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Political reporter discusses impact of new book on Trudeau’s campaign

Former Liberal Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould released her new book called Indian in the Cabinet. It discusses a number of issues including her and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s involvement in the SNC Lavalin scandal. I asked political reporter Brian Lilley if he feels the release of Wilson-Raybould’s book just before the election will hurt Trudeau’s […]Read More

NDP candidate for Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner announced

The federal NDP has named their candidate for Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner. Jocelyn Stenger will be running in the federal election on September 20th. She’s currently working as the Alberta Representative for the Canadian Labour Congress. Stenger says she is very passionate about putting more power into the hands of working people and those who are marginalized […]Read More

Where has Alberta Premier Jason Kenney been?

Even though Premier Jason Kenney had a recent Facebook Live event many Albertans have been wondering where the premier has been? Holidays? Lying low as to not give Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau any ammunition during the federal election campaign? Our legislative reporter, Tyler Dawson, gives us his thoughts.Read More

NDP asking for farmer mental health crisis hotline

The NDP is calling on the Alberta government to implement a 24/7 mental health crisis support hotline for farmers in our province. The NDP is also renewing their proposal for the UCP to provide five insured mental health sessions for Albertans. NDP Agriculture Critic, Heather Sweet, was in Lethbridge discussing how she has been talking […]Read More

Alberta changing requirements for COVID-19 cases in the province

With the pandemic shifting, so are the restrictions. On Wednesday, Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced that almost all COVID-19 restrictions are set to be dropped by Aug. 16.    With the increase of Albertans getting the COVID-19 vaccine, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced that the Alberta Government is going to cut […]Read More

UCP firm on pay cut for healthcare workers

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Finance Minister Travis Toews visited Lethbridge discussing the current state of the Alberta economy. Kenney also addressed the ongoing negotiations with the nurses union in our province. Micah Quinn has the details.Read More

Kenney wants flexibility from Ottawa for child care deal

The Alberta government has put in $45-million to help families in our province that are earning up to $90,000 to assist with child care costs. $10-a-day child care negotiations, however, are still ongoing between the UCP and Ottawa. Four other regions have since signed agreements with the federal government for the $10-a-day child care program. […]Read More

NDP’s Phillips says UCP has no economic job strategy

As Alberta enters Stage 3 of the economic relaunch with all restrictions being lifted, not everyone is happy with the decisions made by the government. NDP Finance Critic and Lethbridge-West MLA, Shannon Phillips, says the Kenney government has mismanaged the pandemic. Phillips says the choices made regarding the economy will have Alberta lagging behind other […]Read More

Alberta government helicopter report prompts NDP reaction

The province is studying a new report on Alberta’s helicopter emergency medical services. It outlines potential changes to the way emergency medical service responders work in our province. The suggestion would increase provincial funding for STARS air ambulance budget from 23% to 50%. STARS would also become the number one helicopter service provider for the […]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