September 28th, 2021

Provincial News

Police, security stand by: Protests planned at Alberta hospitals against COVID rules

By The Canadian Press on September 13th, 2021

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services has strengthened its security ahead of planned protests expected to take place outside of several hospitals this afternoon against COVID-19 measures. The health provider says in a statement posted to social media that protective services staff have been added at the sites to help patients and staff enter and exit ... Read More »

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Group of nine Alberta universities, colleges to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination

By The Canadian Press on September 13th, 2021

EDMONTON – Nine universities and colleges in Alberta say they are ramping up COVID-19 measures by making vaccination a requirement to enter their campuses. University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Lethbridge and Medicine Hat College are among the institutions that will require proof of vaccination. A joint news release from the nine schools ... Read More »

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Health agency wants jail time for Calgary pastor and brother for breaking COVID rules

By The Canadian Press on September 13th, 2021

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services is asking for jail time for an Alberta pastor and his brother found guilty of contempt after deliberately violating COVID-19 health orders. Artur Pawlowski and his brother, Dawid Pawlowski, of Calgary were arrested in May and accused of organizing an illegal gathering as well as of promoting and attending an ... Read More »

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Alberta doles out federal safe-schools cash, $4.7M for SE Alta. boards

By The Canadian Press on September 2nd, 2020

Medicine Hat News Southeastern Alberta’s three major school boards will receive $4.7 million combined in federal government funds to put towards costs related to reopening during the Coronavirus pandemic this month. The Alberta government says the $262 million from Ottawa meant to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in schools will be dispersed equitably and ... Read More »

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Women charged, in custody after children left in vehicle for an hour in freezing cold in Lethbridge

By J.W. Schnarr on December 16th, 2016

jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Two women have been charged with failing to provide the necessities of life after two small children were found unattended in a locked vehicle last night. Lethbridge Police Service rescued a three-year-old girl and four-year-old boy who were left unattended for over an hour in -18 C weather. At approximately 11:30 p.m., police responded ... Read More »

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WestJet Christmas Miracle

By Medicine Hat News on December 2nd, 2014

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