October 1st, 2020

Local News

25 MMIWG recommendations presented to address violence against women

By Jensen, Randy on October 1st, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) sub-committee of the City of Lethbridge’s Reconciliation Lethbridge Advisory Committee is making 25 recommendations to city council as to how it can help address the problem of violence against women and two-spirited individuals in the city, and respond to the 231 ... Read More »

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Group starting petition for inspection of Coaldale operations, administration

By Jensen, Randy on October 1st, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald – coaldale tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com A group of concerned citizens led by a former councillor will be starting a petition to ask the Minister of Municipal Affairs to conduct an independent municipal inspection of the operations and administration of the Town of Coaldale. Former councillor Jack Van Rijn, who is representing the group ... Read More »

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Lethbridge, Cardston men charged in ALERT probe

By Jensen, Randy on October 1st, 2020

26 Albertans charged in online child sexual exploitation investigations LETHBRIDGE HERALD A man from Lethbridge and another from Cardston are among the 26 suspects from across the province arrested by ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit for offences related to online child sexual exploitation. Between June 20 and Sept. 17 ICE has charged 26 suspects ... Read More »

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Feed Lethbridge raises more than $25K

By Jensen, Randy on October 1st, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The inaugural Feed Lethbridge city-wide dinner party last Friday was a huge success, raising more than $25,000 to benefit the Lethbridge and Interfaith food banks. With the current climate due to COVID-19, both local food banks have been searching for fundraising alternatives. The Lethbridge and Interfaith Food Banks partnered with local radio stations ... Read More »

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Grant to aid in developing new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

By Jensen, Randy on October 1st, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The University of Lethbridge’s Majid Mohajerani and two partners from Laval University are creating new tools for neuroscience research that they’ll use to test out a promising drug target for Alzheimer’s disease. If successful, their research could lead to new treatments to prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms, delay progression of the ... Read More »

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Online system open for 2021 picnic shelter bookings

By Jensen, Randy on October 1st, 2020

LETHBRIDGE Starting today at 10 a.m., online booking will open for picnic shelter use in 2021. All bookings will be first come, first served as the draw system has been cancelled. There are eight picnic shelters of various sizes that can be booked for use, the City of Lethbridge noted in a news release. Most ... Read More »

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OPS appears at Police Commission

By Jensen, Randy on October 1st, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Representatives of the Lethbridge Overdose Prevention Society made a brief presentation to the Lethbridge Police Commission on Wednesday about what their purposes are in the community, and what they intend to do going forward. Group spokesperson Kaley Ann Beaudoin told commissioners they have applied for a legal exemption from Health ... Read More »

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Refugee exhibit one of four new exhibitions at Galt

By Jensen, Randy on October 1st, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Galt Museum & Archives will be hosting a travelling bilingual exhibition produced in English and French by the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 about the experiences of refugees and Canada’s place in the experiences of refugees, which is more mixed than people may realize. “We are really pleased to be ... Read More »

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Class-action suit filedby business owners

By Jensen, Randy on October 1st, 2020

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Calgary-based Guardian Law Group is launching a class-action lawsuit on behalf of business owners who have been denied insurance coverage for losses sustained due to COVID-19 under the “all risks” policy from Lloyd’s Underwriters. Guardian Law Group is also open to potentially launching other class actions against other insurers besides ... Read More »

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THURSDAY, October 1, 2020

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on October 1st, 2020

Dwain Beesley 1942 – 2020 Mr. Dwain Beesley of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Linda Beesley passed away at home on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at the age of 78 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence. CAMPBELL ANNA CAMPBELL, beloved wife Allen Campbell, passed away in Hill Spring, ... Read More »

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Orange Shirt Day ceremony honours residential school victims

By Lethbridge Herald on September 30th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald — Blood Reserve It was a day to honour the students who didn’t return home. Remembering children who died at the two Indian residential schools on the Blood Reserve — St. Paul’s and St. Mary’s and other residential schools — the Kainai Wellness Centre held an Orange Shirt Day ceremony Wednesday morning ... Read More »

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