This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Midwives granted new powers: https://mru.ca/110 (CHQR, Dec. 12, 5:11:42 p.m. – Paula Price, faculty. Paula Price was also interviewed by CBC Radio – clip unavailable)
Alberta midwives granted ability to induce labour, administer contraceptives under new rules: https://mru.ca/d6d7 (Calgary Herald/Edmonton Journal, Calgary/Edmonton Sun)
Alberta midwives granted broader powers to give drugs, insert IUDs, perform ultrasounds: https://mru.ca/899c (Global News)
MRU introduces new Indigenization strategy: https://mru.ca/03b1 (Academica)
Mother-to-be frustrated midwives lack privileges at Chinook Regional Hospital: https://mru.ca/2d76 (Lethbridge News Now)
Students/expert/alum in the news
Mounting frustrations prompt increased calls for Alberta separation: https://mru.ca/621e (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Analyst refutes refinery rhetoric for Alberta: https://mru.ca/0d0b (660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Why Rachel Notley’s refinery pitch won’t solve the oilpatch’s problem: https://mru.ca/b13a (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Claresholm man wins UCP nomination: https://mru.ca/f83 (Lethbridge Herald – Roger Reid, former faculty)
Also worth noting
Students in University of Alberta’s HUB call for security boost: https://mru.ca/5dc (Global News)
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