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MRU Media: 06/03/2021

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

MRU in the News

Amplifying the voices and needs of parasport participants: (Western News)

Students/experts/alum in the news

Calgary vigil honours children found buried at site of B.C. residential school: (Calgary Herald – Kelly McGillis, student)

K-Country visitor fees now in effect:  (660 News – Joe Pavelka, faculty)

Game brought Gordon to new home: (Brandon Sun – Amy Gordon, alumna)

Premier’s office disputes accusations rooftop gathering violated COVID rules: (Calgary Herald/Edmonton Journal – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Why a ‘Sky Palace’ photo of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has hit a nerve: (Toronto Star – Duane Bratt, faculty)

COVID-19: Questions raised after Kenney, cabinet ministers dine on ‘Sky Palace’ balcony in Edmonton: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Critics say Premier Jason Kenney dining with others flouts COVID-19 rules: (Ottawa Citizen, Canadian Press – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Concerns raised after photos of Alta. premier, ministers dining on Sky Palace rooftop emerge: (CTV News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Optics of premier’s sky palace dinner ‘not good’: (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Photos of ministers dining outdoors raises concerns: (iNews880 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Photo of Sky Palace draws criticism: (CFCW 840 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Did premier and ministers break pandemic rules:?: (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Global IT giant to partner with U of C on quantum computing centre: (Calgary Herald)

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