September 3rd, 2015

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Dave MabellLETHBRIDGE HERALDdmabell@lethbridgeherald.comThe Conservative government was slammed Wednesday for its treatment of veterans, scientists and First Nations issues during a forum in Lethbridge. Audience members also questioned the federal government’s heavy reliance on the energy sector, its determination to make Canada a warrior state instead of a

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Local News

  • Auto thief leaves trail of damage

    lethbridge herald RCMP are looking for a suspect who stole a couple of vehicles and caused extensive damage at a residence last week. Sometime late Thursday or early Friday someone stole an ATV from Slomp Dairy Farm near Monarch, then drove it down the road where it was... Read More »

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  • New partner for Lethbridge College

    Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge College has announced a new partnership with Agriculture Financial Service Corporation (AFSC) to support the college’s recently launched Agriculture Business Risk Management (AgBRM) program. As part of the partnership, AFSC will provide an industry review and subject matter support to strengthen the curriculum starting... Read More »

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  • Telus’ Storyhive launches digital shorts edition

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Telus’s community-powered funding program, Storyhive, recently announced the official launch of its new digital shorts edition. The new edition will offer funding opportunities to emerging filmmakers, artists, directors, writers, performers and animators in Alberta and British Columbia. Now in its fourth edition, Storyhive’s digital shorts has... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • High school sports almost ready

    High School Notebook from Dave Wells Normally I’d be writing this missive on a late Tuesday afternoon, but with league planning meetings abounding I’m at the keyboard a little early this week. High school sports spike into high gear over the coming days.•••The ... Read More »

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  • Canes wrap training camp

    Dylan PurcellLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comTeam White won 5-4 over Team Red in overtime during the Lethbridge Hurricanes’ annual intrasquad game at the Enmax Centre Tuesday night, leaving overage forward Justin Gutierrez with bragging rights after scoring the OT winner.The team’s Red vs. White game also... Read More »

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  • A matter of perspective

    Ever written about overcoming adversity? I have. I write about it quite a bit, actually. There are a lot of local athletes who overcome illness, injury and tragedy every day. The definition changes, based on your perspective. Based on how you see it, you could say. ... Read More »

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  • The crucial role of community policing

    Modern police forces are brimming with the latest high-tech innovations in policing and crime detection. But Canada’s forces are also built on a foundation of principles that date back almost 200 years. Satyamoorthy Kabilan, director of National Security and Strategic Foresight, writing in a new report on the Conference Board of Canada website, says the ... Read More »

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  • Harbour House resources are vital

    The gruesome murder of an Edmonton woman, whose body was discovered last week, hit especially close to home for staff at the Lethbridge and District YWCA. That’s because the victim, Nadine Skow, had formerly worked at the Lethbridge YWCA for several years, serving as supervisor of one of the organization’s youth programs. Thirty-eight-year-old Skow died ... Read More »

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  • Improved mental health care crucial

    Boosting mental health strategies is imperative both economically and emotionally Austin Mardon and Jonathan Harline The Alberta government came under fire at the beginning of July as the Auditor General announced that mental health strategies developed in 2011 had failed to be implemented. Further, a detailed analysis of the health department had not been conducted ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Changes to research centre library not minister’s decision

    Re: Research centre destroys library? The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food oversees the following organizations: Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal, Canadian Dairy Commission, Canadian Grain Commission, Farm Credit Canada and the Farm Products Council of Canada. There is a board of governors who oversee each commission, tribunal and farm products group. Same as the Agri Food ... Read More »

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  • Proportionately elected gov’t would serve Canadians better

    In a recent Lethbridge Herald letter to the editor of mine, Mr. Neil Vermeulen quite rightfully criticized my quote of the percentage of majority of the P.C. party that I had quoted, and I promise to research my facts more accurately. I stand to be corrected for his attention of the political scene, which is ... Read More »

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  • Remember the past

    I wonder how people will vote if they remember the past. A short-term memory is my problem: I reached the bottom of the stairs; I can’t remember why I came into the basement. But I remember what happened 30 years ago very well. The fact is, people forget and politicians benefit. First Nations and Jewish ... Read More »

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