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According to Statistics Canada, violent crime was down slightly, while crime overall was up in 2016 over the previous year
According to Statistics Canada, violent crime was down slightly, while crime overall was up in 2016 over the previous year Lethbridge News Now graphic/Image: Google Earth

Violent crime dips, as overall crime rate rises in Lethbridge

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
November 9, 2017 - 11:06am

LETHBRIDGE - The city's crime rate was up last year, according to new numbers from Statistics Canada. But there is some good news.

Remembrance Day services will take place at Exhibition Park and the Cenotaph
Remembrance Day services will take place at Exhibition Park and the Cenotaph File photo

UPDATE: Flyover cancelled, but other Remembrance Day plans to proceed

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
November 9, 2017 - 9:53am Updated: November 9, 2017 - 11:34am

LETHBRIDGE - The city announced Thursday, Nov. 9 that the flypast by the Globemaster scheduled for Remembrance Day services in Lethbridge has been cancelled, due to a "change in operational requirements." All other plans will proceed.

Craig Klemmer, Farm Credit Canada's principal agricultural economist, said Lethbridge is helping contribute to Canada's ranking as a food exporter
Craig Klemmer, Farm Credit Canada's principal agricultural economist, said Lethbridge is helping contribute to Canada's ranking as a food exporter Lethbridge News Now

Lethbridge helping Canada's overall ag trade ranking: economist

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
November 8, 2017 - 12:39pm

LETHBRIDGE - The Southern Alberta region has a key role in helping Canada maintain its position as an exporter of food and agricultural products, Farm Credit Canada's principal agricultural economist said Wednesday.

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