Tags : Economy

More physicians on the way to Lethbridge

Lethbridge East MLA, Nathan Neudorf, explains how many family physicians are on their way to Lethbridge and why he is throwing his support behind UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith. MLA Neudorf explains in this one-on-one interview with BCN’s Hal Roberts.Read More

CTF slams Crown Corporations for giving raises during pandemic

Access to information documents obtained by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation showed that executives at the Canadian Tourism Commission allegedly paid themselves five figure quarantine bonuses even as tourism in our country collapsed. The federal director of the CTF, Franco Terrazzano, shares the details with BCN’s Hal Roberts. Read More

Alberta businesses surviving the Pandemic

It appears as though a number of Medicine Hat businesses were able to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lisa Kowalchuk is the Executive Director of the Medicine Hat Chamber of Commerce and she says a big reason why was the entrepreneurial spirit of so many business owners in SE Alberta.Read More

One-on-one with UCP leadership candidate Travis Toews

Former Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews is running to become the new leader of the UCP and Alberta’s new premier. He spoke with BCN’s Hal Roberts discussing where he stands on a wide range of issues from health care to the economy. The UCP will choose their new leader on October 6.Read More

UCP leadership candidate Schulz lays out her platform

Former Alberta Children’s Services Minister Rebecca Schulz is running to become the new leader of the UCP. She says she has what it takes to unite the Conservatives and become our new premier. Schulz also says when it comes to healthcare, she has a solid plan. She explains in this interview with BCN’s Hal Roberts.  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

Jobless numbers looking better

The unemployment rate in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat is lower thanks to more jobs in a variety of sectors. The CEO of Economic Development Lethbridge, Trevor Lewington, says things in our region are looking up as we slowly make our way out of the pandemic.Read More

Hot real estate market in Lethbridge

When it comes to real estate, it appears as though there may be a shortage of homes available in Lethbridge. Local real estate agent Jeff Reimer, with Royal LePage, says it is truly a seller’s market right now in the windy city. Reimer says prices have also gone up over the past couple of years.Read More

Will the UCP win the next election in 2023?

Now that the year 2022 has arrived that means next year we will have a provincial election in Alberta. There are a number of people who believe it will be a real struggle for Jason Kenney and the UCP to be re-elected but there are others who say the last thing Alberta needs is another […]Read More

Backing off of vaccine mandates.

 It appears as though the Kenney government is backing away from mandating vaccines for nurses and other healthcare professionals. Our legislative reporter, Tyler Dawson, explains what this means for Alberta’s health care workers moving forward.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

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

Lethbridge MLA discusses issues facing the Windy City.

Alberta Justice Minister Kaycee Madu has had some time to read through the plan that Lethbridge Police Chief Shahin Mehdizadeh put forward outlining how the Lethbridge Police Service will improve moving forward. The LPS has been under fire and under the microscope over the past few years dealing with certain issues including more transparency which […]Read More