This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Calgary campuses adopt new, government-mandated free speech policies: https://mru.ca/b5da (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Tim Rahilly, President)
Mount Royal Univerrsity’s free speech policy will evolve, says president: https://mru.ca/f2c5 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Tim Rahilly, President)
Northern Lakes College forging ahead despite funding cut: https://mru.ca/f2f (North Peace News)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Facial recognition ‘confirmed’ Ajax developer was wanted crime boss, but CBSA couldn’t prove it: https://mru.ca/400 (Global News – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)
We’re at risk of losing all our progress in the fight against the opioid crisis: https://mru.ca/8093 (Washington Examiner – Kelly Sloan, alumnus)
Albertans donated the most to federal parties – and Quebecers the least – ahead of the 2019 election: https://mru.ca/b5d9 (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Money can influence politicians, but only to a point: https://mru.ca/747e (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)
‘She hasn’t said no:’ Rona Ambrose floated as federal Conservative leadership candidate: https://mru.ca/32cc (CBC News – Lori Williams, faculty)
Finance ministers meet with Morneau: https://mru.ca/f2d2 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)
Also worth noting
‘The timing was right’: Vianne Timmons leaving University of Regina to go back to her roots: https://mru.ca/3cb (CBC News)
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