MRU Media

MRU Media: 01/06/2020

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

MRU in the News

Change driven through empathy: 2020 Humanly uses design to educate on real-world problems: (Education News Canada – Ben Kunz, Kelsey McColgan, faculty; Shania D’Costa, Asfa Riyaz, Nicole Oviatt, Victoria Yelle, students)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Just him and me against the world’: Single parenting during a pandemic: (CBC News – Roshni McCartney, student)

MLAs push back against holidaying colleagues: (CBC Radio News – Keith Brownsey, faculty)

‘What I’m asking from Albertans is patience’: Health minister says anger toward UCP justified: (Calgary Herald – David Taras, faculty)

Sun-soaked vacations show why Albertans need recall legislation: (Edmonton Sun – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Two  members of mayor’s office travelled to Hawaii: Nenshi: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Nenshi may pay price for staff’s travels over Christmas: (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Calgary mayor defends 2 staffers who travelled to Hawaii over the holidays: (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta government ranks last among provinces for public perception of pandemic response: poll: (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Corbella: Alohagate is infuriating but pales next to more complicated scandals: (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Edmonton had more shootings in 2020 than any of the last five years, chief says COVID-19 partly to blame: (Edmonton Journal – Kelly Sundberg, faculty)

How B.C.’s Press Gallery bungled the Legislature corruption story: ( Podcast – Sean Holman, faculty)

CRA issues CERB repayment warning: (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

COVID-19 variant could ‘spread like wildfire through schools’ when classrooms reopen, pediatrician worries: (CBC News)

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