Alberta

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Lethbridge woman leads southern Alberta effort to find bone marrow donor match for family member

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
February 15, 2018 - 3:07pm

LETHBRIDGE - Brayden Ross is a 17-year-old grade 12 student who should be gearing up for graduation. Instead, he's finishing his last chemotherapy treatment at IWK Children's Hospital in Halifax.

Marilyn Thomson, Gordon Klaus's sister, joined by family members outside the Red Deer Courthouse following Wednesday's sentencing hearing for Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank.
Marilyn Thomson, Gordon Klaus's sister, joined by family members outside the Red Deer Courthouse following Wednesday's sentencing hearing for Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank. rdnewsNOW / Troy Gillard

Pair convicted of killing family to be eligible for parole after 25 years

By The Canadian Press
February 15, 2018 - 9:31am

RED DEER — An Alberta judge has ruled that two men found guilty of murdering three family members will not have to spend additional time in prison before they can apply for parole.

L to R - Adam North Peigan, Terrance Crow Shoe

Hope for an apology and reconciliation: Provincial Government hears from Sixties Scoop survivors

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
February 14, 2018 - 1:14pm

LETHBRIDGE - To Adam North Peigan, June 17, 2015 was a very emotional day. It was the day when former Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger stood up in the provincial legislature and issued an official apology to all Sixties Scoop survivors in the province.

David Eggen visits a Lethbridge school
David Eggen visits a Lethbridge school LNN filre photo

Alberta eyes pay grid and ceiling to rein in rising pay for school superintendents

By The Canadian Press
February 13, 2018 - 1:29pm

EDMONTON -  Alberta's education minister says salaries for school superintendents are out of line with the rest of the province and need to be reined in.

David Eggen says he's looking at a number of options, including a pay cap and a salary grid.

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