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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

Fraudulent callers claiming to be RCMP officers in Taber

TABER, AB - It appears some fraudsters are making calls in the Taber area claiming to be RCMP officers. Police are warning the public about...

Two Lethbridge men arrested & charged, accused in local vehicle thefts

LETHBRIDGE, AB - Two men are facing charges after Lethbridge Police recovered a number of stolen vehicles this week. On Tuesday, Sept. 21 officers found...

Witness information needed to help with crash investigation

LETHBRIDGE, AB - Anyone who may have witnessed a crash earlier this week between a motorcycle and an SUV at the intersection of Highway...

Canada still working on AstraZeneca’s recognition in US and other countries

OTTAWA, ON - There’s still no word on when or even if American officials will start recognizing AstraZeneca’s vaccine or mixing doses for entry...

Alberta COVID-19 situation worsens as hospitals fill up

LETHBRIDGE, AB - We found out Thursday just how dire the current COVID-19 situation is right now here in Alberta. The number of people in...
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