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Ukrainian Christmas on the minds of local residents

Christmas begins on Saturday for Ukrainians, and families who have settled into Lethbridge will be celebrating. A Ukrainian family opened up their home on Friday to showcase some traditional food from their country as well. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the Rotary Club of Lethbridge was instrumental in helping close to 20 Ukrainian families get […]Read More

Bus passes amendment goes through at council

An amendment to legislation for free bus passes for refugees was debated on Tuesday during Lethbridge City Council. Council asked city administration to allow refugees from Ukraine to have free bus passes for those coming into our city. The initiative would last for six months. Lethbridge Deputy Mayor Jenn Schmidt-Rempel says this was an easy […]Read More

Lethbridge council to debate free bus passes for refugees

Legislation for an existing amendment by the City of Lethbridge to offer more aid to refugees in our city will be debated during Tuesday’s city council meeting. On July 5th council voted to allow free public transit for all refugees in Lethbridge. A local organization called Project Sunflower was in support of the idea, but […]Read More

Project Sunflower teams up with students to host benefit concert

A benefit concert will be taking place Thursday to raise funds for Ukrainian refugees living in Lethbridge. In collaboration with Project Sunflower, the Grade 8 band students at Gilbert Paterson Middle School are hosting their year-end band show where all the proceeds at the door will be donated to the organization. A spokesperson with Project […]Read More

Total of 28 Ukrainians touch down in Toronto

A total of 28 Ukrainians touched down in Toronto recently thanks to the generosity of Samaritan’s Purse and the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel. The Christian organization helped fly the Ukrainians out of Poland on its DC-8 aircraft. They will be staying with friends and relatives in the greater Toronto area, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vegreville and […]Read More