October 26th, 2016

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Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Influenza season has already arrived in southern Alberta, according to Alberta Health Services. The first of several annual influenza immunization clinics has begun in Lethbridge at Exhibition Park’s Main Pavilion. The program will make vaccine available free of charge to all Albertans six months of age and older. Nasal mist

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  • Amaryllis kits support Huntington efforts

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Residents can help grow a brighter future for those with Huntington disease. Huntington disease is an inherited brain disorder for which there is no treatment. The Huntington Society of Canada works to raise money for research in an effort to find a cure, along with funding services and education. The amaryllis is the ... Read More »

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  • Sorority to ‘Trick or Eat’ for food bank

    Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com A local sorority from the University of Lethbridge is hoping for a little “Trick or Eat” this Halloween. On Monday, members of the Delta Eta Iota sorority will be visiting local neighbourhoods hoping to fill their bags with something a little more nutritious. They’re asking residents to donate non-perishable food ... Read More »

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  • RBC donates $750,000to U of L programs

    J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A local banking institution has pledged a sizeable donation to a faculty designed to support and develop innovation and entrepreneurship. RBC announced Tuesday they are giving $750,000 to the University of Lethbridge’s Agility program and the Faculty of Management. The gift will specifically target programs and opportunities in the family ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Copperheads top the Generals

    Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads handed the Cochrane Generals their first loss of the season last weekend. In a battle of the top two teams in the Heritage Junior Hocke League Southern Division, the Copperheads defeated the Generals 9-3 Saturday night at the Coaldale Sportsplex. The Copperheads scored twice in the first period and three ... Read More »

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  • Plenty of options for fans and participants

    We’re entering perhaps the busiest and most diverse time-frame on the Alberta Schools Athletic Association team sports calendar, with action on the football, volleyball and basketball (yes, even basketball) fronts. – – The Southern Alberta High School Football League regular season has come to a conclusion. Last week, the Taber W.R. Myers Rebels, under the ... Read More »

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  • Tier II peewees win one, tie one

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge peewee Tier II Hurricanes went 1-0-1 last weekend. The Hurricanes defeated Brooks 10-2 Saturday before earning a 3-3 tie in the rematch on Sunday. In Saturday’s win, Roman Kish scored four goals for Lethbridge, while Mason Phillips and Andy Letts scored twice each. Jase Molnar and Josh Roszell added singles, while ... Read More »

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By grinandbearit: Medicine Hat News Comment This letter advocates for the opposite of diversity in our public education. My children are in school and i would love ... Read More »

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  • Family violence a serious issue

    Problem’s scope is ‘staggering,’ says chief health officer Cancer, heart disease, diabetes – they’re all serious health issues that have a broad impact on the Canadian population. But there’s another serious health issue that the country’s top doctor identified in a 60-page report released last week: family violence. Calling the scope of the problem “staggering,” ... Read More »

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  • Correction

    A letter to the editor on page A6 of Tuesday’s Herald incorrectly indicated that Coaldale Christian School is part of Palliser Regional Schools. Palliser has a busing agreement with Coaldale Christian, but the school is not part of the Palliser division. Also, St. Joseph School is part of the Holy Spirit School Division. The Herald ... Read More »

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  • A tale of two besieged cities

    Sieges on Middle East centres have similar circumstances Two great sieges are getting underway in the Middle East, one in Mosul in Iraq and the other in Aleppo in Syria. They have a great deal in common, including the fact that the attackers both depend heavily on foreign air power, but they are treated by ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Where’s compassion for the working class?

    Does an “advanced society” refuse food, housing and medical help to many of its citizens? In the new right-wing world, not just cities, countries, but even families are committing triage on sons and daughters. This is not only happening in the Middle East, Africa, or China, where relatives are sold into slavery. Canada, as recent ... Read More »

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  • Ignorance, racism behind opposition to Islamic school

    I shouldn’t be surprised at the opposition to the proposed Islamic Academy, as it is rooted in racism and ignorance, but I hoped better from my fellow southern Albertans. How is an Islamic Academy any different from a Christian school in School District 51? Christianity has been historically taught in Canadian schools and the Lord’s ... Read More »

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  • Foreign-language schools not part of public system

    Should we all re-read the Quran to enter the halls of the U of A, the U of C and the U of L, to secure our economically sound professional status as doctors, lawyers and like-minded useful Canadian citizens? Regardless of who the Muslim associations in Canada represent, whether they have international ties and/or Middle ... Read More »

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