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The anti-queer politics of Lethbridge and Alberta

How many pride flags have been burned or torn down in Alberta in the past 5 years? How many Pride crosswalks have been vandalized? If your answer is greater than zero for either, there’s a problem. In Lethbridge, the Pride crosswalks downtown were vandalized twice in the summer of 2017. During the month of June […]

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UCP government signs logging agreement with party donor

The donor has given the party (and its predecessors) $20,000 over the last 9 years.

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Bridget Mearns running to be Lethbridge mayor

Her announcement propels her to the front of the race and gives Blaine Hyggen a run for his money.

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Federal NDP jump 3 points in latest poll

This puts them only 7 points behind the Conservatives.

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How much Alberta’s forestry sector has harvested since 1990

Plus, find out how many trees they planted.

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UCP govt decided to sell registry services after meeting with lobbyists

Earlier this year, the Alberta government issued a request for expressions of interest for the sale of several public registries. According to the REOI documents, the sale would be for a 35-year contract “to modernize, operate and maintain the Province’s Land Titles, Corporate and Personal Property Registries”. The three registries generated a combined $123.6 million […]

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Lethbridge hotter and drier than 100 years ago

Since 1908, Lethbridge’s average temperature has increased and its annual precipitation has decreased.

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UCP government privatizing eye surgery

The Alberta government announces this week that they plan to outsource low-risk ophthalmology surgeries to what they call “chartered surgical facilities”.

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Why the left should be defending personal liberty

The right has taken upon themselves the title of defenders of liberty. Except they don’t actually defend personal liberty.

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Alberta issued oil & gas licenses/leases for 20.5M hectares since 2010

That’s more than the area of all the oil sands and the entire provincial parks system combined.