MRU Media

MRU Media: 05/12/2021

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

MRU in the News

Sexual violence workshops aim to create ‘culture of care’: (CityNews, 660 News – Cari Ionson, staff)

Sexual Violence Awareness Month brings forth new consent workshop: (The Gauntlet)

Hands-on Calgary degree programs to have some in-person exemptions for online classes: (LiveWire Calgary – Jinan Daqqa, student)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Calgary artists get ‘groundbreaking’ opportunity to showcase work worldwide: (Global News – David Oppong, student)

Les personnes récalcitrantes aux restrictions rentreront-elles dans le rang? (will people reluctant to follow restricitons rall into line?): (Radio-Canada – Doug King, faculty)

Are new orders helping to enforce restrictions in Alberta too little too late?: (CityNews, 660 News – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

Vaccine hesitancy could delay recovery: (1150 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Too little too late for new enforcement?: (CityNews – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

Enforcement has been difficult due to government inconsistency: (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

Alberta justice minister apologizes after accusing feds, provincial NDP, media of wanting COVID-19 disaster: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Jason kenney tells a whopper, Kaycee Madu recants and apologizes: situation normal in Alberta: (Alberta Politics – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Budget investments not enough to replace need for new round of COVID student benefits, says Green leader Paul: (The Hill Times – Spirit River Striped Wolf, SAMRU)]

End of an era? Progressive mayors in Calgary and Edmonton to make their exits: (National Post – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘It was a rollercoaster’: Rebels’ graduating players look back on wild season: (Red Deer Advocate – Josh Tarzwell, student)

Mayor candidate’s threats a concern: (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Justice Minister’s comments called into question: (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

University teachers pension plan pulls out billions in assets from AIMCo management: (Calgary Herald)

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