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Canada’s drug history subject of book by Brock professor

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Canada’s drug history subject of book by Brock professor

Most Canadians were drug users in the early 1900s according to Brock University associate professor Dan Malleck, an established expert in Canadian drug and alcohol history in his new book When Good Drugs Go Bad, Opium, Medicine and the Origins of Canada’s Drug Laws. The book deals with the early use of opium and cocaine […]

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New Brock Chancellor: First Nations filmmaker Shirley Cheechoo

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New Brock Chancellor: First Nations filmmaker Shirley Cheechoo

Brock University announced in a press release Thursday that Shirely Cheechoo, award winning Canadian actress, playwright and filmmaker has been named as the next Chancellor of Brock University. “Cheechoo accepted the invitation after her nomination was unanimously endorsed by Brock’s Senate and Board of Trustees,” Brock University President Jack Lightstone said. “She will be installed […]

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International success is brewing at the Niagara College Teaching Brewery

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International success is brewing at the Niagara College Teaching Brewery

On July 4, the NC Teaching Brewery – the first of its kind in Canada based at the College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus – was announced as the winner of three medals at the 2015 United States Open Beer Championship. More than 4,000 beers and ciders from professional breweries and award-winning home brewers from more than 20 […]

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Cuvée 2015 raised thousands for students and research

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Cuvée 2015 raised thousands for students and research

The accounting is finished, and organizers of Cuvée 2015 report that this year’s grape and wine celebration event generated net revenues of $33,000, most of which will go to supporting student scholarships and grape and wine research. This was the first year that Cuvée was organized by Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute, […]

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Baker brings home silver

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Baker brings home silver

A Niagara College baking and pastry arts student proved she is one of the best young bakers in Canada when she won a silver medal in the post-secondary baking category at the Skills Canada National Competition. Sophie Maille, 21, qualified for the competition, held May 27 to 30 in Saskatoon, last month earning the right […]

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Meridian supports college students

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Meridian supports college students

A $100,000 donation by Meridian recently made to Niagara College’s Achieving Dreams Campaign will support student success and promote a spirit of entrepreneurship in the college’s School of Business and Management Studies.   The Meridian Scholarship will provide more than 100 scholarships over the next four academic years, ranging from $1,000 to $1,200. The scholarships, […]

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