October 22nd, 2016

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Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Over 50 people gathered at Galt Gardens Friday night for the Take Back the Night march. Members of Bikers Against Child Abuse led the way as members of the community carried signs of support as they walked from Galt Gardens to the YWCA to help raise awareness about violence against

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  • Tories hold byelection edge: poll

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Of course, Trudeaumania might tip the scales. But just weeks before Monday’s federal byelection in Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner, a province-wide poll shows Albertans still decidely prefer the opposition Conservatives over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s governing Liberals. Among decided voters, 58.7 per cent said they’d vote Conservative if an election were held ... Read More »

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  • Health advisory council seeks new members

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Six new members have been named to the Oldman River Health Advisory Council, an unpaid body aimed at collecting citizens’ feedback about their health system. But more volunteers are needed, says local council chair Dr. Barbara Lacey. And there’s no southern Alberta representation on similar province-wide panels focusing on cancer ... Read More »

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  • Chamber names top businesses

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com After counting more than 6,100 votes, the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce has declared its “business of the year” champion for 2016. Members saluted LA Chefs Catering and Events Ltd. during an evening of awards presentations Thursday. Chamber president Harry Gross and his board congratulated the catering firm and 12 more ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Rebels claim B Division crown

    Lethbridge Herald The Taber W.R. Myers Rebels captured the Jerry Dawson Trophy as the Southern Alberta High School Football League B Division champions by edging defending champion Chinook Coyotes 7-6 Thursday night at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Claresholm Willow Creek has won the trophy nine times since the Dawson trophy was introduced. In league ... Read More »

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  • Catholic Central tops LCI

    Lethbridge Herald The Catholic Central Cougars downed the LCI Clippers during girls Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League action Thursday night. Playing host to the Clippers, the Cougars posted a 3-0 win (25-13, 25-15, 25-13) as Jelena Dyck led Catholic Central with 12 kills and four blocks. Maitlynn Miller chipped in with two kills, four ... Read More »

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  • Horns men’s basketball team beats the buzzer

    Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team enjoyed a buzzer-beating win Friday night. The Pronghorns beat the Bishops University Gaiters from Lennoxville, Que., 71-69 in exhibition play at the 1st Choice Savings Centre. And with the last seconds ticking away, it was Josh Sparkes that provided the late heroics, draining the game-winner ... Read More »

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  • tanding together as a community

    It has been a difficult few weeks in our community and across the province. There have been heart-breaking and shocking events that have reaffirmed to all of us just how precious life is and how quickly our world can change. At this time last week we were learning of the sudden loss of former premier ... Read More »

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  • We all deserve a home

    Shelter is one of the most basic human needs, and the majority of people have that need fulfilled to varying degrees ranging from modest apartments to palatial mansions. Then there are those who have no home at all, save for a park bench, a cardboard box in an alley or, if they’re lucky, a bed ... Read More »

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  • Progress made, still more to do

    Persons Day celebrates strides in women’s rights but work remains Thirty of the 84 current members of the Canadian Senate are women, accounting for almost 36 per cent of the membership. In addition, when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named his federal cabinet last November, 15 of the 30 ministers he chose were women – 50 ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Providing balance in U of L prof debate

    In today’s article (Oct. 18) about Professor Hall, titled “I don’t trust you guys,” J.W. Schnarr includes the following phrase: “Hall’s media campaign to apply pressure to the U of L to reinstate him …” While I would expect him to want to correct a distorted impression of his character as presented by the media, ... Read More »

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  • Taxpayer on the hook for abuse mess

    I am frustrated and angry that every time some person or group of people who are employed at any level of government commit outrageous performances, the taxpayer is left cleaning up the mess. In point and only as an example I refer to the Lethbridge Herald article on Friday, Oct. 7, “The ‘Force’ awakens,” where ... Read More »

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  • Are Liberals all talk?

    Are the Liberals all talk and no action? The previous government took action, even if everyone did not agree. That is the power of a majority government. One of the most important issues for Canadians to have a say is electoral reform. It is easy to sit back and criticize the government, however, that seems ... Read More »

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