July 2nd, 2020

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Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Exhibition Park Exolution upgrade got a super charge from the provincial government to help transform it into a world class agrifood hub right here in Lethbridge.Premier Jason Kenney and Agriculture Minister Devin Dreeshan announced $27.8 million in funding for the project at a special press conference at the park’s

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  • Province announces twinning of Highway 3 between Taber and Burdett

    The Province announced that it will be twinning a 46-kilometre stretch of Highway 3 between Taber and Burdett. The twinning project will support about 755 jobs and will drive economic recovery and diversification in southern Alberta. Twinning Highway 3 will improve safety along this increasingly busy portion of the highway. “The twinning of Highway 3, ... Read More »

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  • Aggies take Grow the Future Gala online, raise $10,000

    SUBMITTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE The Grow the Future Gala could not be held in person this spring, so the University of Lethbridge Agricultural Students’ Society (The Aggies) went online and still managed to raise $10,000 to donate to the local non-profit organization Agriculture for Life. The Aggies annually present their Grow the Future ... Read More »

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  • Kenney prepared to gamble for job creation

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Premier Jason Kenney said his government has adopted an aggressive policy of corporate tax cuts and infrastructure stimulus spending to try to attract investment, create jobs and help build bridges to get Alberta over the financial “chasm” of the next 12-18 months. “The fiscal situation is dramatic,” he told The ... Read More »

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  • Canes pick Russian in CHL import draft

    Lethbridge HeraldThe Lethbridge Hurricanes made one selection at the Canadian Hockey League Import Draft Tuesday.Picking 48th overall the Canes picked up 2003-born forward Nikita Chibrikov.The 17-year-old from Moscow spent the last season with MHC Dynamo Moscow junior team of the MHL, scoring three goals and 16 points in 33 games.Chibrikov added one assist in three ... Read More »

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  • Canes to pick 48thin CHL Import Draft

    Lethbridge herald Teams across the Canadian Hockey League will do a little drafting from overseas during the CHL Import Draft today. The picks start at 9 a.m. with the Lethbridge Hurricanes picking 48th and again at 108th. The Canes used the 2019 Import Draft to select Oliver Okuliar, who went on to score 33 goals ... Read More »

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  • Roersma earns invite to Hockey Canada’s U-17 camp

    Lethbridge HERALD A local product and Western Hockey League prospect has taken a step toward the 2020 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes forward Rylen Roersma was one of 35 Western Hockey League players invited to attend Hockey Canada’s virtual national under-17 development camp. Roersma will be joined by Dr. Ben Cameron of ... Read More »

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  • The big question about Alberta referendums is why?

    Doug Firby Troy Media Columnist Referendums have been the source of high anxiety and popular uprisings in recent years. Whether they’re a truly democratic way to make vital decisions that best serve the public interest is a matter of great debate. However, there really should be no debate – nine times out of 10, they’re ... Read More »

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  • Re-examining assumptions

    Data shows CO2 increases aren’t all mankind’s doing Cosmos Voutsinos They say that every crisis has a “silver lining.” The silver lining of the pandemic we are just going through may reveal a significant message for humanity. We have all just taken part in what is effectively the largest scientific experiment in humanity’s history – ... Read More »

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  • A different kind of Canada Day

    Shakespeare once wrote the oft-quoted line: “Now is the winter of our discontent” in his play “Richard III,” but revised and more accurate for our day and age we could just as easily say, “Now is the summer of our discontent.” With so many protests and counter-protests, vociferous and vitriolic debate on social media, and ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Piikani members have made significant contributions to society

    Most recently in the Saturday, June 20 edition of the Lethbridge Herald, National Indigenous Peoples Day was a featured section of the newspaper. National Indigenous Peoples Day is celebrated across Turtle Island (Canada) each year on June 21 as an opportunity to recognize and acknowledge the contribution of the Indigenous people to this country we ... Read More »

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  • Congratulations to Alberta grads

    Dear Alberta Graduate, Congratulations – you did it! Years of hard work have earned you your degree, diploma, or certificate, and you should be immensely proud of your accomplishment. Graduation is an important milestone in life. It symbolizes the transition from adolescence to adulthood and opens the door for greater opportunities. COVID-19 may have disrupted ... Read More »

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  • Ways to improve long-term care

    During his June 25 broadcast to Canadians, Prime Minister Trudeau acknowledged that long-term care for Canadians ranks near the bottom of the 36 OECD nations. COVID-19 fatality statistics consistently conclude that elderly residents in long-term care facilities represent an alarming share of deaths. But why are Canadian long-term care facilities outperformed by most of our ... Read More »

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