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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

Lethbridge businesses are hiring says MLA Neudorf

When it comes to recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic the economy in Lethbridge is doing better than other areas of the province according to Lethbridge East MLA Nathan Neudorf. He explains how many businesses are looking to fill vacancies. Neudorf also discusses with BCN’s Hal Roberts the potential of new COVID-19 measures being brought in […]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

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

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

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

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