Hal Roberts

Hal is a veteran journalist with 30 years in the industry. He worked as a parliamentary reporter on the Hill interviewing federal leaders and cabinet ministers. Hal also covered the Ottawa terrorist attack in 2014, and has worked as an anchor/reporter in Toronto, Peterborough and Calgary. He worked as a reporter and anchor for business shows airing on BNN, Global and CHCH-TV. During his 10 year radio career he hosted a show called Roberts on the Road on KG Country. Hal was blessed to win a few awards in his career including one as senior producer for a TV show on human trafficking which aired on CTS.

Former Alberta surgeon critical of government’s handling of pandemic.

There are some within the medical community who question the way the government handled the pandemic. You can include Dr. Dennis Modry in that conversation. Dr. Modry implemented Western Canada’s first heart and lung transplantation system. He also served on many hospital committees. Dr. Modry says the Alberta government and Premier Kenney should have put […]Read More

Voting for more than candidates this municipal election

Monday, millions of Albertans will go to the polls to vote for their next municipal governments. There will also be a couple of referendum questions on the ballot including if we should keep Daylight Savings Time and end equalization payments. Cory Morgan is a columnist with the Western Standard. Cory. He spoke with BCN about […]Read More

Politics begin at the dinner table

Val Olson has a background in broadcasting. She is also a content creator and a concerned Alberta mother. Val says it appears right now that our premier, Jason Kenney, may be a little out of touch with Alberta families on a number of issues. She explains why in this interview. Read More

Vaccine passport will be in Alberta for some time says

The Alberta government announced that its vaccine passport system will remain in effect until sometime in 2022. This comes as Alberta launched its QR code reader for vaccine passports. Our legislative reporter, Tyler Dawson, says even though many Albertans may not be happy with the vaccine passports they may be around for quite some time.Read More

Calls for PM Trudeau to resign are getting louder says

Many including Liberals within the Trudeau caucus are calling for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to resign. It stems from the recent holiday he took in Tofino, BC on the inaugural National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, tells BCN’s Hal Roberts that it doesn’t appear as though will be stepping aside anytime […]Read More

Canadian facing charges in U.S. for working with ISIS

A Canadian who allegedly narrated English ISIS recruitment videos is facing charges in the U.S. plus the power may be turned off in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, as the Taliban have apparently not been paying their bills. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, has the details for BCN’s Hal Roberts.Read More

Foreign Affairs expert gives her take on the two Michaels

One of the issues surrounding our prime minister’s leadership was how Canada dealt with China when the two Michaels were held captive for more than a thousand days. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says even though it was great that Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig came home, China really got everything they wanted when […]Read More

The world needs to stand with women in Afghanistan says

Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari says the international community really needs to come together to fight for women in Afghanistan who are being told to stay home. Women who are doctors and lawyers. She says the Taliban is pressing women in Afghanistan and their voices should not be silenced.   Read More

Political reporter discusses impact of new book on Trudeau’s campaign

Former Liberal Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould released her new book called Indian in the Cabinet. It discusses a number of issues including her and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s involvement in the SNC Lavalin scandal. I asked political reporter Brian Lilley if he feels the release of Wilson-Raybould’s book just before the election will hurt Trudeau’s […]Read More

Lethbridge candidate for CHP wants your vote

The Christian Heritage Party is hoping for your vote on September 20th. Geoffrey Capp is the candidate for the Lethbridge riding. We asked Mr. Capp how important it is for Canada to pay off the 1.1 trillion-dollar debt and balance the budget. Read More

Lethbridge Liberal candidate discusses the issues

Devon Hargreaves is the Liberal Party candidate for Lethbridge. He recently joined us on Bridge City News. We talked about a wide range of issues including the Liberal party’s spending during the pandemic and if his party has a plan to bring down our country’s one trillion dollar debt.Read More

Where has Alberta Premier Jason Kenney been?

Even though Premier Jason Kenney had a recent Facebook Live event many Albertans have been wondering where the premier has been? Holidays? Lying low as to not give Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau any ammunition during the federal election campaign? Our legislative reporter, Tyler Dawson, gives us his thoughts.Read More

Political reporter, Brian Lilley, has an update on the leader’s

Liberal Leader, Justin Trudeau, says the Canadian economy is bouncing back even if Stats Canada says otherwise. Conservative Leader, Erin O’Toole, says he has a solid plan to get more Canadians working again. I asked our political reporter, Brian Lilley, if O’Toole has a plan to tackle the deficit and the one trillion dollar debt.Read More

Lethbridge businesses are hiring says MLA Neudorf

When it comes to recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic the economy in Lethbridge is doing better than other areas of the province according to Lethbridge East MLA Nathan Neudorf. He explains how many businesses are looking to fill vacancies. Neudorf also discusses with BCN’s Hal Roberts the potential of new COVID-19 measures being brought in […]Read More

Lethbridge Mayoral Candidate Blaine Hyggen lays out his platform.

The Alberta Municipal Election is coming up October 18th. Current Lethbridge City Councillor Blaine Hyggen is gunning for the mayor’s chair. Hyggen says he has a plan to help address the doctor shortage in our city and how to address crime.  Hyggen also addresses the controversy surrounding where he is receiving funding during his campaign.Read More