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MRU Media: 06/08/2021

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

MRU in the News

MRU Honours Blackfoot Elder Miiksika’am: https://mru.ca/0247 (Alberta Native News – Elder Miiksika’am, honorary degree recipient)

« C’est mieux que rien » : ils assistent à leur remise de diplôme dans leur voiture (They attend their graduation ceremony in their car): https://mru.ca/2d5f (CBC Radio-Canada – René Douvon, Aurora Auber, students; Dawn Farrell, chancellor)

Parking lot turned into convocation hall at Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/da02b (CBC Radio News – Aurora Auber, student)

MRU to award four honorary doctorates for special achievement: https://mru.ca/fcb1  (CTV News website – Tim Rahilly, President; Louise Bernice Halfe, Hal Kvisle, Clarence Wolfleg Senior and Christine Silverberg, Honorary Degree recipients)

Meet Parliament’s Poet Laureate: Louise Bernice Halfe – Sky Dancer: https://mru.ca/ab9e (Nation Talk – https://mru.ca/02c93 (Louise Bernise Half – Sky Dancer, Honorary Degree recipient)

Faculty experts, students and alum

Alberta premier says sorry for breaking COVID-19 health rules with rooftop dinner: https://mru.ca/aa09 (Canadian Press, Victoria Times Colonist – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Apology may not work: https://mru.ca/b86e (iNews 880 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/292a (CTV Two – Lori Williams, faculty)

UCP internal discontent grows: https://mru.ca/6281 (CBC News at 6 – Duane Bratt, faculty)

‘This government likes to fight too much’: https://mru.ca/51d9 (630 CHED – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

University of Alberta’s Indigenous Canada course sees enrolment boost: https://mru.ca/c7a (Global News)

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