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Three year survey provides over 200 recommendations to help Missing and Murdered Indigenous cause; Firefighting chemicals found in grocery store food

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Group calls violence against First Nations, Metis and Inuit women a form of genocide.

Family and friends of missing and murdered indigenous women gathered for a ceremony in Quebec. A three-year study was released with over 200 recommendations to the government on how to remedy the issue. Those in attendance called violence against First Nations, Metis and Inuit women a form of genocide.

Chemicals used in firefighting foam found in food

The Food and Drug Administration has found what it called “forever chemicals” in some foods. The Associated Press reported that the manmade compounds found are usually used in firefighting foam. Experts said the chemicals pose a higher risk than previously thought and many U.S. states asked for federal regulation of them.

Edibles make up half of legal cannabis sales for Canada

The Canadian cannabis market is valued at almost 3 billion dollars annually with edibles making up half of that total. That’s the latest from a report from the Canadian Press citing findings from Deloitte. Now Canada is preparing to legalize other cannabis-infused foods and beverages so the value should increase.

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Lethbridge News

Blood Tribe members vote in favour of $150 million federal settlement in cattle claim

STANDOFF, AB - Blood Tribe members have voted in favour of a $150-million settlement with the federal government, bringing to a close a decades...

Ryan Parker seeks 8th term on Lethbridge City Council

LETHBRIDGE, AB - Long-time Lethbridge City Councillor, Ryan Parker, has announced his intention to run for re-election. He spoke with media Friday morning at Legacy...

GoFundMe campaign started for Lethbridge woman hit by vehicle

LETHBRIDGE, AB - A fundraiser has been set up for a Lethbridge woman who suffered serious injuries when she was hit by a vehicle...

UPDATE: Hurricanes games, other ticketed events to require vaccination proof or negative COVID test

LETHBRIDGE, AB - If you plan on going to watch the Lethbridge Hurricanes play a game at the ENMAX Centre this WHL season, you'll...

Lethbridge College & University both adopting Alberta’s new “Restrictions Exemption Program”

LETHBRIDGE, AB - Lethbridge's two post-secondary schools are getting onboard with Alberta's incoming proof of COVID-19 vaccination program. Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge...
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