September 25th, 2016

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mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Alberta Health Services announced Thursday that teachers of Grade 4, 5 and 6 classrooms will have access to new anti-tobacco resources to help teach the risks of tobacco use to children. The new curriculum, created in conjunction with the University of Lethbridge, has been updated with the latest statistics and facts surrounding the

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  • Legacy Giving: Transform what can be achieved tomorrow

    Medicine Hat News The purpose of legacy giving is to plan ahead, choose a gift that fulfills your hopes and desires, and to make a lasting impact. Charitable giving through a bequest to the Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation is a wonderful way to leave a legacy that has special meaning to you, while ... Read More »

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  • ‘Knees together’ judge shocked local officials with victim services

    prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell A Calgary judge’s comments during a 2014 sexual assault trial has spurred outrage and a judicial hearing — and local organizations who support victims hope it’s an opportunity for education and change. “What has been amazing … is the public outcry of support for the (victim),” said Christina Johnson, executive director with the ... Read More »

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  • Mmmm… Bacon

    srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Folks, let’s have a serious conversation about bacon. Sure, Canalta Centre unveiled an array of new food choices Friday for its upcoming sophomore season, including everything from veggie snack cups to kids meals and deep-fried dill pickles. But there was no questioning the real star of the show: Bacon on a stick, drizzled ... Read More »

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Local Sports

  • Tough shooting

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine HatTigers will be looking for redemption Saturday night at the Canalta Centre after a frustrating 4-2 loss at the hands of rival Lethbridge Hurricanes to kick off the 2016-17 WHLseason Friday at the Enmax Centre. The Tabbies managed to outshoot Lethbridge 43-20 in the contest, but 17-year-old goaltender Stuart Skinner held ... Read More »

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  • Tigers still waiting for official dressing room

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken While the Medicine Hat Tigers have been working towards building a team for the 2016-17 WHL season, their dressing room remains largely untouched. A proposal tendered in April for the $1.5-million home team dressing room stated construction could be completed as early as Dec. 31, 2016, though construction has yet to get underway ... Read More »

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  • Tigers sign free agent goalie Jake Morrissey

    Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers solved their weekend goaltending conundrum by signing 19-year-old goaltender Jake Morrissey, formerly of the Vancouver Giants. With starting goaltender Nick Schneider away at Calgary Flames training camp, Tigers general manager Shaun Clouston had his hand forced to fill a void behind opening night starter Duncan McGovern. Morrissey was ... Read More »

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  • Talk of the Town: Popular Spectrum Festival moving back downtown for 2017 edition

    After two years on North Railway Street due to construction downtown, Spectrum’s board has voted to bring the Spectrum Festival back downtown. In past years, the festival has been held in Lions Park, downtown, Kin Coulee Park and once again downtown. New and exciting things are always added to Spectrum to keep it the most ... Read More »

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  • MLA Report: Provincial gov’t has certainly not forgotten Medicine Hat

    It’s often said Medicine Hat is “the forgotten corner of Alberta,” when it comes to government funding for city projects. In the last 12 months, nearly $37 million in provincial Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) program funding has been allocated to city-led initiatives, all of which create local jobs. These projects range from the $6.5 million ... Read More »

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  • Mastering the basics should be at forefront of education

    Decades of advising anyone and everyone to get a university education in order to get a good job that pays well may have done nothing more than created huge student loans. Statistics Canada a week ago released information about literacy skills and overqualification, according to a media report. The numbers showed one in eight employees ... Read More »

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Letters to The Editor

  • Embrace mental illness Ñ the good and the bad

    Mental Illness Awareness Week is Oct. 2-8 and I think we need more to do more than just understand and be aware we need to embrace our mental illness — the good and the bad. Those of us who are mentally ill and those of us who live with people who are mentally ill know ... Read More »

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  • Columnist’s take on carbon levy ‘condescending’ and laughable

    I am a bit surprised that (Torstar columnist Chantal) Hébert uses Abacus to support her opinion on the proposed (existing?) carbon levy. If you need a good laugh just research Abacus’ poll prior to the last federal election! (NDP way out in the lead, for those people without access to Google). Maybe they have been ... Read More »

    3 days ago
  • What’s in a name?

    I have nothing against modernism or that changes and improvements have been made over the past 40 or 50 years. Changes are usually for the greater good. But look what has happened to children’s names over that period of time. Boys’ names generally were Jack, Jim, Ken, Ron, Bob, Fred, Alan, Bill, Tom, Stan or ... Read More »

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