MRU Media

MRU Media: 10/27/2021

MRU in the media: 

Top 40 under 40 Class of 2021: https://mru.ca/676d (Avenue Magazine – Jared Blustein, Jason Curry, Allison Dunne, Michelle Fourney, Carmen Morin, Trevor Solway, alumni)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Supply chain shortages: https://mru.ca/d21d (CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener –  Rajbir Bhatti, faculty)

Medicine Hat council makes history with number of women: https://mru.ca/a119 (CBC Radio News – D.A. Dirks, faculty)

Liberal MP George Chahal doesn’t make cabinet, despite expectations: https://mru.ca/6ea4 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Oilpatch concerned as former Greenpeace activist Steven Guilbeault named environment minister: https://mru.ca/af90 (Calgary Herald/National Post – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Implications of Trudeau’s new cabinet: https://mru.ca/a4d4 (CBC News at 6 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Student opportunities at certified Angus Beef: https://mru.ca/1dd (Western Ag Reporter – Lexi Hicks, student)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/75bf (CTV 2 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Turnout for Alberta’s municipal elections weak across the province: https://mru.ca/6fa4 (Globe and Mail – Lori Williams, faculty)

Opposition calls for inquiry into pandemic response: https://mru.ca/1166 (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Ontario university sports extremely white, from student athletes to coaches, report finds: https://mru.ca/7f35 (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 10/26/2021

MRU in the media: 

Alberta students organize provincial day of action: https://mru.ca/bc41 (The Gauntlet)

Faculty, alum, students in the media

Trevor Solway | Top 40 Under 40 2021: https://mru.ca/01d5 (Avenue Magazine – Trevor Solway, alumnus)

Discussing supply chain disruptions: https://mru.ca/6199 (News 770, CHQR, Oct. 25, 12:19:35 p.m. – Rajbir Bhatti, faculty)

Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek doesn’t swear in Coun. Sean Chu, leaves it to justice: https://mru.ca/6b89 (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Jobs, economy and COVID-19 dominate return to legislature: https://mru.ca/57169 (630 CHED – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Full agenda at fall legislative sitting: https://mru.ca/b2a2 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Lori Williams, faculty)

Four takeaways from Calgary’s civic election data: https://mru.ca/066 (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Lethbridge College: Grad Plain Eagle to speak as part of Women in Entrepreneurship Week: https://mru.ca/2482 (Nation Talk – Tawnya Plain Eagle, alumna)

Longview silversmith sells art pieces around the world: https://mru.ca/23b2b (High River Online – Scott Hardy, alumnus)

Silversmith got his start with night class at Mount Royal: https://mru.ca/795f (CHRB 1140 – Scott Hardy, alumnus)

Also worth noting

‘It worries me’: U of Manitoba students concerned as faculty strike nears: https://mru.ca/1d3f (CTV News)

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MRU Media: 10/25/2021

MRU in the media: 

Protest at Calgary mobile vaccine clinic held at MRU has nurses on edge: https://mru.ca/0972 (Global News)

Protesters disrupt mobile vaccine clinic at MRU: https://mru.ca/6a34 (Global News at 6 – Brenna Galbraith, Tanya Gapara, Guranjan Singh, students)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Renewable power has high cost, Fraser Institute says, but province calls it ‘unrealistic’: https://mru.ca/0a15 (CTV News – Tim Taylor, faculty)

Tarik Robinson named new producer and host of CBC Radio One’s Key of A: https://mru.ca/ce419 (Canada News Wire – Tarik Robinson, alumnus)

New Key of A producer and host Tarik Robinson plans to represent all genres of Alberta’s music scene: https://mru.ca/a85d (CBC News – Tarik Robinson, alumnus)

Former media student elevating voices of the Blackfoot community: https://mru.ca/d8a6 (Lethbridge Herald – Tawnya Plain Eagle, alumna)

Allan inquiry’s report triggers war of words with Alberta’s energy war room: https://mru.ca/55f9 (Edmonton Journal/Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta took on environmental groups, but only proved they did nothing wrong: https://mru.ca/31ed (New York Times – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Ward 4 councillor-elect Sean Chu at the centre of 2 rallies in Calgary on Sunday: https://mru.ca/2d3f (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Experts weigh in on investigation into handling of Sean Chu sex assault allegation: https://mru.ca/f8b7 (CTV News – Doug King, faculty)

Municipal Affairs officials to review legal recourse regarding Calgary councillor Chu: https://mru.ca/21ea0 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Two rallies held in Calgary regarding Sean Chu: https://mru.ca/b7b (CityNews 660 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Protests for and against Sean Chu set for Sunday: https://mru.ca/f75f (CityNews 660 – Lori Williams faculty)

Incoming councillors to face new challenges, reshaping relationships: professor: https://mru.ca/f45d (CityNews – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta Inquiry says it has confirmed ‘significant’ foreign funding of anti-energy campaign: https://mru.ca/3479 (The Epoch Times – Duane Bratt, faculty)

He won’t resign, despite revelations he once inappropriately touched a teenager. Is Calgary stuck with this councillor?: https://mru.ca/4c81 (Toronto Star – Lori Williams,  faculty)

Also worth noting: 

University of Regina team hoping to help send humans to Mars with new airlock prototype: https://mru.ca/64fe (CTV News)

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MRU Media: 10/22/2021

MRU in the media: 

Calgary’s largest post-secondaries say vast majority of staff have COVID shots: https://mru.ca/2940 (CBC Radio News)

Is MRU right for you?: https://mru.ca/f773 (CTV Morning Live, Our Community – Open House)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Longview silversmith sells art pieces around the world: https://mru.ca/23b2b (High River Online – Scott Hardy, alumnus)

Silversmith got his start with night class at Mount Royal: https://mru.ca/795f (CHRB 1140 – Scott Hardy, alumnus)

Also worth noting: 

Ryerson rolls out new COVID-19 policy that limits access to university activities for unvaccinated: https://mru.ca/20ee (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 10/21/2021

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

MRU in the media: 

Roy Bear Chief, a social worker and Siksika elder, joins us to talk about receiving a Lifetime Distinguished Achievement Award from Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/faa0 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Roy Bear Chief, espoom taah (helper), alumnus)

MRU staff and faculty associations call on UCP government to do more to help post-secondaries during pandemic: https://mru.ca/8657 (News 770, CHQR – Michelle LoGullo, MRSA)

Flames Foundation distributes $1.2 million to annual programming in southern Alberta: https://mru.ca/302e (NHL.com – Calgary Flames scholarships)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

ASC Connect 2021 to provide insight on trends and opportunities in Alberta’s capital market: https://mru.ca/d7e7 (Canadian Business Journal, Canada News Wire – Dawn Farrell, Chancellor)

Calls mounting for Calgary Coun. Sean Chu to resign; police chief weighs in: https://mru.ca/ed0 (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

‘You’ve made history’: Meet the new mayors of Calgary and Edmonton: https://mru.ca/3a2d (Toronto Star – Lori Williams, faculty)

Tight races remain in spotlight: https://mru.ca/8ffb (Global News Hour – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Timberwolves become first university team in Canada to unveil Indigenous designed jerseys: https://mru.ca/46a0 (Prince George Citizen)

 

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MRU Media: 10/20/2021

MRU in the media: 

Looking beyond traditional learner demographics: https://mru.ca/b24b6 (The EvoLLLution – Brad Mahon, Dean)

Faculty, alum, students in the media

Medicine Hat elects first female mayor, 5 female councillors: https://mru.ca/655b (CTV News – D.A. Dirks, faculty)

Significant number of women, people of colour elected in Alberta municipal elections: https://mru.ca/38bd (Canadian Press, National Post – D.A. Dirks, faculty)

MRU Cougar Justin Anderson-Louch wrapping up university career in style with epic goal: https://mru.ca/0107 (CTV News – Justin Anderson-Louch, Daniel Harrison, students; Ryan Gyaki, staff)

Canada West athlete Justin Anderson-Louch scores from 60+ yards out for the Mount Royal University Cougars: https://mru.ca/d827 (TSN – Justin Anderson-Louch, student)

2021 Rising Star Awards attract 30 nominations: https://mru.ca/09296 (Daily Oil Bulletin – Sarah Favel, alumna)

Party politics infiltrating municipal elections: https://mru.ca/5ae3  (630 CHED – Lori Williams, faculty)

Next Edmonton mayor hopes for positive results with Alberta premier, UCP government: https://mru.ca/fe57 (National Post, Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty)

New council filled with fresh faces: https://mru.ca/9c36 (CityNews 660 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Few incumbents returned to City Hall: https://mru.ca/7a9f (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Federal parliament slow to return: https://mru.ca/f3ff (660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Political scientist Duane Bratt debriefs Alberta’s 2021 municipal election, referendum votes: https://mru.ca/4002 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

University of Ottawa hosting free group therapy sessions to help residents overcome fears of needles during pandemic: https://mru.ca/274d (CTV News)

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MRU Media: 10/19/2021

MRU in the media: 

As pandemic restrictions adjust, SAMRU clarifies in-person rules, position on vaccine mandate: https://mru.ca/722f (The Reflector – Spirit River Striped Wolf, Joseph Nguyen, SAMRU)

Social media post sparks campus safety conversations: https://mru.ca/a04a (The Reflector – Manesha Sidhu, staff)

Fair Employment Week highlights precarious nature of Post-secondary contract faculty: https://mru.ca/8a23 (CBC Radio News – Lee Easton, MRFA)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Speaking Out: Social benefits to Facebook shutdown: https://mru.ca/7c76 (Catholic Register – Quinton Amundson, alumnus)

Five of the biggest issues facing Calgary’s new council: https://mru.ca/f4bb (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty)

Calgaarians wake up to new mayor and council: https://mru.ca/1723 (Global News Morning – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Weekend political update: https://mru.ca/c8e83 (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Meet the mayoral candidate: Zac Hartley: https://mru.ca/6a9 (Calgary Journal – Zac Hartley, alumnus)

Early results suggest Alberta votes in favour of removing equalization from Canada’s constitution: https://mru.ca/ce5f (National Post – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta referendum puts embattled premier in spotlight: https://mru.ca/473f (Reuters – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Looking at mayor’s race on election night: https://mru.ca/f35e (Global News at 6 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Why universities are failing to prepare students for the job market: https://mru.ca/1ff3 (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 10/18/2021

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Some Calgary voters still undecided as election day looms: https://mru.ca/57bf (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

The Future Of Education with Dr. Linda ManyGuns: https://mru.ca/dd4f (ATB, The Future Of podcast – Linda ManyGuns, AVP)

Calgary election: Nenshi calls on Farkas to apologize for ‘skimming’ comments: https://mru.ca/66cb (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta set to vote on equalization: https://mru.ca/c15c (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

The battle of the PACs in Calgary’s municipal election: https://mru.ca/671 (Press Progress – Lori Williams, faculty)

Albertans to vote Monday on equalization, daylight time: https://mru.ca/5968 (iPolitics – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Davison, Field claim internal polling puts them in thick of mayoral race: https://mru.ca/390f (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty)

Calgary mayoral candidate Jeromy Farkas pens letter asking for strategic votes: https://mru.ca/25d5 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Opponents of Sean Chu say professional misconduct revelations raise accountability questions: https://mru.ca/94ca (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty)

Breaking down Calgary’s mayoralty race: https://mru.ca/21a1 (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty)

Calgary election: final stretch in marathon race to be city’s next mayor: https://mru.ca/8d49 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Red Deer Polytechnic residence wins environmental award: https://mru.ca/8250 (Red Deer Advocate)

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MRU Media: 10/15/2021

MRU in the media: 

Education and dedication has its rewards: https://mru.ca/9b24 (My Cariboo Now – Jenny Philbrick, alumna, Alumni Achievement Awards)

Women in STEM scholarship opens for applications: https://mru.ca/2a19 (Education News Canada)

Saying farewell to Mayor Nenshi: https://mru.ca/0e13 (CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener – Naheed Nenshi, faculty on leave) 

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Equalization referendum could play role in Kenney popularity: https://mru.ca/989e2 (CityNews, 660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Farkas hopes populist style paves path to mayor’s office: https://mru.ca/9e7 (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, Duane Bratt, faculty)

Flames announce additions to hockey operations: https://mru.ca/08f7 (NHL.com – Connor Rankin, alumnus)

Polls indicate two-person race for mayor: https://mru.ca/3333 (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Third party ad funding under fire: https://mru.ca/03d0 (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Insight on campaign for mayor: https://mru.ca/72ad (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Former NHL coach Mike Babcock embracing opportunity at University of Saskatchewan: https://mru.ca/51d0 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 10/14/2021

MRU in the media: 

Tsuut’ina Nation and MRU Cougars partner to celebrate sport: https://mru.ca/343b (Education News Canada – Rob Godfrey, Katya Sodamin, Scott Rivett, staff)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Calgary election: More than 141,000 votes cast in 2021 advance polls: https://mru.ca/246a (Global News – Lori Williams, Duane Bratt, faculty)

Pontiacs’ new assistant coach talks game day: https://mru.ca/5cec (Lakeland Today – Derek Hemsley, alumnus)

New poll suggests mayoral race shaping up for nail-biting finish: https://mru.ca/989e (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Equalization referendum debate heats up in Alberta as Kenney’s approval further plummets: https://mru.ca/d1d9 (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Kenney’s approval drops to 22 per cent, lowest among Canadian premiers: https://mru.ca/aa3ef (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Poll suggests Calgary and Edmonton differ on equalization referendum: https://mru.ca/e4c4 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Record number of voters at advance polls: https://mru.ca/3246 (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Jason Kenney is clearly a burden Conservatives need to quickly unload: https://mru.ca/5e36 (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

A UBC professor got a shoutout on Apple TV’s Ted Lasso: https://mru.ca/026c (Curiosity)

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