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Russia threatening NATO?

The Russian space agency chief is threatening western powers in its support of Ukraine during its war with Russia. The Russian official boasted about nuclear capabilities and claims that NATO would lose in 30 minutes. Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari questions that threat. Read More

Russia threatening countries supporting Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin is now issuing threats to any country that is supplying weapons to Ukraine during the war. That includes Britain, the US and Canada. Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari says his threats of attack don’t just end with Ukraine.Read More

Is Moldova next for Putin?

A lot of security experts say Russian President Vladimir Putin will not stop at Ukraine but Moldova may be his next target. Some, including our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari, believe that Putin is interested in re-unifying the USSR.Read More

Ukraine mayor says chemical weapons used

Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says a Ukrainian mayor says the remains of chemical weapons were found after Russian troops withdrew from the northern Sumy region of Ukraine. As she explains the weapons were classified as a nerve agent. She also discusses the latest clashes during Easter and Passover at the Temple Mount in […]Read More

Canada offering more aid to Ukraine

We chatted with political reporter and one of our regular contributors, Brian Lilley, to find out how much aid Canada has given Ukraine in its fight against Russia. Brian also discusses who the frontrunners are when it comes to the CPC leadership race. The federal Conservatives are choosing their new leader in September.Read More

Medical supplies and medication needed for Ukraine

A Lethbridge group is asking for some much needed donations for the people of Ukraine who are struggling as the war with Russia rages on. The group calling themselves Lethbridge Assistance for Ukraine is asking for medication and medical supplies that will be shipped to Ukraine. “Most of the medical supplies that we’re looking for […]Read More

A plea from Ukraine’s president

Ukrainian President Zelensky pleaded with Canada and NATO allies to push for a No Fly Zone over his country. Political reporter Brian Lilley says it is something the Ukrainian president desperately needs right now to help defend his country. Read More

Could more countries join the Ukraine/Russian war?

The attack in Western Ukraine was very close to Poland which is a NATO ally. Some are quite concerned that if Russia ends up rolling into Poland more countries would get involved. Thousands of American troops are already stationed in the Baltic States and are on standby. We asked our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, […]Read More

Local school staff donate to charity to help Ukraine

Teachers and staff members at Our Lady of the Assumption School have rallied together and are showing their support for the people of Ukraine. During their Spiritual Development Day, staff members donated to the school’s charity of choice, Development and Peace, with the funds going towards humanitarian efforts overseas. An official with the school says […]Read More

Lethbridge woman fears for family in Ukraine

A Lethbridge Ukrainian woman who has family connections in Ukraine says she fears she may never hear from her loved ones again as the war continues in her home country. As Angela Stewart explains, the woman’s brother is working directly with those who have been directed affected by the missile attacks and bombings. On Saturday another […]Read More

PM did not promote Alberta oil

There are some who believe PM Trudeau dropped the ball when asked if Canada would increase oil and gas production in light of many nations banning Russian oil due to the invasion of Ukraine. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says sadly Trudeau did not promote Alberta oil.Read More

Mental Health Concerns For Putin

A number of military analysts say the Russian president we know today is not the same Vladimir Putin we knew a couple of years ago. Christian Leuprecht is a professor at the Royal Military College of Canada. Leuprecht says a number of people are now questioning Putin’s mental health.Read More

Banning Russian Oil Good For Canada

As the U.S. looks at implementing more sanctions against Russia including the potential of no longer importing Russian oil and gas that could be good news for Canada. Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari says the Biden Administration should focus on bringing in energy from allies and not from countries like Russia and Iran.Read More

Putin and Hitler similarities

Many people on social media have been comparing Vladimir Putin to Adolph Hitler saying their approaches and attitudes have been quite similar. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says Putin wants to unite all Russian speakers and that is something Hitler did during the First and Second World War when it came to those who spoke German. Read More

Deploying boots on the ground for Ukrainian refugees

Samaritan’s Purse has deployed boots on the ground in Poland, Romania and Moldova to help out Ukrainian refugees during the war with Russia. The team is conducting rapid needs assessments to determine how the Christian organization can help out with emergency supplies. The News Media Relations Manager for Samaritan’s Purse Canada, Frank King, says there […]Read More

Russian propaganda working overtime

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s propaganda machine appears to be working overtime spreading false stories about why Russia invaded Ukraine. One story circulating is how Russia went into Ukraine to destroy American BioLabs that are allegedly creating new viruses. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, doesn’t buy it. Read More

Ukraine Solidarity Rally to take place in Lethbridge February 26

Lethbridge City Hall will play host to a Ukraine Solidarity Rally on Saturday morning at 11am. Event organizer, Devon Hargreaves, is inviting people to bring a Ukrainian flag or sign to show support for Ukranians dealing with the Russian invasion. Lethbridge Mayor Blaine Hyggen says this is a vital way to show solidarity. “One of […]Read More

NATO allies protecting Ukraine

As tensions continue to heighten between Ukraine and Russia with a potential Russian invasion, a second shipment of U.S. weapons has arrived in Ukraine. The weapons are part of a 200-million dollars security assistance package U.S. President Joe Biden authorized in December. U.S. and NATO allies say they will do whatever it takes to protect […]Read More

Studies on Ivermectin

There are a number of Canadians who strongly believe in Ivermectin to treat those with COVID-19. Political reporter Brian Lilley says a number of studies have been done on the drug by the federal government as to its effectiveness. Mr. Lilley says those studies can be found online. Read More

Why did the standoff in Texas take so long?

Texas has an open carry policy which means people can legally carry guns. We asked American journalist, Lisa Daftari, why the standoff at the Texas synagogue took more than 10 hours considering congregants at the synagogue should have had their own guns.Read More