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Lawyer kicked out of public inquiry

Brendan Miller is a lawyer representing some of the protesters from last February’s Freedom Convoy in Ottawa. He was temporarily kicked out of the public inquiry into the Emergencies Act. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, has the details in this interview with BCN’s Hal Roberts.Read More

End in sight to Ukraine-Russian war?

The war between Russia and Ukraine has now entered its ninth month. Is there any end in sight? Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says there are intelligence reports by the Biden Administration that there is internal pressure in both Ukraine and Russia to hold peace talks.  Read More

‘Tis the season to pack a shoebox

Children in West Africa, Central America and now Ukraine are to set to receive some much needed blessings in the form of a shoebox. Operation Christmas Child is now underway. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has the story on the annual campaign by the Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse and how you can pack a shoebox […]Read More

The importance of Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is just around the corner. It is a time we honour so many veterans who have fought for our freedoms. Jeff Alden served in the Canadian military for over 20 years. He is also the manager of the Lethbridge branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. I asked Mr. Alden why it seems the […]Read More

Lethbridge MP says Canadians need help now.

When it comes to the cost of food a recent survey says 24 percent of Canadians are buying less of it due to higher prices. The study says inflation is hurting many including our seniors, single moms and the disabled. Lethbridge MP Rachael Thomas says so many Canadians are hurting right now.Read More

More spending not the answer says political reporter

During his caucus retreat in St. Andrews, New Brunswick Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his party has a plan to help the Canadian economy get back on track as we make our way out of the pandemic. Political reporter Brian Lilley says the PM’s plan of spending more taxpayer’s dollars is not the answer.Read More

Environment Canada tips to beat the heat, Lethbridge under a

The Southern Alberta region is under another heat warning where daytime temperatures could reach up to 35 degrees. Environment Canada says Monday should be the last of it for a couple of days as we are getting some cooler conditions, but the heat is expected to return on Thursday. Meteorologist with Environment Canada Terri Lang […]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

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

‘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

War in Ukraine damaging food supply chain

As the war in Ukraine rages on, the country’s agriculture minister says close to 25 percent of Ukraine’s arable crop land has been destroyed. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says this has negatively impacted the global food supply chain.Read More

Avalanches still pose a risk with warm conditions

Even though we are seeing those nicer days, avalanches still pose a risk. Avalanche Canada says if there is rapid accumulation of snow in the alpine or if there is any remaining snow from the winter season, an avalanche could occur. A forecaster with Avalanche Canada says something like the recent rainfall Southern Alberta experienced […]Read More

Gas prices going up again says energy analyst

Energy analyst and former Liberal MP Dan McTeague says the Liberals today along with the NDP and Greens are trying to steer Canadians away from gas powered vehicles. McTeague says if you are hoping for a break at the pumps it won’t be coming anytime soon. He explains in this short interview with BCN’s Hal […]Read More

Trudeau heckled in Kamloops, B.C.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Kamloops, BC over the weekend marking the one year anniversary of 215 unmarked graves being discovered not far from a former residential school. Trudeau said it was an important time to come together. While the PM was in Kamloops he was greeted by a number of Indigenous people who were […]Read More

Total of 28 Ukrainians touch down in Toronto

A total of 28 Ukrainians touched down in Toronto recently thanks to the generosity of Samaritan’s Purse and the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel. The Christian organization helped fly the Ukrainians out of Poland on its DC-8 aircraft. They will be staying with friends and relatives in the greater Toronto area, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vegreville and […]Read More

Quebec MP looking to remove prayer from Parliament

Since 1877 prayer has been a part of the daily session of Parliament in Canada. Well now a Bloc Quebecois MP has brought forth a motion to do away with the practice. Political reporter Brian Lilley says some want to separate church and state but church has been a BIG part of the state for […]Read More

Russia threatening countries supporting Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin is now issuing threats to any country that is supplying weapons to Ukraine during the war. That includes Britain, the US and Canada. Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari says his threats of attack don’t just end with Ukraine.Read More