MRU Media

MRU Media: 05/23/2023

MRU in the media

Calgary’s evacuation centre moves to MRU: (CTV Calgary)

Calgary’s wildfire reception centre to move: (City TV)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Calgary nixes Canada Day fireworks in favour of ‘enhanced pyrotechnic show’: (CTV News – Gwen O’Sullivan, faculty) 

Military leaders from Nigeria, Liberia, US, others meet to strategize on countering terrorism: (Premium Times – Geoffrey Jackson, faculty) 

Lack of sponsorship a key hurdle in more women joining boards: (CPA Canada – Rachael Pettigrew, faculty) 

U SPORTS unveils Canada West nominees for 2023 U SPORTS Athletes of the Year Awards: (U SPORTS –Tatum Amy, student) 

AHCJ thanks our volunteer contest judges, sign ups open for 2023: (AHCJ News – Janice Paskey, faculty) 

What’s changed and what hasn’t when it comes to the gender divide in Alberta politics: (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

‘It Was Dark, and You Could Hear Water Rushing’: (The Tyee – MRU Journalism students)

Most UCP supporters in Alberta more moderate than party: Vote Compass: (CBC News  – Brooks DeCillia, faculty) 

Conservative party in Alberta has traditionally been in the centre: (CBC Radio – Lori Williams, faculty) 

WestJet and pilots reach 11th-hour deal to avert strike: (Calgary Herald/Canadian Press – Joe Pavelka, faculty)

Why human smuggling attempts are on the rise on the U.S.-Canada border: (Global News – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

‘It was a mistake’: UCP Leader Smith acknowledges ethics violation but doesn’t apologize: (CTV News –- Lori Williams, faculty) 

Wanham volleyball player to represent Canada this summer: (Everything GP – Quinn Pelland, student) 

Fact checking the Alberta Leaders’ Debate: (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Tight election race has parties playing it safe on hot-button education issues: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty) 

‘Totally ridiculous’: WestJet’s deal with pilots comes too late for many stranded passengers: (Canadian Press, Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta Ethics Commissioner rules Danielle Smith interfered in justice system: (Globe and Mail – Lori Williams, faculty) 

No clear winner in Alberta leaders debate but Smith, Notley got messages across: (CTV Calgary – Lori Wiliams, faculty)

Decision Alberta: Breaking down the debate: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Analysis of the leaders debate: (Global Calgary – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Winnipeg Sea Bears Inaugural Training Camp to Open Today: (Our Sports Central – Glen Yang, alumnus)

Breaking down the AB political debate: (CFAX 1070 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Breaking down the AB political debate: (CTV News Network – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Debate focused on trust: (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Who won the AB debate? Duane Bratt breaks it down: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Leaders debate winner depends on where viewers sit: (CityNews 660 – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

UBC graduate research assistants cross union certification threshold at labour board: (CBC News) 

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