March 21st, 2019

Local News

Notley warns of UCP plans

By Lethbridge Herald on March 20th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com The opposition United Conservatives’ plan for Alberta was spelled out Wednesday — by Premier Rachel Notley. Speaking in Lethbridge, Notley said voters have a clear choice. Jason Kenney’s plan for the economy, she said, is to “hand out the biggest corporate tax cut in history.” For economic diversification, “ignore it.” ... Read More »

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Celebrated local author tells her story in a new medium

By Kalinowski, Tim on March 20th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Now in the winter of her years, landmark Canadian writer Joy Kogawa embarks on a brand new chapter and says she has come through suffering to the place of greatest happiness in her life she has ever known. “I am really deeply grateful for the hardship of my life now ... Read More »

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Southern Alberta candidates

By Mabell, Dave on March 20th, 2019

Here is an unofficial list of provincial election candidates nominated in southwest Alberta. A verified list will be issued after official Nomination Day, March 29. Cardston-Siksika Ian Donovan, independent Cathleen McFarland, Alberta Liberal Joseph Schow, United Conservative Kirby Smith, New Democrat Lethbridge East Maria Fitzpatrick, New Democrat Devon Hargreaves, Alberta Liberal John McCanna, independent Nathan ... Read More »

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Home & Garden Show opens today

By Bobinec, Greg on March 20th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com With spring making an early appearance this year, yard work and home development will soon begin, and in perfect timing the annual Home & Garden Show can help you take care of all your spring improvements. Today through Saturday, the Home & Garden Show will host over 275 exhibitors from ... Read More »

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Teacher, Grade 11 student met several times

By Shurtz, Delon on March 20th, 2019

Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A Raymond high school teacher on trial for having inappropriate contact with a female student, repeatedly kissed that student’s cheek and neck during cuddling sessions in the back of his pickup truck, court was told Tuesday. The student, who is a minor and can’t be identified, testified on day two ... Read More »

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Leadership certification in schools

By Submitted Article on March 20th, 2019

Beginning in September 2019 the School Act will require Alberta teachers working in the roles of principals and superintendents to possess specialized leadership certification. Since 1997, Alberta teachers have been expected to consistently meet the Teaching Quality Standard (TQS), which outlines the knowledge, skills and attributes teachers are required to demonstrate in their day-to-day practice. ... Read More »

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Melting glaciers topic for PUBlic Professor talk

By Mabell, Dave on March 20th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com The world’s glaciers are overheating, melting – and disappearing. To witness the effects of climate change, Albertans need go no further than our own Rocky Mountains. That’s where Hester Jiskoot, a world expert on the interactions between glaciers and climate, has spent many years studying and reporting those changes. On ... Read More »

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Science fair helps Nicholas Sheran students expand passions

By Bobinec, Greg on March 20th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com Students at ƒcole Nicholas Sheran Elementary School have been working on projects to present in front of a panel of judges for the school’s Science and Heritage Fair. This year, the project fair has 58 participants presenting their research on a wide variety of topics they were passionate about or ... Read More »

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National emergency on Thursday’s SACPA menu

By Kuhl, Nick on March 20th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald American politics will be on the lunch menu on Lethbridge Thursday. During the regular weekly Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs session, set for noon at the Royal Canadian Legion, speaker James Tagg will present “Is the ability to shutter government services and declare national emergencies being abused by U.S. presidents?” Tagg joined ... Read More »

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The race is on

By Lethbridge Herald on March 19th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com “There is very little I like better than campaigning.” With that, Lethbridge West MLA Shannon Phillips joined a team of volunteers posting “Re-elect” signs Tuesday along a London Road street. The New Democratic Party cabinet minister held the city’s first campaign event just hours after Premier Rachel Notley announced Albertans will ... Read More »

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Residential schools have lasting impact: researcher

By Lethbridge Herald on March 19th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Heralddmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Canadians are learning more about the impacts residential schools had  on Indigenous children. The boys and girls suffered the loss of  families and relatives, their language and culture. And now, research at the University of Lethbridge is showing there are  lasting biological impacts as well. A mother’s experience of  residential school ... Read More »

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