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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 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 MP says timing of federal election is suspect

Many believe that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will ask the governor general to dissolve Parliament on Sunday and call for a September 20th election. Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder says the timing of the writ being dropped could be better. She explains why in this interview with BCN’s Hal RobertsRead 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

U.S. correspondent, Lisa Daftari, has update on California wildfires

California’s largest wildfire has destroyed a number of buildings in the northern part of the state and is threatening hundreds more. The Dixie wildfire has grown to over 190,000 acres with more than 5,000 firefighters and personnel fighting the fire. US correspondent, Lisa Daftari, who is in California has an update for us. Lisa Daftari […]Read More

Certain summer camps in the Middle East teach hatred says

While kids here in North America head off to summer camp to learn about how to canoe or enjoy arts and crafts there are summer camps being run by Hamas in other parts of the world which are teaching how to make bombs and instilling hatred…in particular the hatred of Jews. Our foreign affairs expert […]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

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

Concerns about Kenney’s “Open For Summer” plans.

Our legislative reporter, Tyler Dawson, says NDP leader Rachel Notley has some concerns about Premier Kenney’s Open For Summer rollout plans. As of Friday, places of worship can re-open to 15 per cent capacity. Hair salons and restaurant patios can re-open on Tuesday and depending on case counts and vaccination numbers all restrictions will be […]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

CEO of Exhibition Park discusses new Agri-food Hub and Trade

Lethbridge’s Exhibition Park is set to double its current hosting capacity thanks to construction of a new 268 thousand square foot Agri-food Hub and Trade Centre. The facility is expected to open in early 2023. The CEO of Exhibition Park, Mike Warkentin, says they decided to go with a few themes for the new facility […]Read More