of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

With pot rules under the microscope, some entrepreneurs say Ottawa is stunting the industry’s growth: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to CBC about the development of cannabis regulations in Canada. Armstrong also spoke to CBC about the impact of cannabis delivery service in B.C. and to the Ottawa Business Journal about consolidation in the cannabis sector.

Brock project to remember historic Black community in Niagara-on-the-Lake: Professor Lissa Paul spoke to the St. Catharines Standard and Newstalk 610 CKTB about work she has undertaken with PhD candidate Hyacinth Campbell to create a memorial and remember the lived experiences of those buried in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s historic Niagara Baptist Church Burial Ground.

Brock University Chancellor Donates $500,000 to Support Aspiring Entrepreneurs, Women in STEM: A $500,000 donation from Chancellor Hilary Pearson and her husband Michael Sabia to support women studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, as well as aspiring entrepreneurs, was discussed by Newstalk 610 CKTB and 101.1 More FM.

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