IN THE NEWS: Celebrities in sports, missile defence, mental health and Indigenous advocacy

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed celebrities’ efforts to purchase sports franchises, the capabilities of missile defence systems, the provincial government’s commitment to student mental health, and advocacy for Indigenous women and girls.

Ryan Reynolds, Snoop Dogg, and other celebrities want to buy the NHL’s Ottawa Senators. Here’s why: Associate Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine spoke about the reasons celebrities are interested in purchasing sports franchises in a Canadian Press story that appeared in Fortune and numerous other media outlets. Naraine also talked to CTV about a controversial deal that will see Maple Leaf Sports and entertainment help to host the 2026 World Cup

Here’s how rockets from Gaza test Israel’s Iron Dome: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong was quoted in a Washington Post article that discussed missile defence.

Provincial commitment to student mental health and well-being ‘very exciting’: Associate Professor of Educational Studies Michael Savage spoke to the Toronto Star about a commitment from the Ontario government to emphasize mental health and well-being in the education system.

Indigenous advocates call for emergency declaration on missing and murdered women: Brock’s Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement Robyn Bourgeois was quoted in a Yahoo News article where she spoke about the need for governments to do more to prevent violence against Indigenous women and girls.

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