MRU Media

MRU Media: 05/13/2021

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

MRU in the News

Small-business leaders get answers to pandemic-related questions: (Education News Canada – Steve Armstrong, faculty; Todd Hirsch, honorary degree recipient)

Esports highlighting Edmonton Direct virtual video-game conference: (Edmonton Journal)

Sherwood Park man accused of murdering relative, trying to kill wife: (CBC News, information regarding MRU was obtained by CBC from a decision released in November 2020 by the Alberta Funeral Services Regulatory Board)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Governments across Canada withholding COVID-19 data to regulate public reaction to pandemic, says access-to-information advocate: (Toronto Star – Sean Holman, faculty)

Federal quarantine rules for arriving international travellers not being enforced at Calgary airport: (CTV News – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

‘We did not unite around blind loyalty to one man’: Jason Kenney faces internal call to quit: (Canadian Press, CBC, Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Foundation welcomes new executive director: (The High River Times – Wendy Kennelly, alumna)

UCP caucus chair quits, calls for removal of Premier Kenney: (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Former cabinet minister Sohi to officially launch Edmonton mayoral bid soon, sources say: (The Hill Times – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Jeff Davison becomes third Calgary councillor running for mayor: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

MacEwan University celebrates alumni connections leading up to 50th anniversary: (Edmonton Journal)

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