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Lethbridge, Alberta
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Transforming of Medicine: A sacred trust of wisdom and hope

Canada is on the path of closing a dark chapter in Canadian history with respect to its treatment of Indigenous people. A legacy plagued with trauma, hurt, and distrust is on the threshold of becoming a time of healing.
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Kodiaks soccer looks to build off excellent openers in Medicine Hat

Both Kodiaks soccer teams opened the ACAC season in style, with undefeated opening weekend on their home turf. Now the teams look to continue their strong play as they visit Medicine Hat College this weekend.

Seven steps for students to secure their ID on campus

More than one million post-secondary students made their way back to school in Canada this year*, and students are already facing tests outside of the classroom when it comes to safeguarding their personal information.

Travelling down new roads leads to national award for Read On

The Read On, Adult Literacy Program at the Lethbridge Public Library (LPL) was recognized for innovative achievements September 8th, 2017 as it was named the Alberta recipient of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award.

Students applaud Government of Alberta Mental Health Funding in YQL

On September 6, 2017 the Government of Alberta announced their continued support for campus mental health in the Lethbridge region.

Kenow Fire Waterton Lakes National Park Update

Yesterday Parks Canada issued an evacuation alert for all of Waterton Lakes National Park. The Kenow Fire has not advanced further into the park but it continues to expand.
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Fewer than half of children with severe allergies receive life-saving epinephrine

London Drugs Pharmacists remind parents, teachers and other caregivers that epinephrine auto-injectors should be the first line of defense when treating anaphylaxis

Back-to-school Bus Safety

Bus drivers in Palliser Regional Schools had motorists pass them unsafely and illegally 74 times in the 2016-2017 school year.

Safe Highway Practices

Lethbridge County wishes to remind those farming within the County to engage in safe highway practices,

Children and “vaping” – What Parents Need to Know!

Educate your kids that e-cigarettes may contain nicotine, which is a HIGHLY addictive substance.

Back-to-School shopping shouldn’t break the bank

To help parents make wise spending decisions, BBB says doing homework ahead of time is key.

Bike Safety

As summer comes to an end and people are starting to arrive home from vacation, back to school becomes a major topic of discussion.

Executive director, Trudy Carrels, Departs United Way

Trudy Carrels has announced she is leaving her role as Executive Director of the United Way, Lethbridge & South Western Alberta.

Cox Financial Group gift kickstarts $60,000 for 60 years

In celebration of their shared 60th anniversaries in 2017, Cox Financial Group is providing a generous $25,000 gift through the college’s annual golf tournament.

BBB helps eager travellers avoid travel scams

With Labour Day weekend approaching, travelers will be searching for last-minute deals for one final getaway before summer ends.

High-school iGEM team earning awards ahead of competition

Given the cost of printer ink and the environmental consequences of its manufacture, this year the University of Lethbridge high school iGEM team has chosen a project that might solve both problems.

The Benefits of Active Transportation

Active transportation can be defined as any form of human-powered transportation including, but not limited to walking, jogging, cycling, in-line skating or skateboarding.

Blinded by the light: BBB warns of solar eclipse glasses scam

BBB is warning eager solar eclipse viewers about scammers who are seizing the opportunity to make a quick buck by selling regular sun glasses.

Waterton Lakes Fire Information Update

At this time, there are no wildfires in Waterton Lakes National Park. The fire danger rating remains extreme with hot and dry weather conditions forecast throughout the week.

United Way welcomes funded partners for 2017-2018

Following a year of rebuilding United Way’s stability, Trudy Carrels, Executive Director at United Way, announced one by one, the organizations and programs that donations to United Way’s Community Fund will support.
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