By Lethbridge Herald Opinon on May 31st, 2017
There are things people can do to protect their eye health Dr. Jim Asuchak ALBERTA ASSOCIATION OF OPTOMETRISTS Eye strain, headaches and fatigue at work are all too common of concerns affecting a growing number of Albertans. Recently, a patient in his late 20s came in for his annual eye exam complaining of these symptoms ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald Opinon on May 28th, 2017
There were two bombs on Monday. The one in Britain killed at least 22 people and injured 120 as they came out of a concert at Manchester Arena. It was carried out by a suicide bomber named Salman Abedi and claimed by ISIS. The other was in Thailand, and injured 22 people at a military-linked ... Read More »1 response
By Lethbridge Herald Opinon on May 26th, 2017
STEP program will once again help students find summer employment Just like that, we are at the end of May. If you are a gardener, you likely have your plants in the ground by now. If you are a camper, you have booked your spots. Kids are getting antsy about being indoors during the day, ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald Opinon on May 25th, 2017
Choosing projects for CIP means tough decisions It’s an exercise not unlike managing your household finances, except that the numbers are bigger. Members of Lethbridge City Council had some difficult decisions to make during the latest Capital Improvement Program budgeting process which was completed Tuesday. More than 100 projects in total were proposed, including $284 ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald Opinon on May 24th, 2017
Age 65 is generally accepted as the point at which a person becomes a senior citizen. But these days it’s not uncommon to see people continuing to live active, productive lives 25 years or more past that age. It’s an important consideration as Canada’s seniors demographic becomes an increasingly larger portion of the population. While ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald on May 6th, 2016
The Liberal government recently introduced the Medical Assistance in Dying Act (Bill C-14) which would amend Canadaâ€™s Criminal code to allow medically-assisted dying for patients whose death is foreseeable given their medical condition. I am asking for your help as I prepare to vote on Bill C-14 when it makes its final appearance in the ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald on March 1st, 2016
Appearing before the Senate veterans affairs committee (last week), veterans ombudsman Guy Parent said veteran benefits have become too tangled up in complex and â€œbyzantineâ€ rules and too little focused on outcomes we want to achieve for our veterans. Unless that changes, he argued, â€œwe will continue to disadvantage many of our veterans and their ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald on June 29th, 2015
By chief Rob DavisHave you been the victim of a car prowler and had loose change, cheap sunglasses or other less valuable items stolen from your vehicle?Has someone stolen a planter or ornament from your yard or vandalized your fence? Did you report it? Many people do, but we know there are a lot who ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald on December 10th, 2014
Tighter rules will help, but only if theyâ€™re followed The provincial Conservatives are taking steps to bring more accountability to government. Thatâ€™s certainly a welcome move, particularly in the wake of the scandals and excesses which marked the Alison Redford era. Of course, as the Conservativesâ€™ critics point out, the rules are only effective if ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald on October 30th, 2013
The agricultural industry in Alberta has had its ups and downs in the last decade.Â Â It is impossible to paint the entire sector with one brush, as prices in various commodities fluctuate wildly from year to year, and Mother Nature often plays a very large role in the level of success producers experience each season.But ... Read More »1 response