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National Non-Smoking Week Jan. 15-21 PDF Print
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Written by Cheri Langhofer, community engagement co-ordinator Canadian Cancer Society-Lethbridge   
Monday, 16 January 2012 14:58

Smoking rates among Alberta teenagers and young adults shot up by a relative 40 per cent last year.
To mark this year’s National Non-Smoking Week, the Canadian Cancer Society is asking that Albertans call on their MLAs to pass stronger legislation that will reduce smoking rates and save lives.

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New exhibits at the museum PDF Print
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Written by Karen Ingram, museum co-ordinator   
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 15:33

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Karen Ingram - museum manager


Are you a teacher or youth group leader?  Have your students or members always used a computer?  If you can answer yes to both of these; the new exhibits at the Taber Irrigation Impact Museum will be of interest to you.

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What can be found on Microfilm? PDF Print
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Written by production   
Thursday, 15 September 2011 21:16

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Karen Ingram - Taber Irrigation Impact Museum manager


The staff and volunteers at the museum have done many research projects that would not have been possible without the Taber Times on microfilm.  Our summer students have spent many hours compiling a book of some of the Associations and Clubs that have had chapters in Taber.  We have spent hours researching some of the businesses in town and continue with this project.   We have shared our research with the Taber Times with articles about our early oil patch history and have compiled several items on our early coal mining history.

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Economic stress may only get worse PDF Print
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Written by production   
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 14:44

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Trevor Busch


While it might come as a shock to some of us, not everyone in this country is sharing in the benefits of the supposed success story that is Canada’s economy.
While federal politicians (especially the Harper Conservatives) won’t hesitate to praise to the skies the strength of the Canadian economy, the slow but steady recovery from global recession, and increased job creation, it seems a growing percentage of Canadians are being left behind or shut out of the benefits of this bright, glittery, oil-driven future.

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Political correction needed over political correctness PDF Print
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Written by production   
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 15:22

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Musings — Chris Takos


Cognitive dissonance — now there’s a term to wrap your head around.
The first time I heard it, I knew it meant something important and that anyone speaking it in public would sound intelligent. Now, sounding intelligent and being intelligent are two different things, for it turns out cognitive dissonance hints at the opposite of intelligence... or at least of being wise.

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