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: https://mru.ca/da1c (University Affairs) 

Vertigo Theatre mines mystery and music for upcoming season: https://mru.ca/3caf (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: https://mru.ca/2080 (Indigenbiz – Shannon Pestun, BOG, alumna)

NDP Leader Rachel Notley builds team as UCP caucus debates leadership: https://mru.ca/9a43 (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Kenney’s plan to step down as UCP leader shows how hard merging two parties is: political commentator: https://mru.ca/eb9b (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty) 

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

Varcoe: Next premier will need new game plan to guide Alberta energy into future: https://mru.ca/d208 (Calgary Herald – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Reaction to UCP leadership vote results: https://mru.ca/552f (Global News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Jason Kenney resigns after party leadership review: https://mru.ca/d58c (Reuters – Lori Williams, faculty)

Kenney to step down after slim majority of UCP members approve of premier’s performance: https://mru.ca/6d04 (Politics Today – Lori Williams, faculty) 

Kenney resigns as UCP Leader, but when?: https://mru.ca/4f96 (CTV News Channel – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Jason Kenney resigns as UCP leader: https://mru.ca/2665 (CBC News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)

Who could replace Jason Kenney as UCP leader? Some possible contenders: https://mru.ca/84a9 (Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal – Lori Williams, faculty)

Possible contenders for UCP leader waste little time after Kenney resignation: https://mru.ca/cfe1 (CTV News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Rachel Notley and the NDP have Alberta conservatives on the defensive: https://mru.ca/b748 (Toronto Star – Gillian Steward, faculty)

Also worth noting

U of S will have Indigenous verification policy in place this fall: https://mru.ca/c001 (CBC News)

This post by pglenn@mtroyal.ca

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