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Media Scan: August 18 – September 11

Submitted by on 2018/09/12 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News

City TV –Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed about the possibility of Alberta separating from Canada.

National Post – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed after Rachel Notley said that Alberta would no longer participate in the federal government’s climate change initiative.

CBC – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed after NDP MP Linda Duncan announced she will not run as a candidate in the 2019 federal election.

Global TV – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed after NDP MP Linda Duncan announced she will not run as a candidate in the 2019 federal election. This clip is not available.

CTV – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed about Justin Trudeau’s visit to Edmonton. This clip is not available.

Global TV – Dr. Michael Roberts, School of Business, was interviewed about a realtor who auctioning off a house with a starting bid of $1.00

CBC – Dr. John Soroski, political science, was interviewed about the similarities between ousted UCP member Derek Fildebrant and Maxime Bernier after he left the Conservative Party of Canada.

VUE Weekly – Dr. Junaid Jahangir, economics, wrote a op/ed feature looking at the rights of Muslim LGBTQ individuals.

Gizmodo – Doomed Arctic expedition wasn’t brought down by lead poisoning, study finds. A research team from MacEwan University in Edmonton, Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, and several other Canadian institutions examined three hypotheses

General Stories in the News

CTV – MacEwan University is one of 18 local organizations working to fight climate change under a new City initiated program.

CBC – Wendy Brost, senior manager, resident services, was interviewed about StarRes, a new app that allows students to choose their student resident roommates.

Edmonton Journal – Wendy Brost, senior manager, resident services was interviewed about first year students moving into the residence.

Global TV – Irfan Chaudhry, director, Office of Human Rights, was interviewed after a racist incident in an Edmonton grocery store.

CBC – Irfan Chaudhry, director, Office of Human Rights, was interviewed about a far-right organization offering free food and water to Edmonton’s homeless on Labour Day.

CBC – City report says busy left-hand turning lane on 109 street and 104 avenue could be removed for LRT