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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 8, 2015, Lethbridge, AlbertaBlue jays win again Jose Bautista homers in the 10th mining As jays defeat Yankees for sixth straight Victory a see 83 online y y Lethbridge 1 Quot a Herald at a1/4 film diary of a teenage girls Lawu belongs to newcomer Bel Powley. Who has a remarkable Awakening performance see c9 saturday August 8, 2015 Herald photos by Ian Martens conservation k9 handler Heather Mccubbin and Mussel sniffing dog diesel demonstrate a search for invasive Mussel species on a boat during Friday morning at Park Lake. Province doggedly determined to prevent influx of mussels Lethbridge Herald Park Lake Alberta environment minister Shannon Phillips has brought new meaning to Quot the dog Days of on. Friday Phillips introduced diesel Hilo and Seuss As the latest warriors in Alberta s Battle against invasive Missel species threatening to clog the provinces lakes and reservoirs. Diesel is a specially trained Labrador that works with Alberta conservation officers at boat inspection Points from dui Imore to Bunn is. Phillips introduced diesel during a Media Opportunity at Park Lake provincial Park along with German Shepherd Seuss and Hilo a another lab a working in other parts of the province this summer. Quot the economic Impact of Zebra mussels in Alberta could be massive a Phillips pointed out. Quot especially in Southern Alberta and in our irrigation if the non native Mussel species secured a foothold in Alberta she said it could soon put the provinces irrigation systems a and the producers who depend on them a out of business. Zebra Mussel infestations have become a serious threat in parts of the u.s., Phillips said. And they be also been detected in Lake Winnipeg. One of their dangers she warned is that they can be so Small they re almost invisible to the human Eye despite officers Best efforts Over the boating season. A but not to the dog s nose a As some officers in her department explained urging their use. After about three months of training Phillips said the dogs Are now on patrol alongside two footed officers who conduct mandatory inspections of boats and equipment at key Points mussels sit on display safely contained in a plexiglass Container. Across the province As part of Alberta s aquatic invasive species program. More could be added if they prove As successful As environment officials expect. A the creation of the conservation k-9 program is just one part of the Multi faceted approaches we Are taking to keep destructive mussels out of the province and to protect our bordering Neighbours Quot the Lethbridge Cabinet member said. An infestation in Alberta she noted could be carried downstream into Saskatchewan. Irrigation districts offered funds to help add the dogs to albertan a enforcement teams the minister noted. Quot the Success of the Ais program is in the results a said Bob Chrumka Board chair of the Eastern irrigation District. Quot we Are winning the Battle against Zebra and Quagga mussels. It is exciting to consider How far we be come in a Short period of time. A it is even More exhilarating to envision where Well go with the team approach that has been struck. Harper ducks recession talk Harper blames contraction in Energy sector Andy real chord the Canadian press Toronto Stephen Harper dodged two direct questions Friday on whether the hobbled Economy had slipped into recession a dance that came Only hours after he appeared to acknowledge Canada had indeed taken such a turn for the worse. In thursdays leaders debate nip Leader Thomas Mulcair pressed Harper on the fact government data has revealed the Economy shrank Over the first five months of the year. Mulcair noted the grim numbers left Canada one month shy of a technical definition of a recession then added. A but according to a lot of observers we re already in a Harper was Quick to respond with a emr. Mulcair in a not denying when asked twice by reporters Friday if he believed the country had indeed already tumbled into a recession the conservative Leader ducked both times falling Back on his already used talking Points. Quot we have a contraction in the Energy sector that everybody knows is because of Low Oil prices a Harper said during a Campaign Stop in the backyard of a family Home in the Toronto suburb of Richmond Hill. A we know there Are and Downs. The Choice is you either stick with the plan that a working and has most of our Economy growing or you adopt plans that throw All of the Economy backwards a and that a what the nip conservative officials said Friday that harpers a not denying remark was in response to the economic data cited by Mulcair. And had nothing to do with the nip leaders comment about already being in a recession. Mulcair saw it a Little differently. A was they taught us in Law school an admission is the Best form of evidence a he said thursday night after the debate was Over. And on Friday a emr. Harper finally admitted it we Are in a second experts and politicians have been debating for weeks whether the Economy has been in recession in Large part due to the Steep slide in Oil prices. During a news conference last month Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz refused to even utter the word. Poloz had just Cut the Bank a trend setting interest rate for the second time in 2015 to help the Economy handle the Oil Price Shock. He was asked whether downturn meant the Economy had been suffering the effects of a recession. A continued please see Page a2 Man sentenced to Kef i Matrimony the Assoc ate d press Tyler tex a Texas Man who pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriends sex Boyfriend has been sentenced to life a in Matrimony. Kit to reported 21-year-old Josten Bundy pleaded guilty on july 2 to assault with bodily injury for a february is fight with the sex Boyfriend of 19-year-old Elizabeth Laynes Bundy tells the Tyler television station that the Man a had been saying disrespectful things Quot about Jaynes so he challenged him to a fight and punched him twice in the jaw. Smith county court at Law judge Randall Rogers sentenced Bundy to probation on the condition that he Many Jaynes within 30 Days otherwise it would be 15 Days in. Jail. Reluctantly Bundy and. Jaynes applied for their marriage licence and scheduled a Date with a Justice of the came out a Winner from leadership debate whether anybody watched is another question says Ellis Dave Mabel Lethbridge Herald do Aoel a Lethbridge Herald. Com everybody won. But was anybody watching that s a question Many Are asking after a political leaders debate More than two months ahead of Canadas next Federal election. The two hour debate organized by Maclean a Magazine could be heard online or in communities like Lethbridge w Here City to is available on Cable. Political scientist Faron Ellis a and other albertan who follow politics closely a tuned it in while enjoying dinner. A but How Many people were watching a Ellis asks. Quot nobody and he Points out the Rogers communications company the Magazine s owners Haven to issued any Public comment on the limited viev Pership forum. A How Many people watched it to the end How Many people watched it at All a until now the nations major to networks hosted a leaders forum in prime time a few weeks ahead of election Day. By then most canadians were aware of the issues and millions were watching. But this time. Conservative Leader Stephen Harper says he wont take part in the Canada wide to forum. Its not Clear if hell take pan in any More English language to debates at All. So for now Ellis suggests All most canadians will know about the leaders is what other politicians and pundits Are saving. A continued please see Page a2 or. Harry Penner welcomes or. Bradley j. Low As an associate in his dental clinic. Current and naw patients will ban fit from a Panda hour monday Friday 8 00-5 00 . Starting in sap Tambar we so Vic my Kuqi Claf . New patients Welcome 95225 w s7910 at ivaness he crossword c7-8 deaths �,1 Faith Page c6 head news 81-2 opinion forum a6 sports b3-5 can Are c4 comics c8.10 directory online a7 great escapes 68 Hometown a3 pals pigs 06 c9 classifieds c1-5 Community a7 end Gwng c9 great reads 67 Loa Rise a2 Puzzi Psge c7 wed her 62 for great savings and convenience talk Tom Lethbridge Herald circulation specialists today about Home Deto Ety. Cat us at 403-327-55i 1

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