October 17th, 2018

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Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com A Jason Kenney-led government could kill 150 teachers’ positions in Lethbridge public schools, a city MLA warns. And Holy Spirit students could be hit just as hard. Those dire predictions came Tuesday from Lethbridge West MLA Shannon Phillips, responding to Calgary reports that a United Conservative Party administration would cut as

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  • Stage production a ‘Titanic’ effort

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Take Lethbridge’s reputation for community theatre. Then multiply it by what? – 10 ? – and you get an idea of how big this week’s production really is. Yes, it’s Titanic! But in addition to images of that tragic trans-Atlantic ship, the story at the Yates Centre puts more than ... Read More »

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  • City online services to be interrupted this weekend

    LETHBRIDGE Access to a number of online services through MyCity will be unavailable this weekend in order to complete an upgrade. The upgrade will improve the look and usability of the website. From Friday at 4 p.m. until Saturday at 6 p.m., the following online services will be unavailable: Online payments for parking tickets and ... Read More »

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  • City adopts new Play Charter

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge City Council unanimously agreed to sign off on a new Play Charter for the City of Lethbridge at Monday’s council meeting. Modelled on a similar charter passed in Calgary last winter, the Lethbridge Play Charter will support play that encourages the physical, emotional and social development of children in ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Hughson, Duguid earn honours

    Lethbridge Herald A goaltender and a rugby player are this week’s Two Guys and a Pizza Place Pronghorn Athletes of the Week. Helping the Horns to their first wins of the Canada West season, men’s hockey goalie Garret Hughson has been named the Male Athlete of the Week, while Abby Duguid capped off her rugby ... Read More »

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  • Hurricanes double up Ice

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes are hoping they’ve made their own rink a little easier to play in. Hurricanes captain Jordy Bellerive scored twice as the Canes earned their second home win of the season in a 6-3 decision over the Kootenay Ice in Western Hockey League play Wednesday night at the ... Read More »

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  • Radford relishes opportunity to say thanks

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Eric Radford and the rest of the Olympic gold medal-winning Canadian figure skating team are extending a token of gratitude That’ll be on display tonight when the Thank You Canada Tour hits the Enmax Centre ice at 7 p.m. After skating to Olympic gold with the Canadian team at the ... Read More »

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  • ‘Dictator oil’ campaign not helping

    An increasingly hostile campaign that accuses Eastern Canadians of supporting “dictator oil,” “terrorist oil” or worse is increasingly off-base and not helping win over average Canadians. To be frank, your average Canadian doesn’t import any oil, doesn’t own a refinery and doesn’t have the financial resources to make a pipeline happen. Do you? Yet, politicians, ... Read More »

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  • Comparing Jews to Nazis anti-Semitic

    Mike Fegelman Honest Reporting Canada Re: Lethbridge Herald: Dave Mabell: “Israeli-Palestinian peace hope begins at grassroots” (Oct. 18): According to the Lethbridge Herald’s Dave Mabell, Mount Royal University professor Mark Ayyash (who’s also director of a peace studies initiative in Calgary) outrageously linked the situation in the Palestinian territories to the suffering that Jews endured ... Read More »

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  • Pot legalization another turning point for Canada

    It could be seen as a turning point in a province that wasn’t yet 20 years old. But not many Albertans will remember what happened on Nov. 5, 1923. Not sure? That was the day Albertans voted to end Prohibition. Rejecting half-way measures – beer sales allowed but no hard liquor, or beer only in ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Wide-ranging representation needed for drug committee

    The city is conducting a public review of drug addiction issues with hopefully improved regulations as an outcome. I write this letter to help this decision process especially for phase 3. Phase 1 was the Community Input Sessions on Oct. 10 and 11. At these sessions the public had the opportunity to share its experiences ... Read More »

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  • Canada must make sure GFF pipeline remains open

    Western Canada knows the importance of investment in projects and infrastructure to provide energy to millions. World Bank president Jim Kim thinks investment in people is actually more important for economic growth. The federal government has another chance to invest, this time in people, to the tune of just $240 million. The Global Financing Facility ... Read More »

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  • Atheism is not a belief system?

    Patricia and Tony Pargeter claim (Oct. 3 Herald) that because they are atheists, they do not harbour “any beliefs, preferring the mental activity of ‘thinking’ to that of ‘believing,'” and that secularism arose as a response to the competing “belief systems” of religion. Really? Atheism is not a belief system? Atheistic communism with its suppression ... Read More »

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