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MRU Media: 03/27/2019

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the News

MRU’s Steps to Well-Being program helps reduce gym intimidation factor: (Calgary Journal – Kandi McElary and Bjorn Billehaug, staff)

Petition calls for increased capacity for MRU BSc Health and BSc CMB programs: (The Reflector)

Muslim women, the veil and the Christchurch massacre: (Worker’s Liberty)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Social Media and Elections: The good and the bad: (City News – Peter Ryan, faculty)

Increase in job vacancies across Canada: (CTV Calgary – Anupam Das, faculty)

NDP attack ads have ‘not made a dent’ in United Conservative Party’s image, experts say: (Star Metro Edmonton, Star  Metro Calgary – David Taras, faculty)

Alberta Liberal leader defends lone Calgary stronghold, as UCP candidate steps down for white supremacist comments: (Star Metro Calgary – Lori Williams, faculty)

UCP Candidate falsely claimed Alberta schools let adult men lurk in girls’ washrooms: (Press Progress –  Aria Burrell, student)

Social issues could play big role in Alberta election outcome: (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Notley giving politically crucial Calgary plenty of time, unveils plan to cut surgery waits: (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty)

Candidates who stepped down over racist views will not be removed from United Conservative Party: Jason Kenney: (Star Metro Edmonton, Star Metro Calgary – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Opposition turns to ethics committee in SNC-Lavalin affair:  (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Is the election still a slam dunk for Kenney?: (680, CJOB, Winnipeg, March 26, 11:48 a.m. – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Derailments raise questions about the surge in oil trains: (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Toronto receives $100M donation to fund AI research, build innovation complex: (Global News)

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