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Political reporter discusses impact of new book on Trudeau’s campaign

Former Liberal Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould released her new book called Indian in the Cabinet. It discusses a number of issues including her and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s involvement in the SNC Lavalin scandal. I asked political reporter Brian Lilley if he feels the release of Wilson-Raybould’s book just before the election will hurt Trudeau’s […]Read More

Irrigation expansion project set to begin in southern Alberta

Farmers in southern Alberta received some good news on Thursday. The Alberta Government announced the expansion of the Chin Reservoir east of Lethbridge.   For farmers and ranchers in southern Alberta, water and irrigation play a vital role in producing quality products. That’s why the Alberta Government, The Canada Infrastructure Bank, the Agriculture and Forestry’s […]Read More

Not wearing a mask at G-7 not a good look

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently wrapped up a meeting with other world leaders at the G-7 Summit in the UK. It appears as though our PM was caught a number of times not wearing a mask during photo ops. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says it was not good that Trudeau who has been preaching stringent […]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

Border vaccine clinics shut down for Canadians.

A story we recently covered on Bridge City News is how the federal government shut down the opportunity for Canadians to cross the border into Montana at the Carway border crossing to get their COVID-19 vaccine shots. Well according to political reporter, Brian Lilley, the Trudeau Liberals also shut down a similar opportunity for Canadians […]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

Foreign Affairs update with Lisa Daftari

This week Lisa chats with BCN’s Hal Roberts about China mixing COVID-19 vaccines to increase their effectiveness, the death toll rising in Myanmar since their military coup and the relationship between the U.S. and Israel since the election of U.S. President Joe Biden. Has it improved?Read More

The new China/Iran deal will not be good for the

China and Iran have signed a cooperation agreement for 25 years. The deal will include Chinese investments in key sectors such as energy and infrastructure. I asked our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, what kinds of implications that could potentially bring.Read More

Canada’s Debt: Is It Sustainable?

Canada’s debt level has ballooned astronomically over the last few years – is it sustainable, and even if it is, is continued debt a good idea for our nation? Dr. Trevor Tombe is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Calgary, he sits down with BCN’s Jeannette Rocher to speak about the national debt, […]Read More

Canadians would rather be fined than stay at quarantine hotel

We keep hearing more and more stories of Canadians being taken to quarantine hotels upon arriving back in Canada from international travel. Some Canadians, as we reported recently, have allegedly been sexually assaulted at some of those hotels. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says there are other Canadians who are simply refusing to go to these […]Read More