Lethbridge Mayor Blaine Hyggen’s year end interview

Lethbridge City Council voted this week on allocating 325 thousand dollars toward an overnight comfort centre at Streets Alive Mission. The funds would help many of our most vulerable during the cold winter months. The vote at council was 5 to 3 for the motion. One member on council who voted against the motion was Lethbridge Mayor Blaine Hyggen. Mayor Hyggen explains why plus discusses why council decided on a 5.1 per cent tax increase for each of the next four years.   

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.

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