MRU Media

MRU Media: 04/10/2019

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

MRU in the News

Group hopes to sweeten election with free donuts at advance polls: https://mru.ca/603 (Calgary Sun/Calgary Herald – SAMRU)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Political parties stoke separatist sentiment ahead of Alberta vote: https://mru.ca/6323 (Reuters – Lori Williams, faculty)

‘I’ve got four parties to my right’: Is Jason Kenney conservative enough for Alberta?: https://mru.ca/0be (Calgary Herald/Edmonton Journal – Duane Bratt, faculty)

UCP candidate screening went awry, says political scientist after reviewing 44-page questionnaire: https://mru.ca/769e (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Something went wrong with UCP candidate vetting: https://mru.ca/ab3 (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Jason Kenney says Alberta is ‘under siege.’ But will voters believe he’s on their side?: https://mru.ca/320f (Globe and Mail – David Taras, faculty)

Unearthing offensive comments could sway voters in Edmonton but not Calgary, one political expert believes: https://mru.ca/f22a (Star Metro Edmonton/Star Metro Calgary – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Senate roadshow stops in Alberta’s oilpatch for feedback on impact-assessment bill: https://mru.ca/41fc (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

New poll suggests more voters support UCP but NDP gaining ground 1 week before Alberta election: https://mru.ca/1458 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘Footsy with Freaks’: How Kenney makes room for bigots in his party: https://mru.ca/ac44 (The Tyee – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Fledgling party, new riding, United Conservative challenger: Derek Fildebrandt has his hands full in Chestermere-Strathmore race: https://mru.ca/20db (Star Metro Calgary – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Playing sports in a different country: the opportunity of a lifetime: https://mru.ca/423 (Calgary Journal – Nataliia Klimenova, student)

Also worth noting

UNB powwow packed for celebration of culture and language: https://mru.ca/f92 (CBC News)

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