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MRU Media: 02/11/2020

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

MRU in the News

Snow penguin protests against cuts to PSE spread across AB: (Academica)

Trillium grant funding program for Seneca students experiencing dating violence on campus: (New Market Today)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Trudeau Won’t Commit To Strengthening Federal Whistleblower Law, Despite Calls For Transparency: (Huffington Post – Sean Holman, faculty)

Hockey Night in Punjabi’s Harnarayan Singh expanding the definition of what hockey can be: (The Athletic – Harnarayan Singh, alumnus)

Mayors cool to proposed Alberta police force: (St. Albert Gazette – Doug King, faculty)

Remorse a factor in hate speech charges not being laid after shooting of Colten Boushie: document: (CBC, The Canadian Press – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

What an Alberta controversy tells us about climate disinformation: (CBC Radio News, What on Earth, Feb. 5 – Sean Holman, faculty)

Is Premier Kenney’s popularity in his own party sliding?: (CityNews, 660 News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Braid: UCP machine needs a rebuild after disastrous start to 2021: (Calgary Herald – David Taras, faculty)

Doubts raised over protections from reinstated 1976 Alberta coal policy: (Global News, Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Kenney defends COVID-19 caucus criticism, says final decisions rest with government: (Lethbridge Herald, Canadian Press –  (660 News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

Students fed up with woke culture at universities launch free-speech group: (Daily Mail)

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