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Lethbridge saw record number of drug deaths in 1st half of 2021

Alberta government data shows that Lethbridge saw more drug-related deaths between January and June 2021 than in the same period any other year.

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Election 2021

Using addictions funding to build supportive housing

Yesterday, the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidate forum. Given recent restrictions implemented by the Alberta government, the chamber chose to have no public audience and livestreamed the video, which you can view below. As part of their livestream, they allowed viewers to submit questions, which then the moderator would share with the candidates. […]

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2021 has 2nd most drug deaths in Lethbridge in just 5 months

Lethbridge has seen 25 drug-related deaths so far in 2021. That beats out every other year except last year, but we’re on track to beating that, too.

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Opinion

Why I support those who do drugs

I don’t consume drugs, but I support freedom and protection for those who do.

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18 drug deaths in Lethbridge during first 4 months of 2021

Lethbridge has seen 32 drug-related deaths since the supervised consumption site closed last summer. EMS responses are also up over 2020.

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Lethbridge drug deaths doubled in 1st quarter of 2021

Lethbridge has seen a record number of drug-related deaths since ARCHES was forced to shut down its supervised consumption site last summer.

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Lethbridge EMS responses, drug deaths up in Jan & Feb 2021

Lethbridge has seen a record number of drug-related deaths since ARCHES was forced to shut down its supervised consumption site last summer.

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City of Lethbridge appealing court dismissal of charges against LOPS

Last month, the Lethbridge Overdose Prevention Society had 17 charges dropped against them by the provincial court. The City of Lethbridge is appealing that decision.

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Lethbridge cops seized over $600,000 in drugs since January 2020

But has it changed anything?

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Alberta pilots new overdose app after lobbying from former UCP staffers

Three of the lobbyists were staffers for Jason Kenney.