MRU Media

MRU Media: 11/15/2018

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

Students/experts/alum in the news

Why Calgary is no longer an Olympic city: (National Post – David Finch, faculty)

IOC says Calgary’s 2026 bid rejection comes as ‘no surprise’: (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty; Duane Bratt, faculty)

When Calgarians rejected the Olympic bid, they chose bread over circuses: (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

What went wrong? Pro-Olympic organizers pick up pieces after pricey campaign fails to win over Calgarians: (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘There’s a lot of nails in the coffin:’ MRU’s David Taras on Olympic vote outcome: (Global News – David Taras, faculty)

After a resounding ‘No’ to the Olympics, Calgarians wonder where the city goes from here: (Star Metro Calgary – David Taras, faculty)

Reaction to no vote: (CHQR 770, Nov. 14, 7:49 – David Taras, faculty)

Calgary mayor’s brand can withstand Olympic bid loss: political observers: (Lethbridge Herald, Calgary Herald, The Canadian Press – Lori Williams, faculty)

Mayor won’t be blamed for No vote: (CHQR 770 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Uncertainty led to No vote: (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

New RCMP data-entry system aims to reduce rural crime in Alberta: (Global News – Ritesh Narayan, faculty)

How can political parties distance themselves from extreme members? Some experts weigh in: (Star Metro Calgary – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

U of C creates Western Research Centre to make Glenbow archives more accessible: (Calgary Herald)

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