Coco Vanilla owner announces candidacy for mayor

Lethbridge has its first official mayoral candidate to file nomination papers. Bradley Whalen, owner of Coco Vanilla Galactic Cantina officially filed his nomination with the city returning officer this week.

The father of five from Nova Scotia says he’s hoping to see more voter turn out in the future by appealing to a younger demographic.

Stephen Mogdan recently announced his candidacy for mayor, but has yet to file his paper work with the city.

Jeannette Rocher

Jeannette Rocher

After an internship with the CBC, Jeannette embarked on her journalism career by moving overseas to take a job on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. While overseas she covered stories in Fiji, Guam and Japan including the 2011 tsunami that hit Japan and its surrounding islands. She covered a mass shooting, an Earth quake, the disappearance of two little girls, murder cases and other huge court cases. In 2013 she moved to Alberta where she covered the devastating floods of High River and Medicine Hat for CTV News. She then went on to produce and host Go! Southern Alberta for Shaw TV.

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