Tags : Indigenous

Calls for PM Trudeau to resign are getting louder says

Many including Liberals within the Trudeau caucus are calling for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to resign. It stems from the recent holiday he took in Tofino, BC on the inaugural National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, tells BCN’s Hal Roberts that it doesn’t appear as though will be stepping aside anytime […]Read More

New reconciliation t-shirt designed by Blackfoot artist

An Indigenous student from the University of Lethbridge has designed a t-shirt that is now the theme for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. As Micah Quinn explains, the student has a personal connection to residential schools within her family, and this day hits pretty close to home.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

City of Lethbridge will recognize new National Day of Truth

The City of Lethbridge will observe the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation Day on Sept. 30. City officials hope the new holiday won’t just mean a day off, rather a day to reflect and attend community events organized by the Indigenous community. All city facilities will be closed on Sept. 30.    Both Mayor […]Read More

Blackfoot Confederacy flag raised in Lethbridge in observance of National

The Blackfoot Confederacy flag was raised Monday morning at Lethbridge City Hall to honour National Indigenous Peoples Day. A ceremony at the city centre consisted of speeches from dignitaries, and traditional dancing.  Indigenous Relations Coordinator for the City, Pamela Beebe, describes the meaning of the flag and why it is important that it be raised.  […]Read More

Remembering the victims of the Baker Massacre

Indigenous life has been dark lately as the Residential School history of Canada has reared its ugly face.  A monument was recently dedicated in Cardston. This was not only to honour the children who didn’t make it home, but also to remember the victims of a brutal massacre. Former Cardston High School teacher Kara Baldwin […]Read More

City Council advancing Indigenous Place-making strategy

On Tuesday, the Lethbridge City Council voted unanimously to advance the Indigenous Place-making Strategy six months ahead from the originally-scheduled start. The strategy is designed to review and audit public spaces, markers and language to create a more inclusive community for everyone. Councillor Jeff Coffman, says truth and reconciliation will play a big role in […]Read More