By Lethbridge Herald on February 24th, 2021
Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Small businesses in Alberta are being offered a helping hand. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hinder small businesses, the province is offering supports to help owners through a tough time with additional pandemic support through a new financial relief program, the Enhanced COVID-19 Business Benefit, beginning in April. The Enhanced COVID-19 Business Benefit provides ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Lethbridge Herald on February 24th, 2021
Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald firstname.lastname@example.org Blood Tribe members are calling for the reform of the current electoral system after about 300 people were not allowed to vote in the municipal election at the Lethbridge polling station back in November. A separate problem happened in Calgary when the location of the vote was changed the day ... Read More »1 response
By Lethbridge Public Library on February 6th, 2021
Andrea Bourque-White, Library Assistant, Lethbridge Public Library People have been eating versions of pizza for centuries. What we know as pizza can be traced back to late 18th century Naples, Italy, but it wasn’t a family favourite like it is today. So, how did pizza become one of the world’s most popular foods? Back in ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Cat Charissage Ñ Lethbridge Interfaith Network on January 21st, 2021
Many people no longer attend religious services. According to the sociologists, this percentage of people is increasing as the years go by. While many who are active in religious groups decry this trend, others of us want to warn “Be careful before you assume that we’ve rejected all sense of the Great Mystery!” I’m one ... Read More »2 responses
By Alberta Health on January 20th, 2021
Are you thinking of using cannabis? Are you already using? Cannabis is a psychoactive substance that has many short- and long-term health risks including: impairment, memory issues, mental health problems, lung damage and risk of dependency and cannabis use disorder. If you are using, ensure that you read the product labels. Know what and how ... Read More »3 responses
By JACOB M. VAN ZYL on January 1st, 2021
Fulfilling one’s purpose First of three Reaching a goal usually is the end of a process. Fulfilling a purpose is a long-term commitment. If a lawnmower cannot cut grass, it is not fulfilling its purpose. Household appliances, electronic devices, tools and spanners, clothes and shoes, clocks and watches, cars and carts have specific purposes. If ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By W. GIFFORD-JONES AND DIANA GIFFORD-JONES on December 31st, 2020
How carefully have you been reading our column over the past year? Take our True or False quiz. 1. Excessive amounts of fructose, one of the main carbohydrates in refined sugar, is converted by the liver into fat. Glucose, the other component of sugar, is burned up as energy by all cells. 2. It’s prudent ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By SUBMITTED BY THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU on December 31st, 2020
Fake social media accounts can promote phony products, spread scams and even share lies and misinformation. It’s important to spot a phony account right away – before you engage with their content. The following tips will help you discern which social media accounts are real and which are fake. Tips for identifying fake social media ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By YASUO IZUMI BUDDHIST TEMPLE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA on December 31st, 2020
The year 2021, according to Chinese zodiac, is the year of the cow. The cow is an animal with gentle nature who is closely associated with Buddhism. The fonder of Buddhism is Siddhartha Gautama, who was born in India in approximately 500 BC. The family name “Gautama” means a sacred cow. Someone said, “What!? Gautama ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By WALTER KERBER Lethbridge Philatelic Society on December 30th, 2020
2020 has been an eventful year, with many an anniversary. It was 75 years ago when the Second World War ended, 30 years since German unification. Each of these was marked all over the world by countries, involved or not, issuing stamps for us poor collectors. It is big business for some of these postal ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By CLINT DUNFORD Former Lethbridge MLA on December 30th, 2020
I grew up in Portreeve, Sask., a village 77 miles northwest of Swift Current. The actual hockey games began for me at about 11 years old. We were not much, and I do not remember scoring or winning very often. But boy, was it ever fun, especially the bodychecking. The Saskatchewan Wheat Pool was a ... Read More »1 response