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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 8, 2015, Lethbridge, Alberta The guts to speak out victims and supporters Hope to raise awareness and erase the stigma of Bowel disease a Curt. The Lethbridge group raised Melissa Villeneuve $26,470. Let Broge of Trad Crohn s and colitis is a disease Many sufferers prefer to keep behind closed doors. But it s important that people not he ashamed and find support in dealing with the incurable Bowel disease. About 150 people took part in the fifth annual Gutsy walk at Henderson Lake on sunday. Many participants Are living with the disease and. Joined by family and friends walked in support of finding a the Gutsy walk is our main fundraiser for Crohn a and colitis and intestinal Bowel disease a said Darren Harker event organizer. Quot it serves two purposes. One is to raise funds for the National office which is important for research and development but the other is to raise awareness. It is the Type of disease a lot of people Don t want to talk about. It deals with bathroom issues and a lot of people Don t want to accept that its happening and they Don t want to Tell anyone about it. We re trying to get people out of that it s a very a individual Quot disease As the types of food that trigger internal bleeding varies from person to person. This also makes it difficult for doctors to diagnose and for i researchers to find a cure. Harker has been living with the disease since 1993. He was first diagnosed with colitis which he describes As like having an ulcer in his lower Bowel it went into remission for several years and he continued working As a teacher in Calgary. He feels the Pace and lifestyle of being a full time teacher added stress to his body and the disease flared up again. Quot it hit me pretty hard. I was in the Hospital for two or three weeks and the specialist recommended he said. A continued please see Page a2 Herald photo by Vii a us participants in the fifth annual Gutsy walk for Crohn s and colitis make their Way around Henderson Lake on sunday the event Aims to bring awareness and raise funds for the incurable Bowel disease and its a Chance for those with the disease to find support the Lethbridge group raised $26,470 the heat Harper faces Tough talk on climate change and Security threats at g7 Mike Blanchfield the Canadian press Schloss Elmal German the g7 leaders started their annual meeting sunday during which prime minister Stephen Harper was expected to face discussions on a topic he has been repeatedly criticized for not doing enough about climate change Germany with the firm backing of Neighbour France is linking climate change to global Security follow ing a report prepared for it foreign ministers in april that urged ail countries to place climate change at the heart of their foreign policy. A climate change is the ultimate threat multiplier it will aggravate already fragile situations and Mas contribute to social upheaval and even violent said the report by the european Union Institute for Security studies. That characterization has some observers wondering w Hether it might make climate change More appealing to Harper because it aligns with his robust foreign policy Outlook which sees Canada taking a leading role in helping the world fight Security threats. Climate Security has been on the International radar for several years with the . Pentagon and the British military issuing major studies about the Security risks posed by extreme climate events. The assessments say drought flooding massive storms and famines could cause widespread displacement of populations and food shortages sparking wars and conflict a continued my see Page a2 invasive Mussel speeds a threat to . Okanagan water group hounds . For preventative action while Alberta has been aggressive in fight the Canadian press Kelowna. B c an organization responsible for water Quality in British Columbia s Okanagan Valley says the provincial government should foot the Bill if invasive mussels get a toehold in the regions watershed. The Okanagan Basin water Board criticized the . Government of falling Short in its response to the threat posed by Quagga and Zebra mussels. The invasive species each about the size of a dime first showed up in the great dikes in the 1980s and Are now established As far West in Canada As Lake Winnipeg a we Don t feel like it s right for the local governments to have to clean up the mess after the mussels get introduced a should they get introduced a said Anna Warwick Sears the hoards executive director. Quot not to sound Grouchy but it s getting a Little desperate Over Here Quot besides destroying native ecosystems and ruining beaches with their Sharp shells mussels also plug up in water equipment such As dams and pipes. Repairing the damage is costly a As much As $91 million a year in Ontario read estimates from that provinces government. A similar study done for the Okanagan Basin Waler Board w hich is funded primarily by local governments pegs the Cost of dealing with an invasion at about $40 million annually. A continued please see Page a2 foreign affairs aiding climbers in Malaysia the Canadian press Toronto the department of foreign affairs say s it is assisting two canadians barred from leaving Malaysia amid reports that the pair could be charged after allegedly posing naked atop the country a highest Peak. Spokesman Nicolas done says the department is aware they have been prevented from leaving the country adding that Canadian consular officials in Malaysia Are in Contact with local authorities. Foreign affairs would not confirm the identity of the canadians citing privacy concerns but malaysians foreign affairs ministry identified them As Lindsey Petersen and his sister Danielle Petersen. A magnitude 5.9 earthquake on Friday sent rocks and boulders raining Down the trekking routes on 4.095-metre High mount Kinabalu in Eastern Sabah state on Borneo Island Sabah Deputy chief minister Joseph Dunn kiting an blamed the tragedy on a group of to foreigners who a showed disrespect to the sacred Mountain by posing naked at the Peak last week. He said a special ritual would be conducted later to a appease the Mountain search efforts for six missing climbers continued on sunday after rescuers recovered 13 dead from a Strong earthquake that had trapped scores of trekkers a 0 pc Quot 1. 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June 8. 201s Mumm 7 a a i my manhunt after escape two murderers used Power tools to escape from a new York state prison just South of the Canadian Border and gov Andrew Cuomo said sunday a $100,000 Reward has been posted for information leading to their capture a see blow of Lethbridge t Herald who s it Gonna be Tampa Bay goal ending Choice remains a mystery j Stanley cup final Heads to Chicago with series knotted 1-1�? see sports

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