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Jill Manning, ARCHES Managing Director, presents at BRZ info session
Jill Manning, ARCHES Managing Director, presents at BRZ info session Lethbridge NewsNOW

Clean and Safe Downtown BRZ info session hears concerns from business owners, organizations

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
March 19, 2019 - 4:48pm

LETHBRIDGE - The second "Clean and Safe Downtown Information Session" hosted by the city's Downtown Business Revitalization Zone attracted a variety of business owners, organizations and representatives from the Supervised Consumption Site (ARCHES), Lethbridge Police, Fire Depart

Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau The Canadian Press

As deficit grows, the Federal Budget spends more on a wide variety programs

By The Canadian Press
March 19, 2019 - 3:33pm

OTTAWA --  The Federal Budget is expected to sink Canadians deeper into the red this year as the Liberal government plans to spend a windfall of new revenue.

The federal budget predicts a deficit of $19.8 billion for 2019-20, including a $3-billion contingency fund.

Dr. Dionne Walsh, Physician Lead for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) for South Zone of Alberta Health Services
Dr. Dionne Walsh, Physician Lead for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) for South Zone of Alberta Health Services Sherri Gallant

MAID Medical lead - helping families through life’s final journey

By Sherri Gallant -- Senior Communications Advisor - AHS South Zone
March 14, 2019 - 11:23pm

LETHBRIDGE --  Dr. Dionne Walsh had always wanted to be a family doctor, but her Lethbridge practice took an unexpected turn after about seven years.

Registered Nurse Rachel McGean helps patients navigate the considerations involved with Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) across South Zone for Alberta Health Services
Registered Nurse Rachel McGean helps patients navigate the considerations involved with Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) across South Zone for Alberta Health Services Sherri Gallant - AHS

Making peace with mortality - delving into Medical Assistance in Dying

By Sherri Gallant -- Senior Communications Advisor - AHS South Zone
March 12, 2019 - 8:04pm

LETHBRIDGE --  Many patients are very close to death already by the time they start looking for information about Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID).

The updated kitchen following renovations
The updated kitchen following renovations LethbridgeNewsNOW

Local web series ‘Flipped Out’ to premiere this spring

By Justin Goulet (@JustinGoulet21)
March 11, 2019 - 12:09pm Updated: March 11, 2019 - 3:02pm

LETHBRIDGE, AB – Lethbridge College has joined the ranks of home renovation shows.

The six-episode web series ‘Flipped Out’ is a joint project by students in the school’s Digital Communications and Media (DCM) program and the Mortgage Centre.

Micheal Ward, from right to left, Jalila and Hiba field questions from Picture Butte High School students during a presentation on immigration and refugees.
Micheal Ward, from right to left, Jalila and Hiba field questions from Picture Butte High School students during a presentation on immigration and refugees. Palliser Schools

Immigration issues come to life for PBHS students

By Craig Albrecht - Communications Specialist - Palliser Schools
March 9, 2019 - 10:17am

PICTURE BUTTE – Immigration and refugees have dominated the news cycle for some time now. Those issues, however, hit a little closer to home for a group of Picture Butte High School students.

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Facebook aims to reduce 'anti-vaxxer' messages, ads as part of 'safety' campaign

By Camille Bains - The Canadian Press
March 9, 2019 - 9:55am

VANCOUVER — Facebook should ban posts by so-called anti-vaxxers in order to protect children against measles and other contagious diseases, says a British Columbia mother who launched a petition urging parents to start home schooling if they're against immunization.

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