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MRU Media: 04/07/2021

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

MRU in the News

Nenshi bows out after three terms as Calgary mayor: (CBC News – Naheed Nenshi, faculty, on leave)

Mayor Nenshi will not seek a fourth term as Calgary’s mayor: (LiveWire Calgary – Naheed Nenshi, faculty, on leave)

Nenshi won’t run in Calgary’s 2021 municipal election: (Calgary Herald – Naheed Nenshi, faculty, on leave)

Corbella: Nenshi’s purple reign over Calgary was mixed but impactful: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Naheed Nenshi, faculty, on leave)

‘Tough decision’: Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi won’t run for re-election this fall: (Lethbridge Herald, Canadian Press –  Naheed Nenshi, faculty, on leave)

Mayor Naheed Nenshi won’t run again: (News 880 – Naheed Nenshi, faculty, on leave)

Nenshi not running: (CTV News –  Naheed Nenshi, faculty, on leave)

Keyano College introduces Esports management program: (Fort McMurray Today – Victor Ly, faculty)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Abdul Ahmed of Adesso Man: “Be empathetic”: (Thrive Global – Abdul Ahmed, alumnus)

Opinion: Alberta’s draft social studies curriculum will hinder students: (Edmonton Journal – Tanya Stogre, faculty)

As Alberta COVID variant cases rise, Jason Kenney resorts to public health restrictions: (National Post – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta MLAs quit coalition against public health restrictions after Ontario MPP invokes Hitler: (CBC News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Two MLAs back away from coalition against health restrictions: (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

How the Alberta doctors’ contract dispute could impact the UCP government now and in the 2023 election: (Edmonton Journal – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Vaccine wastage program: pharmacies inoculating Albertans on waitlist: (CityNews, 660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Province clarifying vaccine policy through pharmacies: (CTV Morning Live – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta Health says “no evidence” of pharmacies misusing vaccine doses: (CityNews – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Pharmacies vital to vaccine rollout:  (660 News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time Political Panel: (CTV Two –  Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

U of C faces tuition hikes, job cuts and spending reductions to offset $25M funding loss: (CBC News)

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