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MRU Media: 2/26/2020

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

MRU in the News

Raising awareness on reducing plastics: New booklet and campus event challenge community to change behavior: (Education News Canada – Ruth Pickett-Seltner, Celeste MacConnachie, faculty)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Report on Alberta’s median income doesn’t paint the whole picture: economists: (CityNews, 660 News website – Anupam Das, faculty)

Median income report doesn’t reflect unemployment rate: (660 News – Anupam Das, faculty)

More belt-tightening predicted in provincial budget: (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time: Monday Political Panel: (CTV 2 – Lori Williams, faculty)

New law won’t prevent blockades: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

MRU alum Jesse Lees locks down spot in ECHL: (Calgary Sun – Jesse Lees, student; Bert Gilling, staff)

2020 Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship recipients: (CBC News – Hadeel Abdel-Nabi, Sam Nar, students)

Laying it out: What comes next can’t be arrested away: (Medicine Hat News – Roberta Lexier, faculty)

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

What is Tik Tok?: (Calgary Journal – Adrianne Reyes, student)

A new face at the Bulletin: (Kimberley Bulletin – Paul Rodgers, alumnus)

Also worth noting

Alberta throne speech: focus on jobs, attracting investment: (Edmonton Journal)

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