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Alberta uses all of Lethbridge’s Municipal Stimulus funding on 3 projects

And it still falls $3 million short.

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Alberta Sheriffs shut down yet another Lethbridge drug house. Again.

Here’s the thing though: shutting down drug houses doesn’t make communities safer.

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Lethbridge City Council eyeing 144 service cuts & user fees to balance budget

If the city council wants to balance their budget without raising taxes in 2021 or 2022, they need to find over $15 million.

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Cutting transit service is a stupid way to save money

Recently, the Lethbridge city council debated reducing public transit service during off-peak times because of low ridership during the pandemic.

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COVID-19 outbreak at St. Michael’s Health Centre in Lethbridge

As of this week, St. Michael’s Health Centre in Lethbridge has at least 3 COVID-19 cases, according to two emails I recently obtained.

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COVID-19 outbreak at Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge

3 healthcare workers confirmed with positive COVID-19 test results.

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Judge rules in favour of Lethbridge Pro Life in anti-abortion ad lawsuit

Earlier this week, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench ruled that the City of Lethbridge infringed on Charter rights when it removed anti-abortion ads nearly 3 years ago.

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Lethbridge 2019 crime severity index lower than 2018

During the first year the SCS was open, Lethbridge CSI increased at a slower rate than the previous year. During the second year, it actually decreased.

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Lethbridge 2019 exports passed $1.2B, up 16%

That makes it the largest increase since 2014 and the 5th largest over the last 15 years.

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Opinion

My response: Drug tent another black eye

In today’s issue of the Lethbridge Herald, the publisher and advertising manager, Brian Hancock, took the liberty to use his platform to share his personal opinion about recent developments regarding the drug crisis in Lethbridge. He disparaged the now-defunct supervised consumption site, which was operated by ARCHES, as well as the mobile overdose prevention site […]