IN THE NEWS: Dangers in hockey, alcohol in parks and the Indigenous horror genre

In recent media appearances, Brock experts and senior leaders discussed the risk of injury from skate blades in hockey, the history of alcohol restrictions, the Indigenous horror genre, gender and expression in video games, negotiations between employers and Canada’s largest private sector union, a symposium about the circular economy and the opening of the University’s Black Student Success Centre.

After death of player Adam Johnson, how dangerous is ice hockey?: Associate Professor of Kinesiology Nicole Chimera spoke to the BBC about the risks of injuries caused by skate blades in ice hockey.

Ottawa mulling alcohol consumption in parks, but it could take more than a year: Professor of Health Sciences Dan Malleck spoke to the CBC about the history of legal restrictions on alcohol consumption in an article about a proposal to allow alcohol consumption in Ottawa city parks.

Why horror is a good genre for Indigenous storytelling: Brock’s Decolonial Reading Circle and its year-long exploration of the genre of Indigenous horror were discussed in a CBC article that also included a quote from the University’s Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement Robyn Bourgeois.

How queerness became calamity in Tears of the Kingdom: Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities Sarah Stang spoke to Polygon about gender and expression in the The Legend of Zelda video game series.

Unifor now has tentative deals for St. Lawrence Seaway and Stellantis workers. Its next target? Loblaws: Professor of Laobur Studies Larry Savage spoke to the Toronto Star about upcoming negotiations for Canada’s largest private sector union Unifor. Savage also spoke to the Globe and Mail about a deal between the union and auto manufacturer Stellantis.

Symposium to focus on creating circular economy: Professor of Accounting Kareen Brown spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about a symposium hosted by Brock’s Goodman School of Business that will discuss creating a circular economy in Niagara and Ontario.

Brock University opens the doors to new Black Student Success Centre: Brock’s Associate Vice-President, Students Brad Clarke spoke to the St. Catharines Standard about the opening of the University’s Black Student Success Centre.

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