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MRU Media: 02/01/2023

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Travel Alberta Creates Map Of ‘The Last Of Us’ Filming Locations Around The Province: (ET Canada)

Minister says Alberta to ‘strengthen’ free speech on campuses as U of L halts controversial lecture: (CBC News) 

Minister says Alberta to ‘strengthen’ free speech on campuses as U of L halts controversial lecture:  (CBC Radio One)

Panel on academic freedom amid promise form Minister to strengthen academic freedom: (CBC Radio One)

Academic freedom group condemns Lethbridge university for cancelling Widdowson lecture: (Western Standard)

Alberta Tourism Website Creates Map for Locations Shown in HBO’s The Last of Us: (Complex)

Alberta promised changes to campuses while the university “awakened” free speech: (Canada Today via Canadian Press) 

Alberta government promises more free speech protections on campuses after university cancels anti-wokeism talk: (Ottawa Citizen via Canadian Press)

Alberta university cancels speech by anti-woke pundit; Condemned for views on residential schools, former professor vows to go ahead with talk: (National Post)

ULethbridge will not provide space on campus for Widdowson talk after consultation with community, student petition: (Academica)

U of L cancels talk on campus: (CTV Calgary 5 & 6)

Talk with controversial professor to happen in Lethbridge today:  (City News 660)

Alberta government in ‘woke’ free speech standoff with university campus: (National Observer via Canadian Press)

Faculty, students and alumni in the media

Smith accuses CBC of defaming her, her staff, and the whole public service: ( – Duane Bratt, faculty) 

Opinion: As Canada ponders a task force, solutions for reducing public transit crime already exist: (Winnipeg Sun – Kelly Sundberg, faculty) 

Brand mascots undergoing changes: (CBC Radio, Calgary Eyeopener – Neil Brigden, faculty) 

Documents show federal government spent more than $6M on Calgary quarantine hotel: (Global News – Lori Williams, faculty)

UCP holds slim lead over NDP; Calgary emerges as election battleground: poll: (Calgary Herald – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta Primetime political panel: (CTV 2 – Lori Williams, faculty)

Also worth noting

A shortage of pilots is making travel chaos in Canada even worse: (CBC News)

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