Tags : Alberta

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

Lethbridge candidate for CHP wants your vote

The Christian Heritage Party is hoping for your vote on September 20th. Geoffrey Capp is the candidate for the Lethbridge riding. We asked Mr. Capp how important it is for Canada to pay off the 1.1 trillion-dollar debt and balance the budget. Read More

Where has Alberta Premier Jason Kenney been?

Even though Premier Jason Kenney had a recent Facebook Live event many Albertans have been wondering where the premier has been? Holidays? Lying low as to not give Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau any ammunition during the federal election campaign? Our legislative reporter, Tyler Dawson, gives us his thoughts.Read More

Lethbridge businesses are hiring says MLA Neudorf

When it comes to recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic the economy in Lethbridge is doing better than other areas of the province according to Lethbridge East MLA Nathan Neudorf. He explains how many businesses are looking to fill vacancies. Neudorf also discusses with BCN’s Hal Roberts the potential of new COVID-19 measures being brought in […]Read More

Political reporter, Brian Lilley, gives us his thoughts of a

Our federal health minister, Patty Hajdu, recently chastised the Alberta government and Premier Jason Kenney for dropping all COVID-19 restrictions. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says that move by the minister was pure, partisan politics. Mr. Lilley also discusses with BCN’s Hal Roberts if we will see a federal election this fall. Read More

Rachael Harder has concerns about Bill C10

Bill C-10 has been a hot button topic in Ottawa lately, and one Member of Parliament from Alberta has been very vocal about it. According to Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder, this bill should concern all Canadians. BCN’s Jeannette Rocher recently spoke with MP Harder about the details of Bill C-10 and her concerns about it.Harder […]Read More

Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce launches rapid testing

The provincial government recently announced they will be offering rapid antigen COVID-19 testing kits to all Chambers of Commerce in Alberta to help non-profits and business owners screen for the virus. The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce will be responsible for distributing these tests to local businesses. The Chamber hosted an information session for its members […]Read More

First Virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Clinic for Kids

Paediatricians across southern Alberta are working together to bring the very first Vaccine Confidence Clinic to the province.  Family physicians are encouraged to refer parents and their children.  With those 12 and up being eligible for the shot, many parents have questions. A southern Alberta Paediatric Infectious Disease Specialist says the most common concern for […]Read More

Evangelical Free Church of Lethbridge donates 40 chromebooks

Students learning from home and at school are set to receive some much needed equipment. The Evangelical Free Church of Lethbridge has donated 40 chromebooks to the Lethbridge School Division. As Micah Quinn explains, six schools within the division were given these much needed gifts. The six schools include, Winston Churchill High School and Wilson […]Read More

Lethbridge MLA says it is tough times for many politicians

 If you want to look up a profession that appears unpopular right now it may be a politician. Many government leaders are being blasted during the pandemic mostly due to the lockdowns and lack of vaccines. Lethbridge East MLA, Nathan Neudorf, says he is hearing it from both sides…the right and the left.Read More

Alberta pastor speaks about time in jail.

On May 3rd, pastor James Coates from GraceLife Church in Spruce Grove Alberta is going to court for violating our province’s public health restrictions. Bridge City News has an exclusive 15 minute interview with pastor Coates discussing the time he spent in jail and a discussion about his upcoming trial. Pastor Coates says what he […]Read More

Will Alberta’s Relaunch Grant Help Struggling Businesses?

It’s no secret that businesses have been struggling since the pandemic started, but some establishments have found it extremely difficult to keep afloat particularly when the province repeatedly opens and shuts down. BCN’s Jeannette Rocher spoke with a local restaurant owner who says she’s thankful for the latest provincial grant (Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch […]Read More

Restaurants taking another hit with the latest restrictions

Restaurants have been ordered to close in person dining once again as of 12pm Friday but patio service will still be permitted in Alberta. Takeout orders are still being allowed as well but the Alberta Hospitality Association says those sales represent just five percent of the industry and the closure of indoor dining once again […]Read More

Supreme Court ruling on carbon tax gives the feds even

A story we recently brought you on Bridge City News was the Supreme Court of Canada ruling that the federal carbon tax is in fact constitutional. When it came to the votes from the judges sitting on the Supreme Court political reporter Brian Lilley says the vote was not unanimous. He says there were a […]Read More

Update from Ottawa with Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder

As we have reported on Bridge City News the federal Conservatives have demanded that the Liberals come out with a reopening plan to help save thousands of businesses across the country. So many are hurting during the pandemic. Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder says the lockdowns have been tough on everyone’s mental health.Read More

Salons making a strong comeback after reopening

Hair salons that have been allowed to reopen in Alberta have been scrambling to slot in a backlog of clients who are looking to clean up during the lockdown. As BCN's Laurice Alexander explains, some stylists are having a tough time trying to keep up with the demand of tangled tresses. Read More