Hal Roberts

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.

Foreign Affairs update with Lisa Daftari

This week Lisa chats with BCN’s Hal Roberts about China mixing COVID-19 vaccines to increase their effectiveness, the death toll rising in Myanmar since their military coup and the relationship between the U.S. and Israel since the election of U.S. President Joe Biden. Has it improved?Read More

The Liberals finally agree with the Tories

Political reporter Brian Lilley tells BCN’s Hal Roberts that the Trudeau Liberals agree with Erin O’Toole and the federal Conservatives about how a federal inquiry into Ottawa’s handling of the pandemic is warranted. It’s just a matter of when.Read More

Supreme Court ruling on carbon tax gives the feds even

A story we recently brought you on Bridge City News was the Supreme Court of Canada ruling that the federal carbon tax is in fact constitutional. When it came to the votes from the judges sitting on the Supreme Court political reporter Brian Lilley says the vote was not unanimous. He says there were a […]Read More

The new China/Iran deal will not be good for the

China and Iran have signed a cooperation agreement for 25 years. The deal will include Chinese investments in key sectors such as energy and infrastructure. I asked our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, what kinds of implications that could potentially bring.Read More

Pastor Stickel on what God says about fear.

Kelly Stickel is the senior pastor of My Victory Churches in southern Alberta. He says during uncertain times like these it is important to replace the “what ifs” in life with “God Is.” He explains the importance of relying on God when we are most fearful.Read More

Update from Ottawa with Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder

As we have reported on Bridge City News the federal Conservatives have demanded that the Liberals come out with a reopening plan to help save thousands of businesses across the country. So many are hurting during the pandemic. Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder says the lockdowns have been tough on everyone’s mental health.Read More

Foreign Affairs Update with Lisa Daftari Mar. 23rd, 2021

It appears that many Central Americans view the United States as the land flowing with milk and honey. You don’t have to look any further than the caravans of people slowly migrating their way from countries like Honduras and El Salvador to the US. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says what makes this such […]Read More

Expenses when buying a home

So many Canadians are taking advantage of the low interest rates right now and are purchasing a home. An interest rate under two percent for a five year closed mortgage makes it pretty affordable for first time home buyers. Shawn Ormston the founder of Great Rate Realty in Lethbridge says if you are thinking of […]Read More

Update from the Alberta Legislature

Angus Reid has come out with a new poll asking if Albertans are in favour of the province implementing a provincial sales tax. Most people I have spoken to are not in favour of the idea and Premier Kenney says he would host a referendum on the topic. Our legislative reporter, Tyler Dawson, says when […]Read More

Are you in favour of a vaccine passport?

There has been a lot of talk in Canada that Canadians should get vaccine passports...paperwork to prove you have had your COVID-19 vaccine shot. Some industry leaders, including those who run our airlines, think this is a good idea. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says many are on board with this premise but surprisingly Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not.Read More

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney receiving backlash for not opening more

It appears as though many regions of the US are reopening their economies a lot faster than Canada. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says even though Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced a gradual Stage 2 opening he is receiving a lot backlash because it is simply not enough. Mr. Lilley also gives us his thoughts if he thinks we will be seeing a federal election this spring.Read More

Canadians would rather be fined than stay at quarantine hotel

We keep hearing more and more stories of Canadians being taken to quarantine hotels upon arriving back in Canada from international travel. Some Canadians, as we reported recently, have allegedly been sexually assaulted at some of those hotels. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says there are other Canadians who are simply refusing to go to these […]Read More

Head of Lethbridge Fish and Game association speaks out against

Many legal firearms owners are not happy with Ottawa proposing legislation which would allow municipalities to implement bylaws banning guns. You can include Rick Blakely in that group. Mr. Blakely is with the Alberta Fish and Game Association in Lethbridge. He says the changes to these laws will have no impact on violent gun crime […]Read More

ISIS threat growing since Biden Administration voted in says a

A retired U.S. Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel says there could be a resurgence of terrorist regimes like ISIS now that Joe Biden is president. According to our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, Tony Shaffer says there could be more conflicts in the Middle East with Donald Trump out and Joe Biden in at the White […]Read More

The importance of spiritual gifts

When it comes to the Christian faith do we each only receive one spiritual gift? Or can a person have more than one such as the gift of tongues and the gift of prophecy. Charity Virkler Kayembe (Kye-em-bay) who co-wrote the book Overflow of the Spirit: How to Release His Gifts in Every Area of […]Read More

The military launches a coup in Myanmar

Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, has more details about the coup in Myanmar and how the military has a serious problem with a certain female political leader. She also has information as to why thousands of people, including 80 journalists, were recently arrested in Russia.Read More

Big Brother will be watching

US political reporter, Lisa Daftari, says with what transpired at the Capitol US President Joe Biden is now looking at legislation of increased surveillance. That means big brother will be watching your every move. She says that does not sit well with many Americans.Read More