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: https://mru.ca/88824 (National Post – David Finch, faculty)

IOC says Calgary’s 2026 bid rejection comes as ‘no surprise’: https://mru.ca/da22 (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty; Duane Bratt, faculty)

When Calgarians rejected the Olympic bid, they chose bread over circuses: https://mru.ca/092 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

What went wrong? Pro-Olympic organizers pick up pieces after pricey campaign fails to win over Calgarians: https://mru.ca/445 (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘There’s a lot of nails in the coffin:’ MRU’s David Taras on Olympic vote outcome: https://mru.ca/08e3 (Global News – David Taras, faculty)

After a resounding ‘No’ to the Olympics, Calgarians wonder where the city goes from here: https://mru.ca/23b3 (Star Metro Calgary – David Taras, faculty)

Reaction to no vote: https://mru.ca/c03 (CHQR 770, Nov. 14, 7:49 – David Taras, faculty)

Calgary mayor’s brand can withstand Olympic bid loss: political observers: https://mru.ca/9d85 (Lethbridge Herald, Calgary Herald, The Canadian Press – Lori Williams, faculty)

Mayor won’t be blamed for No vote: https://mru.ca/9b92 (CHQR 770 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Uncertainty led to No vote: https://mru.ca/deab (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

New RCMP data-entry system aims to reduce rural crime in Alberta: https://mru.ca/4669d (Global News – Ritesh Narayan, faculty)

How can political parties distance themselves from extreme members? Some experts weigh in: https://mru.ca/787 (Star Metro Calgary – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

U of C creates Western Research Centre to make Glenbow archives more accessible: https://mru.ca/f7cb (Calgary Herald)

This post by pglenn@mtroyal.ca
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