MRU Media

MRU Media: 11/18/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

‘A red flag’: Calgarians feel less safe and fear that crime is rising: poll: https://mru.ca/0ee3 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Doug King, faculty) 

Perception of rising crime needs addressing: https://mru.ca/fd89 (CityNews 660 – Doug King, faculty) 

Councillor Chu’s conduct raises further questions about suitability: https://mru.ca/ba4d (CBC Radio, The Calgary Eyeopener – Lori Williams, faculty) 

‘I did not see this coming’: MRU prof on political ally calling for Chu’s resignation: https://mru.ca/9408a (LiveWire Calgary – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Presidents of 2 Manitoba universities wary of funding higher education using certain outcomes: https://mru.ca/becc (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 11/17/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/4e43 (CTV 2 – Archie McLean, Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Province reviewing findings of Chu’s Calgary Police Commission investigation: https://mru.ca/64e1 (Global News – Lori Williams)

Varcoe: Replacing CPP, new Alberta revenue agency, surplus plan are priorities for finance minister: https://mru.ca/ab5a (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

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Aiding health worker shortage flagged as focus for Alberta advanced education ministry: https://mru.ca/a657 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun) 

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MRU Media: 11/16/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Premier’s approach to health care raises questions as system strained: https://mru.ca/894 (630 CHED – Lori Williams, faculty) 

‘Not like health issues are going away’: Experts hope Smith government listens to new top doctor: https://mru.ca/683b (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Don’t assume Danielle Smith will stop re-litigating COVID if that’s what Albertans want: https://mru.ca/8c82 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

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Striking Dalhousie University workers ratify new contract: https://mru.ca/bedb (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 11/15/2022

MRU in the media

Here are the Two Possible Designs for Calgary’s 49-Acre Park Redevelopment: https://mru.ca/8980 (Storeys) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Sault partners tackle human trafficking: https://mru.ca/a3b5 (Sault This Week – Paul Brandt, alumnus, honorary degree recipient) 

Five Inuit content creators join TikTok bootcamp: https://mru.ca/c875 (Nunatsiaq News – Braden Kadlun Johnston, student) 

Calgary man charged with murder, robbery in 2 shootings within 24 hours: https://mru.ca/5611 (CTV News – Kelly Sundberg, faculty) 

Alberta-based politicians on toxic politics and what needs to change: https://mru.ca/7e38a (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Chamber urges greater post-secondary presence in downtown Calgary: https://mru.ca/cfe2 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun) 

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MRU Media: 11/14/2022

MRU in the media

Photos: MRU Field of Crosses honours fallen community members: https://mru.ca/bac1 (Calgary Journal) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

A new Canadian’s path to reconciliation: https://mru.ca/449f (USask News – Jebunnessa Chapola, faculty) 

First Nation demands OPP officer be fired after allegedly leaving man on remote northern Ontario highway: https://mru.ca/42dd (CBC News – Travis Hay, faculty) 

UCP rejects Wellwood appeal to run for nomination in Livingstone-Macleod: https://mru.ca/c39a (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Danielle Smith’s lobbying record holds clues to her governing agenda, observers say: https://mru.ca/9b7d (Canadian Press, National Post – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Reaching out to majority of Albertans could risk Smith’s UCP support: https://mru.ca/e0702 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Lori Williams, faculty) 

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Looming faculty strike worries Western University students amid end-of-term crush: https://mru.ca/3984 (London Free Press)

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MRU Media: 11/10/2022

MRU in the media

Advancing Indigenous women entrepreneurs in Alberta: https://mru.ca/c4cd (Posthaste, Breaking Today: Financial Post, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald – Women’s Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub) 

Indigenous women entrepreneurs take centre stage at MRU: https://mru.ca/1712b  Full interview https://mru.ca/6b51  (News 770, CHQR, 3:37 p.m. – Shannon Pestun, Women’s Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub, BOG, MRU Foundation)   

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

VPD criticized for report on social safety net spending; Mattea Roach joins us to talk Jeopardy: https://mru.ca/a46d (CBC Radio, B.C. Today – Kelly Sundberg, faculty) 

Smith’s victory in Brooks-Medicine Hat could mark a ‘pivot’ in her priorities, experts suggest: https://mru.ca/6242 (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Expect months of government announcements as premier seeks to connect with Albertans: https://mru.ca/0d6e  (Global News, News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty)

With a seat, Smith likely turning attention to campaign promises: https://mru.ca/61123 (CBC News at 6n – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Mavericks Sign Goaltender Riley Morris: https://mru.ca/230ed (Our Sports Central – Riley Morris, alumnus) 

Also worth noting

University of Calgary diagnostic hub aims to advance research into fighting infection: https://mru.ca/d4b7 (Canadian Press, Global News) 

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MRU Media: 11/09/2022

MRU in the media

Experience the peace of mind of all-inclusive living at Westview Town Suites: https://mru.ca/ed0b (Calgary Herald) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Danielle Smith’s byelection win not as decisive as expected, experts say: https://mru.ca/5bc1 (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Premier Danielle Smith wins Brooks-Medicine Hat byelection: https://mru.ca/a111 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty) 

UCP staying silent on Livingstone-Macleod candidate’s disqualification: https://mru.ca/3300 (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Lethbridge College becomes member of Metaverse Standards Forum: https://mru.ca/17de (My Lethbridge Now)

MRU Media: 11/08/2022

MRU in the media

College education students produce and star in their own musical: https://mru.ca/2d46 (Medicine Hat News) 

Live and Unsigned returns to Bella Concert Hall: https://mru.ca/6b2f1 (News 770, CHQR – Bella Concert Hall) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

‘Beyond excellent’: Calgary teen wins first prize at world-leading music competition: https://mru.ca/ea19 (Calgary Herald – Kevin Chen, Conservatory alumnus) 

Perilous polling: https://mru.ca/5300 (CBC West of Centre podcast – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Smith needs to win ‘decisively’ in Tuesday’s byelection, says political pundit: https://mru.ca/1353 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Outcome of Brooks-Medicine Hat byelection to determine premier’s future in legislature: https://mru.ca/3fd8 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Braid: Everything’s at stake for Premier Smith in the Brooks-Medicine Hat byelection: https://mru.ca/6780c (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Brooks-Medicine Hat by-election: Alberta Premier Danielle Smith needs to win ‘decisively’: https://mru.ca/7c38 (CityNews – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Premier likely to win byelection: https://mru.ca/41ad (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

What issues matter to you?: https://mru.ca/4899 (CBC Radio, Alberta at Noon – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Loss by Smith would be ‘political earthquake’: https://mru.ca/b6f2 (iNews 880 – Daune Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Memorial University students go back to the 1990s for a tuition freeze rally: https://mru.ca/d3a8 (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 11/07/2022

MRU in the media

PH Congen in Calgary: MOU signed, proposals submitted to help nurses practice in Alberta: https://mru.ca/7092 (The Philippine Reporter – Bridge to Canadian Nursing) 

CAMPUS PREVIEW: UCalgary, MRU square off in soccer semi: https://mru.ca/30ab (Calgary Sun/Calgary Herald – MRU Cougars men’s soccer) 

My Happy Place: Mount Royal University has given me learning and opportunity: https://mru.ca/ac4a (Calgary Journal – Mirandah Shereni, student) 

Getting published: There’s no age limit on a first novel: https://mru.ca/cc4c (Calgary Herald) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

She lost two sons to overdoses. At 52, she returned to school determined to address addiction in Indigenous communities: https://mru.ca/d45b (Globe and Mail – Milly Young Pine, student) 

Calgary police to investigate allegations of plot to oust former Mayor Naheed Nenshi: https://mru.ca/ed93 (CityNews – Doug King, faculty) 

Alleged plot against former mayor difficult to prove: https://mru.ca/53f5 (CityNews 660 – Doug King, faculty) 

Perilous polling: https://mru.ca/5300 (CBC West of Centre podcast – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Canadian universities largely unable to tell genuine Indigenous employees from fraudsters: report: https://mru.ca/a25d (The Canadian Press, National Post) 

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MRU Media: 11/04/2022

MRU in the media

‘Hard-working, defensive, rebounding team’: U of S Huskies men’s basketball opens Canada West play Friday: https://mru.ca/1c0b (The Star Phoenix – Cougars Men’s Basketball)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

From baseball to basketball: Graham Wall becomes a Bandits vice-president: https://mru.ca/1aa3 (Aldergrove Star – Graham Wall, alumnus)

Dr. David Legg inducted into Alberta Sports Hall of Fame: https://mru.ca/8348 (Cochrane Now – David Legg, faculty)

RODE: Red Deer’s Colby Nemeth brings skill and experience to RDP Kings volleyball: https://mru.ca/ba8a7 (Red Deer News Now – Jacob Van Geel, student athlete)

Danielle Smith talks Ottawa. Albertans have health and inflation on their minds: https://mru.ca/7c55 (CBC Calgary – Duane Bratt, faculty & authored by Brooks DeCillia, faculty)

Also worth noting

Okanagan College students demand change in ‘solidarity walkout’: https://mru.ca/f15ab (Global News)

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