MRU Media

MRU Media: 2/21/2020

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

MRU in the News

Fourth-ranked Cougars v-ball squad out to make noise in Canada West playoffs: (Calgary Sun – Women’s volleyball, Sandra Lamb, staff; Tasha Holness, student)

Students/experts/alum in the news

How vaping companies appeal to today’s teens: (THIS Magazine – Eliza Balkwill, student)

MacKay faces backlash over now-deleted tweet that critics say promoted vigilantism: (CBC News – Sean Carleton, faculty)

Four Conservative MPs warn Alberta separatist movement could rise unless Ottawa fixes ‘inequities’: (CBC – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Buffalo Declaration demands changes to confederation: (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Rempel Garner, Tory MPs raise spectre of Western separation with ‘Buffalo Declaration’: (The Star – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: (CTV 2 – Archie McLean, faculty)

Blockade vigilantism could lead to dangerous situations: (CHED – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Protest blockades continue: (Global News Edmonton – Duane Bratt, faculty)

What does spike in cost for Trans Mountain Pipeline mean for its future?: (CJOB 680 Winnipeg – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Bank of Canada announces scholarship recipients: ( – Athina Sofocleous, student)

Also worth noting

‘We’re responding to this threat’: University of Alberta works to help stop novel coronavirus: (Edmonton Journal)

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