MRU Media

MRU Media: 12/08/2022

MRU in the media

Their stories, their words: The Climate Disaster Project: https://mru.ca/fb50 (Fraser Valley Current)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Journalism for Change fellow 2022/23: Kiah Lucero: https://mru.ca/28d4  (rabble.ca – Kiah Lucero, alumna) 

Winnipeg Police & body cameras: https://mru.ca/beeb  (680 CJOB Winnipeg – Doug King, faculty) 

Great minds think alike: twins beat school’s cheating claim, win $1.5M: https://mru.ca/9d559 (Washington Post – Tony Vernon, faculty)

Also worth noting

More than half of Canadian youth find mental health services ‘not easy to access’: report: https://mru.ca/5ba2 (Global News) 

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MRU Media: 12/07/2022

MRU in the media

An Inside Look at Mount Royal’s English Language Program: https://mru.ca/116c (Study in Canada – Sebastian Beltran, student)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Canada expected to become a soccer nation as its fan base grows: https://mru.ca/ea56 (New Canadian Media – David Legg, faculty; Mohana Holloway, student) 

Changes to Sovereignty Act won’t be simple: https://mru.ca/98c5 (CityNews 660 – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Danielle Smith and Justin Trudeau both turned to extraordinary measures. Here’s the difference: https://mru.ca/f4ab (Toronto Star – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Auditor general raises concerns over international student enrolment, finances at UWindsor: https://mru.ca/87b6a (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 12/06/2022

MRU in the media

HBO just released its official trailer for ‘The Last Of Us’ & it features a a ton of Alberta locations: https://mru.ca/ca18 (Curiosity) 

MRU celebrates Giving Day: How scholarships and awards are helping students: https://mru.ca/e1d4 (The Reflector – Tim Rahilly, President; Gustavo Fornez, Ben Kawchuk, students) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Airdrie Minor Basketball Association presents two scholarships: https://mru.ca/7e8b (Airdrie Today – Connor Jones, student) 

Alberta Sovereignty Act on its way to becoming law: https://mru.ca/27c1 (CITYNews – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

‘Bumbling and stumbling’: Alberta’s UCP caucus votes for changes to sovereignty bill: https://mru.ca/bd4d (Canadian Press, CITYNews – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Cooling off period underway as U of L, union remain without collective agreement: https://mru.ca/8333 (Global News) 

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MRU Media: 12/05/2022

MRU in the media

Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub: Creating An Inclusive And Supportive Environment For Women Entrepreneurs: https://mru.ca/72ec (Canadian SME Business Magazine)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

We’re Spending More Time Alone. Maybe It’s Because We’re Exhausted: https://mru.ca/c4f1 (New York Times – Malinda Desjarlais, faculty) 

HRC Rebuttal: Mount Royal University professor seeking to shut out the Jewish experience: https://mru.ca/548e (Honest Reporting – Mark Ayyash, faculty)

Trudeau is coming for Canadians’ guns. Some provinces refuse to help.: https://mru.ca/cda0 (Washington Post – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Danielle Smith willing to make changes to her signature Alberta sovereignty bill following criticism: https://mru.ca/b39 (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Alberta changing sovereignty bill to reverse provision giving cabinet unchecked power: https://mru.ca/ba7c (Canadian Press, Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Police planning for second Ottawa convoy: https://mru.ca/6aed (CityNews 660 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

In meteorite, Alberta researchers discover two minerals never before seen on Earth: https://mru.ca/92d8 (Global News) 

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MRU Media: 12/02/2022

MRU in the media

Mount Royal alumnus donates $50,000 to create a new scholarship for journalism students: https://mru.ca/e938 (Education News Canada – Doug Dirks, alumnus) 

Lund to perform April concerts with Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra: https://mru.ca/e0e5 (CTV News – Bella Concert Hall) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

A Seat at the Table: Courtney Walcott’s quest to reform the police: https://mru.ca/ea4a (Alberta Views – Courtney Walcott, alumnus) 

Lights out: fallout from worldwide shortage impacting streetlight repair in Calgary: https://mru.ca/6315 (Global News – Rajbir Bhatti, faculty) 

For Canadian universities, the Palestinian is the ‘toxic other’: https://mru.ca/c08b (Al Jazeera – Mark Ayyash, faculty) 

Resignation highlights Kenney’s disapproval of new premier, state of democracy: https://mru.ca/afe6 (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

In and out in Alberta: https://mru.ca/b3c1 (Politico – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Proposed sovereignty  legislation explained: https://mru.ca/b76f (CBC Radio – Duane Bratt,  faculty) 

Danielle Smith’s Sovereignty Act is even worse than expected: https://mru.ca/d9ac (The Tyee – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Smith promised act during leadership bid: https://mru.ca/065a (CTV News Channel –  Lori Williams, faculty) 

What is happening in Alberta?: https://mru.ca/580c (News 980, Hamilton – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

PM, leaders denounce University of Ottawa for banning cameras at Chinese ambassador’s lecture: https://mru.ca/8c44c (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 12/01/2022

MRU in the media

MRU takes an academic deep dive into Bob Dylan with new English-Lit course: https://mru.ca/ce14 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun, Postmedia newspapers across Canada – Rob Boschman, faculty) 

Premier Smith’s proposed sovereignty act could drive investment away from Alberta: Calgary chamber: https://mru.ca/11a6 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun) 

Concerns and discussion over Alberta Sovereignty Act: https://mru.ca/058e (CBC Radio News) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Calgarians expected to dig deeper into their pockets during deep freeze conditions: https://mru.ca/8d4b (CTV News – Rajbir Bhatti, faculty) 

National RCMP watchdog investigating arrest of St. Albert teen: https://mru.ca/fb2a2 (St. Albert Gazette – Doug King, faculty) 

Alberta Legislature’s fall sitting begins: https://mru.ca/c48c (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Alberta Sovereignty Act tabled: https://mru.ca/b676 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

‘Very worrisome’: Reaction to Alberta’s sovereignty act bill pours in: https://mru.ca/c8e3 (CityNews – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

‘Pretty unethical’: Alberta premier criticized for pressuring businesses to drop vaccine mandates: https://mru.ca/fc01 (CityNews – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Jason Kenney’s resignation not a surprise: https://mru.ca/b32b (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Reaction to introduction of Sovereignty Act: https://mru.ca/9153 (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Resignation highlights Kenney’s disapproval of new premier, state of democracy: https://mru.ca/afe6 (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Two Halifax universities provide Mi’kmaq ‘auntie-in-residence’ to Indigenous students: https://mru.ca/5f04 (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 11/30/2022

MRU in the media

I Found The Best City In Canada – Cost Of Living, Schools, PR: https://mru.ca/ad09 (Max Medyk, YouTube – Phil Warsaba, VP; MRU facilities, programs, faculty and international students) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Former premier Jason Kenney resigns his seat in Alberta’s legislature: https://mru.ca/0e248 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Alberta introduces sovereignty bill granting cabinet broad powers to fight Ottawa: https://mru.ca/b316 (Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Alberta to begin new legislative session with proposed sovereignty bill: https://mru.ca/3a25 (CityNews – Duane Bratt, Lori Williams, faculty) 

Northwest Calgary community association wants Sean Chu held accountable: https://mru.ca/db68 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Calgarians questioning safety at CTrain stations: https://mru.ca/2ab6 (CityNews – Doug King, faculty) 

Alberta Throne Speech today: https://mru.ca/6b87 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/5a73 (CTV 2 – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Emergencies Act inquiry faces huge task summarizing evidence: https://mru.ca/6885 (CityNews 660 – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

NDP MLA files lawsuit against Lethbridge Police Service: https://mru.ca/c395 (CTV News – Doug King, faculty)

Also worth noting

Launch of new B.C. medical school at SFU delayed to 2026: https://mru.ca/5e10 (Global News) 

Two Halifax universities provide Mi’kmaq ‘auntie-in-residence’ to Indigenous students: https://mru.ca/5f04 (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 11/29/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the medi

Alberta premier trying new tactic to get rid of vaccine mandates: https://mru.ca/4b14 (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Mask mandates in schools: https://mru.ca/9100 (CBC Radio, Alberta at Noon – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/583c (CTV 2 – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Long road to recovery for students and teachers returning to campus in Lethbridge: https://mru.ca/c984 (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 11/28/2022

MRU in the media

Opinion: Alberta’s post-secondaries get down to work graduating talent and problem solvers: https://mru.ca/f455 (Calgary Herald, MSN Canada – Tim Rahilly, President) 

Philippine-trained nurses want to relieve Canada’s nursing shortage, but say the process is too hard: https://mru.ca/b811 (CBC News) 

LearningCITY 2022 tackles talent gap: (CTV News, video unavailable at this time) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

NNA Board of Governors approves new award, citation for 2022 contest: https://mru.ca/9424 (Canada News Wire – Lorne Motley, alumnus) 

Sean Chu’s only ‘punishment’ for taking picture of mayor’s licence plate was a training course: https://mru.ca/039d7 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)  

Trudeau: Canadians’ safety was at stake: https://mru.ca/0b30 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Prime Minister testifies at inquiry: https://mru.ca/6eea (CTV News Channel– Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Alberta residential schools digitally preserved in University of Calgary project: https://mru.ca/e28a5 (CTV News) 

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MRU Media: 11/25/2022

MRU in the media

Varcoe: West side story for downtown Calgary needs a big role for local players: https://mru.ca/ea15 (Calgary Herald) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Ministers testify at Emergencies Act inquiry: https://mru.ca/42d5 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Adding more diversity to the education landscape: https://mru.ca/c940 (Calgary Herald – Charles Webber, faculty) 

Deputy PM testifies at inquiry: https://mru.ca/7f85 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

How the longest Canadian university strike in history changed life at York: https://mru.ca/5a45 (Maclean’s) 

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