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Lethbridge NDP candidate nominated for Federal Election

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Lethbridge has its New Democrat Party candidate for the upcoming federal election.
Shandi Bleiken was nominated earlier this week.
Describing herself as a community organizer and queer activist, Bleiken has lived in Lethbridge since 2014 and worked at both Lethbridge College and at the University of Lethbridge where she is currently.
She says she’s ready to stand up for universal pharmacare, affordable housing, climate justice, Indigenous and immigrant rights, and economic opportunities for all.
While the federal election has yet to be called, it must take place on or before October 21st.
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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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