This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
Students/experts/alum in the news
The complexity and the urgency behind calls to defund the Calgary police: https://mru.ca/8a9f (CBC News – Spirit River Striped Wolf, student, SAMRU)
Kenney speechwriter called residential schools a ‘bogus genocide story’: https://mru.ca/a2f6 (CBC News -Gabrielle Lindstrom, Duane Bratt, faculty)
Kenney’s speechwriter under fire: https://mru.ca/ec37 (CBC Radio News – Gabrielle Lindstrom, faculty)
RCMP can’t explain silence on criminal charges against Fort McMurray Mountie: https://mru.ca/3a97 (CBC News – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)
RVS appoints new Communications Director: https://mru.ca/654c (Discover Airdrie – Tara de Weerd, alumna)
Also worth noting
UBC’s board chair is gone. But the issues that led to his departure won’t go away: https://mru.ca/b098 (CBC News)
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