Why should people give Money to UN's World Food Program (WFP) or other Aid Agencies when there is so much need in the Developed World Countries?

The COVID19 crisis and its aftermath has shown that infectious diseases respect borders no more than climate change – both of which impact billions of lives, migration trends and economic prosperity worldwide.

Has the Role of Pharmacies Changed Due to the COVID-19 Virus?

The COVID-19 virus has prompted many people to seek preventive medications with vitamins, minerals and probiotics flying off pharmacy shelves like hot cakes.

Will Long Term Care Facilities Finally Receive Appropriate Attention?

In what Prime Minister Trudeau called “extremely troubling,” military reports accused several Quebec and Ontario long-term care (LTC) facilities of negligence and appalling conditions for people living there.

Should People Breaking COVID 19 Social Distancing Rules be Punished?

Public health officials have been clear about one thing for a couple months — we need to act collectively to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Created Additional Issues for Canada's Temporary Foreign Workers?

The COVID-19 pandemic has become a public health emergency. Uninsured individuals in Alberta and Canada are often denied access to health care and can face huge costs to get treatment.

What is the Impact of COVID 19 on Marginalized Communities in Particular?

Municipalities’ emergency responses to the COVID 19 pandemic are raising concerns about the lack of equity and inclusion in the crisis.

What Kind of Leadership is Alberta Showing by Laying off Workers during the COVID 19 Pandemic?

The Alberta government has arguably missed an opportunity to show leadership during the COVID 19 crisis by directing provincial school boards to lay off tens of thousands of education workers.

COVID 19: Is Domestic Violence Likely to Worsen during Social Isolation?

During the current COVID 19 pandemic, Lethbridge YWCA and Harbour House Women’s Emergency Shelter are anticipating the instances of severe domestic violence to increase and staff are incredibly fearful for the safety of women in the community who are in abusive relationships.

COVID 19 Mitigation Measures at the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen

The speaker will provide a brief overview of the humble beginnings of Lethbridge Soup Kitchen on Oct 1, 1984 and some of the highlights of its 35 year history.

Responding as a Community to COVID-19

The City of Lethbridge implemented a local state of emergency on March 18, 2020 and is working with community partners to identify areas of need for the community during the COVID 19 pandemic.

COVID 19: Stress and Coping?

The world-wide outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 disease may be stressful for many people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.