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Lethbridge, Alberta
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Lawn Chemical Poisoning

As we start planning out all of the work that needs to happen on our lawns and in our gardens, we may forget that the chemicals we use to make everything lush, green and fruitful can also be dangerous.

Celebrate Downtown 2017 award nominees announced

A total of 49 outstanding organizations, events, businesses and individuals are nominated for this year’s Celebrate Downtown awards. Winners will be announced at an awards event May 10.

National Volunteer Week

From April 23 to 29, Volunteer Canada and Volunteer Lethbridge celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers during National Volunteer Week (NVW).

Class project sends balloon to space

Teaching Innovation Fund supports remote sensing class project sending balloon to the edge of space.

Lower tax bills make life more affordable for Albertans

Indexing the personal income tax system will save taxpayers an estimated $55 million in 2016 and a further $70 million in 2017.

U of L Establishes School of Liberal Education

Liberal education can be defined as an education that provides breadth across disciplines, the ability to connect and integrate knowledge across disciplines

Efficiency rebates support home improvements

A new Energy Efficiency Alberta program will support homeowners and local Alberta contractors through rebates for insulation, tankless hot water heaters and windows.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Lethbridge Project Paintbrush Continues to Paint a Difference in Southern Alberta

BBB helps homeowners go green

With Earth Day just behind us, consumers are thinking of ways they can help improve the environment without breaking the bank.

Youth and tobacco use

Just because tobacco use is on the decline does not mean you do not need to talk to your kids about smoking and using tobacco. This is still a conversation you need to have to help ensure they lead tobacco-free futures.

Third Indigenous Hospital Liaison to join AHS-South Zone team

The role of the Indigenous Hospital Liaison was introduced to Chinook Regional Hospital in 2015, through Alberta Health Services’ Indigenous Health Program in South Zone.

New Lethbridge Parks app brings local parks and paths to your fingertips

The City of Lethbridge has launched the first phase of its Lethbridge Parks app, making the City’s vast range of parks, playgrounds, pathways and outdoor facilities more accessible to those who prefer to look for information on the go.

Lethbridge dispatcher recognized as Communications Specialist of the Year

Local Communication Specialist Alastair Paterson is being honoured with the Lethbridge Public Safety Communication Specialist of the Year Award for 2017.

Digital Diligence

Better Business Bureau encourages businesses and consumers to spring clean their data safely

Dragon Boaters to compete in Auckland, New Zealand

Two Masters Dragon Boat teams are off to compete at World Masters Games 2017 (WMG) in Auckland, New Zealand from April 21-30, 2017.

Tax time is scam time

BBB cautions businesses and consumers about common tax fraud.

Street sweeping to begin

Annual neighbourhood street sweeping will begin Monday, April 10, and residents are reminded that they play a key role in helping crews clean streets as thoroughly as possible.

National Oral Health Month

Good oral health is important and can relate to good overall health. Oral pain, tooth decay, missing teeth and infections can decrease a person’s quality of life.

Construction on Whoop-Up Drive starts April 10, Métis Trail to begin late April

Construction will begin this month on two major road projects that will alleviate traffic congestion in central west Lethbridge.

Parks Canada seeks public input on new visitor centre in Waterton

Parks Canada is inviting Canadians from across the country to share their views on three design options for the new visitor centre in Waterton Lakes National Park. Canadians can provide their input from April 3rd to May 12th, 2017, to help shape the look, feel, and function of the new facility, both inside and out.
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