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MRU Media: 04/08/2019

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

MRU in the News

Student entrepreneur takes flight at university competition: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Tarandeep Singh Kainth, student, JMH LaunchPad)

Update on MRU LaunchPad: (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Tarandeep Singh Kainth, Vladimir Taikov, students)

Young entrepreneur expanding sharing economy gets big boost at Mount Royal University’s LaunchPad: (Education News Canada – Tarandeep Singh Kainth, Arielle Fitzgerald, students; Ray DePaul, faculty)

Student leaders work to boost struggling youth voter turnout: (Calgary Herald/Vancouver Province – Amanda LeBlanc, SAMRU; David Taras, faculty)

Students/experts/alum in the news

The lasting legacy of Dayna Brons, one year after Humboldt tragedy: (The Hockey News – Dayne Brons, alumna)

New adapted wheelchair sports program launches in Calgary: (CBC News – David Legg, faculty)

Adapted sports program set for Winsport: (CBC Radio news – David Legg, faculty)

Candidates criticized for not attending public forum debates: (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

UCP targets key ridings in lead-up to election, as NDP continues to campaign in Calgary: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty)

Mountain View key riding:  (660 News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Andrew Scheer announcement today: (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

New poll shows UCP with nine-point lead over NDP: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – David Taras, faculty)

SNC-Lavalin revives court bid to avoid criminal trial: (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

The debate’s over. What will Alberta’s political leaders do next?: (Edmonton Journal – Lori Williams and Duane Bratt, faculty)

Candidates debate in high-profile Calgary-Mountain View constituency: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Plateformes électorales : des budgets équilibrés à l’optimisme (Electoral Platforms: Balanced Budgets to Optimism): (Radio-Canada – Anupam Das, faculty)

Alberta election: analyzing the leaders’ debate: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

No winners in leader’s debate: commentators:  (660 News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

Opinion: University can’t come soon enough: (Red Deer Advocate)

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