Tags : Lethbridge

PPC leader Maxime Bernier in Lethbridge on Sunday

A political leader was in Lethbridge on Sunday to speak and listen to community members’ concerns with the current government and share his party’s goals if an election was to be called in October.    The leader of the People’s Party of Canada, Maxime Bernier was in Lethbridge on Sunday meeting with southern Albertans to […]Read More

New grants from Community Foundation of Lethbridge

Charities in Lethbridge are set to receive half a million dollars in grants from the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta. The Community Priorities Fund will provide the money to charities throughout Alberta, and the Henry S. Varley Fund for Rural Life grant supports projects that provide innovation, community education, and training. The Executive […]Read More

Lethbridge Scouts start fundraiser for World Scout Jamboree

The Lethbridge Scouts will be hosting a fun fundraising event of their own. The Globetrotter Scout Challenge is an initiative to help bring scouts to the World Scout Jamboree in South Korea for 2023. As Micah Quinn explains, the team has a goal of completing close to 9,000 kilometres while running, walking, or biking in […]Read More

Mentor for BBBS talks program rewards

Volunteers over the age of 18 are needed to be able to pair with a child aged six to 16 to become a mentor for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters program in Lethbridge. The matches are based on compatibility and the main goal is to get some much needed one-on-one time together in the […]Read More

Casa unveils Inside-Out exhibition

Casa just announced their grand re-opening of the facility earlier this month. It includes the Inside-Out exhibition. The display brings together artists from the Lethbridge area, and works from nationally respected artists. The Curator and Gallery Services Manager for Casa, Darcy Logan, says this is an exciting way to showcase the talent of artists in […]Read More

Lethbridge Pure Power Wrestling to welcome back fans

Ropes will be climbed and boots will be laced up once again this weekend. Pure Power Wrestling in Lethbridge is hosting their first fan attended event since October due to the pandemic. As Micah Quinn explains, the wrestlers are eager to get back into action while having the fans cheer them on.Read More

Historical side of Lethbridge featured in app

An app is letting Lethbridge residents explore the history of our city. The On This Spot app showcases then and now photos of historic spots throughout the windy city. Pictures are shown from dates as early as the 1900s. The Co-Founder and CEO of the app, Andrew Farris, says the company works with cities to […]Read More

The meaning behind street names in Lethbridge

If you take a drive down your neighbourhood, you’ll most likely notice some unique street names. But how many times have you ever thought about the significance of those names? As Micah Quinn explains, one community in Lethbridge has a historic veteran presence related to its street names.Read More

Language centre sets up shop in Lethbridge

A new Lethbridge language and referral centre opened on June 10th that will provide services free of charge for new immigrants. Clients will be helped with language assessment, making referrals for English classes, and providing support for education classes. The centre in Lethbridge has been fully booked for the past few weeks. Hanne Brahim, the […]Read More

New fire station in West Lethbridge to open

The west side of Lethbridge is primed and ready to open their newest fire station on June 21st. A total of $9.2-million dollars was spent to build Fire Station Number 5 which features three drive-through bays, living quarters, along with support and training areas. The Deputy Chief of Strategic Services for the Lethbridge Fire and […]Read More

Flag raising honours Métis peoples

Much has been said about the 215 children who were found buried at a former Kamloops residential school. Today, in Lethbridge, members of the Métis nation gathered at City Hall to honour those children. Organizers raised a Métis flag to signify the importance of recognizing the Métis people as a sovereign nation. Dr. Adam Browning, […]Read More

Stats Canada says 68,000 jobs lost in May

Statistics Canada released a report last week outlining job losses throughout May. 68,000 jobs were reported lost in the month, with almost all of the losses coming from part-time work. The Chief Executive Officer for Economic Development Lethbridge, Trevor Lewington, says our city’s unemployment rate improved last month. Health Care and Social Assistance, and Wholesale […]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

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

Lethbridge Bulls expect to be at full capacity by Canada

The Alberta government’s Open For Summer plan brings exciting news for local baseball fans. The Western Canadian Baseball league will go ahead with its first ever all-Canadian roster, and the Lethbridge Bulls have made an announcement that the adjusted season will begin this summer. The Bulls announced Thursday that the season will move forward on […]Read More

Restaurants Stage 1 easing of restrictions June 1.

Restaurants in our city are now allowed to reopen their outdoor patios for business on June 1. This means a lot of work for local business owners, but most are thrilled and ready to go. The owner of Honkers Pub and Eatery, Vicky Vanden Hoek, says the business is excited to be able to open […]Read More

#Perfectfit4u launches third virtual transformation challenge

 Pivot. It’s a word business owners have heard over and over again when it comes to provincial restrictions —especially gym owners.  #Perfectfit4u in Lethbridge will launch its third virtual transformation challenge since the pandemic began. Not only is the challenge at capacity, it has garnered interest from all over Canada. Co-owner, Ashlyn Gunderson, says the […]Read More

Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce launches rapid testing

The provincial government recently announced they will be offering rapid antigen COVID-19 testing kits to all Chambers of Commerce in Alberta to help non-profits and business owners screen for the virus. The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce will be responsible for distributing these tests to local businesses. The Chamber hosted an information session for its members […]Read More

Evangelical Free Church of Lethbridge donates 40 chromebooks

Students learning from home and at school are set to receive some much needed equipment. The Evangelical Free Church of Lethbridge has donated 40 chromebooks to the Lethbridge School Division. As Micah Quinn explains, six schools within the division were given these much needed gifts. The six schools include, Winston Churchill High School and Wilson […]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

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

Hockey card popularity is taking off during the lockdowns!

It appears as though more and more people are collecting hockey cards during the pandemic lockdowns. The popularity of hockey cards is going through the roof. A Gretzky Rookie Hockey Card sold at auction last year for over a million dollars. Grant Gatto is the manager of Pirate’s Cove in Lethbridge which is a collectibles […]Read More