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MRU Media: 10/28/2019

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

MRU in the News

Students hit hard by budget changes: (CBC Radio news – MRU students)

In Alberta, we’re cutting away our own future: (The Sprawl – Shifrah Gadamsetti, student)

Colleges and universities learn the extent of cuts to government grants: (CBC News – Tim Rahilly, president)

Georgie gets letter from MRU on Heartland: (CBC)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Eliminated summer employment program a surprise for students: (CBC News – Rachel Timmerman, student)

STEP program gave student foot in the door: (CBC News – Rachel Timmerman, student)

How does the Alberta budget impact you?: (Global News at Noon – Lori Williams, faculty)

Yes, there are more protests around the world — and here’s why: (Global News – Roberta Lexier, faculty)

What Is Wexit? We answer your questions about Western separation: (Huffington Post – Lori Williams, faculty)

Albertans concerned over Liberal minority: (CBC News Channel – Rachel Timmermans, student)

Climate community declares the win as poling shows climate concerns driving vote: (The Energy Mix – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Western alienation nothing new: (News Talk 980 CJME – Duane Bratt, faculty)

A divided country?: (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Minority government could deliver climate action, but time to change the frontline conversation: (The Energy Mix – Lori Williams, faculty)

Campus roundup: Cougars men’s soccer: (Calgary Herald)

Also worth noting

Alberta Budget 2019: $44 million cut to hit University of Alberta: (Edmonton Journal)

Student union budgets take hit as Ford government allows students to opt out of services: (CBC News)

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