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MRU Media: 04/11/2019

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

MRU in the News

Cannabis industry progressing: (CHQR News 770, April 9, 4:09 p.m.,  – Brad Mahon, dean)

MRU research explores why more men don’t take parental leave, social media in the Alberta election, and drunkenness through history: (Education News Canada – Rachael Pettigrew, David Clemis, Peter Ryan and Felix Nwaishi, faculty)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Boundary changes bring more Indigenous voters into new Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul riding: (Star Metro Edmonton – Brad Clark, faculty)

Albertans prepare to elect a government in a climate of deep anxiety: (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Advance polls draw huge numbers: (CBC Radio news – David Taras, faculty)

Battleground Calgary: Why you should watch the city this provincial election: (Star Metro Calgary – Lori Williams, Duane Bratt, faculty)

Worries about UCP leadership vote raised 2 months before Kenney declared leader: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta’s political parties drop the gloves for the 2019 election: (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty

Notley insists NDP gaining ground in Calgary, will spend rest of campaign here: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Midweek podcast: Division in Alberta: (CBC, The House – Lori Williams, faculty)

Provincial candidates get the final say: (Okotoks Western Wheel – Erik Overland, student)

Also worth noting

Lethbridge College’s Geomatics program gets national accreditation: (Lethbridge News Now)

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