November 28th, 2014

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Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com New life was breathed into an old facility to create a better quality of life for animals at the Lethbridge Animal Shelter. Renovations and upgrades on the 10-year-old building, which began in April, are now completed. A grand re-opening celebration took place Thursday. Two donations

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  • 18 months probation, counselling for boy who had sex with his sisters

    lethbridge herald A 12-year-old boy who had sex with his two younger sisters last year has been placed on probation and ordered to take counselling. The boy, who can’t be identified under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, pleaded guilty Sept. 17 to two counts of sexual... Read More »

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  • New Lowe’s store in city expected to open in spring

    Lethbridge Herald As part of its Canadian growth strategy, Lowe’s Canada announced it will open three new stores, including one in Lethbridge. The other new locations are in Saskatoon and Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. The Lethbridge store is expected to open in the spring. “We are thrilled to... Read More »

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  • Three years behind bars for multiple crimes

    Delon Shurtz lethbridge herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com Adrian Picketts-Yoxall wasn’t planning to shoot small game when he took a sawed-off shotgun to a house party last summer. Picketts-Yoxall and two friends were looking to beat up another individual when they crashed the party in the early morning hours of Aug... Read More »

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  • Youth sports should be positive

    Sports participation offers a lot of positives for youth, and encouraging community sports involvement is the aim of the fifth annual RBC Sports Day in Canada, taking place Saturday. A new report called “Sport Moves Us: The State of Community Sport in Canada, 2014,” released by the organizations True Sport and ParticipACTION, indicates that 83 ... Read More »

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  • aking action on property rights issue

    The big news in Alberta this week was definitely the announcement on Monday that Ian Donovan, MLA for Little Bow, and Kerry Towle, MLA for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake, had joined the Progressive Conservative caucus. The move was a surprise to many, but the PC team under Premier Jim Prentice has welcomed them both this week. I ... Read More »

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  • New game plan needed to eradicate HIV

    Laurie Edmiston EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CATIE The world got some inspiring news at last summer’s International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia: UNAIDS said we are positioned to see the end of the HIV epidemic by 2030. To achieve this goal, it proposed that by 2020, 90 per cent of people living with HIV globally should be ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • PM not reason Canada a target of terrorism

    It seems even recent history escapes those with a monomaniacal axe to grind. Does Ramma Sawhney (Nov. 12 letter) actually think Canada was free of Islamist threats because the Liberals were in charge? Al-Qaida made its first specific threat against Canada on Nov. 12, 2002. The Chretien government’s response was delivered right here in Lethbridge ... Read More »

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  • Failing to see the bigger picture?

    Brainwashing is accomplished by repetition and lack of rest, creating stress. Our sense of reality is socially constructed. Certain assumptions are built in. Social insularity allows politicians and so-called experts to fabricate reasons for war and national security. Once we start down that rabbit hole, leaders fall into group think, vast leaps of faith can ... Read More »

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  • Canada needs growth, not income splitting

    Buried in the federal government’s fall fiscal update was some major news: economic growth in Canada will decline year-after-year for the next five years. Let me say that again: from 2015 to 2019, growth will decline each and every year. Faced with this sad prognosis, the Conservatives are putting all their eggs in the income ... Read More »

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