October 23rd, 2017

General News

Heavy Head clears air about calling city racist

By Schnarr, J.W. on October 12th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Mayoral candidate Martin Heavy Head has clarified statements made to a national media organization where he suggested Lethbridge could be the most racist city in Canada, stating he was using humour to highlight a serious issue. Heavy Head has been highlighting the need for discussion on racism in Lethbridge. On ... Read More »

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Students get involved in election process

By Martin, Tijana on October 11th, 2017

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Only 30 per cent of the eligible voters in Lethbridge cast their ballot during the 2013 municipal election. CIVIX, a non -partisan, national registered charity, is attempting to change that by engaging young citizens while they’re still under the voting age. Around 20 schools throughout Lethbridge are involved in the ... Read More »

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Several options for advance voting

By Schnarr, J.W. on October 5th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Ballots have begun to flow as advance voting kicked off in Lethbridge ahead of the Oct. 16 municipal election. A total of 543 ballots have been cast as of Wednesday afternoon. Advance voting stations are arranged leading up to election day Oct. 16 in an effort to ensure all eligible ... Read More »

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Website gives voters insight into local candidates

By Villeneuve, Melissa on October 5th, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com In a bid to help voters make an informed decision in the upcoming Lethbridge Municipal election, a local web developer has compiled an online survey of council candidates. AvO WebWorks has published the results of the Lethbridge Accountability survey. After Nomination Day, each candidate was sent the online survey to ... Read More »

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First advance poll set for Saturday

By Schnarr, J.W. on September 28th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Local residents will have their first opportunity to vote in this year’s municipal election on Saturday. There are five advanced voting days scheduled in the lead-up to Election Day on Oct. 16, including: Saturday, Sept. 30, city hall; Tuesday, Oct. 3, Lethbridge College, Richardson Oilseed Room; Saturday, Oct. 7, city ... Read More »

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Three to run for mayor; crowded field for council

By Villeneuve, Melissa on September 19th, 2017

Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com Three mayoral candidates will race for the top spot in the October Lethbridge Municipal Election. In June, incumbent Mayor Chris Spearman announced his intentions to seek re-election. Until Nomination Day on Monday, it was unclear whether he would be contested. However, two other candidates – Martin Heavy Head and Robert ... Read More »

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