November 23rd, 2017

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J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Local residents making use of shelter facilities in the city are getting an opportunity to start their mornings off right with a new initiative at the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen. The facility has started a breakfast program to help the city’s homeless get up and going in the morning. Executive Director

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  • National Housing Strategy will help local women, children: YWCA

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge and District YWCA is hopeful the federal government will put its money where its mouth is when it comes to addressing the local need for housing, particularly for women and children. The federal government revealed its National Housing Strategy on Wednesday, committing $40 billion over a 10-year period. ... Read More »

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  • Good Earth helping food banks with program

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD No family should go hungry over Christmas. That’s the hope of Alberta entrepreneur Nan Eskenazi, and he’s inviting people in Lethbridge and across Western Canada to help that happen. Co-founder of the Good Earth Coffeehouse group, Eskenazi has again launched its annual “Gingerbread Family” campaign in support of local food banks in many ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Soup Kitchen helping clients get a good start to the day

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Local residents making use of shelter facilities in the city are getting an opportunity to start their mornings off right with a new initiative at the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen. The facility has started a breakfast program to help the city’s homeless get up and going in the morning. Executive Director ... Read More »

    7 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Cliff Forry Memorial starting Friday

    Lethbridge Herald The 20th Annual Cliff Forry Memorial Senior Open Curling Classic hits the pebbled ice this weekend. The action starts Friday evening at the Lethbridge Curling Club and runs until Sunday. The first draw is 6 p.m. Friday with draws continuing on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. On Sunday, the final draws ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Canes topple the Giants

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes earned their second win in as many nights and Reece Klassen posted a career highlight in front of many familiar faces. The Hurricanes downed the Vancouver Giants 5-2 in Western Hockey League action Wednesday night in Vancouver. Playing in his hometown with numerous family members looking on, ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Alberta 3-1 at Travelers Curling Club Championship

    Lethbridge Herald A local rink is in the running for first place at The Travelers Curling Club Championship. The Lethbridge Curling Club quartet of skip Nanette Dupont, third Samantha Davies, second Kendra Nakagama and lead Avice DeKelver are off to a 3-1 start in Pool B as the Alberta representatives at the week-long event in ... Read More »

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  • Pipelines still have key role to play

    Alberta Premier Rachel Notley welcomed the decision Monday by Nebraska’s Public Service Commission to give the go-ahead to the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project slated to run through the state. Notley said the decision is another step in Alberta’s efforts to get its oil to world markets. But that’s just one victory. Notley pointed to ... Read More »

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  • Bill 24 offers illusion of freedom

    John Sikkema ASSOCIATION FOR REFORMED POLITICAL ACTION Bill 24, which passed into law on Nov. 15, makes children kings and queens. Schools are their castles, safe spaces from parental authority, and school staff their servants and advisers. Bill 24 demands school principals “immediately grant permission” for any “voluntary student organization” (i.e. club) or any “activity” ... Read More »

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  • Curiosity: A value add for Albertans

    Elizabeth Cannon, Mike Mahon and David Turpin Where will the next important research breakthrough come from? How will it revolutionize the way we live or work? It is impossible to predict. We can only be sure of where the journey begins: with a curious researcher testing and analyzing new, untried ideas and theories. Albert Einstein ... Read More »

    2 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Hospitals not the place for problematic patients

    I am writing to the newspapers as I want my mother’s story to be told. I have tried contacting the federal and provincial governments as well as GoPublic (CBC) with no results. I have been trying to get my mother placed in a nursing home (from hospital extended care). My mother was admitted for a ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Gov’t should slow down on marijuana legalization

    Why is the federal government in such a hurry to pass its marijuana legalization legislation when there are still so many questions and so few answers? Recently, the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police said that the legislation is coming too fast, stating that, “There is insufficient time to prepare the necessary legislative framework and ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Is Eggen saying home isn’t a safe place for kids?

    Re: “Rally for GSAs,” Nov. 13 Herald. Education Minister David Eggen introduced Bill 24, a bill to make it illegal for teachers to inform parents if their child had joined a GSA or QSA club. The article states, “kids go home and don’t have a safe place” and Jason Kenney doesn’t understand “there is a ... Read More »

    4 days ago


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