MRU Media

MRU Media: 10/23/2019

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

MRU in the News

In reflection: Calgary Journal Facebook Live unpacks the federal election: (Calgary Journal – Casey Richardson, Meri Topchieva, Chris Axford, Henry Wearmouth, Chelsey Mutter, students: Archie McLean, Lori Williams, faculty)

MRU professor and alumnus strike a chord with new novels, punk rock soundtrack: (Education News Canada – Randy Schroeder, faculty; Niall Howell, alumnus)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Liberal win stokes talk of separation in Alberta: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun, Vancouver Province – David Taras, faculty)

‘Havoc and chaos:’ Alberta separatist group gains support as Liberals re-elected: (BNN Bloomberg, Lethbridge Herald, The Canadian Press – David Taras, faculty)

Don’t panic yet — Trudeau government unlikely to turn off the taps on infrastructure cash, experts say: (Toronto Star – Lori Williams, faculty)

‘The West wants out’: Calls for western separation grow on social media following federal election results: (Star Metro Calgary – Lori Williams, faculty)

Trudeau’s election victory lays bare deep divides in the Canadian map: (Washington Post – Duane Bratt, faculty)

A Liberal minority in Ottawa – now what?: (CBC Radio, Albrerta at Noon, Oct. 22 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Canadian election stokes sense of alienation in western oil patch: (Ottawa Citizen, Reuters – Lori Williams, faculty)

Future of Alberta’s energy industry in question following election without Alberta representation: (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Talking over each other: Trudeau breaks in to Scheer’s speech: (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

The big election winner? The carbon tax: (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Environment dominated election: (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Talk of western separation percolating: (CHQR, 770 News – David Taras, faculty)

Liberal minority could be an opportunity for Alberta, if played right: (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

What the West wants: (CTV News Channel – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

Greater sense of anger in Alberta: (1310 News, 660 News – David Taras, faculty)

Also worth noting

Red River College butting out in January with new smoking, vaping policy: (Global News)

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