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MRU Media: 07/17/2018

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the news

A candid look at the heyday of professional wrestling – Bret Hart, alumnus, honorary degree recipient. Story from Associated Press ran in Sunday, July 15 New York Times print edition.

Students/experts/alum in the news

Who earns minimum wage in Alberta? About 100,000 more people than there used to be: (CBC News – Jorden Dye, student)

United Conservative Party faces difficult weekend: (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Duane Bratt, faculty)

UCP nominee drama a sign of larger candidate-vetting problem in politics: MRU prof: (Star Metro Calgary – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Todd Beasley defends anti-Muslim Facebook posts after removal from Brooks-Medicine Hat UCP nomination: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Pilot dies as ‘amateur built’ helicopter crashes southeast of Calgary: (CBC News – Jason Arthur, staff)\

This week in Canadian politics: (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

PCs to order remaining striking York U education staff back to work: (Toronto Star)

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