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Canadian Pro-Life group reacts to Pro-Choice rallies

A number of Pro-Life groups across North America are celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court striking down Roe v Wade including the Wilberforce Project here in Canada. The group’s executive director, Stephanie Fennelly, says it may be time to once again re-open the abortion debate in Canada. She reacted to the recent Pro-Choice rallies held in […]Read More

War in Ukraine damaging food supply chain

As the war in Ukraine rages on, the country’s agriculture minister says close to 25 percent of Ukraine’s arable crop land has been destroyed. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says this has negatively impacted the global food supply chain.Read More

European leaders urging Putin and Zelensky to talk

The war between Ukraine and Russia is now heading into its fourth month. European leaders are urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet with Ukrainian President Volydmyr Zelensky to end the war. We asked our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, what a conversation might sound like between the two leaders.Read More

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

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

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

New COVID-19 variant discovered in Cyprus

There is apparently a new variant which has reared its ugly head in Cyprus. It is called the Deltacron. A hybrid of both the Delta and Omicron variant of COVID-19. Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari explains in this interview with BCN’s Hal Roberts.Read More

China flexing its military muscles

When it comes to today’s military, most people would associate the United States with having one of the most powerful armed forces in the world. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says China apparently has the largest maritime force on the planet boasting 355 vessels now. She explains why we should be concerned. Read More

Taliban clamping down

There are reports of Taliban gunmen who attacked a wedding in eastern Afghanistan to stop music being played. The attack killed two people and injured 10 others. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says it appears as though the Taliban is clamping down on anything associated with western culture.Read More

Canadian facing charges in U.S. for working with ISIS

A Canadian who allegedly narrated English ISIS recruitment videos is facing charges in the U.S. plus the power may be turned off in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, as the Taliban have apparently not been paying their bills. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, has the details for BCN’s Hal Roberts.Read More

U.S. correspondent, Lisa Daftari, has update on California wildfires

California’s largest wildfire has destroyed a number of buildings in the northern part of the state and is threatening hundreds more. The Dixie wildfire has grown to over 190,000 acres with more than 5,000 firefighters and personnel fighting the fire. US correspondent, Lisa Daftari, who is in California has an update for us. Lisa Daftari […]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