MRU Media

MRU Media: 01/02/2020

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

MRU in the News

Compelling Calgarians: Tim Rahilly: (Calgary Herald – Tim Rahilly, President)

Ring in 2020: Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Calgary: (Calgary Herald – Bella Concert Hall)

Calgary New Year’s Eve Events to Ring In 2020: (Avenue Magazine  – Bella Concert Hall)

MAX Yellow rapid transit starts serving southwest Calgary: (CBC News)

Max Yellow Line begins rolling: (CTV News at 6)

Max Yellow launches in Southwest: (Breakfast Television, CityNews)

Launch today of Max Yellow line: (CHQR, 770 News)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Alberta’s ‘energy war room’: Reframing the energy debate or attempt to mimic legitimate journalism?: (Globe and Mail – Brad Clark, faculty)

From Hong Kong to Chile – was 2019 the year of protests?: (Global News – Roberta Lexier, faculty)

Varcoe: A no-growth economy is Alberta’s top business story of 2019: (Calgary Herald – David Taras, faculty)

Second logo for Alberta’s energy war room comes under fire from U.S. tech firm: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – David Taras, faculty)

 ‘We’re going to continue this fight’: Alberta Justice Minister vows to battle federal carbon tax: (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Fighting carbon tax is political, not economic: (CHQR, 770 News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Best of 2019: ‘Everyone’s angry’: Why you’re wrong if you think Wexit is just ‘an Alberta thing’: (National Post – Lori Williams, faculty)

Happy carbon-tax day: When Albertans ruefully ring in a new tax, don’t ignore the partisanship: (Globe and Mail – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Red Deer College focused on university transition as the calendar changes: (RD News Now)

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