November 18th, 2017

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gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade City staff employed at the airport will not have to be laid off during May’s 24-day closure next year. “I’m not anticipating layoffs for airport staff,” said airport manager Jeff Juntus. A total of four airport staff — manager, co-ordinator and two maintenance people — are employed directly by the city. “I

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  • Who owns what, and where?

    cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant When is a street not a road? A lot not a parcel? And when does pipe stop being a main and become a connection instead? Answers to those questions are key to the legal case of condo owners asking a court to force the city to take ownership of pipes that run throughout ... Read More »

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  • Normal hours for airport staff during closure

    gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade City staff employed at the airport will not have to be laid off during May’s 24-day closure next year. “I’m not anticipating layoffs for airport staff,” said airport manager Jeff Juntus. A total of four airport staff — manager, co-ordinator and two maintenance people — are employed directly by the city. “I ... Read More »

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  • MHC alumnus makes it big

    tkalinowski@medicinehatnews.com @MHNTimKal Medicine Hat College alumnus Victoria Brilz spoke in the MHC Makerspace Friday to help mark Global Entrepreneurship Week. Brilz co-founded Dynastream Innovations, a sports technology company, which became the first to sign a co-branding deal with Nike for its revolutionary footpod. “You don’t knock at the front door of a company like Nike ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Rattlers teams top Olds College on home court

    Medicine Hat News It was a quick night Friday for the Medicine Hat College women’s Rattlers volleyball team. The team took on Olds College at 6 p.m. at MHC and beat the team in three sets (25-13, 25-21, 27-25) to move to a record of 3-6 on the year. Brooke Christe and Grace Porter led ... Read More »

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  • Tigers off to stellar start at Hounds tournament

    mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker The SEAC Tigers came into the annual Hockey Hounds Bantam Tournament with the hopes of making some noise — so far, they’re doing just that. Thursday night saw the Tigers take on a highly-ranked Pursuit of Excellence at the Kinplex. After the two teams exchanged early goals, the Tigers were able to establish, ... Read More »

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  • Robbed

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Swift Current Broncos may have the Western Hockey League’s top three scorers, but it was Logan Flodell who stole the show on Friday night at the Canalta Centre. The 20-year-old Broncos goaltender turned aside 39 chances to keep his team in front and secure a 4-3 victory over the Medicine Hat Tigers ... Read More »

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  • Face coverings: Time for change rather than hollering ‘intolerance’

    Canada has developed over the years its code of laws, and we have also experienced an evolution of generally accepted customs and traditions. This system will unquestionably set parameters for conduct. And, new Canadians have been able to fit in into our society with minimal stress for their adjustments over the years. The open face, ... Read More »

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  • Precedents being followed and set with Bill 24

    In 2015, Premier Notley issued an apology, conceding, assumedly, child-raising is the jurisdiction of everyday parents. UNICEF’s Rights of the Child states: “Governments must respect the responsibility of parents for providing appropriate guidance to their children — the Convention does not take responsibility for children away from their parents and give more authority to governments.” ... Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Consider bus ridership incentives

    Gillian Slade’s recent News editorial (“Return to former transit system will be welcomed,” Nov. 10) was right on with her parallel demographic analogy, referring back to the minimal response to Mayor Ted Clugston’s challenge to the mayor’s breakfast attendees, (mostly business owners and public sector officials as reported by Collin Gallant previously). The question was ... Read More »

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