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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

Lethbridge MLA says Alberta will not follow Quebec’s lead.

On Tuesday Quebec Premier Francois Legault announced his province has a plan to tax the unvaccinated in his province. As for Alberta, a resounding no was given as to whether or not our province would bring in this tax on residents. As Micah Quinn explains, Lethbridge-East MLA, Nathan Neudorf, did not hold back with his […]Read More

Year in Review from the Legislature

There were a lot of BIG stories that came out of the legislature this year including how the Kenney government handled the pandemic and how the UCP is preparing for a leadership review of Premier Jason Kenney next spring. Our legislative reporter and the Alberta Correspondent with the National Post, Tyler Dawson, has our Year […]Read More

Former Alberta surgeon critical of government’s handling of pandemic.

There are some within the medical community who question the way the government handled the pandemic. You can include Dr. Dennis Modry in that conversation. Dr. Modry implemented Western Canada’s first heart and lung transplantation system. He also served on many hospital committees. Dr. Modry says the Alberta government and Premier Kenney should have put […]Read More

Voting for more than candidates this municipal election

Monday, millions of Albertans will go to the polls to vote for their next municipal governments. There will also be a couple of referendum questions on the ballot including if we should keep Daylight Savings Time and end equalization payments. Cory Morgan is a columnist with the Western Standard. Cory. He spoke with BCN about […]Read 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

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

New fee for Alberta backcountry campers

As the weather warms up more and more Albertans are thinking about heading out and camping. You may have to bring a few extra dollars with you if you are heading out to the backcountry. Our legislative reporter Tyler Dawson says the province is bringing in a new fee for those who enjoy backcountry camping. Read More