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Two Canadian women volunteers abducted in Ghana at gunpoint; Elections Canada launches campaign to entice younger voters to hit the polls

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Ages and gender of abducted Canadian’s in Ghana released

More information is coming out about the Canadians kidnapped in Ghana. The BBC reported two women aged 19 and 20 were taken at gunpoint outside their apartment Tuesday night. It is also being reported that they are volunteers with Toronto based Youth Challenge International. The abductees names have not been released.

Social media celebrities being hired to promote voting among youth

Young voters have the lowest turnout rate according to Elections Canada and the organization is looking to change that. It is launching a $650,000 campaign to get social media celebrities, YouTubers and even a gamer involved to try and influence younger generations out to the polls. The 13 “influencers” have not been named yet.

Scheer has no Pride plans

Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer won’t be attending any Pride activities this year. He doesn’t have the most positive personal track record when it comes to LGBTQ support. He voted against legalizing same-sex marriage in 2005. A spokesperson defended the party and said it has a history of fighting for LGBTQ rights around the world.

Columbine High School could get torn down 

The community of Columbine Colorado is considering tearing down the high school and rebuilding it. The facility was the scene of the infamous Columbine Massacre 20 years ago when two teens killed 12 fellow students and a teacher before killing themselves. Officials said the facility remains a source of inspiration for future gun violence.

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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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