MRU Media

MRU media makers: 11/16/2016

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

1.) CBC Calgary News at 6 November 15, 2016: [1:49] (CBC  — Doug King, faculty)

Subject: CPS charges

2.) Calgary police charge one of their own: (CTV Calgary — Ritesh Narayan, faculty)

Other notable mention

Ms. Marvel creator ignites Calgary’s comic fans: (Metro) curated this list.
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MRU media makers: 11/15/2016


Students/Experts/Alum in the News

1.) Alberta considers retroactive legislation as it fights electricity providers: (Financial Post/Postmedia — Duane Bratt, faculty)

2.) Albertan criminoligist doesn’t think Canada will debate capital punishment anytime soon: (630 CHED/Corus —Doug King, faculty)

3.) Iconic structure in Calgary targeted by vandals: [7:49] (CTV Calgary — Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

Other notable mentions

1.) Buses might not be as hip or sexy as streetcars, but they’re the best way to meet Calgary’s needs: (Calgary Sun)

2.) Robbie Robertson finds release with new memoir, Testimony: (Calgary Herald) curated this list. 
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MRU media makers: 11/14/2016

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

Editorial: Attendance is important for city councillors: (Calgary Herald — Lori Williams, faculty)

Liberal myopia led to Donald Trump’s election:  (Troy Media — Shauna Snow-Capparelli, faculty)

How a Trump presidency will impact trade between Canada and the US: (660 News — Keith Brownsey, faculty)

Calgary female soldier doesn’t feel like a veteran: (Metro — Katherine Boggs, faculty)

Child abuse focus of special conference: (Q99 Live — Cathy Carter-Snell, faculty)


Other notable mentions

Canadian Jazz Festival comes to Calgary this weekend: (CBC)

Marda Loop Justice Film Festival tackles the issues in an even bigger way: (Beat Route) curated this list. 
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MRU media makers: 11/10/2016

MRU in the News

City mistake means no LRT to Mount Royal University, streetcar considered: (CBC) &

Councillors say spur line to MRU would be too expensive, disruptive: (News Talk 770/Corus) &

City bureaucrats questioned over west LRT spur line snub: (Calgary Herald/Postmedia)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

1.) Harassment concerns over new technology meant to increase efficiency in bars:  (CTV News Calgary — Maki Motapanyane, faculty)

Full newscast: [14:51]

2.) Councillors blame absenteeism on unfair workloads, seek overhaul: (Calgary Herald/Postmedia — Lori Williams, faculty)

3.) The First World War: the Alberta experience: (UCalgary — Jeff Keshen,  dean)

4.) PC party to probe harassment allegations after Sandra Jansen and Donna Kennedy-Glans drop out of race: (CBC — David Taras, faculty)

5.) 5 things what Trump may mean for Alberta: (Calgary Sun/Postmedia — Lori WIlliams, faculty)

6.) Online harassment takes Mount Royal student to “the darkest place” she’s ever been: (Calgary Journal — Zoe Slusar, student) produced this list.
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MRU media makers: 11/09/2016

MRU in the News

Street car revival: Calgary administration talks bringing back trolley: (Metro — Gerry McHugh, staff)


Students/Experts/Alum in the News

1.) U.S. Election 2016: Calgary political experts weigh in on the close race: (Global News — Duane Bratt, faculty)

2.) Minister Jim Carr’s NEB review panel signals new focus on duty to consult with First Nations: (Financial Post — Duane Bratt, faculty)

3.) Calgarians weigh the implications the U.S. election will have on us: (CTV News — Lori Williams, faculty)

4.) Lori Williams appeared on CBC’s  The HomeStretch [Audio not available online]
Subject: Alberta PC leadership race

Other notable mentions

Resetting the relationship between faculty, administrators and their boards: (University Affairs — Kathy Shailer, former VP) produced this list.
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MRU media makers: 11/08/2016

MRU in the News

MRU launches Indigenous Strategic Plan, permanently raises Treaty 7 and Métis flags: (Academica — David Docherty, president)

Sustainable MRU committee takes over Main Street: (The Reflector —  Priscilla Royan)


Students/Experts/Alum in the News

MRU student uses coffee cups to spread cancer awareness: (The Reflector — Andrew Clark, student)

Fortney: Why the Trump/Clinton battle has riveted us Canadians so: (Calgary Herald/Postmedia — Duane Bratt, faculty)

Leveling the playing field in the 2017 municipal election campaign: (CTV News — Lori Williams, faculty)


Other notable mentions

Tram eyed as link for West LRT, MRU area: (Calgary Herald)

Winterize Yourself: Give yourself a tune-up so you don’t break down when the cold sets in: (Swerve) produced this list. 
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MRU media makers: 11/07/2016

MRU in the News

Calgary university students hope to make domestic violence program available nation-wide: (News 1130 — Gaye Warthe, faculty)


Students/Experts/Alum in the News

The People Project: Raven Hehr: (Calgary Herald — Raven Hehr, alum)

Americans in Calgary prepare for U.S. election: (Calgary Herald/Postmedia — Duane Bratt, faculty)

Hundreds attend rally against carbon tax in Calgary: (Global News — Duane Bratt, faculty)

Witnesses, video wanted after officer shoots driver of stolen car: (CBC — Doug King, faculty)

Mayor Naheed Nenshi to run for third term in 2017: (CBC — Duane Bratt, faculty)

Mayor’s chair is Nenshi’s for as long as he wants it, says councillor: (Calgary Herald/Postmedia — Lori Williams, faculty) &
Date: Nov. 4
Time: 5:16 p.m.

Other notable mentions 

U of C Indigenous strategy aims to bring First Nations culture onto campus (CBC)

Bill Brooks: Definitely worth a LOOK: (Calgary Herald — David Taras, faculty) produced this list.
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MRU media makers: 11/04/2016

MRU in the News

Long-time donor to MRU furious over conservatory staff cuts: (Calgary Herald/Postmedia — Charlie Webber, dean)

Students/Experts/Alum in the News (Calgary Today/News Talk 770 — Janne Holmgren, faculty)
Subject: Knife-related violence
Date: Nov. 3
Time: 3:33 p.m.

Other notable mentions

U of L promoting health on campus: (Lethbridge Hearld)

Corporate Calgary & Gay Rights: (Calgary Gay History Project)

MRU media makers: 11/03/2016

MRU in the News

1.) Treaty 7 and Métis flags permanently raised on MRU campus:  (Metro News — Karen Inhestern, student & Steve Kootenay-Jobin, staff)

Print edition: [Page 8]

2.) Extending Alberta’s tuition freeze: (Alberta Primetime — David Docherty, president)


Students/Experts/Alum in the News

1.) Police under pressure:  (CTV News Calgary — Doug King, faculty)

2.) Former Jasperite pens book of poems about breast cancer: (Jasper Fitzhugh — Beth Everest, faculty) produced this list.
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MRU media makers: 11/02/2016

Students/Experts/Alum in the News

1.) No rest for Calgary mattress-recycling entrepreneur: (Globe & Mail — Shawn Cable, alum)

2.) Mount Royal University course attracts several political guest lecturers: (The Gauntlet  — Mandana Sobhanzadeh, faculty)

3.) (At Night/News Talk 770 — Catherine Pearl, faculty):   (Interview starts at 8:34 p.m. on Nov. 1)
Subject: “Giving season.”

4.) Calgary police address toxic culture: (CTV News — Melanie Peacock, faculty)

5,) (At Night/News Talk 770 — Melanie Peacock, faculty):   (Interview starts at 9:33 p.m. on Nov. 1)
Subject: “Maternity/paternity leave”

6.) Calgary police workplace culture is improving: Mayor Nenshi, Chief Chaffin: 

7.) Travel show host invites residents to experience Ireland: River Times — Kevin Rushworth, alum)

Other notable mentions 

1.) U of S looks for napping spaces:  (Saskatoon Star-Phoenix)

2.) U of C political science pos2.)t-doctoral fellow talks U.S. presidential election: (The Gauntlet) produced this list. 
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