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Election 2021

How can an independent MP get anything done?

I received the following question from a voter: I love the idea of independent candidates, and I really love that you’re running specifically; however, if you do get elected, how can you have a voice in Ottawa as an independent? I’m legitimately curious how an independent candidate could get anything accomplished without the backing of […]

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Where I stand on postsecondary education

A voter sent me this question: What is your view on post secondary education? How will you support students and faculty? I’ve already seen the effects of budget cuts, and the semester hasn’t even started yet! I understand you spent some time at the U of L, so I’m curious if you will honor that […]

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Kim Siever running as independent in 2021 federal election

Independent journalist Kim Siever announced today that he’s running in this year’s federal election. Unlike other candidates who have already announced, however, he won’t be running under a party banner. After being rejected by the NDP party as a candidate for being too prolific and provocative online, Siever decided to run as an independent. “While […]

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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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Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder could get under 50% in next election

This could be the worst showing for a conservative MP in over 50 years.

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Lethbridge has 47th highest crime rate in Alberta

Lethbridge’s crime severity dropped last year, compared to 2019, making two years in a row the city has seen decreasing crime rates.

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U of L has lost over $16M in provincial grant under UCP government

They expect $8 million more in revenue from tuition and fees this year than they received 2 years ago. Plus, they’ve already laid off over 100 faculty and staff.

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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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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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Lethbridge hotter and drier than 100 years ago

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