November 12th, 2019

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Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Too many hungry children are depending on Canada’s food banks. But in Lethbridge and across the nation, the agencies are reporting single adults earning the minimum wage are even more likely to rely on food banks to get by month to month. Nearly 50 per cent of Interfaith Food Bank

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  • Number of single adults using food banks growing

    Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Too many hungry children are depending on Canada’s food banks. But in Lethbridge and across the nation, the agencies are reporting single adults earning the minimum wage are even more likely to rely on food banks to get by month to month. Nearly 50 per cent of Interfaith Food Bank ... Read More »

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  • Officials say the future is in good hands

    Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com As the 101st anniversary of Remembrance Day passed, and many of the veterans from the First and Second World Wars have passed away, the question of whether newer generations will be able to carry and honour the legacy of the ultimate sacrifice has arose. Every year, more and more veterans ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Cannon fire signifies moment of reflection

    Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com To mark the minute of silence across the city of Lethbridge, Gunners from the 20th Independent Field Battery fired off their cannon to mark the beginning and ending on the minute for people to take the time to pay their respects to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. The 20th ... Read More »

    17 hours ago

Local Sports

  • Rams, Cougars serve gold

    SAHSVL varsity volleyball playoffs wrap up Lethbridge Herald The LCI Rams boys volleyball team and the Catholic Central Cougars girls have won the Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League varsity titles. The Rams capped off a 10-0 season in league play with a 3-0 win over the Cardston Cougars (25-14, 25-18, 25-14) Saturday afternoon at ... Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Wolverines golden

    Magrath wins Tier IV Football Alberta title Lethbridge Herald On a cold afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium, the Magrath Wolverines bantam football team’s offence heated up. The Wolverines downed the Red Deer Notre Dame Junior Cougars 50-12 in the Football Alberta Tier IV Bantam final Saturday afternoon. The Wolverines trailed 6-0 after the ... Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Kodiaks serve up another win

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s volleyball has remained in the early-season race for first place in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference South Division. The Kodiaks remained in the race thanks to a pair of wins in a home-and-home series with the Medicine Hat Rattlers on the weekend. That puts the Kodiaks on a ... Read More »

    11 hours ago


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  • Food and the five senses

    Study looks at senses’ important role in feeding our seniors Chef Michael Smith Fortifying our bodies and minds with healthy food and engaging conversation is critical to elevating the daily life of seniors. And when it comes to ensuring seniors gain the utmost enjoyment of their food, we need to pay close attention to how ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • The ‘German question’ is solved

    The gamble of a reunified Germany worked out just fine The fall of the Berlin Wall, 30 years ago on Saturday, was one of the best parties I ever went to, and certainly the longest. But when I finally sobered up, it was also quite frightening, because nobody knew what was coming out of the ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Budget part of thoughtful plan

    This month’s ‘At the Legislature’ column by MLA Nathan Neudorf On Oct. 24 our UCP government released its first budget. Contained in its plan is a thoughtful and comprehensive path to create jobs, protect vital services, and grow the economy, as well as attaining a balanced budget by 2023-2024. This is no easy feat, as ... Read More »

    5 days ago

Letters to The Editor

  • Lethbridge’s ‘new community’ is a social failure

    Re: “More police officers isn’t the solution,” by Seth Anthony, Nov. 5 letter to the editor. More officers, more courts, more millions down the drain, more “facilities and staff,” a “dedicated crown prosecutor,” bigger prisons. etc., none of it will make a difference. The mayor or premier could deputize every citizen in this province – ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • What goes around…

    Jason Kenny’s idea of taking $40 billion out of the Canada Pension Plan and having the Alberta government administer it is very, very scary considering what a conservative government did to our Heritage Fund. Mr. Kenny states that he wants to create a way to assess “fairness” for Alberta within the federation by his proposal. ... Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Thanks to our soldiers, veterans for giving us reason to smile

    One by one, and together, thousands of our fathers and forefathers sacrificed their lives, fighting for our freedom É our right to live free É express ourselves É vote É choose É love, laugh, live happy. Inheriting the baton, the Baby Boomers have thrived and are still providing fruitful, happy lives for people and families. ... Read More »

    4 days ago


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