MRU Media

MRU Media: 10/13/2021

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Why some young Albertans are leaving the province: https://mru.ca/d627 (CBC News – David Finch, faculty)

Independent MLA wants rural votes with possible new political party: https://mru.ca/3e0c (CityNews, 660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Party for rural Alberta isn’t new idea: https://mru.ca/b3dd (630 CHED – Lori Williams, faculty)

‘I’m voting on what now?’: Plebiscites, referendums and the Senate vote explained: https://mru.ca/5ca8 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

SU by-election 2021: Coleson Proudfoot: https://mru.ca/71c3 (The Gauntlet – Coleson Proudfoot, alumnus)

Canadian vaccine travel passport: https://mru.ca/8c48 (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Discussing upcoming Senate vote: https://mru.ca/5dc8 (630 CHED – Duane Bratt, faculty)

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

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

Also worth noting: 

Ontario colleges push for three-year degree programs: https://mru.ca/eafc (Windsor Star)

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MRU Media: 10/12/2021

MRU in the media: 

Our Community: https://mru.ca/b967 (CTV – MRU Open House)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Candidates hit frantic home stretch of crowded municipal election campaign in Calgary: https://mru.ca/64c7 (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty)

Diamonds Do Good announces NWT scholarship recipients: https://mru.ca/934a (InStore – Courtney Vital, alumna)

Who Is Jyoti Gondek?: https://mru.ca/46d6 (The Sprawl – James Stauch, faculty)

Geoffrey Vanderburg: Ward 11 Calgary council candidate questionnaire: https://mru.ca/9e58 (Calgary Herald – Geoffrey Vanderburg, faculty)

Political opponent calls for Joe Magliocca to drop out of campaign after RCMP lay fraud, breach of trust charges: https://mru.ca/f7e97 (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Many UCP constituency associations want earlier Kenney review: https://mru.ca/51b22 (Western Standard – Duane Bratt, faculty)

RCMP charge councillor with breach of trust, fraud: https://mru.ca/7091 (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Magliocca continues campaigning under cloud: https://mru.ca/d4f3 (660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Jay Unsworth: Ward 13 Calgary council candidate questionnaire: https://mru.ca/84c5 (Calgary Herald – Jay Unsworth, alumnus, staff)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/96c67 (CTV 2 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

USask sexual violence rally draws dozens as students voice desire for safety: https://mru.ca/4c3b (La Ronge Now)

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MRU Media: 10/08/2021

MRU in the media: 

‘An ongoing symbol of colonization’: How bad water affects First Nations’ health: https://mru.ca/80ae (Global News – MRU Journalism students)

Debate digs into whether Alberta’s equalization referendum vote will spark change: https://mru.ca/0fc0 (Calgary Herald)

Debate at MRU focuses on equalization: https://mru.ca/9143 (Global News at 11)

Equalization debated at MRU: https://mru.ca/6c35 (CBC Radio News)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Some Albertans say Senate nominee election is confusing, redundant: https://mru.ca/2a3a (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Andrea Hinton: Ward 14 Calgary council candidate questionnaire: https://mru.ca/62c1 (Calgary Herald – Andrea Hinton, alumna)

‘Pretty overwhelming’: Voters, expert says informed decisions in Calgary municipal election a tall order: https://mru.ca/b025 (CityNews at 6 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Trudeau says Tofino trip was a ‘mistake’: https://mru.ca/f6ed5 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

‘Ill-advised and even dangerous’: Think tank criticizes Alberta government’s post-secondary strategy: https://mru.ca/4e20 (Edmonton Journal)

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MRU Media: 10/07/2021

MRU in the media: 

$40,000 TransAlta gift supports Indigenous Housing Program: https://mru.ca/5e47 (Education News Canada – Steve Kootenay-Jobin, staff)

Decolonize Yourself; Truth and Reconciliation on campus and online: https://mru.ca/ef7 (The Reflector – Michelle LoGullo, MRSA; Linda ManyGuns, AVP)

New exemption program opens MRU, its businesses: https://mru.ca/8310 (The Reflector)

MRU scrambles amidst new restrictions; shifts to Proof-of-Vax Campus Access: https://mru.ca/3557 (The Reflector – Tim Rahilly, President)

‘An ongoing symbol of colonization’: How bad water affects First Nations’ health: https://mru.ca/80ae (Global News – MRU Journalism students)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

How B.C. can avoid pandemic ‘disaster fatigue’: https://mru.ca/e084 (Business in Vancouver – Caroline McDonald-Harker, faculty)

What’s the truth behind popular TV series CSI?: https://mru.ca/ea75 (News 770, CHQR, Oct. 5, 8:17:25 Doug King, faculty)

Younger Calgarians choosing to leave: https://mru.ca/000d (CBC News at 6 – David Finch, faculty)

Information about candidates hard to come by: https://mru.ca/206eb (660 News – Lori Williams, faculty)

As help arrives from the feds Alberta seeks to end revenue sharing with other provinces: https://mru.ca/274c (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Gaps found in Alberta youth mental health services: University of Lethbridge study: https://mru.ca/9a54 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 10/06/2021

MRU in the media: 

11 MRU students deregistered for not complying with vaccination policy: https://mru.ca/71894 (CTV News)

11 Calgary MRU students deregistered for failing to comply with COVID-19 vaccine policy: https://mru.ca/5228 (Global News)

11 MRU students deregistered after refusing to declare vaccine status: https://mru.ca/789b (Academica Top Ten)

Eleven MRU students kicked out for not revealing vaccination status: https://mru.ca/4559 (Western Standard)

Students de-registered over COVID-19 vaccination regulations: https://mru.ca/00a55 (CTV News at 11:30) 

11 students de-registered for not complying with COVID rules: https://mru.ca/7496 (660 News) 

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Travis Hay: “Inventing the Thrifty Gene: The Science of Settler Colonialism”: https://mru.ca/c2b9f (CBC Radio, Thunder Bay – Travis Hay, faculty)

Albertans unhappy with province’s COVID response: https://mru.ca/d124 (News 1130, CityNews – Lori Williams, faculty)

Calgary election: Gondek leading Farkas in close race for mayor, according to new poll: https://mru.ca/abf3 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Ontario’s minimum wage goes up by a dime – here’s why: https://mru.ca/7815 (Human Resources Director – Melanie Peacock, faculty)

Review of Conservative campaign: https://mru.ca/476f (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Jason Kenney’s Lethal Negligence: https://mru.ca/81ca (The Tyee – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Meet Calgary’s 27 mayoral candidates: https://mru.ca/c6dc (CTV News – Zac Harley, Grace Chan, alumni)

Review of Conservative campaign: https://mru.ca/476f (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Jason Kenney’s Lethal Negligence: https://mru.ca/81ca (The Tyee – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Meet Calgary’s 27 mayoral candidates: https://mru.ca/c6dc (CTV News – Zac Harley, Grace Chan, alumni)

Also worth noting: 

Ontario universities struggle to control growing number of rowdy weekend parties: https://mru.ca/4d89 (Globe and Mail)

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MRU Media: 10/05/2021

MRU in the media: 

11 Mount Royal University students deregistered for not declaring vaccination status: https://mru.ca/dd9a (CBC News – unnamed MRU student)

Student taking classes online unhappy with MRU vaccine declaration requirement, ‘confusion’ over deregistration: https://mru.ca/f0d8 (CBC Radio News)

What’s new for voters hitting Calgary’s advanced polling stations: https://mru.ca/97ac (CBC News)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

The future is bright, if undecided, for piano prodigy Kevin Chen: https://mru.ca/a29d (Calgary Herald – Kevin Chen, alumnus)

Billions of Facebook users affected as internet giant experiences long outage: https://mru.ca/d401 (CTV News – Randy Connolly, faculty)

The Future Of Education: https://mru.ca/b2df (ATB The Future Of…Podcast – Linda ManyGuns, AVP)

The need for an Indigenous gathering place in Calgary: https://mru.ca/472d (The Sprawl – John Fischer, staff)

Also worth noting: 

Red Deer Polytechnic unveils new brand: https://mru.ca/efc8 (Red Deer Advocate)

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MRU Media: 10/04/2021

MRU in the media: 

Questions and answers about voting in Calgary’s 2021 civic election: https://mru.ca/a121 (Calgary Herald – advance polls at MRU)

Calgary election 2021: How to vote and what’s on the ballot: https://mru.ca/3451 (Global News – advanced polling at MRU)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

How Indigenous creators are nurturing a space on TikTok to educate and entertain: https://mru.ca/d95e (PBS News Hour – Jessie Loyer, faculty)

Varcoe: No longer the youngest — Alberta’s ‘brain drain’ sparks concern: https://mru.ca/9860 (Calgary Herald – David Finch, faculty)

‘Run everywhere’: Fledgling Maverick Party intends to up its game after poor results: https://mru.ca/8474 (National Post, Canadian Press – Lori Williams, faculty)

Municipal election: Red Deer city council candidate Jason MacDonald: https://mru.ca/88ba (Red Deer Advocate – Jason MacDonald, alumnus)

Conservative candidate to request Liberal win be set aside in Calgary Skyview: https://mru.ca/81e52 (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Calgarians head to polls as advance voting opens for municipal election: https://mru.ca/29d8 (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Future of Green Party: https://mru.ca/733f0 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/7b1c (CTV 2 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Four historic houses on University of Alberta campus saved from demolition: https://mru.ca/8ac2 (Global News)

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MRU Media: 10/01/2021

MRU in the media: 

Calgary educators focused on moving forward in truth and reconciliation through education: https://mru.ca/49ea (Global News – Linda ManyGuns, AVP)

‘Special day for our people.’ Calgarians mark 1st National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: https://mru.ca/5f6b (Global News – Linda ManyGuns, AVP; Edith Koprek, staff; Milan Juressen, Zoe Say, students)

Mount Royal University launches virtual reality course: https://mru.ca/88f4  (66 News Tech Report – Tony Chaston, faculty)

Calgarians reflect on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: https://mru.ca/b495 (Calgary Journal – Tim Rahilly, President)

Windsor’s Poets Laureate Welcome Special Guest Poets from across Canada for Poetry at the Manor Virtual Reading: https://mru.ca/5f6f (Nation Talk – Louise Bernice Halfe-Sky Dancer, honorary degree recipient)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Paul tightlipped about Green Party infighting: https://mru.ca/70e6 

(CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Lawyer wants inquiry into alleged threats of retaliation against MLA and CBC journalist by Lethbridge police: https://mru.ca/8fe1 (CBC News – Doug King, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Construction underway for $24M concert hall at University of Manitoba: https://mru.ca/5c6c (CBC News)

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MRU Media: 09/30/2021

MRU in the media: 

Candlelight vigil will mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Calgary: https://mru.ca/c373 (CBC News – Linda ManyGuns, AVP)

Now is the time to reach out to Indigenous people: https://mru.ca/da5a (CTV News at 6 – Linda ManyGuns, AVP)

Canada moving in new direction on Day for Truth and Reconciliation: https://mru.ca/e64e  (CBC Radio News – Linda ManyGuns, AVP)

1st National Day for Truth and Reconciliation draws mixed feelings from Indigenous community: https://mru.ca/f5c6 (Global News – Linda ManyGuns, AVP)

Mount Royal University axes vaccine mandate for online student after legal pressure: https://mru.ca/36acd (True North)

Questions and answers about voting in Calgary’s 2021 civic election: https://mru.ca/a121 (Calgary Herald – advance polls at MRU)

Windsor’s Poets Laureate Welcome Special Guest Poets from across Canada for Poetry at the Manor Virtual Reading: https://mru.ca/5f6f (Nation Talk – Louise Bernice Halfe-Sky Dancer, honorary degree recipient)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Conservative candidate to request Liberal win be set aside in Calgary Skyview: https://mru.ca/81e52 (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘Send a nice Christmas card to Jason Kenney’: experts link premier’s unpopularity to federal Conservative vote dip in Albert: https://mru.ca/ffc7 (Edmonton Journal – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

A university in Canada is offering a class about Drake and the Weeknd: https://mru.ca/e955 (CNN)

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MRU Media: 09/29/2021

MRU in the media: 

Universities mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: https://mru.ca/9c6b (University Affairs – Linda Manyguns, AVP; Shane Williams, staff)

Calgarians encouraged to learn history of residential schools, wear orange on National Day of Truth and Reconciliation: https://mru.ca/2807 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Linda ManyGuns, AVP)

Mount Royal University threatens online students with expulsion over vaccination status – backs down after legal warning: https://mru.ca/2c49 (Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedom)

Questions and answers about voting in Calgary’s 2021 civic election: https://mru.ca/a121 (Calgary Herald – advance polls at MRU)

Calgary Votes 2021: See who is running to be the city’s next mayor: https://mru.ca/3eac (Calgary Herald – advance polls at MRU)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Jason Kenney, Scott Moe face similar COVID-19 crises but different political pressure: https://mru.ca/7280 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Lyford Cay Foundations award academic scholarships to 18 Bahamians committed to making a difference: https://mru.ca/eb87 (Bahamaslocal.com – Dacacia Russell, student)

Also worth noting: 

Royal Saskatchewan Museum, U of R partnering on urban wildlife research project: https://mru.ca/4af5 (Global News)

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