April 22nd, 2021

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Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The MD of Willow Creek will hold the distinction of having the highest capacity of renewable energy generation per capita for any municipality in Canada as its new giant Capstone Claresholm Solar Project comes online this spring and its Transalta Winrise Project commences generating operations in the latter half of

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  • Context important looking at federal budget numbers, says economist

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com University of Calgary economist and School of Public Policy research fellow, Trevor Tombe, says the big numbers contained in the recently released federal budget are not as scary as they might seem at first glance. Context, he says, is everything. “There is no credible concern, like there was in the 1990s, of ... Read More »

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  • Finance experts weigh in on federal budget

    Possible incoming elections, record debt, business benefits and existing and new programs were among the topics of a BDO webinar earlier this week after the reading of the 2021 Federal Budget. Entitled “2021 Federal Budget: Rethinking the Path Forward” the hour-long session featured talks by National Post columnist John Ivison, chief economist for the Canadian ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Clean Sweep program expanding

    Sweeping changes – the good kind – are coming to an initiative provided by The City of Lethbridge and Downtown Lethbridge Business Revitalization Zone. In a move that will double its workforce, the City and the BRZ have announced the expansion of the Clean Sweep Program with the addition of two new full-time foremen, increasing ... Read More »

    7 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Evans signs with Dickinson University

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The COVID-19 pandemic sacked Ryan Evans’ high school football season last fall. Hardly an ideal situation for any football player, especially one heading into their graduating season, but the pandemic instead opened the door for Evans to take off running — and throwing — in another sport the multifaceted athlete excelled in throughout ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • Oil Kings top Canes in weekend series

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Edmonton Oil Kings have clinched their weekend series over the Lethbridge Hurricanes. The Oil Kings topped the Hurricanes 5-3 in Western Hockey League play Sunday night at the Enmax Centre, earning five of a possible six points over Lethbridge in the weekend series. That follows a 4-0 win Thursday night at the ... Read More »

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  • Oil Kings get past Hurricanes to take weekend series

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Edmonton Oil Kings have clinched their weekend series over the Lethbridge Hurricanes. The Oil Kings topped the Hurricanes 5-3 in Western Hockey League play Sunday night at the Enmax Centre, earning five of a possible six points over Lethbridge in the weekend series. That follows a 4-0 win Thursday night at the ... Read More »

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  • Business executives think Albertans aren’t paying enough taxes

    It’s all laid out in a report released by the Business Council of Alberta that thinks the government should consider a provincial sales tax and carbon tax. The BCA’s website refers to itself as “a group of over 90 chief executives from across Alberta.” The group includes Tracy Robinson of TC Energy, Tim McKay of ... Read More »

    2 months ago
  • ‘Shop local’ philosophy should include this newspaper

    On Thursday, Canada’s federal government announced it would make Facebook pay for news content after the social media giant banned users in Australia from sharing news from media sites. The action taken by Facebook is alarming because it prevents its users from getting information from legitimate news sources like newspapers. A strong independent media is ... Read More »

    2 months ago
  • Vigilance still important during era of COVID

    COVID-19 is not gone, and with only 12,000 vaccinated in the South Zone, we are a long way from “normal.” It is easy to grow complacent now that some personal services and restaurants have been allowed to re-open for in house dining to think the pandemic has somehow lost its grip. Perhaps it is some ... Read More »

    2 months ago

Letters to The Editor

  • ‘Socialism’ term being used unfairly

    Editor: In Alberta, the term “socialism” is used to demonize or insult political opponents. I find the ways people use the word in Canada is often ridiculous. “NAZIS” stood for “National Socialism” in German. Labels like “socialism,” “terrorism” and “democracy”are so elusive that they can be meaningless. Recently, Mr. Maxim Bernier, the leader of the ... Read More »

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  • Alberta addressing shadow pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic has left a devastating mark on communities across the province. Daily, we are reminded of the importance to remain vigilant and safe by complying with public health measures. While this is helping fight the spread of COVID-19, this inevitable isolation is leading to increased rates of domestic violence. The United Nations has ... Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • The right to ignore a bylaw doesn’t exist

    Editor: Recently, I and four other masked customers encountered a person in an aisle of a local hardware store who was not following the mask by-law imposed both by the City of Lethbridge and the province of Alberta. When I asked him why he was not following the order, he indicated that he was acting ... Read More »

    7 hours ago



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