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MRU Media Makers: 10/20/2017

MRU in the News

Recognizing the next generation of Indigenous change makers in southern Alberta: http://mru.ca/ef86 (Metro)

 Students/Experts/Alum in the News

 U of C to follow in MRU’s footsteps with week-long fall reading break starting in 2018: http://mru.ca/d0d (The Gauntlet – Cordelia Snowdon, SAMRU)

Mainstreet responds to allegations it coordinated polls to influence Calgary mayoral race: http://mru.ca/08d (CBC News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

 Wisdom of the Ages: Will Ferguson on his new novel and life lessons: http://mru.ca/541 (EverythingZoomer.com – Will Ferguson, Alumni)

Sunshine Coast Arts Council awards ceremony and AGM set for Oct. 26: http://mru.ca/5316 (Coast Reporter – Simon Gidora, Student)

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MRU Media Makers: 10/19/2017

MRU in the News

University Rankings 2018: The price tag for students living at home: http://mru.ca/d321 (Maclean’s)

Calgary’s vacancy rates expected to jump again as ATCO moves its headquarters to the suburbs: http://mru.ca/9a3 (Financial Post)

Fish rescue near Fort Macleod brings cultures together: http://mru.ca/e91 (Macleod Gazette)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

 Naheed Nenshi faces ongoing dispute with Calgary Flames over new arena: http://mru.ca/ad0 (Globe and Mail – David Finch, Faculty)

The power of incumbency: Nenshi saved by his passionate base: http://mru.ca/eb00 (Globe and Mail – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Mainstreet admits ‘big polling failures’ after predicting Nenshi would lose Calgary election: http://mru.ca/258 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Calgary election 2017: Who won in your ward?: http://mru.ca/fdf (Global News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Coast arts awards announced: http://mru.ca/180 (The Local Weekly – Simon Gidora, Student)

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MRU Media Makers: 10/18/2017

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

 What I wish I knew before I started university: http://mru.ca/1982 (Globe and Mail – Shifrah Gadamsetti, Student)

Naheed Nenshi turns focus to Calgary’s economic recovery after 2017 election win: http://mru.ca/1d5c (Global News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

City of Calgary to respond on criticisms of municipal election ballot shortages, long queues, slow results: http://mru.ca/f7b (CBC News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Nobody saw Nenshi coming in 2010; he proves doubters wrong once again: http://mru.ca/b12 (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Mainstreet acknowledges ‘catastrophic failure’ in projections for Calgary mayoral race: http://mru.ca/30e7 (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Calgary’s mayoralty race a precursor for next provincial election, says pollster: http://mru.ca/68f1 (Global News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Duane Bratt on election results: http://mru.ca/768 (CBC: The Calgary Eyeopener – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

‘Hope won over fear’: Tax revolt not strong enough to topple Nenshi or 10 other incumbents: http://mru.ca/f0b (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Also worth noting:

Paula Simons: U of A should do more to recruit us, say international students: http://mru.ca/c84 (Edmonton Journal)

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MRU Media Makers: 10/17/2017

MRU in the News

DeLong: Luminous Voices clearly up for a vocal challenge: http://mru.ca/9798 (Calgary Herald – Bella Concert Hall)

 Students/Experts/Alum in the News

 After chaotic election night, voters return Nenshi, all incumbents to City Hall: http://mru.ca/464 (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, Faculty)

What we can expect from our new city council?: http://mru.ca/594 (Global News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Naheed Nenshi’s purple reign in Calgary will continue: http://mru.ca/52d (Metro – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Calgary Election: Long lines cause some voters to give up: http://mru.ca/435 (Metro  – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Decision Calgary: How partisan politics have affected 2017 municipal election: http://mru.ca/dbc (Global News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Intelligent design: Balancing vision and client needs from start to finish: http://mru.ca/bdda (Halifax Chronicle Herald – Pam Tower, Alumna)

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MRU Media Makers: 10/16/2017

MRU in the News

Comedy show coming to Calgary gives survivors of sexual assault a chance to laugh: http://mru.ca/e3c (660 News)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

‘Every vote counts:’ Election day is here: http://mru.ca/8e2 (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Anger and a lack of details define Calgary election campaign: http://mru.ca/210  (660 News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Naheed Nenshi neck-and-neck with challenger in Calgary mayoralty race: http://mru.ca/7a1 (Toronto Star – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Controversial Bowfort Towers banner was a ‘professional job’: political analyst: http://mru.ca/687 (Global News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Candidates make final push for support as Calgarians prepare to vote: http://mru.ca/9751 (CTV News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

 The Morning News with Gord Gillies: Moving Past Traumatic Events: http://mru.ca/661 (News Talk 770 – Scott McLean, Partner)

NHL 911: Emergency goalies no longer a phone call away: http://mru.ca/36f (CBC Sports – Todd Ford, goalie coach)

From Biathlon to XC: Kocher Un-Retires for a Run at PyeongChang: http://mru.ca/a95a (Faster Skier – Zina Kocher, Student)

Calgary political scientist breaks down 2017 municipal election: http://mru.ca/a90 (Global News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

‘Maybe I’m irritating:’ Nenshi neck-and-neck with challenger in Calgary mayoralty race: http://mru.ca/b25 (National Post –  Lori Williams, Faculty)

‘It is a concern:’ Calgary’s female council representation could dip this election: http://mru.ca/d8f (Metro – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Politics in the park: What Metro learned from interviewing your candidates: http://mru.ca/fc5 (Metro – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Political scientist Duane Bratt with one last look at the municipal election: http://mru.ca/44c (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Calgary wards to watch: Analyst believes incumbents could lose seats in at least 2 constituencies: http://mru.ca/463 (Global News – Duane Bratt, Faculty

Two deep-rooted Calgarians with differing visions contend for mayor’s chair: http://mru.ca/fc48 (Calgary Herald – David Taras, Faculty)

Michelle Roddy running for Town council: http://mru.ca/b434 (Vulcan Advocate – Michelle Roddy, Alumna)

Elite athletes no longer ‘constantly broke’ thanks to first raise in 14 years: http://mru.ca/4c0d  (Calgary Sun – Haley Daniels, Student)

We asked Ward 5 candidates to take a stand on the issues. Here is what they had to say: http://mru.ca/50f0 (Calgary Journal, Calgary Herald – Journalism Students)

Also worth noting:

Ontario college strike: What you need to know: http://mru.ca/43b (Globe and Mail)

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MRU Media Makers: 10/13/2017

MRU in the News

Proposed terminus for southwest BRT a burning issue in crowded Ward 13 battle: http://mru.ca/1ab (Calgary Herald)

Southwest BRT still a divisive issue in Ward 11: http://mru.ca/1d55 (Calgary Herald)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

 Final push for candidates, Calgarians vote Monday: http://mru.ca/30c3 (660 News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Experts say forget the polls, your vote counts this Calgary municipal election: http://mru.ca/dc7e (Metro News, Duane Bratt, Faculty)

‘Partisanship is playing a role’: political scientist on CBE election: http://mru.ca/28d (Metro News – Lori Williams, Faculty)

A Revolting Situation: We’re being crushed by inequality. Where’s the revolution?: http://mru.ca/a6f (Planet S – Michael Truscello, Faculty)

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MRU Media Makers: 10/12/2017

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

 Video of Nenshi talking election racism surfaces after incumbent clarifies race concerns: http://mru.ca/e86f (Metro – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Whoever wins Alberta UCP leadership contest likely on ‘path to premier’s office’: poll: http://mru.ca/e4a (Global News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Zina Kocher targets 2018 Olympics, this time without a rifle: http://mru.ca/7ffd (Rocky Mountain Outlook – Zina Kocher, Student)

Calgary Election 2017: Polls yield contradictory results: http://mru.ca/dc8 (Global News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Officials say nearly 75,000 people cast ballots in advance polls in Calgary: http://mru.ca/213 (CTV News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

City taxes numbers game burning a hole through other issues in civic election: http://mru.ca/9af (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

New poll puts Naheed Nenshi 15 points ahead of Bill Smith in mayor’s race: http://mru.ca/c486 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

We asked Ward 8 school trustee candidates to imagine they were back in school when they answered these questions: http://mru.ca/2ba (Calgary Journal, Calgary Herald – Journalism students)

We asked Ward 13 school trustee candidates to imagine they were back in school when they answered these questions: http://mru.ca/11b (Calgary Journal, Calgary Herald – Journalism Students)

Also worth noting:

University sex assault policies average C- in analysis by nationwide student group: http://mru.ca/53f0 (CBC News)

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MRU Media Makers: 10/11/2017

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

This one’s for Richard: Canadian’s Olympic comeback inspired by her late coach: http://mru.ca/23f (CBC News – Zina Kocher, Student)

Zina Kocher’s second act: Can a Canadian biathlete ditch her rifle and make the Olympics in cross-country skiing?: http://mru.ca/5081 (National Post – Zina Kocher, Student)

Why polls suggest Nenshi could be in trouble in the 2017 election: http://mru.ca/04c (Global News – David Taras, Faculty)

Experts expect to see more controversy in Calgary’s mayoral race: http://mru.ca/af3e (CTV News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Sad end for Sears as retailer gets set to shutter stores and sell off stock: http://mru.ca/7ca (CTV News – Patti Derbyshire, Faculty)

We asked Ward 13 candidates to take a stand on the issues. Here is what they had to say: http://mru.ca/a0d0 (Calgary Journal, Calgary Herald – Journalism Students)

We asked Ward 10 candidates to take a stand on the issues. Here is what they had to say: http://mru.ca/390 (Calgary Journal, Calgary Herald – Journalism Students)

We asked Ward 2 school trustee candidates to imagine they were back in school when they answered these questions: http://mru.ca/913 (Calgary Journal, Calgary Herald – Journalism Students)

 

Also worth noting

Academic freedom compromised by U of C, watchdog group finds: http://mru.ca/f6b (CBC News)

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MRU Media Makers: 10/10/2017

MRU in the News

Near miss over Calgary as trainer aircraft and commercial plane avoid collision: http://mru.ca/32c (Calgary Herald)

Calgary’s writing scene promotes mental health and well-being: http://mru.ca/d100 (Calgary Herald)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Spam, spam and egg on face? Bill Smith passes the buck on unsolicited emails: http://mru.ca/327 (CTV News – Bruce Foster, Faculty)

Expert says anger could be driving voters to polls: http://mru.ca/282 (Metro – Lori Williams, Faculty

Dogged by controversy, not one council member seeks re-election in Chestermere: http://mru.ca/b02 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Calgarians are in a foul mood. And that could spell trouble for Naheed Nenshi: http://mru.ca/cf50 (Financial Post, Ottawa Citizen  – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Pro transit organization releases Calgary donor list: http://mru.ca/fdd0 (Metro – Shifrah Gadamsetti, Student)

Jaromir Jagr one of a kind: http://mru.ca/438 (Tylor Keller, Alumnus)

Poll places Smith as frontrunner, pundit believes mayoral race closer than poll results indicate: http://mru.ca/73da  (CTV News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Calgary developer picks his candidates, urges staff to follow his lead: http://mru.ca/497 (CBC News – Melanie Peacock, Faculty)

Political watchers surprised by poll results: http://mru.ca/ed42 (Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

Third-party ads romp into election: http://mru.ca/bc1  (St. Albert Gazette  – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Political scientist calls province’s Green Line comments ‘inappropriate’: http://mru.ca/ae32 (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

We asked Ward 6 candidates to take a stand on the issues. Here is what they had to say: http://mru.ca/558 (Calgary Journal, Calgary Herald – Students)

We asked Ward 8 candidates to take a stand on the issues. Here is what they had to say: http://mru.ca/d9b (Calgary Journal, Calgary Herald – Students)

Also worth noting
MacEwan University’s first Indigenous female president Deborah Saucier ready for real change: http://mru.ca/71b2 (Edmonton Journal)

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MRU Media Makers: 10/06/2017

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Sundberg: In the face of adversity, violence and hate, take pride in being Canadian: http://mru.ca/d7f (Calgary Herald – Kelly Sundburg, Faculty)

Calgary municipal voter turnout expected to be high: expert: http://mru.ca/5d2 (Metro – Lori Williams, Faculty)

Calgarians almost evenly split on secondary suites: poll: http://mru.ca/efea  (Calgary Herald – Aria Burrell, Student, SAMRU)

Alberta analyst responds to TransCanada killing Energy East pipeline project: http://mru.ca/2de6 (Global News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)

High density developments and taxes among Ward 7 residents’ top concerns at election forum: http://mru.ca/0b7 (Calgary Journal, Calgary Herald – Jolene Rudisuela, Student)

We asked Ward 1 candidates to take a stand on the issues. Here is what they had to say: http://mru.ca/735 (Calgary Journal, Calgary Herald – Journalism students)

Voter turnout 152% higher than last Calgary election on 1st day of advance polls: http://mru.ca/6c6d (CBC News – Duane Bratt, Faculty)


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