MRU Media

MRU Media: 05/25/2021

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

MRU in the News

$15 million donation from Taylor Family Foundation makes way for MRU student spaces: (The Reflector – Don Taylor, donor; Tim Rahilly, President; Spirit River Striped Wolf, SAMRU)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Alberta legislature resumes Tuesday after 3-week pause due to surging COVID-19 cases: (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

MLAs return to legislature today: (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty)

One dead in targeted Calgary shooting linked to B.C. gang violence: reports: (Calgary Sun/Calgary Herald – Doug King, faculty)

Vaccine badges on dating apps could have legal implications: privacy expert: (CityNews – Doug King, faculty)

Dating apps could include vaccine badges: (iNews 1130 – Doug King, faculty)

Outgoing mayors in Calgary, Edmonton reflect on wide-open races to replace them: (Edmonton Journal, Canadian Press – Lori Williams, faculty)

Mayoral candidates lack Nenshi’s star power: (630 CHED – Lori Williams, faculty)

Drop in support a significant challenge for UCP, says Bratt: (Lethbridge Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

U of C contract proposal including wage rollbacks ‘disgusting’: union: (Calgary Herald)

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