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Roe vs Wade impact in Canada

Political reporter Brian Lilley says Canadians have mixed feelings as to whether abortion should continue to be legalized here in Canada. The abortion issue could become a hot potato politically.  Read More

Lethbridge MP says constituents not happy with high inflation

Many Alberta families are hurting due to the high cost of fuel for their vehicles, higher natural gas prices for their homes and the cost of groceries is also going thru the roof. Many are not happy about it and a number of Lethbridge residents have brought their concerns to Lethbridge MP Rachael Thomas. Thomas […]Read More

Legislative reporter discusses both CPC and UCP leaderships

When it comes to winning the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada the key will be winning over the hearts and minds of western Canadians. That is according to our legislative reporter and the Alberta correspondent with the National Post Tyler Dawson. Dawson will also explain why mail-in ballots may work to the advantage […]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

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

Ottawa police chief steps down

The Freedom Convoy continues in our nation’s capital. Thousands of protesters are camping out in Ottawa. They say they will not leave until all COVID-19 mandates are lifted. We now understand that the Ottawa Police Chief Peter Sloly has resigned. Bridge City News contributor Brian Lilley explains why things really didn’t work out for the […]Read More

Not easy to remove PM Justin Trudeau

Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says organizers with the Freedom Convoy in Ottawa have to be realistic with their demands including having Justin Trudeau removed as prime minister. Mr. Lilley outside of an election, it is not easy removing a sitting prime minister. Read More

Manitoba trucker speaks out

Manitoba trucker, Elmer Penner, who is taking part in the Freedom Convoy 2022 which is heading to Ottawa says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to resign. Penner also says the federal government needs to scrap the COVID-19 mandates.Read More

Will leaders talk with truckers with Freedom Convoy?

Will any of the federal party leaders meet with the truckers with the Freedom Convoy once they arrive in Ottawa? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apparently already said no. I asked political reporter, Brian Lilley, his thoughts if perhaps Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole would make an appearance and chat with those who are part of […]Read More

Ottawa Year in Review

Political reporter Brian Lilley discusses some of the biggest stories from Parliament Hill in 2021 including the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal election and inflation.Read More

Throne Speech misses the mark says political reporter.

The Trudeau Liberals began their third term in office with a speech from the throne delivered by Governor General Mary Simon. The economy is struggling under supply chain issues and rising inflation is facing its fair share of challenges. According to political reporter Brian Lilley that is apparently not the focus for the Trudeau Liberals […]Read More

Political update from Toronto Sun columnist Brian Lilley

This week Brian Lilley talks about how a Saskatchewan senator has launched a review of Tory leader Erin O’Toole, how grain price increases have been great for our farmers but not so much consumers and how thousands of federal workers were allowed to continue working without being vaccinated against COVID-19.Read More

Issues within the Tory caucus

Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu has been shaking things up on Parliament Hill lately. She announced the start of a civil liberties caucus to raise issues surrounding COVID-19. It’s a move, Lilley says, could really backfire. Read More

Trudeau swears in new cabinet

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau swore in his new cabinet and made some major moves. In one of his biggest, Harjit Sajjan who was criticized for his handling of sexual misconduct allegations in our military, is leaving the Defence portfolio and moving onto to International Development. Former Procurement Minister, Anita Anand, will become the new minister […]Read More

Lethbridge MP says timing of federal election is suspect

Many believe that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will ask the governor general to dissolve Parliament on Sunday and call for a September 20th election. Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder says the timing of the writ being dropped could be better. She explains why in this interview with BCN’s Hal RobertsRead 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

Not wearing a mask at G-7 not a good look

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently wrapped up a meeting with other world leaders at the G-7 Summit in the UK. It appears as though our PM was caught a number of times not wearing a mask during photo ops. Political reporter, Brian Lilley, says it was not good that Trudeau who has been preaching stringent […]Read More

Border vaccine clinics shut down for Canadians.

A story we recently covered on Bridge City News is how the federal government shut down the opportunity for Canadians to cross the border into Montana at the Carway border crossing to get their COVID-19 vaccine shots. Well according to political reporter, Brian Lilley, the Trudeau Liberals also shut down a similar opportunity for Canadians […]Read More

The Liberals finally agree with the Tories

Political reporter Brian Lilley tells BCN’s Hal Roberts that the Trudeau Liberals agree with Erin O’Toole and the federal Conservatives about how a federal inquiry into Ottawa’s handling of the pandemic is warranted. It’s just a matter of when.Read More