December 1st, 2015

Featured Story @MHNLefebvre Medicine Hat’s Movember efforts will once again show a high ranking on the national effort.As of today, the MedHat Movember network, which has 174 participants, has raised $45,851 for the Movember Canada Foundation, which funds research for prostate and testicular cancer research, and mental health initiatives for men.“We’ll be ranking in the top

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  • Delay Bill 6, says group @MHNMcCuaig The ground swell of opposition over the provincial government’s Bill 6 is spilling over and across rural Alberta, spawning a local advocacy group to form to get a voice at the table in discussing proposed farm regulations. “We don’t know what they want to do,” said Bruce Johnson, spokesperson with the newly formed ... Read More »

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  • South Country Co-op era officially begins @CollinGallant The sun rose Tuesday morning over South Country Co-op, the result of a merger between southern co-operative retailers in Medicine Hat and Vauxhall, approved by members last spring. Managers of the new entity said customers likely won’t notice a difference. Even the signs will remains the same for the time being, but profits ... Read More »

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  • Lions Park berm complete @CollinGallant Construction is complete on the berm protecting the largest residential area affected by near record flooding in 2013, the City of Medicine Hat announced on Monday while giving a small glimpse at how future new projects will be scheduled. The Lions Park berm is the longest of several berm projects greenlighted after the ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • CrossFit duo third at competition

    Medicine Hat News Members of Gas City CrossFit took part in a competition in Lethbridge this past weekend and came out with some hardware. At the Clang ‘N Bang Classic at CrossFit Lethbridge, Sarah Chenard and Sonya Brown finished third out of nine teams in their women’s division, while Drewn Brown and Mike Chenard were ... Read More »

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  • Eagle Butte boys finish with a W

    Medicine Hat News Not many teams get to finish their season with a win. It was hardly the circumstance the Eagle Butte Talons would have preferred, but the boys volleyball team did accomplish the feat Saturday morning at provincials. Losers of their first four round robin matches at the 3A championships in Grande Prairie, Eagle ... Read More »

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  • Soccer teams do well indoors in Lethbridge

    Medicine Hat News Two Medicine Hat teams claimed medals at an indoor soccer tournament in Lethbridge this past weekend. At the ninth annual Stephanie Gruca Memorial, the under-12 Rattlers Academy Soccer Club team won their division, while the under-14 Rattlers were second. In the under-12 Tier 3 division, Medicine Hat beat the hosts 5-0 on ... Read More »

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  • Change starts with believing women

    There’s the 16 days of activism to end gender-based violence currently underway worldwide, there’s Dec. 6 to mark the victims of the Montreal Massacre, there’s news stories rolling in all the time of abuse, rape and sexual assault everywhere from professional sports to universities to war zones. The issue can seem overwhelming, pervasive, and neverending. ... Read More »

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  • Tories must play long game vs. Libs

    Justin Trudeau was handed a load of political capital, and a long leash, by Canadian voters last month. What’s he done with it so far? He has delivered a spectacular tour de force when it comes to showmanship at home and abroad, but something less than that when it comes to substance. Right now, Canadians ... Read More »

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  • Guest Column: Objections to refugees: Some legitimate, others simply illogical

    There seem to be four loud objections to the 25,000 Syrian refugees coming to Canada: 1) we should be looking after our own homeless people; 2) they’re just ‘migrants’ looking for a better life, not ‘refugees’ fleeing for their lives; 3) they’re Muslims who discriminate against women and aren’t like us; 4) they’re bringing terrorists ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • For many reasons, public library says thank you, Medicine Hat

    On behalf of the board and staff of MHPL I would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the community for making our 100th anniversary celebrations this year such a success. And what a success it has been! We kicked off the year in January by announcing free memberships for all residents of Medicine Hat. We ... Read More »

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  • Parkview speed should be 70 km/h

    It is interesting and predictable that there is public pushback against the use of photo radar in this city. I read the recent report on photo radar available on the city website and have come to this conclusion: Photo radar can be divided into two classes. One is “safety radar” which is deployed in school/playground ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Modern-day policing is challenging

    Re: “Society should expect a higher standard from police,” Nov. 13 I agree with Ms. Slade’s main assertion, but I disagree with her implied criticism of Chief Andy McGrogan and the Medicine Hat Police Service. I’m an old-timer who was taught that obedience to the law, and respect for authority was a requirement of being ... Read More »

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