MRU Media

MRU Media 05/20/2022

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

MRU in the media

Provincial budget round-up 2022: university sector highlights: (University Affairs) 

Vertigo Theatre mines mystery and music for upcoming season: (Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun – Craig Hall, staff) 

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Shannon Pestun’s life mission: Helping Indigenous women realize and achieve their true economic potential: (Indigenbiz – Shannon Pestun, BOG, alumna)

NDP Leader Rachel Notley builds team as UCP caucus debates leadership: (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Kenney’s plan to step down as UCP leader shows how hard merging two parties is: political commentator: (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Jason Kenney to remain as UCP leader until new one can be chosen: (Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun – Lori Williams, faculty)

Varcoe: Next premier will need new game plan to guide Alberta energy into future: (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Reaction to UCP leadership vote results: (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Jason Kenney resigns after party leadership review: (Reuters – Lori Williams, faculty)

Kenney to step down after slim majority of UCP members approve of premier’s performance: (Politics Today – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Kenney resigns as UCP Leader, but when?: (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Jason Kenney resigns as UCP leader: (CBC News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Who could replace Jason Kenney as UCP leader? Some possible contenders: (Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal – Lori Williams, faculty)

Possible contenders for UCP leader waste little time after Kenney resignation: (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Rachel Notley and the NDP have Alberta conservatives on the defensive: (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Also worth noting

U of S will have Indigenous verification policy in place this fall: (CBC News)

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