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Lethbridge post-secondary schools see spike in demand for financial aid during COVID-19 – Lethbridge

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Officials at Lethbridge post-secondary institutions say they had to react quickly to make emergency funding available to students heading into the fall semester due to an unprecedented demand for support caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Donors have stepped up to help both post-secondary institutions in the city, with funding …

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Lethbridge minor sports associations waiting, pushing potential season end dates – Lethbridge

Lethbridge minor sports associations waiting, pushing potential season end dates - Lethbridge

Minor sports associations in Lethbridge say they are in a holding pattern right now, keenly watching each provincial update and hoping for Alberta’s ban on youth sports to be lifted. Read more: Edmonton minor league sports hope to mitigate season troubles during COVID-19 restrictions The Lethbridge Soccer Association (LSA) …

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Blood Tribe seeing spike in COVID-19 cases – Lethbridge

Blood Tribe seeing spike in COVID-19 cases - Lethbridge

The Blood Tribe says it is working around the clock to deal with significant issues and developments as COVID-19 cases spike in their community. The Blood reserve had 23 active cases on Monday, and as of Friday morning, that number rose to 65, almost tripling in less than a …

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Lethbridge post-secondary institutions report steady enrolment despite COVID-19 pandemic – Lethbridge

Lethbridge post-secondary institutions report steady enrolment despite COVID-19 pandemic - Lethbridge

Post-secondary students have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, with some choosing to postpone classes or drop out altogether due to financial strain or difficulty with virtual learning. But Lethbridge College officials say so far, enrolment this year is consistent with last year. Read more: Lethbridge College declares …

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Some southern Alberta businesses disappointed as province eases certain COVID-19 restrictions – Lethbridge

Some southern Alberta businesses disappointed as province eases certain COVID-19 restrictions - Lethbridge

Alberta announced it is easing health restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic for some businesses starting Monday, including for salons and other personal and wellness services, but other businesses were left disappointed. Read more: Alberta COVID-19 rules will ease Monday for outdoor gatherings, personal wellness services Kieth Carlson owns …

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Lethbridge police not taking ‘heavy-handed’ approach in COVID-19 enforcement – Lethbridge

Lethbridge police not taking ‘heavy-handed’ approach in COVID-19 enforcement - Lethbridge

On Thursday, Lethbridge police confirmed they have issued two fines to the organizer of Tuesday’s anti-COVID restrictions rally, which took place in front of city hall. The Lethbridge Police Service (LPS) issued the organizer two tickets over mandatory health measures in relation to COVID-19. Mike Hoffman, the organizer of …

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Lethbridge parents weary of looming public school boundary changes – Lethbridge

Lethbridge parents weary of looming public school boundary changes - Lethbridge

Lethbridge mother of six, Brandi Frohwerk, said the proposed changes to Lethbridge public school boundaries are not being well received among parents.  “This has to be the worst timing for them to announce all this,” she said Wednesday, adding that families had been through a lot in the past …

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Southern Alberta businesses find success opening during pandemic – Lethbridge

Southern Alberta businesses find success opening during pandemic - Lethbridge

Starting a business in a pandemic is a daunting prospect, but for some in southern Alberta, the conditions fostered a perfect storm. “We watched all the worldwide support for bookstores and books and shopping local, and we just thought the business model was still sound,” owner of Lethbridge bookstore …

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Coronavirus: Lethbridge business charged with contravening public health order – Lethbridge

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The Lethbridge Police Service has announced that a local business has been charged after choosing not to comply with Alberta’s mandatory COVID-19 restrictions. Although LPS did not release the name of the business in a release on Monday night, the owner of Lethbridge’s Peppermint Hippo Tattoo posted on Facebook …

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Lethbridge real estate market sees spike in buying and selling amid COVID-19 pandemic – Lethbridge

Lethbridge real estate market sees spike in buying and selling amid COVID-19 pandemic - Lethbridge

When COVID-19 hit, many people had to quickly adapt to working from home, including financial advisor Kimberlee Davis. “I have three dogs and two teenage children and we were in an open kind of style home and I didn’t have a proper office space so I was working at …

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