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MRU Media: 11/12/2019

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

MRU in the News

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day summit in Calgary this week: (Calgary’s Business – Shannon Pestun, alumna, board of governors)

Calgary National Philanthropy Day honourees include family donating $40 million in lotto winnings: (Calgary Herald – Bella Concert Hall)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Calgary cop dismissed after sending 100 inappropriate messages to woman with mental illness: (CTV News – Doug King, faculty)

Indigenous cases still over-represented in child welfare system: (Star Metro – Peter Choate, faculty)

New numbers show Alberta GDP still growing: (CTV News – Anupam Das, faculty)

Charge of hypocrisy unfair, say experts: (CBC Calgary Eyeopener – Sinclair MacRae, faculty)

An original author of the ‘firewall’ letter pleased with UCP-appointed fair deal panel: (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

UCP attempt to remove dissenting comments from Facebook could have future consequences, expert says: (Star Metro – Lori Williams, faculty)

Fair Deal Panel: (CBC Calgary Eyeopener – Duane Bratt, faculty)

A ‘fair deal’ for Alberta may come at a hefty cost for taxpayers, political analysts say: (Star Metro  – Lori Williams, Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta addresses separatist sentiment by studying measures that would give province more autonomy: (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Kenney’s ‘fair deal’ plan ‘would completely change Alberta’ if successful: political scientist: (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Kenney announces panel to look at more independence for Alberta: (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Albrerta premier launches independence initiative: (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Jason Kenney announces Fair New Deal panel: (AM 980 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Why the University of Calgary launched its own crowdfunding platform: (CBC News)

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