This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
Esports grows during pandemic; Esports Management course at MRU: https://mru.ca/ff92 (CBC Radio, The Homestretch – Victor Ly, faculty)
Action in film industry a big break for local economy: https://mru.ca/40e7 (Calgary Herald)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Keystone XL legal challenge won’t help Alberta, experts say: https://mru.ca/61a37 (CTV News – Keith Brownsey, faculty)
Threshold for hate crimes charges high in Canada: https://mru.ca/9483 (CityNews, 660 News – Doug King, faculty)
Energy and environment to highlight federal Conservative convention: https://mru.ca/b7b6 (Global News Morning – Lori Williams, faculty)
Energy and environment top of mind for Alberta delegates at Conservative convention: https://mru.ca/2668 (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Under The Dome: Can Jason Kenney pivot amidst plummeting polls and an upcoming leadership review?: https://mru.ca/72fe (Edmonton Journal – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Federal Conservative policy convention this weekend: https://mru.ca/8c78 (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Liberals planted news stories as Trudeau Sr. feared election wipeout during 1981 recession: https://mru.ca/c8f4 (Western Standard – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
Province expects Alberta post-secondary classes to resume this fall: https://mru.ca/be22 (CBC News)
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