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MRU Media: 2/28/2020

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

MRU in the News

Nenshi leads Calgary trade delegation to India amid that country’s unrest: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Tim Rahilly, president)

Mayor Nenshi leading an economic mission to India: (Calgary’s Business – Tim Rahilly, faculty)

Budget doesn’t support education in Alberta: education leaders:  (660 News)

Alberta Budget 2020: Student leaders disappointed, but not surprised by government cuts: (Calgary Journal – Shifrah Gadasmetti, student)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Alberta budget banks on critical revenue boosts despite market ‘volatility,’ rising debt: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – David Taras, faculty)

Toss out sports. Ditch drama. Why the CBC needs radical change to survive: (The Star – David Taras, faculty)

VIDEO: Prince George woman wins international award as Marilyn Monroe impersonator: (Prince George Matters – Kat Fullerton, alumna)

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

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

Talks between Wet’suwet’en and Canadian state won’t produce a quick fix: (National Observer – Sean Carleton, faculty)

Human rights concerns mount as Gitxsan hereditary chiefs and Mohawk land defenders arrested by Canadian police: ( – Sean Carleton, faculty)

Also worth noting

Alberta budget 2020: Advanced education funding cut 6.3 per cent, tuition to rise: (Edmonton Journal)

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