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Lethbidge March-On rally 2018
Lethbidge March-On rally 2018 LethbridgeNewsNOW

Recent events add fire and momentum to the "March On" movement

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
January 20, 2018 - 1:39pm Updated: January 20, 2018 - 2:26pm

LETHBRIDGE - The crowd for the ``March On`` Lethbridge gathering on Saturday (Jan 20) wasn`t as large as the event on Jan 21, 2017, on Mayor Magrath Drive.  However, it was just as enthusiastic and the rallying cry just as loud, with passing motorists `honking` in support.

Photo Courtesy: Parks Canada

Parks Canada chooses design for new Waterton Lakes visitor centre

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
January 12, 2018 - 3:13pm

WATERTON LAKES NP - The new visitor centre in the centre of  Waterton's Townsite will consist of three craftsman-style, flat roofed, wood and stone buildings. One will be an interpretive centre, the second, an administrative area, and the third - public washrooms.

Alberta Legislature
Alberta Legislature LethbridgeNewsNOW

Alberta to hold public sessions to gather information for '60s Scoop apology

By The Canadian Press
January 4, 2018 - 5:41pm

EDMONTON — Alberta is crafting a formal apology to Indigenous people for the infamous '60s Scoop.

Children's Services Minister Danielle Larivee says the government will hold six sessions around the province starting later this month to hear from survivors.

Adam North Peigan, a Sixties Scoop survivor from the Piikani Nation, is president of the Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society of Alberta
Adam North Peigan, a Sixties Scoop survivor from the Piikani Nation, is president of the Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society of Alberta Lethbridge News Now

Sixties Scoop survivor says apology would be first step to healing

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
November 30, 2017 - 11:47am

LETHBRIDGE – The experiences may have been different, but survivors of the “Sixties Scoop” have many things in common, the president of the Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society of Alberta (SSISA) said Thursday.

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