This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Billy-Ray Belcourt bringing his poetry, politics and inspiration to Mount Royal University residency: https://mru.ca/e3b5 (Star Metro Calgary – Billy-Ray Belcourt, Writer in Residence; Natalie Meisner, faculty)
Alberta leads the nation in cannabis stores, retail cannabis sales: https://mru.ca/4568 (CTV News – Brad Mahon, dean)
Students/experts/alum in the news
CTV Inspired Albertan, Leon Leontaridis: https://mru.ca/ed22 (CTV News – Leon Leontardidis, faculty; Haylee Thompson, student)
Lost in translation: The lasting effects of separating Indigenous children from culture and language: https://mru.ca/7127 (Calgary Journal – Peter Choate, faculty)
PM contradicts Jody Wilson-Raybould’s testimony: https://mru.ca/73e (CBC News at 6 – Lori Williams, faculty)
Jody Wilson-Raybould outlines ‘veiled threats’ in testimony: https://mru.ca/c3f4 (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Testimony will damage Trudeau’s image: https://mru.ca/a44c (660 News – David Taras, faculty)
Also worth noting
G4S replaces Paladin Security as SAIT’s security provider: https://mru.ca/50472 (The Weal)
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