Saturday, September 25, 2021
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Over 2,000 jobs lost as Canadian unemployment rate rises; Three more earthquakes hit B.C.

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Unemployment rate up after record-breaking May

Over 2,000 jobs were lost across Canada last month but the labour market is still having a strong year. The newest numbers from Statistics Canada said the unemployment rate rose to 5.5 after being at a record low in May. There have still been almost a quarter million full-time jobs created this year, the most since 2002.

More tremors a day after B.C. is hit with magnitude 6.2 earthquake 

No Tsunami or damage is expected after B.C. is hit with three more earthquakes. The U.S. Geological Survey said they happened one day after the northern part of Vancouver Island was hit with a magnitude 6.2 earthquake. The tremors occurred within about 10 minutes of each other and started around 6 a.m. local time. The tremors had magnitudes of 5.6, 4.9 and 4.7.

Another meat allergy-inducing tick found thousands of kilometres from another

There could be some concern rising as a second tick that causes red meat allergies in humans was found in Canada. CTV News reported the newest one was found on Canada Day in Winnipeg. That is almost 2,000 kilometres from where the first was found in London, Ontario just weeks ago. The Lone Star tick is usually found in the Southern U.S.

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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

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Witness information needed to help with crash investigation

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

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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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