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MRU Media: 05/14/2021

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

MRU in the News

Calgary Poet Laureate Launches Audio Poetry Legacy Project: https://mru.ca/e84d5 (Avenue Magazine – Natalie Meisner, faculty)

Students/experts/alum in the news

‘Your vaccine is your ticket’: Alberta government pushes vaccination through ad campaign: https://mru.ca/2620 (CTV News – AnneMarie Dorland, faculty)

Calgary vaccine maker may leave country: https://mru.ca/9bd9 (CTV News at 6 – Rajbir Bhatti, faculty)

Anti-mask movement switches gears: https://mru.ca/48631  (660 News – Doug King, faculty)

Anti-mask protesters hit the road: https://mru.ca/9413 (CityNews at 6 – Doug King, faculty)

UCP caucus boots two MLAs critical of government, Kenney’s leadership: https://mru.ca/d8b1 (Edmonton Journal/Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty)

‘This extends to Calgary’: MLA call for Kenney resignation could have broad repercussions: https://mru.ca/de8c (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta MLAs Todd Loewen, Drew Barnes booted from UCP caucus after emergency meeting: https://mru.ca/b157 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Are there more rogue MLAs waiting in wings?: https://mru.ca/9ea1e (iNews 880 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

UCP turfs two caucus members who challenged Kenney’s leadership: https://mru.ca/26d2 (National Observer, Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Analyst, former MLA says revolt against Kenney similar to uprising against Redford: https://mru.ca/1260 (Western Standard – Lori Williams, faculty)

Justice Minister apologizes with a tweet: https://mru.ca/21c2 (630 CHED – Lori Williams, faculty)

New Cattlemen’s Young Leaders, CCA welcomes new board members: https://mru.ca/9a88 (Canadian Cattlemen – Lindsay Westren, alumna)

Ottawa enters Line 5 fight: https://mru.ca/2de4 (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta’s Bill 68: Impact on Calgary, Edmonton municipal elections: https://mru.ca/2ad7 (LiveWire Calgary – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Some universities say no to proof of vaccination requirement: https://mru.ca/c7b8 (CTV News)

This post by pglenn@mtroyal.ca
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