October 1st, 2014

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 Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comDesign plans for the new Copperwood area elementary school, which will include a Parent Link Centre, were revealed at the Lethbridge School District No. 51 board of trustees meeting on Tuesday. Trustees approved the selection of Ferrari Westwood Babits Architects, in collaboration with Taff Architecture, as the architectural

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  • Tickets available for Brad Paisley concert Oct. 10

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Country music superstar Brad Paisley is set to visit Lethbridge next Friday. His Country Nation World Tour >presented by Kraft Cheese, will see Paisley visit the city on Oct. 10. Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer, which has earned him numerous awards... Read More »

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  • Flexibility key for Copperwood school

     Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comDesign plans for the new Copperwood area elementary school, which will include a Parent Link Centre, were revealed at the Lethbridge School District No. 51 board of trustees meeting on Tuesday. Trustees approved the selection of Ferrari Westwood Babits Architects, in collaboration with Taff Architecture, as the architectural... Read More »

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  • Two charged in knife attack

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Two Lethbridge residents are facing criminal charges including aggravated assault, after a stabbing incident Monday on a busy northside road. Rueben Cody Smith, 32, was arrested by Lethbridge regional police later in the day and held in custody. He was also charged with assault with a... Read More »

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  • Question Period needs an answer

    Perhaps Speaker should have more power to force relevant responses Not surprisingly, the federal Conservatives shot down a New Democrat motion Monday aimed at reforming a rather key aspect of Parliament: the daily Question Period. The NDP motion sought to give the Speaker greater power to intervene and force members of the government to provide ... Read More »

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  • TFW issue falls into Prentice’s lap

    New premier plans to talk to PM about labour issue impacting many Alberta businesses Alberta’s new premier is looking to attack the issue of temporary foreign workers. Jim Prentice has indicated that part of his labour policy will be top of mind when he has an opportunity to meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. One ... Read More »

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  • Carving up imperfect Afghanistan

    “We have to recognize that Afghanistan will not be a perfect place, and it’s not America’s responsibility to make it one,” said President Barack Obama last May. No, it isn’t, and Afghanistan is a strikingly imperfect society in almost every respect: politics, economy, security and human rights. But it isn’t entirely a lost cause, either. ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • We don’t elect executive branch of government

    Alberta politics has been buzzing lately with the leadership race for the PCs, the swearing in of a new cabinet, and the ditching of Alberta Air (a.k.a. the Alberta government air fleet). We’ve seen a few interesting things in the whole process of the PCs electing a new leader (who does not have a seat ... Read More »

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  • Funding cuts represent a step back in social history

    Lethbridge has made great strides over the last several years towards becoming an inclusive, supportive and welcoming community. In recent weeks, our community has rallied to support 5th on 5th Youth services, who in this case serve as a prime and yet most unfortunate example of the provincial trend of limited and non-sustainable funding for ... Read More »

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  • Sensitivity training needed?

    As someone whose family recently moved to the beautiful city of Lethbridge, and who has had very positive experiences in the town so far, I have been disappointed by the apparent discrimination my wife has experienced in the city’s transit system. My wife, who wears the traditional Muslim headscarf, has on more than one occasion ... Read More »

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