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Immigrant Canadians visit CHHS to share stories and experiences

By Charles Lefebvre on November 11th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Students at Crescent Heights High School made connections with Saamis Immigration Services on Thursday. Throughout the day, adult members of Saamis Immigration’s programs spoke to students in small groups in the school’s cafeteria, teaching them about their experiences as immigrants and the challenges they’ve faced. “I think it’s really important because it opens ... Read More »

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Drainage repair to commence at Family Leisure Centre

By Peggy Revell on November 11th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Contractors will begin drainage repair work on parking lots and landscaped areas at the Family Leisure Centre between 20th Street SW and the facility’s entrance. Due to frequent pooling of water after rainfall and melting snow in the winter, a subsurface drainage system is needed, according to a release from the city. ... Read More »

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Westminster United Church hosting Poinsettia Tea Nov. 19

By Gillian Slade on November 11th, 2016

Medicine Hat News There is nothing quite like a Poinsettia Tea to get you in the mood for Christmas. A Poinsettia Tea, at Westminster United Church 101 6th Street SE, will be held on Saturday Nov. 19 from 2-3:30 p.m. There will be a bake sale and craft table as well. Tickets are $5 per ... Read More »

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MHC students get second place at agribusiness competition

By Charles Lefebvre on November 11th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Students at Medicine Hat College showcased their problem-solving and agriculture business skills at a recent conference. A team of five was awarded second place at Cor Van Raay Agribusiness Case Competition on Oct. 29, hosted by the University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College. The competition brought together 12 teams from southern Alberta and ... Read More »

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Parkinson Alberta hosting information session regarding program for disabled, chronic conditions

By Gillian Slade on November 11th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Parkinson Alberta is hosting an information session with Living Fit program co-ordinator Maria Undseth to learn about a unique program designed for people with disabilities, chronic conditions and those at risk for hypertension and diabetes. The event takes place Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. in the training room at REDI Enterprises. For ... Read More »

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Remembrance Day services scheduled for Friday

By medicinehatnews on November 10th, 2016

Remembrance Day services will be taking place in Medicine Hat and surrounding areas on Friday to honour the men and women who served, and continue to serve, their country, as well as honouring those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in war time. The Robertson Memorial Branch No. 17 will once again be hosting its Remembrance ... Read More »

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No zoning leeway given to city staff

By Collin Gallant on November 10th, 2016

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant City council members this week soundly rejected changes to a zoning bylaw that would give planning staff some measure of latitude to approve home-office conversions near downtown. That sort of development generally goes against an eight-month-old development plan, but may be appropriate in some cases, said councillors, who have already approved one such ... Read More »

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Eagle Butte High students remember those who sacrificed

By Charles Lefebvre on November 10th, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Students at Eagle Butte High School showed they will always remember. The school held its annual Remembrance Day service Wednesday morning, bringing students together to show respect to veterans and the sacrifices made by those who served. “In past wars, there was a lot of sacrifices made and lives lost,” said vice-principal Dave ... Read More »

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City to sell non-operated wells near Countess

By Collin Gallant on November 10th, 2016

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant The City of Medicine Hat will sell its interest in 22 non-operated wells near Countess, it was announced this week. The relatively small divestiture would bring the total number of wells taken off the city’s inventory to 770 over the past three years. That equates to a near 20-per-cent reduction in the city’s ... Read More »

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Local seniors wait weeks for placement

By Gillian Slade on November 10th, 2016

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade Thirty-five seniors were in acute care hospital beds waiting for placement in the community last month, says Alberta Health Services. On average they waited 37 days. “We continue to see placement pressures in Medicine Hat,” said Sean Chilton, AHS chief zone officer for the south zone. In July 2015, Medicine Hat was ... Read More »

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