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MRU Media: 11/04/2019

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

MRU in the News

Beakerhead co-founder awarded honorary doctorate from Mount Royal University: (CTV News – Tim Rahilly, President; Lesley Brown, Provost; Mary Anne Moser, honorary degree recipient)

Beakerhead co-founder  honoured by Mount Royal University: (CTV News at 5 – Mary Anne Moser, honorary degree recipient)

Beakerhead founder takes stage: (Calgary Herald, Nov. 2 print edition, Photo and caption, Page A8 – Tim Rahilly, President; Lesley Brown, Provost; Mary Anne Moser, honorary degree recipient)

Field of Crosses returns and includes MRU: (CBC News at 6 – Murray McCann – honorary degree recipient)

Calgary doesn’t know how many homes have lead pipes that could make water unsafe: (Global News, Star Metro Calgary – Alannah Page, Karina Zapata, Stephanie Hagenaars, students; Janice Paskey, faculty, MRU Journalism Program)

It would cost just $11 million for Calgary to replace all its public lead service lines. So why hasn’t the city acted?: (Star Metro Calgary, Global News – Alannah Page, student; MRU Journalism Program)

Is Canada’s tap water safe? Thousands of test results show high lead levels across the country: (Global News, Toronto Star – MRU Journalism program)

Concordia’s Institute for Investigative Journalism facilitates the largest collaborative investigation in Canadian history: (Concordia News – MRU Journalism program)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Calgary remembers: (Global News – Field of Crosses, George Foster, alumnus)

Federal NDP’s financial struggles will hamper them in new parliament: (News 95.7, 660 News – David Taras, faculty)

Liberal government underreacting to Encana move, says professor: (CKOM – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘Trudeau’s mayor’: Why the UCP is facing off with Calgary’s Naheed Nenshi: (Star Metro Calgary – Duane Bratt, Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

Cuts leave MacEwan University $17-million short in current fiscal year: school president: (Edmonton Journal)

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