Yesterday, someone wrote a letter to the editor of the Lethbridge Herald. This person is dealing with drug addiction and was providing some insight from that perspective on the benefits of the supervised consumption site, as well as addressing some myths. Naturally, the online version of the letter received negative feedback, many with the same, […]
So, a few weeks ago, I wrote a post about the labour history in Lethbridge. I discovered that historical information about labour in Lethbridge is not readily accessible. I intend to change that.
Given its propensity to vote in Conservative representatives, Lethbridge is known as a conservative stronghold. But it actually has a significant labour history going back over a century.
Last week, the Lethbridge Police Service released data for calls to service in Lethbridge. For some reason, they organized that data in reference to the Supervised Consumption Site,
At city council meeting last week, City Councillor Blaine Hyggen suggested that a third party independently audit the numbers claimed by Arches in their report to city council. Except Hyggen doesn’t actually care whether Arches gets audited. Hyggen operates on confirmation bias: he seeks out frontline cops and paramedics whose claims support his ideological stance […]
Here are the 9 myths people often use when opposing the supervised consumption site and why exactly they’re just myths.
I received this email this afternoon from former mayor, Rajko Dodic. regarding an earlier blog post on Elect Lethbridge: To: Kim Siever and Elect Lethbridge Pursuant to section 13 of the Defamation Act of Alberta, I am providing you notice of my intention to bring Action against you for defamation for the article entitled: ‘Ìs there a […]
I sent a condensed version of the following letter to the editor of the Lethbridge Herald. They published it today, but did not include it on their website. I have been following for the last two years with interest the process the Lethbridge Skateboard Association has had to endure in order to get a new skatepark. The […]
Over the last few weeks, I’ve had several discussions with others about whether Lethbridge is urban. Actually, discussion might be pushing it since most of the conversation was me pointing out logically (using actual definitions) on how Lethbridge qualifies as urban and most responses opposing my point based on subjective opinions on what qualifies as […]
The nice thing about Victoria Day falling on the third Monday of the month is that is also the day our church is assigned to volunteer at the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen. I enjoy working there. I wish I could do it more often, but, of course, I have to work most of the time. That […]