May 23rd, 2015

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City man learned he had kidney disease after he was refused life insuranceTijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comTwo million Canadians have kidney disease, or are at risk according to The Kidney Foundation of Canada. And more often than not, people don’t even realize it. There are usually no

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  • A SILENT KILLER

    City man learned he had kidney disease after he was refused life insuranceTijana MartinLethbridge Heraldtmartin@lethbridgeherald.comTwo million Canadians have kidney disease, or are at risk according to The Kidney Foundation of Canada. And more often than not, people don’t even realize it. There are usually no... Read More »

    5 hours ago
  • Drivers adjusting to Whoop-Up Drive work

    Garrett Simmons Lethbridge Herald gsimmons@lethbridgeherald.com Motorists are going to have to get accustomed to a bit of a slower pace on Whoop-Up Drive. Lane closures will be a part of life for commuters throughout the summer, as bridge rehabilitation work which began May 19 is scheduled to... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Irish dance performance set for Sunday at Yates

    lethbridge herald Don’t be surprised to see a leprechaun or two Sunday at the Yates Memorial Centre. There’s nothing Leprechauns love more – except maybe their pot of gold – than good ‘ol Irish dancing, and there will be plenty of that Sunday during Backbeat, a special performance... Read More »

    17 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Canes ink new, young prospect

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes have another piece of the future locked up. Prospect Tyler Strath, who was selected 59th overall in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft, has signed a Standard Player Agreement with the local club, the team announced Wednesday. Strath, who will turn... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • LCI, Raymond earn berths to league final

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The final is set, and the league will have a new champion for 2015. Following semifinal wins on Wednesday, the Raymond Comets and the LCI Rams are set to square off Friday for this season’s Lethbridge Regional High School Baseball League postseason title... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Baseball leads off high school post-season action

    The end is near. No need for alarm, I’m simply referring to the end of the 2014-15 local high school athletic campaign. – – In fact, I see the Lethbridge Regional High School Baseball League post-season goes this week, with semifinals today (teams unknown as I write... Read More »

    4 days ago


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  • Incredible lightness of being Albertan

    Trevor Harrison UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE It’s hard to describe, but every day since May 5, I’ve awakened with the sense of a large weight lifted. I am not alone. Many of us in Alberta feel lighter since the New Democrat’s electoral victory. The feeling is strange. I like it, but the reality has not sunk ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Medicine access is lagging

    Canadians can consider themselves fortunate to live in a country where they have access to the latest advances in medicine. Well, perhaps not in all cases. A new report commissioned by Rx&D, an organization representing Canada’s research-based pharmaceutical companies, indicates that Canadians are lagging behind most of the developed countries in terms of access to ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Time for U.S. to lose its COOL

    Can cooler heads prevail and head off a trade war between Canada, Mexico and the U.S. over discredited American COOL (country of origin labelling) rules for meat? The potential for a bruising, multi-billion-dollar trade battle – which would hurt consumers in all affected countries – has heated up after the World Trade Organization this week ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Collectivism has caused oppressive episodes

    I am, gladly, no longer a socialist. The foundation of socialism is collectivism, a philosophy whereby the group supersedes the individual, whereby rights are subject to public vote, and whereby the state has the divine authority to intervene wheresoever it deems proper. Common good before individual good. The most oppressive episodes of the last century ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Helping the poor would pay dividends

    The CBC quoted Statistics Canada that people living in poverty, five per cent of the population, cost the Alberta Health Service 56 per cent of its total health-care budget (May 8, the CBC National). The figure is even worse in Ontario with 68 per cent of the budget. It’s a staggering statistic. Poor people cannot ... Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Animal cruelty is not entertainment

    Ringling Circus has decided to stop touring with elephants after being fined $270,000 for mishandling animals. The common use of bullocks, prods and shackles was considered in violation of Federal Law in the U.S. According to Animal Defenders International, numerous countries around the world have now banned the use of animals in circuses, and in ... Read More »

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