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MRU Media: 04/04/2019

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

MRU in the News

Dragons’ Den-style contest draws young and bright for $80K in prizes: (CBC News  – Vladimir Taikov, Tarandeep Singh Kainth, students, JMH LaunchPad pitch competition)

MRU entrepreneurs compete for $80,000 in startup money: (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Vladimir Taikov, Tarandeep Singh Kainth, students, JMH LaunchPad pitch competition)

Brooks: Immigrants of Distinction Awards honours outstanding Calgarians: (Calgary Herald)

Students/experts/alum in the news

‘To keep his name alive’ — Families honour those who died in Broncos bus crash: (Toronto Star,  660 News, Postmedia newspapers, Canadian Press – Dayna Brons, alumna)

By the numbers: How well do the leading parties represent a diverse Alberta?: (Star Metro Calgary – Bruce Foster, faculty)

Pipelines to be deciding factor in Alberta election: (Globe and Mail – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

For Alberta Liberals, the 2019 election is an all-out fight for survival: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta election Day 17: political leaders square off in live debate: (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

UCP candidate in central Alberta under fire over homophobic, anti-abortion comments: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Notley targets bigotry, launches appeal to dissatisfied conservatives: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

UCP Leader Jason Kenney stands by candidate Mark Smith after homophobic remarks surface: (Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Edmnonton Journal – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Wilson-Raybould and Philpott expelled from Liberal caucus: (CBC Radio, Alberta at Noon, April 3 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Guelph receives $21-million donation to boost its business faculty: (Globe and mail)

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