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CCOVI scientist helps region’s grape growers navigate uncertainty during COVID-19

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CCOVI scientist helps region’s grape growers navigate uncertainty during COVID-19

Brock University press release – Although they are well-versed in overcoming fluctuations and uncertainty from one growing season to the next, Niagara’s grape growers are facing a unique set of challenges this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To address some of those challenges, Jim Willwerth, Senior Scientist at Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and […]

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Brock’s Cuvée launches new online experience to celebrate the VQA wine industry

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Brock’s Cuvée launches new online experience to celebrate the VQA wine industry

Brock University press release – Put on your party attire, fire up the laptop and get ready to celebrate the Ontario VQA wine industry as Brock University moves its annual Cuvée event online. The Cuvée 2020 Online Experience launches on Friday, May 22/2020, at cuvee.ca. The virtual experience will feature the 48 wineries, 12 restaurants […]

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Niagara College winemaker’s prestigious Nuffield scholarship bears fruit for Ontario wine industry

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Niagara College winemaker’s prestigious Nuffield scholarship bears fruit for Ontario wine industry

Niagara College press release – Niagara College’s head winemaker, instructor and alumnus Gavin Robertson joins a select list of difference-makers in Canada’s agricultural industry. As one of the latest recipients of a prestigious Nuffield Canada scholarship (2018), Robertson is addressing challenges faced by Ontario grape growers – from weather and climate pressures to labour availability, […]

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Brock non-profit leadership certificate course open to community

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Brock non-profit leadership certificate course open to community

Brock University press release – It’s not just Brock University’s degree programs that have moved online to help slow the spread of COVID-19, it’s also the school’s professional development opportunities. Goodman Group, the Goodman School of Business’ community-focused learning and development services provider, is offering its Non-Profit Leadership Certificate Program completely online beginning Thursday, June 4/2020. Originally […]

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Niagara Health Medical Staff Association doubles its medical student scholarships

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Niagara Health Medical Staff Association doubles its medical student scholarships

McMaster University press release – Elliot Grady, Wryan Helmeczi, Emma Hudson, and Christina Weber have exemplified what it means to be student leaders – both in medical school and in their communities, and they have each been awarded a Niagara Health Medical Staff Association Medical Student Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarships are presented annually to graduating […]

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Brock opens its student residences to health-care staff

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Brock opens its student residences to health-care staff

Brock University press release – Brock University is making student residences available to frontline health-care workers — including EMS responders and staff from Niagara Region-operated long-term care homes — in an effort to prevent their families from being exposed to COVID-19. In a strategy worked out between Brock and the Niagara Region, the University will […]

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