April 18th, 2019

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Record-breaking turnout for advance polls for election

By Lethbridge Herald on April 15th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Nearly 700,000 Albertans have already cast their votes for today’s provincial election. In Lethbridge, election officials report more than 3,500 advanced ballots were marked last week — for candidates here as well as for scores of constituencies outside our city. Just how many advance votes were cast for candidates in ... Read More »

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Lethbridge-East polling locations

By Kuhl, Nick on April 13th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Information from Elections Alberta, with a list of polling locations for Lethbridge-East. Trinity Reformed Church, 1100 40 Ave. N. GREYWOLF, HARDIEVILLE, BLACKWOLF, MILDRED DOBBS EAST, MILDRED DOBBS WEST, LETTICE PERRY EAST, COUGAR PARK UPLANDS, ASPEN VILLAGE, GRIZZLY LYNX, CHINOOK LAKE, ERMINEVIEW PARK Park Meadows Baptist Church. 2011 15 Ave. N. UPLAND MANOR, BLUE ... Read More »

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Lethbridge-West polling stations

By Kuhl, Nick on April 13th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Information from Elections Alberta, with a list of polling locations for Lethbridge-West. Italian Canadian Cultural Centre, 1511 St. Edward Blvd. N. PEENAQUIM, STAFFORD, ST. ANDREW, ST. PAUL, WEST STAFFORD, VENTURA Senator Buchanan School, 1101 7 Ave. N. SENATOR BUCHANAN, ST. BASIL, BUCHANAN, CENTRE VILLAGE LDS Church Highlands, 560 Highlands Blvd. W. WALSH/HIGHLANDS, COUNTRY ... Read More »

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Students get involved in political process

By Kalinowski, Tim on April 12th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Students throughout the city will cast their votes in the coming days for the parties and candidates they prefer to lead the province over the next four years. “Student Vote Alberta does a lot of work to make it really easy for us at the school to do this kind ... Read More »

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Notley rallies the troops

By Kalinowski, Tim on April 12th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com NDP leader Rachel Notley made a quick whistle-stop at Shannon Phillips’ campaign office in downtown Lethbridge Thursday evening. Notley brought a message of solidarity with working-class Albertans before a crowd of several hundred NDP supporters and stood proudly beside her two local candidates Phillips and Maria Fitzpatrick. “I wanted to ... Read More »

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Final forum tackles familiar issues

By Lethbridge Herald on April 11th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com With Albertans ready to vote on Tuesday, there’s little doubt which party Lethbridge’s business community is backing. Audience members showed strong support for the city’s United Conservative Party candidates Thursday night at the Enmax Centre, when the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce held an all-candidates forum. And they fired many questions ... Read More »

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Taking partisan politics too far

By Bobinec, Greg on April 11th, 2019

Police concerned about election sign vandalism Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com With the election less than a week away, political heat begins to rise within friend groups, families, online and in communities. And the Lethbridge Police Service would like to ask the community to be respectful of the democratic process leading up to the final ... Read More »

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No shortage of advance polling stations in Lethbridge, area

By Mabell, Dave on April 11th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Voting has begun in this month’s provincial election. On Tuesday, officials report, an estimated 140,000 Albertans turned up to cast ballots on the first day of advance voting for Tuesday’s election. In Lethbridge, four advance poll locations are open through Saturday, and a fifth on Friday and Saturday. In addition, ... Read More »

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Transit union endorses Notley, NDP

By Kalinowski, Tim on April 11th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge’s public transit union is endorsing Rachel Notley and the NDP to form the next government of Alberta. The Amalgamated Transit Union Canada Local 987 in Lethbridge says no government has done more to support public transit than Premier Notley, and no other provincial party in this current election has as extensive a ... Read More »

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Free transit on election day

By Kuhl, Nick on April 10th, 2019

Lethbridge To enhance access for residents wanting to vote in the provincial election next week, the City of Lethbridge will be providing free transit service on Tuesday. Drivers will place a “Free Transit on Election Day” sign over the fare boxes when transit service begins at 5:45 a.m. until 9 p.m., one hour after the ... Read More »

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GSA rally sends message

By Lethbridge Herald on April 9th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com A large crowd gathered outside of Lethbridge City Hall Tuesday evening for a rally and march to support gay-straight alliances, in response to the United Conservative Party’s education plan revealed early in their election platform. Currently in Alberta, by law schools must allow children to set up the peer support ... Read More »

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