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Weekly Media Scan: August 17 to 25, 2019

Submitted by on 2019/08/28 – 8:30 am

Faculty in the News

630 CHED Ryan Jespersen Show – Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, was interviewed about city council’s debate about banning conversion therapy The interview starts at the 1 minute mark

CTV – ‘Unprofessional, unloving:’ council debates conversion therapy ban – Dr. Kris Wells was interviewed for this article.

Edmonton Journal – ‘It’s violence:’ Mayor, councillors stand behind banning conversion therapy following heated debate with opposing faith groups – Dr. Kris Wells was interviewed for this article.

Globe and Mail – Alberta open to conversion therapy ban – Dr. Kris Wells was interviewed for this article.

CBC – ‘This practice is evil:’ Edmonton to ban conversion therapy – Dr. Kris Wells was interviewed for this article.

Edmonton Sun – Calls to ban conversion therapy met with stiff opposition during city hall debate – Dr. Kris Wells was interviewed for this story.

CBC – Appointments to agencies, boards and commissions often ‘partisan,’ political scientist says – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science, was interviewed for this story.

Alberta Primetime – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah appeared on a panel discussion about provincial politics – the interview starts at the 9 minute mark

The Epoch Times – SNC Lavalin Affair and the public perception – Dr. John Soroski, political science, was interviewed for this article.

Calgary Herald – Calgary targeting video game sector for growth – Dr. Robert Andruchow, assistant professor, Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications, was interviewed for this article.

General Stories in the News

CTV – The inventor of the ‘flow hives’ that are used in MacEwan’s urban beekeeping project was interviewed about the rooftop hives on building five – The clip starts at the 11 minute mark

CBC French – The inventor of the ‘flow hives’ that are used in MacEwan’s urban beekeeping project was interviewed about the rooftop hives on building five This clip is not available