Lethbridge Herald in Lethbridge, Alberta
13 Dec 2012

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13 Dec 2012

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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 13, 2012, Lethbridge, Alberta Give the gift that Dourif Thek Young bodies and minds a Ery morning throughout the sch it my a year f rth it u Irsai n r a a to Pattok see Coliann on Page a3 Lethbridge to feds hit reset on plan for new Jet fighters a b1www.lethbridgeherald.com thursday december 13,2012 Price $1.01 plus Gustal Zalink plans on schedule two transmission lines proposed for near Lethbridge Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald Kuhli com plans for Alt Alink a two new proposed 240 Tkv transmission lines near Lethbridge As Well As upgrades to the electric system across Southern Alberta remain on schedule according to an update provided by the company this week. The picture Butte to Etzikom Coulee transmission project and the Goose Lake to Etzikom Coulee transmission project both part of a transmission development called the Southern Alberta transmission reinforcement St rare both needed to connect new wind Energy onto the system says Scott Schreiner Alt Alink a director of communications. The existing system is at its capacity at about 1,100 megawatts while the two new lines with the potential of adding a collective 2,700 megawatts would nearly triple the current output. A we can to add More wind Energy without More wires a Schreiner said. A a it a a great option and allows for that Green Energy sector to the picture Butte to Etzikom Coulee line which would be about 66 to 80 Kilometres in length is further along in the development process. With the assistance of Public consultations in the past two years Alt Alink has identified its preferred and alternate routes and recently sent out a newsletter to landowners in the area to make them aware of the raise process May be reviewed City Council looking at reducing controversy Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald or Meili . Com Herald photo by David Rossiter colours of the season Gail Smith from Green Haven Garden Centre puts Poinsettia plants on display in the company Green House. Poinsettias have become one of the most popular Holiday Flowers and Are now available in an expanded array of colours from the familiar red to pastels and vibrant by colours. A continued please see Page a2ast-track program for skilled immigrants will Benefit area m Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald Okuhi a com the Federal governments new fast track program for Sld led immigrants will have a positive effect on Alberta and specifically the Lethbridge area says local my Jim Huyer. Immigration minister Jason Kenney announced earlier this week the new Federal skilled trades program which will be designed to combat a shortage of tradespeople currently hampering economic growth in Canada. It will admit a maximum of3,000 people next year and will begin accepting applications on Jan. 2. A one of the biggest economic problems for Alberta in general is labour shortage and it certainly is True in the Lethbridge area a Hillyer said from Ottawa. A while a lot of those jobs can be filled with the temporary foreign workers program there Are some limitations to that program. This change creates a new Stream for skilled eligible occupations will include electricians welders heavy duty equipment mechanics and pipe fitters although Hillyer said the list could expand by the time it becomes official next month. A continued please see Page a2 Ity Council May take a second look at How its pay is set. But councillors Are aiming at reducing the a by controversy a not cutting their income. Members of councils a open and effective government committee raised the Issue recently following Public debate Over Council members recent decision to hike their own pay in january. A that puts any Council in an awkward situation a says coun. Bridget Meams who chairs the committee. �?o1 would really like to see future councils done to get into the same other cities take different approaches to reviewing their councils pay she says. In Lethbridge there a a minor Cost of living adjustment every year and a larger City by City comparison near the end of councils three year mandate. After receiving details of that comparison this fall Council members agreed to raise their salaries to the current average for mid sized Alberta cities. That will see Lethbridge councillors pay increase to $39,135 a year while the mayors advances to $103,309. That translates into a 21 per cent increase. But rather than specifying those rates take effect after their term ends next fall Council members voted to make the increases effective on Jan. 1. That decision has stirred about As much debate As the actual size of the increases. Under provincial Law City councils Are expected to set their own salary and Benefit Levels. By reviewing them each year Mearns contends salary increases could be More gradual. They might not As readily become an election Issue. A new policy could also take into account the provincial governments decision to extend Urban and Rural councils Temis to four years effective with next Falls elections. No one on City Council wants to prolong debate by reconsidering to Iii recent decision to pay the increases she said. But councillors could learn from other cities experience and recommend changes for the future. Mearns says Shell prepare a report on other Urban councils policies on the matter. If the committee concurs it would be sent to the full Council for possible adoption. Southern Alberta touch to ctr Novie based in . Mackenzie Porter of Medicine hat Kari Matchett formerly of Lethbridge Star Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald Kuti a when ctr airs its Holiday movie a the horses of Mcbride on sunday viewers May notice a significant Southern Alberta flavour. Not Only was it filmed just West of Calgary but the production stars Mackenzie Porter who grew up near Medicine hat and Kari Matchett who went to High school at Lethbridge collegiate Institute. A the horses of Mcbride Quot also starring Veteran actor Aidan Quinn centres around the True Story of the residents of Mcbride ., who sacrificed their Christmas to pull together and miraculously Rescue two starving horses trapped deep within the Canadian Rockies in 2008. A i Hadnot actually heard the Story before i auditioned for it unfortunately a i wish i had a said Porter 21, from her Vancouver Home. Porter the sister of former Canadian idol Champion Kalan Porter was named one of the a top 11 talents to watch for in to weekly last year. In a the horses of Mcbride a she plays Nicki Davidson the determined Young daughter and heroine at the heart of the films Story As she refuses to believe the two trapped horses Are a lost cause. She was initially turned away from even auditioning but after her agent pleaded the producers finally agreed to see her. She was photo submitted Mackenzie Porter right stars with Hollywood Veteran actor Aidan Quinn in ctr s Quot the horses of Mcbride Quot which airs on sunday. Cast the next morning. Matchett and Quinn whose acting resume includes a legends of the fall and a Benny amp Joon a As Well As present lbs series a elementary a play porters parents in the film. A continued please see Page a2 6�lfs his first piano recital Leishman la and pm not going to a hearing a a miss o single Nore. 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