November 1st, 2014

News

Local News

  • Shroud of Turin replica to be on display at church

    Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com An authentic reproduction of the Shroud of Turin, authorized by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Turin, will be in Lethbridge, starting Sunday. On display at Saints Peter & Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church from Nov. 2-27, it will allow the public a chance[...] Read More »

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  • Conservatives to nominate candidate today

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge residents could very well be selecting a new Member of Parliament today. The local Conservative Party of Canada association holds its nomination vote today to select a Conservative candidate to represent this riding in the next federal election. With current Lethbridge MP Jim Hillyer set[...] Read More »

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  • Golf tourney raises money for Humane Society

    Photo submitted by Lethbridge and District Humane Society Golf tourney raises money for Humane Society The Steve Derenzo Memorial Golf Tournament raised money for the Lethbridge and District Humane Society. Taking part in the cheque presentation were, from left, Ken Moriyama (tournament committee), Barb Grodzicky (Humane Society), Tony[...] Read More »

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  • AHS laptop stolen from clinic

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Alberta Health Services is notifying approximately 5,000 patients after a laptop was stolen from a local clinic. The laptop, stolen from the Lethbridge Sleep Clinic on Oct. 17, was not owned by AHS and not connected to any AHS network. The laptop contained a database with[...] Read More »

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  • Man sentenced for quad, auto theft

    lethbridge herald A Lethbridge Crown prosecutor called Sean Walter Horvath’s behaviour inexplicable. His lawyer suggested it was unusual. And the judge who sentenced Horvath for breaking into garages and stealing vehicles said his behaviour was simply bizarre. But no one could explain why he did it. First the[...] Read More »

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National News

  • Funeral to be held near Montreal today for warrant officer Patrice Vincent

    LONGUEUIL, Que. – A funeral will be held today for warrant officer Patrice Vincent, who died after being hit by a car driven by an attacker with known jihadist sympathies. The 53-year-old Vincent was killed on Oct. 20 in the parking lot of a shopping mall in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, southeast of Montreal. The funeral will start [...] Read More »

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  • Man shot by Calgary police after producing a BB gun that looked like a real gun

    CALGARY – A man who was a resident at an assisted living complex for single men with mental health and addictions issues was shot and killed by police. Calgary Police Chief Rick Hanson says the officer involved in the shooting at Lanigan Place has been on the force for the last four years. Hanson said [...] Read More »

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  • Passenger killed in what police say was a random attack on a B.C. bus

    KELOWNA, B.C. – Passengers and the driver on a transit bus in Kelowna, B.C., looked on in horror as a man fatally stabbed another passenger before running from the scene in what police say was a random attack. RCMP Const. Kris Clark said the 55-year-old male victim died on the bus early Thursday evening. “According [...] Read More »

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  • Time is up on changes to refugee health care, court tells government

    TORONTO – The Federal Court of Appeal has rejected the Conservative government’s efforts to buy more time before implementing a new policy of health care for refugee claimants. Ottawa had been seeking a stay of a Federal Court decision from July that gave it until next week to put in place a coverage system for [...] Read More »

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  • Thousands protest in Montreal against provincial economic policies

    MONTREAL – Several thousand people took to the streets of Montreal on Friday to protest what they call austerity measures imposed by the provincial government. The demonstration began outside Premier Philippe Couillard’s office and headed toward Club 357-C, an Old Montreal establishment that has been mentioned at Quebec’s corruption probe as a venue for people [...] Read More »

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Provincial News

  • Edmonton man facing charges after police car stolen, crashed into tree

    EDMONTON – A 27-year-old man is facing charges after a police vehicle was stolen in north Edmonton. Police say they responded to a call from a female motorist who reported she’d been approached and threatened by a man on foot. A police dog found the suspect, but the man was able to get away and [...] Read More »

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  • Opposition says public deserves more information arising from RCMP Redford probe

    EDMONTON – Alberta’s opposition parties say the public needs more details about an RCMP investigation into spending by former premier Alison Redford and her staff. Liberal Leader Raj Sherman says it’s important to know if current legislature members are being investigated as well. If so, Sherman says, Premier Jim Prentice must ask them to leave [...] Read More »

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  • Alberta Liberals wonder if RCMP investigating others in Redford spending probe

    EDMONTON – Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman says the public needs to know more details about an RCMP investigation into former premier Alison Redford. Sherman says it’s important to know if current legislature members are being investigated as well. If so, he says, Premier Jim Prentice must ask them to leave the government caucus until [...] Read More »

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  • Alberta pays $900K to health executive fired for spending on meals, car phone, butler

    EDMONTON – Alberta taxpayers will be shelling out $900,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former health executive fired over lavish expenses. Alberta Health Services says in a news release that Allaudin Merali (ah-LAUD’-din) Merali (murr-ELL’-ee) was let go without cause in 2012 and is receiving severance owed under his contract. Merali filed the [...] Read More »

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  • Alberta Health Services dealing with another stolen laptop with patient info

    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Alberta Health Services is dealing with another stolen laptop containing the personal information of patients. The computer was stolen two weeks ago from the Lethbridge Sleep Clinic and contains the information of about 5,000 people. Officials are now trying to contact these patients to let them know that their names and addresses [...] Read More »

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