MRU Media

MRU Media: 01/06/2023

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

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Alberta insolvencies on the rise as COVID relief comes to an end: https://mru.ca/abc9 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Anupam Das, faculty)

In Alberta the Smith era begins with a vengeance: https://mru.ca/1f94 (Kimberley Bulletin – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Some Cape Breton University students choose hotel over crowded housing after fatal fire in Sydney: https://mru.ca/8db7 (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 01/05/2023

MRU in the media

Meeting Canada’s talent challenge with community-level solutions: https://mru.ca/26a8 (CareerWise – Edge Up program) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Amy won’t let anything stand in her way: https://mru.ca/35fa (Winnipeg Free Press – MRU Cougars, Tatum Amy, Aliya Jomha, Courtney Kollman, students) 

Unknown if police act changes will impact St. Albert: https://mru.ca/b139 (St. Albert Gazette – Doug King, faculty)

Also worth noting

2022: Canadian higher education in review: https://mru.ca/663d (Universities Canada)

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MRU Media: 01/04/2023

MRU in the media

Compelling Calgarians: Kanakii Mekaisto: https://mru.ca/5e11b (Calgary Herald – Kenakii Mekaisto, alumna)

Compelling Calgarians: Murray McCann: https://mru.ca/8c94 (Calgary Herald – Murray McCann, honorary degree recipient) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Year-In-Review: Top stories from July – September: https://mru.ca/d752 (Lethbridge Herald – Gabrielle Lindstrom, faculty)

One more interest rate hike expected: Challenging economic times ahead in 2023: https://mru.ca/160d (CTV News – Anupam Das, faculty) 

Poilievre didn’t go far enough in denouncing anti-Trudeau flags: political scientist: https://mru.ca/fb964 (City News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond no longer employed by UBC: https://mru.ca/bfe98 (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 01/03/2023

MRU in the media

Back on ice: U of S Huskies get ready to host Ukraine’s national squad: https://mru.ca/f003 (Calgary Herald – Cougars Men’s Hockey team)

Bella Concert Hall hosts NYE concert: https://mru.ca/b4a0 (City News 660)

HBO’s Alberta-shot “The Last of Us” premieres this month and we are stoked: https://mru.ca/3fa55 (Daily Hive)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

‘Their voice’: Calgarian arrested in Qatar returns home after protests at World Cup: https://mru.ca/b53c (Calgary Herald – Mandana Sobhanzadeh, faculty)

Conservatives in Western Canada Pass Law Rejecting Federal Sovereignty: https://mru.ca/4921 (New York Times – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Swimco opens once again for Boxing Day: https://mru.ca/13ef (CBC Calgary Eyeopener – Neil Brigden, faculty)

Calgary-based Swimco back in business after going bankrupt during pandemic: https://mru.ca/fbb4 (CBC Calgary website – Neil Brigden, faculty)

What are Calgary police doing about high number of shootings in 2022?:https://mru.ca/ffa8 (Global Calgary – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

Between the pages: Essays explore Miriam Toews’s body of work in accessible, thoughtful prose:  https://mru.ca/8881 (Winnipeg Free Press – Sabrina Reed, faculty)

Compelling Calgarians: Paban Dhaliwal: https://mru.ca/39b5 (Calgary Herald – Paban Dhaliwal, alumnus)

Strength in Ceremony: https://mru.ca/c230 (Suncor – Veronica Big Plume, alumna)

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MRU Media: 12/23/2022

MRU in the media

Rising tide of ocean research at Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/3484 (Education News Canada)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Calgarians treated to hot meals for Christmas: https://mru.ca/d8b7 (City News Calgary – Mark Keller, staff)

Also worth noting

Queen’s University faculty union votes in favour of strike: https://mru.ca/f34c (Global News)

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MRU Media: 12/22/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

66 New Restaurants That Opened in S.W. Calgary in 2022: https://mru.ca/a6ae (Avenue Calgary – Barrow Coffee)

Interprovincial migration continues to spike in Alberta:https://mru.ca/be4d9 (Calgary Herald – Anupam Das, faculty)

Also worth noting

Journalism program to be temporarily suspended by U of R: https://mru.ca/f847 (CTV News)

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MRU Media: 12/21/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Alberta conservatives look to Quebec model – but they may want to run the numbers again: https://mru.ca/447a (Globe and Mail – Duane Bratt, faculty)

WAGNER: How Quebec scared off business: https://mru.ca/4539 (Western Standard – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta Primetime Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/c732 (Alberta Primetime – Duane Bratt, faculty)

MRU Alumna wins PGA’s Stan Leonard Class “A” Professional of the Year Award: https://mru.ca/a2e73 (PGA of Canada on Twitter – Kim Valleau, alumna)

Tyson Helgesen called up to Calgary: https://mru.ca/a197 (Rapid City Journal – Tyson Helgesen, alumnus)

Also worth noting

Why young Albertans say this is the place to grow their video game careers: https://mru.ca/28d9e (CBC Calgary)

University of Calgary researchers say reindeer could hold key to scar-free healing:  https://mru.ca/a72f (CBC Calgary)

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MRU Media: 12/20/2022

MRU in the media

Does Alberta need a parliamentary secretary for civil liberties? Expert weighs in: https://mru.ca/98ff (CTV News )

Allard’s direction is to enhance free speech on campuses: https://mru.ca/c4f0 (CTV News at 6) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Local politicians, experts weigh in on Sovereignty Act: https://mru.ca/4987 (St. Albert Gazette – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/8204 (CTV 2 – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

University of Lethbridge staff ratify agreement, narrowly avoiding strike: https://mru.ca/243f (Lethbridge News Now) 

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MRU Media: 12/19/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

UCP MLA Tracy Allard appointed parliamentary secretary for ‘civil liberties’ by Alberta government: https://mru.ca/39929 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Alberta wraps up fall legislature sitting dominated by controversial sovereignty act: https://mru.ca/424f (Canadian Press, Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Canada played role in fusion breakthrough as part of global scientific collaboration: https://mru.ca/1bf0c (Canadian Press, National Post) 

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MRU Media: 12/16/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Alberta NDP holds lead in new survey, but ‘reluctant’ UCP voters could be key on election day: pollster: https://mru.ca/ac92 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Winnable voters will determine next provincial election, poll suggests: https://mru.ca/b7cc (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Smith apologizes for’misconstrued’ comment: https://mru.ca/21fd  (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Plans underway for innovative Indigenous university centre in Quebec: https://mru.ca/bd8b (CBC News) 

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