Naveen Day

Naveen came to Lethbridge in 2018 with experience in broadcast spanning over 20 years. In Winnipeg, he produced two factual entertainment shows for Shaw and Bell MTS prior to his move to Southern Alberta where he quickly ventured out into the world of journalism at Bridge City News. Naveen has a passion for producing thought-provoking and informative news pieces that answer questions we all have in the back of our minds.

Organ transplant denied for unvaccinated woman

Sheila Annette Lewis is one of many Canadians being pressured to take the COVID-19 vaccine.  She has a terminal medical condition and needs an organ transplant to survive. Alberta Health Services physicians have allegedly removed her from the high-priority organ transplant waiting list because she refuses to take the COVID-19 vaccine.  Annette shares her side of the […]Read More

MMIWG and dealing with grief and loss

Many residents in and around Lethbridge were shocked by the disappearance and murder of Tia Blood.  Unfortunately, Tia is one of many missing or murdered Indigenous women. To talk more about the effect this has on the aboriginal families in our province we wanted to connect with Pastor Deborah Minoose of Edmonton to talk about […]Read More

Overcoming addiction to pornography

Today’s society is becoming more and more sexualized, and in the digital world we live in, pornography is available to anyone who wants it.  It is highly addictive and like other addictions, the habit can be difficult to overcome.  Kent Levis is a retired California Superior Court Judge and author of “Coming Clean”. He shares about […]Read More

Fur trapping in Alberta

One of the great things about Alberta is all the wild open spaces. While it may seem uncommon, there still is a call of the wild here in Alberta, just as there still is a fur trade and Albertans who live on the land and spend their time in the wilderness with no coffee shop […]Read More

UCP hold annual general meeting near Edmonton

The Alberta United Conservative Party held their annual general meeting over the weekend in Enoch, located just outside of Edmonton. During keynote speech, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith took aim at Rachel Notley for her support of increases to the federal carbon tax, and Alberta Health Services for the shortage of health-care providers. Following her speech, […]Read More

Navaratri celebrations to kick off in Lethbridge this weekend

A family-friendly, non-alcoholic event is taking place for those that want to  learn more about and experience Indian culture.  Around 400 people are expected to pack into the South Pavillion at Exhibition Park this weekend to celebrate the festival of Navaratri. It is a Hindu festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. It […]Read More

Warrior horse relays coming to Lethbridge

If you have never been to a Warrior Horse Relay, you don’t know what you are missing.  And for those in Lethbridge, you will get your chance to get up close to them September 23 to 25. A warrior horse relay is an exciting horse and rider team event that takes place on a racetrack. […]Read More

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign kicks off in Lethbridge September 1

Canadians shopping for home improvement products through the month of September are going to be given an opportunity to help out their local community. Now in its fifth year, Lowe’s Canada is bringing back its Heroes campaign from September 1-30.  Through this community effort, Lowe’s will match 50 percent of the funds raised, up to […]Read More

Crowds excited to see return of Whoop Up Days parade

The 125th Whoop Up Days festival kicked off with the parade in downtown Lethbridge on Tuesday morning. Thousands of people came out and lined the streets to enjoy a number of the floats and nicely decorated vehicles. Due to the pandemic, last year’s Whoop Up Days was scaled down and there was no parade.  And […]Read More

Tent encampment residents given notice to vacate

The City is continuing its efforts to handle the tent encampment situation.  Wednesday morning, residents of the site were handed notices to vacate the area under the Petty Trespass Act.  Both residents in and out of the site are not happy with the action being taken against tent encampment residents. Police and bylaw officers can […]Read More

Encampment residents, activist say clean-up crew’s scope of work was

Residents and protesters at a Lethbridge tent encampment site prepared themselves to confront city clean-up crews who arrived at the site Thursday morning.  They believed the workers were coming to tear down the tent encampment site as part of a $230,000 allocation City Council recently approved on Tuesday, to be used for encampment clean-up.  The […]Read More

Targeted shooting at Lethbridge tent encampment

Lethbridge Police have charged a 37-year old male in connection with an incident where a man was shot Sunday night.  It was shortly after 8 PM when police responded to a report of a shooting at a tent encampment site, which is located along the 500 block on Stafford Drive South.  Upon arrival, a 33-year-old […]Read More

Full day of activities planned for Canada Day in Lethbridge

Canada Day is shaping up to be a very busy day here in Lethbridge. The days are warm and COVID mandates are eased.  And after so much uncertainty with the safety of public gatherings, it’s the perfect recipe for a big cause to celebrate our nation’s birthday in Lethbridge.  Chair of the Canada Day Committee, […]Read More

Public water bottle fill stations ready for use in Medicine

Clean water for drinking is even more accessible now for those who live in Medicine Hat. Throughout this summer, a pilot program consisting of 10 potable water bottle fill stations are being installed on city fire hydrants throughout the Hat. Director of City Assets, Pat Bohan says the City took a cost effective approach when […]Read More

Will changes to Canada’s gun laws be effective?

There has been a lot of discussion surrounding the Trudeau Liberals’ new legislation Bill C-21 or the “handgun ban” as some refer to it. The subject of gun violence has come up a lot in Canada recently following yet another mass shooting in the U.S. Allan Friesen, is a firearms instructor and past president of […]Read More

Woman charged with murder denied bail

A 26-year old woman from Medicine Hat who was charged with first degree murder and indignity to human remains in connection with the discovery of a body outside Pincher Creek received a decision on her bail application Monday morning at the Lethbridge Courthouse. Court of Queen’s Bench Justice D.K. Miller denied Melissa Martens-Lagasse’s bail application, […]Read More

Dog and bystander rescued from coulees

A dog and its would-be rescuer are happy to be alive and uninjured following the dog falling off the edge of a cliff in the Lethbridge coulees over the weekend.  Community Animal Services were called to the scene early on Saturday to help rescue the pooch which had landed on a ledge about halfway down […]Read More

Alberta NDP demand more accountability, transparency from UCP on healthcare

Is Alberta’s health care crisis growing?  According to the province’s opposition NDP, it is.  Health Critic David Shepherd and Finance Critic Shannon Phillips quoted Health Minister Jason Copping saying that Alberta’s health care system is operating ‘near normal’. However they argue that this is not really the case. Bridge City News reached out to the […]Read More

Analytics lab marks grand opening at U of L

The University of Lethbridge is now home to a high-tech analytical lab. The privately owned Blue Sky Analytical Labs tests everything from water to cannabis. The privately-operated lab which is located at the U of L, was developed in a mutually beneficial partnership with the University.  The Science Commons offers the company the infrastructure and […]Read More