Michael J. Armstrong

Michael J. Armstrong is an associate professor of operations research at Brock University.

Recent articles

5 Ways To Decrease The Damage Caused By Sitting At A Desk All Day

Desk jobs are bad for your body, ruining your posture and messing with your back, neck and wrists. Here are some tips to preserve your body when spending most of your time sitting.

Dogs Of Instagram: The Beagle

The most famous beagle, without a doubt, is Snoopy. Charles Schulz once stated, "Snoopy didn't start off being a Beagle. It's just that 'beagle' is a funny word".

How To Open A Bottle Without An Opener And 3 Other Must-Know Wine Hacks

Years of experience as a sommelier have taught me how to handle difficult wine situations, so before you panic, take a look at these 4 wine hacks.

Kate Middleton Was Just Upstaged By A Victoria’s Secret Model

You may think Kate Middleton would be the most whispered about mum at school drop-off in the mornings. But according to at least one parent, there is someone even more interesting. 

How Rock Climbers Can Use Marijuana In Recovery And Training

Improved sleep, training motivation, and reduced anxiety are just some ways in which marijuana can help climbers.

Meme Of The Week: Alienstock Music Festival Produces A Fresh Wave Of Alien Memes

Alienstock is the Woodstock of music festivals for people invested in Area 51 and government schemes.  And it's spawned a bunch of memes.

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Cannabis Quality Involves Careful Science And Carefree Highs

Product quality is one area where legal suppliers might have advantages over the black market, but to deliver good quality cannabis, producers must simultaneously aim for both careful science and carefree highs.

Feds Are Blowing Smoke About Canada’s Ample Pot Supplies

Ontario’s first legal cannabis shops are finally here. One challenge they’ll face is Canada’s nationwide product shortage.

Scarce Retail Weed Shops Mean Most Canadians Still Use Black Market Pot

Canada has fallen short in eradicating black markets through marijuana legalization. Here's what the country is losing as a result and how Canada could improve the shortcoming.

How Canadians Are Buying Cannabis And Getting High Now That It’s Legal

There was much speculation throughout 2018 about Canada’s soon-to-be-legal cannabis market. But only recently has data become available that shows what cannabis consumers really want and actually buy.

Where’s The Weed? Clues To Canada’s Marijuana Shortages

Where’s the weed!? That’s been a common Canadian refrain lately. Shortages appeared almost immediately after recreational cannabis sales began last October.

Legal Cannabis Vs. Black Market: Can It Compete?

Legalization day marks the start of several interesting competitions. The most important one from a public policy perspective is the competition between legal cannabis and black markets.