The government of Alberta says it is working with the city of Lethbridge to address the drug crisis in our city. Lethbridge Mayor Blaine Hyggen says the city will be receiving more intox and detox beds soon to help those battling addictions. He explains in this one-on-one interview with BCN’s 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.