This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
$15 million donation from Taylor Family Foundation makes way for MRU student spaces: https://mru.ca/7ddb (The Reflector – Don Taylor, donor; Tim Rahilly, President; Spirit River Striped Wolf, SAMRU)
Students/experts/alum in the news
Alberta legislature resumes Tuesday after 3-week pause due to surging COVID-19 cases: https://mru.ca/3d58 (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)
MLAs return to legislature today: https://mru.ca/e689 (News 770, CHQR – Lori Williams, faculty)
One dead in targeted Calgary shooting linked to B.C. gang violence: reports: https://mru.ca/a678 (Calgary Sun/Calgary Herald – Doug King, faculty)
Vaccine badges on dating apps could have legal implications: privacy expert: https://mru.ca/c8b0 (CityNews – Doug King, faculty)
Dating apps could include vaccine badges: https://mru.ca/de5f (iNews 1130 – Doug King, faculty)
Outgoing mayors in Calgary, Edmonton reflect on wide-open races to replace them: https://mru.ca/bf72 (Edmonton Journal, Canadian Press – Lori Williams, faculty)
Mayoral candidates lack Nenshi’s star power: https://mru.ca/48b5 (630 CHED – Lori Williams, faculty)
Drop in support a significant challenge for UCP, says Bratt: https://mru.ca/1549 (Lethbridge Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Also worth noting
U of C contract proposal including wage rollbacks ‘disgusting’: union: https://mru.ca/352 (Calgary Herald)
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