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Local Unemployment Rate Jumps 1.5% Over Same Time Last Year

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) With files from Statistics Canada
March 11, 2016 - 9:12am Updated: March 11, 2016 - 9:49am

LETHBRIDGE: It will come as no surprise that the jobless rate is up locally, provincially and nationally.

In the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region, the rate jumped more than half a point to 6.6% last month. That's up more than 1.5% from February of last year.

CHAT News reporter Michael Popove speaks with McKoy Grade 12 student Kurtis Chin
CHAT News reporter Michael Popove speaks with McKoy Grade 12 student Kurtis Chin

Medicine Hat Student Who Received Death Threats Shares his Frightening Experience

By Michael Popove - CHAT News Medicine Hat
March 10, 2016 - 10:09am

MEDICINE HAT: One of the four high school students who received a death threat this week is speaking out. The grade 12 student from Monsignor McCoy says it s been a terrifying experience for him, his family and for the other students at his school.

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