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Not every missing child warrants an Amber Alert: Lethbridge Police Service explain the criteria behind issuing these alerts

A vehicle was stolen in Fort Macleod Monday night with a six-year-old boy in the back seat.

It happened around 10:30 p.m. and the boy wasn’t found until three hours later, in the vehicle about 40 kilometers from where it was stolen. 344 more words


When you have a famous parent

When I was 5 we moved to Alberta. At the time I didn’t know why we were moving with only the clothes on our back in the middle of the night. 180 more words

Floor crossings older than Canada itself

I had never heard of Leona Alleslev before she switched from red to blue. The Member of Parliament for Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill becomes the latest in a long line of Canadian politicians who have crossed the floor to sit with a different political party than the one they were elected with. 2,519 more words


Pink thistle flowers

Some pink thistle flowers seen in Elk Island National Park, AB.

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, Exposure Time: 1/640, Aperture: f/11, ISO: 3500, Focal Length: 560mm… 60 more words


How common household cleaners could make kids overweight

Early life exposure to certain disinfectants used at home could be making children overweight by altering the composition of their gut bacteria, suggests new research. 231 more words

Health News

University of Lethbridge says okay to cannabis, but students expected to 'not be impaired' in class

Consuming cannabis in designated areas has been given the green light by the University of Lethbridge.

In contrast, post-secondary institutions in Calgary have either yet to roll out their policy, or snuffed out the notion entirely. 535 more words


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