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Brock to partner with private developers to build more residences

Brock to partner with private developers to build more residences

Brock University press release – As Brock University continues to attract record numbers of students, it is looking to partner with private-sector developers to build more student residences close to campus and away from residential neighbourhoods. In a report to the University’s Board of Trustees, President Gervan Fearon said Brock needs to find a cost-effective […]

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Blue Bear Athletes for September

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Blue Bear Athletes for September

Congratulations to our Blue Bear September athletes of the month. Grade nine student Emma Laur is a key member on the Ultimate Frisbee, Jr. Girls’ Basketball and x-country running team. She is described by her coaches as a very dedicated student athlete who never misses practices, even when she has all 3 practices on the […]

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Brock University to hold 50th Fall Convocation Friday

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Brock University to hold 50th Fall Convocation Friday

Brock University press release – More than 1,000 students are set to graduate from Brock University Friday, Oct. 18/2019, during Fall Convocation. Two ceremonies, at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. inside Brock’s Ian Beddis Gymnasium, will mark the University’s 106th overall Convocation and its 50th Fall Convocation. Twenty people graduated in the first Fall ceremony […]

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Strike averted, schools to remain open

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Strike averted, schools to remain open

Both Niagara Catholic District School Board (NCDSB) and District School Board of Niagara (DSBN) have posted on their websites and social media that the province-wide CUPE strike has been averted and that all schools will be open for normal programming Monday, Oct. 7/2019. “Niagara Catholic has been advised by OCSTA that a tentative collective agreement […]

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Policy brief strives to strengthen cross-border economies

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Policy brief strives to strengthen cross-border economies

Brock University press release – If provinces and states along the Canada-U.S. border agree to pool resources, they could set up a cross-border fund for collaborative start-ups, says new research by Brock University’s Niagara Community Observatory (NCO). Academic researchers wishing to create joint research projects could also access this fund, according to the NCO’s latest […]

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DSBN posts notice that schools will close in event of CUPE strike

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DSBN posts notice that schools will close in event of CUPE strike

The District School Board of Niagara has posted notice on its website Friday, Oct. 4/2019, that it will close all schools and cancel transportation if there is a strike by CUPE members. Negotiations are ongoing, however, a strike may begin Monday, Oct. 7. “In the event of a province-wide strike by CUPE members, the DSBN […]

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