MRU Media

MRU Media: 12/05/2022

MRU in the media

Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub: Creating An Inclusive And Supportive Environment For Women Entrepreneurs: https://mru.ca/72ec (Canadian SME Business Magazine)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

We’re Spending More Time Alone. Maybe It’s Because We’re Exhausted: https://mru.ca/c4f1 (New York Times – Malinda Desjarlais, faculty) 

HRC Rebuttal: Mount Royal University professor seeking to shut out the Jewish experience: https://mru.ca/548e (Honest Reporting – Mark Ayyash, faculty)

Trudeau is coming for Canadians’ guns. Some provinces refuse to help.: https://mru.ca/cda0 (Washington Post – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Danielle Smith willing to make changes to her signature Alberta sovereignty bill following criticism: https://mru.ca/b39 (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Alberta changing sovereignty bill to reverse provision giving cabinet unchecked power: https://mru.ca/ba7c (Canadian Press, Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Police planning for second Ottawa convoy: https://mru.ca/6aed (CityNews 660 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

In meteorite, Alberta researchers discover two minerals never before seen on Earth: https://mru.ca/92d8 (Global News) 

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MRU Media: 12/02/2022

MRU in the media

Mount Royal alumnus donates $50,000 to create a new scholarship for journalism students: https://mru.ca/e938 (Education News Canada – Doug Dirks, alumnus) 

Lund to perform April concerts with Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra: https://mru.ca/e0e5 (CTV News – Bella Concert Hall) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

A Seat at the Table: Courtney Walcott’s quest to reform the police: https://mru.ca/ea4a (Alberta Views – Courtney Walcott, alumnus) 

Lights out: fallout from worldwide shortage impacting streetlight repair in Calgary: https://mru.ca/6315 (Global News – Rajbir Bhatti, faculty) 

For Canadian universities, the Palestinian is the ‘toxic other’: https://mru.ca/c08b (Al Jazeera – Mark Ayyash, faculty) 

Resignation highlights Kenney’s disapproval of new premier, state of democracy: https://mru.ca/afe6 (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

In and out in Alberta: https://mru.ca/b3c1 (Politico – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Proposed sovereignty  legislation explained: https://mru.ca/b76f (CBC Radio – Duane Bratt,  faculty) 

Danielle Smith’s Sovereignty Act is even worse than expected: https://mru.ca/d9ac (The Tyee – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Smith promised act during leadership bid: https://mru.ca/065a (CTV News Channel –  Lori Williams, faculty) 

What is happening in Alberta?: https://mru.ca/580c (News 980, Hamilton – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

PM, leaders denounce University of Ottawa for banning cameras at Chinese ambassador’s lecture: https://mru.ca/8c44c (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 12/01/2022

MRU in the media

MRU takes an academic deep dive into Bob Dylan with new English-Lit course: https://mru.ca/ce14 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun, Postmedia newspapers across Canada – Rob Boschman, faculty) 

Premier Smith’s proposed sovereignty act could drive investment away from Alberta: Calgary chamber: https://mru.ca/11a6 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun) 

Concerns and discussion over Alberta Sovereignty Act: https://mru.ca/058e (CBC Radio News) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Calgarians expected to dig deeper into their pockets during deep freeze conditions: https://mru.ca/8d4b (CTV News – Rajbir Bhatti, faculty) 

National RCMP watchdog investigating arrest of St. Albert teen: https://mru.ca/fb2a2 (St. Albert Gazette – Doug King, faculty) 

Alberta Legislature’s fall sitting begins: https://mru.ca/c48c (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Alberta Sovereignty Act tabled: https://mru.ca/b676 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

‘Very worrisome’: Reaction to Alberta’s sovereignty act bill pours in: https://mru.ca/c8e3 (CityNews – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

‘Pretty unethical’: Alberta premier criticized for pressuring businesses to drop vaccine mandates: https://mru.ca/fc01 (CityNews – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Jason Kenney’s resignation not a surprise: https://mru.ca/b32b (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Reaction to introduction of Sovereignty Act: https://mru.ca/9153 (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Resignation highlights Kenney’s disapproval of new premier, state of democracy: https://mru.ca/afe6 (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Two Halifax universities provide Mi’kmaq ‘auntie-in-residence’ to Indigenous students: https://mru.ca/5f04 (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 11/30/2022

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I Found The Best City In Canada – Cost Of Living, Schools, PR: https://mru.ca/ad09 (Max Medyk, YouTube – Phil Warsaba, VP; MRU facilities, programs, faculty and international students) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Former premier Jason Kenney resigns his seat in Alberta’s legislature: https://mru.ca/0e248 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Alberta introduces sovereignty bill granting cabinet broad powers to fight Ottawa: https://mru.ca/b316 (Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Alberta to begin new legislative session with proposed sovereignty bill: https://mru.ca/3a25 (CityNews – Duane Bratt, Lori Williams, faculty) 

Northwest Calgary community association wants Sean Chu held accountable: https://mru.ca/db68 (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Calgarians questioning safety at CTrain stations: https://mru.ca/2ab6 (CityNews – Doug King, faculty) 

Alberta Throne Speech today: https://mru.ca/6b87 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/5a73 (CTV 2 – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Emergencies Act inquiry faces huge task summarizing evidence: https://mru.ca/6885 (CityNews 660 – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

NDP MLA files lawsuit against Lethbridge Police Service: https://mru.ca/c395 (CTV News – Doug King, faculty)

Also worth noting

Launch of new B.C. medical school at SFU delayed to 2026: https://mru.ca/5e10 (Global News) 

Two Halifax universities provide Mi’kmaq ‘auntie-in-residence’ to Indigenous students: https://mru.ca/5f04 (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 11/29/2022

Faculty, students and alumni in the medi

Alberta premier trying new tactic to get rid of vaccine mandates: https://mru.ca/4b14 (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Mask mandates in schools: https://mru.ca/9100 (CBC Radio, Alberta at Noon – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/583c (CTV 2 – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Long road to recovery for students and teachers returning to campus in Lethbridge: https://mru.ca/c984 (CBC News) 

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MRU Media: 11/28/2022

MRU in the media

Opinion: Alberta’s post-secondaries get down to work graduating talent and problem solvers: https://mru.ca/f455 (Calgary Herald, MSN Canada – Tim Rahilly, President) 

Philippine-trained nurses want to relieve Canada’s nursing shortage, but say the process is too hard: https://mru.ca/b811 (CBC News) 

LearningCITY 2022 tackles talent gap: (CTV News, video unavailable at this time) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

NNA Board of Governors approves new award, citation for 2022 contest: https://mru.ca/9424 (Canada News Wire – Lorne Motley, alumnus) 

Sean Chu’s only ‘punishment’ for taking picture of mayor’s licence plate was a training course: https://mru.ca/039d7 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)  

Trudeau: Canadians’ safety was at stake: https://mru.ca/0b30 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Prime Minister testifies at inquiry: https://mru.ca/6eea (CTV News Channel– Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Alberta residential schools digitally preserved in University of Calgary project: https://mru.ca/e28a5 (CTV News) 

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MRU Media: 11/25/2022

MRU in the media

Varcoe: West side story for downtown Calgary needs a big role for local players: https://mru.ca/ea15 (Calgary Herald) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Ministers testify at Emergencies Act inquiry: https://mru.ca/42d5 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Adding more diversity to the education landscape: https://mru.ca/c940 (Calgary Herald – Charles Webber, faculty) 

Deputy PM testifies at inquiry: https://mru.ca/7f85 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Also worth noting

How the longest Canadian university strike in history changed life at York: https://mru.ca/5a45 (Maclean’s) 

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MRU Media: 11/24/2022

MRU in the media

Varcoe: West side story for downtown Calgary needs a big role for local players: https://mru.ca/ea15 (Calgary Herald) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Chief Medical Officer switch confusing: https://mru.ca/5350 (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty) 

After $2.4 billion announcement, critics worry too many Albertans ineligible for $600 inflation relief: https://mru.ca/13a3 (Calgary Sun/Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Funding disparities are pushing Canadians to enrol in U.S. doctoral programs: https://mru.ca/3456 (University Affairs) 

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MRU Media: 11/23/2022

MRU in the media

MRU and McLeod Law publish findings on Digital Technology Strategies for entrepreneurial ventures: https://mru.ca/a576d (Education News Canada – Simon Raby, faculty) 

McLeod Law and MRU publish findings on Digital Technology Strategies for Entrepreneurial Ventures: https://mru.ca/52fb (McLeod Law News – Simon Raby, faculty) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

How managers can help employees cope with layoff fears: https://mru.ca/797f (HR Magazine – Melanie Peacock, faculty) 

‘Substantial relief’: Alberta premier announces $2.4B inflation aid package: https://mru.ca/6ec4 (National Post, Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

‘Reversing their own bad decisions’: Alberta Opposition reacts to Smith’s address: https://mru.ca/6122 (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

MRU’s Lori Williams breaks down premier’s address: https://mru.ca/9d73 (CTV News at 6 – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Smith’s address crowded with messages: https://mru.ca/4d8a (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Premier’s address prelude to election campaign: https://mru.ca/7daf5 (Global News Morning – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Oilers Sign Ryley Lindgren, Bolster Forward Depth: https://mru.ca/d58b8 (Our Sports Central – Riley Lindgren, alumnus) 

Oilers update: Goalie added in trade with Rapid City: https://mru.ca/8676 (Tulsa World – Riley Lindgren, alumnus) 

Also worth noting

Homeschooled Edmonton sisters who started university at 12, 14 graduate from U of T with master’s degrees: https://mru.ca/e031 (Edmonton Journal) 

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MRU Media: 11/22/2022

MRU in the media

MRU celebrates International Education Week: https://mru.ca/8b3ad (The Reflector – Akshithaa Mailvaganam, student; Dianne MacDonald, staff) 

Meeting the Makers: A walk through MRU’s creative studio: https://mru.ca/34ef (The Reflector – Brian Jackson and Audrey Burch, staff( 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Cameroon to Cape Breton: Sydney crown prosecutor fighting for justice both in Canada and in his conflict-shattered native African country: https://mru.ca/0e83 (Cape Breton Post – Marc Njoh, alumnus) 

Premier to address Albertans in televised speech Tuesday evening: https://mru.ca/659a (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Smith to take to airwaves for address tonight: https://mru.ca/3b73 (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Also worth noting

Red Deer Polytechnic extends partnership with NESC Technical Institute: https://mru.ca/6d2e (Red Deer News Now) 

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