Brock in the News – July 1622

Zika outbreak: Possible case from Florida mosquito investigatedBrock’s top story of the week features Professor Fiona Hunter as she weighs in on the confirmed Zika virus found in Brazil mosquito and a possible case in Florida with a local mosquito: CBC, CBC The National, and The Globe and MailStudy to shed light on youth risk takingBrock researchers spearheading the Brock Healthy Youth Program received $1.43 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research earlier this week, explaining to the St. Catharines Standard the impact of what their research could mean for parents of youth risk takers.Humane jobs are central to a humane economyLabour Studies Professor Kendra Coulter details in the Huffington Post that Canadian farmers and business are at the forefront of growing and selling ethical products. As practices for respecting animals continue, Coulter questions: Are Canadian workers also being respected?Wellesley should stay distinct, skip costly name changeNew name, new identity seems to be the objective of Wellesley Township as they consider changing the township’s name. However, Professor Zachary Spicer offers his insight as to why a name change isn’t necessarily the way to go: New Hamburg Independent