Premier Rachel Notley Speaks Out About Alleged Assault of Claresholm Town Councillor

Notley took to social media on Wednesday to say "no woman should have to worry about their safety at home or at work."

Premier Rachel Notley is speaking out after a Claresholm town councillor was reportedly assaulted during a home invasion over the weekend. Donna Courage, who calls herself an outspoken person, suffered a black eye, cuts on her head and arms and bruises and welts on her neck after an unknown assailant burst through her door Saturday night and told her to "keep quiet and leave town." Notley took to social media on Wednesday to say "no woman should have to worry about their safety at home or at work" adding "Albertans will not be intimidated." She says "the ability for all people, elected or unelected, to speak out and speak up, is fundamental to our democratic society. Claresholm RCMP are investigating the incident. -Tina Giesbrecht

More from Lethbridge News