No from over 70 municipalities on Alberta police force

A new letter bound for the legislature has been signed by over 70 Alberta municipalities which disagree with the province’s plan to implement a provincial police force. There are mayors and politicians who have differing opinions on the matter however. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the potential decision to phase out the RCMP in Alberta […]Read More

Canadian Pro-Life group reacts to Pro-Choice rallies

A number of Pro-Life groups across North America are celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court striking down Roe v Wade including the Wilberforce Project here in Canada. The group’s executive director, Stephanie Fennelly, says it may be time to once again re-open the abortion debate in Canada. She reacted to the recent Pro-Choice rallies held in […]Read More

The search for missing 13-year-old Lila Smith

The family and friends of a missing 13-year-old Edmonton girl are making a desperate cry for anyone who may have seen her or have information on Lila Smith’s whereabouts. Smith went missing last Friday when she got on her school bus to school, but hasn’t been seen since. Robyn Hanson is the family’s spokesperson, she’s […]Read More

Hootenanny turning junk into treasure

Sometimes one person’s junk is another’s treasure. That’s definitely the case for a new play called The Junk Show, which is being put on in Galt Gardens in Lethbridge. The group calling themselves Hootenanny are heading up the production. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has more on the captivating entertainment in the park.Read More

Canada Day celebration to be hosted by Interfaith Food Bank

The long weekend is nearly upon us and that means it’s almost time to get out and enjoy some family fun for Canada Day. The Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge is hosting a Canada Day celebration at Galt Gardens Friday. Danielle McIntyre, the Executive Director of the food bank says it’ll be nice to […]Read More

Can Alberta say NO to federal legislation?

One of the front runners to become the new leader of the UCP is Danielle Smith. Smith raised some eyebrows recently when she said one of her first orders of business, should she become premier, would be to have Alberta opt out of federal laws the provincial government does not like. I asked our legislative […]Read More

Shoes for Kids YQL bringing shoes to children in need

A majority of the time we take our footwear for granted. An initiative in Lethbridge is making sure that children and youth are able to receive solid footwear. The Shoes for Kids YQL campaign is entering its second year. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, last year the drive raised over $16,000. There were also 485 […]Read More

Applications needed for veterans banner project

The Lethbridge Legion is asking residents to submit an application for the Salute Our Veterans Banner project. The initiative will showcase veterans and their stories on light pole banners that will be displayed across the city. That will include the airport, City Hall, the legion, and the old train station. Glenn Miller, from the Veteran […]Read More

Lilley says Trudeau not sticking up for our energy sector

Political reporter and Toronto Sun columnist Brian Lilley says it was a little disconcerting that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not commit to having Canada provide more oil in Europe when it is so desperately needed right now. He was asked at the recent G-7 Summit why Canada would not help out more. Read More

Rebecca Schulz gunning for UCP top job

A total of nine candidates are battling it out to see who will become the next Alberta premier and leader of the UCP. Rebecca Schulz, the MLA for Calgary-Shaw and former Minister of Children’s Services has thrown her name in the hat vying for the top job. Schulz was in Lethbridge on Tuesday campaigning in […]Read More

Oover 1.5 million keys located by War Amps

The War Amps has provided services for those who are missing limbs since the first World War ended in 1918. The organization launched its campaign to send out key tags across Lethbridge and southern Alberta to help people recover their lost keys. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has more on the campaign and how a current […]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

Foreign Affairs expert says Taliban may take the money and

A number of countries are looking to support Afghanistan with humanitarian aid following last week’s devastating earthquake which claimed more than a thousand lives. Will the money actually get to the Afghani people or will the Taliban just take the money and run? Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, seems to think the latter will […]Read More

Lethbridge Pride Parade back in-person after two years

The Lethbridge Pride Parade took place over the weekend. A large number of vehicles were decked out to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in our city. Over 1,000 people attended the event along with the subsequent Pride in the Park activities. Walkers started at the Civic Ice Centre and ended at Galt Gardens. Lane Sterr, the […]Read More

Targeted attacks against Christians in Nigeria

A number of Christians have been murdered in Nigeria. According to recent reports Muslim extremist groups have been slaughtering Christians in a number of regions throughout the African nation. Greg Musselman is with Voice of the Martyrs and he says they appear to be targeted attacks.  Read More

‘Not doing so well’: most vulnerable want to see more

Lethbridge has been dealing with an issue of many tent encampments popping up near some downtown facilities. The city currently does not have long-term housing solutions for the most vulnerable. In a special feature, BCN’s Angela Stewart spoke to some of the homeless who say they want to see city officials step up and offer […]Read More

First of its kind walk-in clinic for Lethbridge

A new pharmacist-led health clinic will be launching in Lethbridge and it will be the first of its kind in Alberta. The clinic will be located at the Superstore off of Mayor Magrath Drive. Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping was in Lethbridge earlier today to make the announcement. BCN Video Journalist Micah Quinn has the […]Read More

Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival sailing into weekend

The Dragon Boat Festival isn’t your typical boat racing event. It features unique dragon head designs on the front of the boats. The event is celebrating its 20th anniversary in Lethbridge. The festival was started by a group of women who battled breast cancer and came together to create a dragon boat team. Diane Randell, […]Read More

Tips when approaching dogs, look for signals

It’s that time again where we see many owners out walking their dogs and often, we have the urge to walk up and pet the dog, but a dog trainer out of Taber says there are ways we should be properly approaching the animal. There are subtle signs you will notice that will indicate the […]Read More

Lethbridge Police Victim Services Unit marks 30 year milestone

Lethbridge Police Victim and Witness Services Unit celebrated its 30th anniversary Thursday night. The event, which was originally supposed to take place last year, was pushed back because of the pandemic. Since 1991 over 500 volunteers have put in 480,000 hours while supporting more than 6,000 families and youth. Program Manager for Victim Services Catherine […]Read More

Social issues top of mind for Lethbridge residents in new

A new phone survey to showcase what Lethbridge’s most pressing issues are was presented at a Governance Standing Policy Committee Meeting on Thursday. The results will be presented to Lethbridge City Council at a later date. A total of 400 residents aged 18 and older participated in the study. The main feedback items include top-of-mind […]Read More

Nobleford food pantry addressing food insecurity

The Town of Nobleford has now joined a growing list of small communities in creating a free little pantry. They offer food judgement free for those who need it. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the creators of the pantry say this is a great option for people as the town doesn’t have access to a […]Read More

Provincial workers to be moved out of Melcor Centre following

There’s good news and bad news for Government of Alberta employees working in Melcor Centre. According to the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE), the province finally has plans to move its workers out of Lethbridge’s largest office building after at least six years of repeated flooding and mould issues.  The bad news is there’s […]Read More

Festival Square now open in downtown Lethbridge

The official grand opening of Festival Square Market Plaza in Lethbridge took place on Wednesday morning. City officials marked the exciting day with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has more on the project that will provide entertainment and events in our city’s downtown core.Read More

2022 Southern Alberta Summer Games ready for July

Cities from across our province are set to host the 2022 Southern Alberta Summer Games. The event will also be held in Lethbridge, with a variety of sports to choose from. Anyone can register online and staff from the Lethbridge Sport Council say the games are important for our entire community. “Instead of the traditional […]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