Group of frontline workers want vaccine mandate needs met by

A group called Fight For The Frontline is challenging Alberta Health Services on their decision to implement mandatory vaccinations for frontline workers. As Micah Quinn explains, two local first responders in our city are fighting back against AHS and the group has sent a letter to the head of the AHS, Dr. Verna Yiu, demanding […]Read More

New play space for Raymond

The Town of Raymond now has a new play space for kids to safely enjoy. The new playground was funded through a grant from the Westwind School Division, Alberta Healthy Communities Initiative and the Family and Community Support Services. The play space cost around $10,000 to construct. $5,000 was also donated for extra services. The […]Read More

Former Alberta surgeon critical of government’s handling of pandemic.

There are some within the medical community who question the way the government handled the pandemic. You can include Dr. Dennis Modry in that conversation. Dr. Modry implemented Western Canada’s first heart and lung transplantation system. He also served on many hospital committees. Dr. Modry says the Alberta government and Premier Kenney should have put […]Read More

Voting for more than candidates this municipal election

Monday, millions of Albertans will go to the polls to vote for their next municipal governments. There will also be a couple of referendum questions on the ballot including if we should keep Daylight Savings Time and end equalization payments. Cory Morgan is a columnist with the Western Standard. Cory. He spoke with BCN about […]Read More

Non-profit fires employee after giving one week deadline to get

Many companies and government agencies are requiring staff to receive the COVID vaccine as a condition of employment. While Alberta government agencies have given staff until the end of October to become compliant, one Edmonton organization has already begun releasing un-vaccinated staff with very little notice to receive both doses. Jeannette Rocher interviewed one of […]Read More

Jeff Nielsen running as Independent for Senate seat

Jeff Nielson is another candidate running to become a senator. Nielsen is an Independent. He is a grain farmer near Olds Alberta. He’s been active in farm policy as the chair of the Grain Growers of Canada, which represents 65,000 grain and oilseed producers in our country. Nielsen says he is aware that a senate […]Read More

Pam Davidson vying for Senate position

The option of having to vote for an Alberta Senate candidate will be on the ballot next Monday for the upcoming municipal election. Senate candidates are voted in, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that these candidates will be chosen by Ottawa. The Trudeau Liberals have the final say in the matter right now. Pam Davidson […]Read More

Politics begin at the dinner table

Val Olson has a background in broadcasting. She is also a content creator and a concerned Alberta mother. Val says it appears right now that our premier, Jason Kenney, may be a little out of touch with Alberta families on a number of issues. She explains why in this interview. Read More

Vaccine passport will be in Alberta for some time says

The Alberta government announced that its vaccine passport system will remain in effect until sometime in 2022. This comes as Alberta launched its QR code reader for vaccine passports. Our legislative reporter, Tyler Dawson, says even though many Albertans may not be happy with the vaccine passports they may be around for quite some time.Read More

Raising awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month

October is Sexual Abuse Prevention Month. The Chinook Child and Youth Advocacy Centre is looking to raise awareness surrounding child sexual abuse. The Chinook Sexual Assault Centre helped support 83 children in the past year, ranging in age from two to 17. Child Advocacy Centre’s provide children, youth, and their families who have experienced sexual […]Read More

First year-round market set to open in Lethbridge on Oct.

The Lethbridge Farmers’ Market wrapped up over the weekend, but don’t worry if you weren’t able to attend – a new year-round, indoor YQL Marketplace is set to open this weekend. This is the first year-round market to open in our city.    Co-owner, Helen Manzara, says the idea came to them after hearing countless […]Read More

E-sports officially part of Lethbridge College Kodiaks program

Lethbridge College is pressing play on its esports competition for the 2021-22 season. With the popularity of esports on the rise, the college has launched initiatives to promote gaming at the competitive, recreational and community levels. Esports aligns with the college’s history of adopting leading-edge technologies and creating a welcoming environment for students.    Virtual […]Read More

Craig Whitehead vying for Public School Trustee position

Craig Whitehead has decided to throw his hat into the ring to become a Public School Trustee. Whitehead has worked for the Livingstone Range School Division for close to 25 years. He also spent time working for the Palliser School Division for around three years. Whitehead says he would implement accountability, communication, and transparency should […]Read More

Local printing businesses seeing increase in sales thanks to large

It’s starting to be a common sight when driving around Lethbridge, campaign signs plaguing the streets for the upcoming municipal election. But, before the campaign signs are set out along the street, local printing businesses have been working hard to prepare them.    David Watson with Friesen Plastics, says they’ve printed thousands of campaign signs […]Read More

Lyndsay Montina vying for Coalhurst mayoral seat

And just outside of Lethbridge, Lyndsay Montina is vying for the title of Mayor of Coalhurst in the 2021 municipal election. She’s joining Ron Lagemaat as the only two participants running for the town. Montina is the Director of Alumni Relations at the University of Lethbridge. She’s also the President of the Parks and Recreation […]Read More

Plasma donations needed in Lethbridge for Thanksgiving weekend

Canadian Blood Services is in dire need of plasma donations for this upcoming Thanksgiving weekend. The organization says donations usually decrease during long weekends, and the plasma donor centre in Lethbridge needs to fill 208 appointments this weekend alone. The Business Development Manager for the Lethbridge donor centre, Brenna Scott, says the demand for plasma […]Read More

‘A Walk in the Park’ candidate meet and greet ahead

If you’re still undecided as to who to vote for on October 18th you have another chance to meet the Lethbridge candidates.   Syliva Klassen has put together A Walk in the Park for Lethbridge voters to have the opportunity to meet with local mayoral and councillor candidates outdoors. You can check out A Walk […]Read More

Alberta nurse speaks out on alleged misinformation and vaccine injuries

  An Alberta nurse sits down with Jeannette Rocher to talk about alleged misinformation and bullying that she sees within the Alberta healthcare system.  Private healthcare, vaccine mandates, and euthanasia are all discussed in this video. Nurse “Carole” asks “Are you okay with unvaccinated healthcare staff, or will you be left with no one?”  Nurse […]Read More

Lethbridge resident creates self-guided haunted tours

If you live in Lethbridge and the surrounding area, you are in for a spooky new activity. A local resident has decided to create self-guided haunted tours of areas around our city and other parts of southern Alberta. As Micah Quinn explains, there are a multitude of different locations for the spooktacular tours.Read More

Robin Walker vying for councillor spot

Robin Walker is another Lethbridge resident who has decided to throw his hat into the ring for a spot on Lethbridge City Council. Walker has lived in our city for 35 years, and has an accounting degree from the University of Lethbridge. He currently works in real estate appraisal and drives part-time for a taxi […]Read More

Candidates say campaign signs stolen, damaged

Streets like Mayor Magrath Drive are decked with campaign signs.  And with numerous candidates looking to fill seats in council and school boards, there are a lot of signs out there.  The City sent out a tweet on Tuesday morning addressing reports from candidates that signs were being stolen.  Newcomer to municipal politics Suketu Shah […]Read More