Vaccine and vaccination questions answered

Many questions are being asked about vaccines, booster shots, testing and availability.  The latest measures to be implemented by the Alberta government in response to increasing COVID-19 cases, has caused a surge in people booking appointments to get vaccinated. Pharmacist Vishal Sukhadiya of The Medicine Shoppe answers these questions, and as well comments on a […]Read More

Manitoba professor talks Alberta’s covid-19 plan

Albertans have had to navigate the tough grounds of the pandemic for the past 18 months. The Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases for the University of Manitoba, Dr. Jason Kindrachuk, says Alberta could have followed Manitoba’s strategy where they tried their reopening plan for a few weeks in the […]Read More

New reconciliation t-shirt designed by Blackfoot artist

An Indigenous student from the University of Lethbridge has designed a t-shirt that is now the theme for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. As Micah Quinn explains, the student has a personal connection to residential schools within her family, and this day hits pretty close to home.Read More

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

Lethbridge candidate for CHP wants your vote

The Christian Heritage Party is hoping for your vote on September 20th. Geoffrey Capp is the candidate for the Lethbridge riding. We asked Mr. Capp how important it is for Canada to pay off the 1.1 trillion-dollar debt and balance the budget. Read More

Former Disney training head speaks in Lethbridge

Following a year of unprecedented change in the business environment, many business owners are now learning to reinvent themselves to stay ahead of the curve. Teamworks Training Institute brought in eight-time business author and former head of training at Disney University, Doug Lipp, to speak at Exhibition Park discussing how to revitalize a business in […]Read More

Chinook Outdoor Club recognizes 50th anniversary

The Chinook Outdoor Club is celebrating their 50th anniversary. Last year’s event was cancelled due to the pandemic, but they decided to hold a BBQ Tuesday night to mark the occasion. The group was started in Lethbridge in 1970, and members say the club has maintained 80 to 100 members over the past five decades. […]Read More

Hundreds protest vaccine mandate in Lethbridge, as COVID-19 cases continue

About 300 people came together outside City Hall on Wednesday afternoon for a silent protest in response to the mandatory vaccinations for healthcare workers in Alberta and Albertans freedom of rights.    Protesters voiced their displeasure with pandemic protocols and widespread mandates.   The protests come following a recent announcement from Alberta Health Services requiring […]Read More

Tim VanderBeek signs papers for city councillor bid

A new candidate has declared his intentions to run as a Lethbridge city councillor in the upcoming municipal election. Tim VanderBeek says he is a lifelong Lethbridge resident and has previous experience working for the City of Lethbridge Parks department. VanderBeek has also worked as a substitute teacher for the Lethbridge School Division. He says […]Read More

Brent Feyter running for Fort Macleod mayor’s seat

Brent Feyter recently announced he will be seeking re-election for the mayoral chair in Fort Macleod. Feyter says there have been many highlights for him as mayor for the last four years. He lists the completion of a new town office, swimming pool, and upgrading town facilities as accomplishments. Feyter says if elected again, he […]Read More

Mobile Food Support program to address food need in Lethbridge

Those who need help accessing food support in Lethbridge will now have the opportunity outside of food bank hours. The Lethbridge Food Bank is rolling in the Mobile Food Support program to help address the need for food services for the disadvantaged in our city. The Executive Director for the food bank, Mac Nichol, says […]Read More

Lethbridge Mayor Chris Spearman gives 2021 State of the City

We are just over a month away until the municipal election, and with Mayor Chris Spearman not seeking re-election again. He spent Tuesday morning addressing the State of the City with community members and stakeholders reflecting on the highs and lows of council’s time in office, giving him a chance to look back on the […]Read More

Apartment building reopens for residents 55 and older

Lethbridge residents over 55 now have the option for more local housing. Avenue Living Communities has reopened up a new facility called Applewood to support independent living for seniors. The Regional Vice President for Avenue Living, Graeme Mitchell, says this is a great opportunity for mature Lethbridge residents who are looking for more affordable living […]Read More

COVID vaccination proof required at U of L, eight other

Students, faculty and visitors at the University of Lethbridge will be required to show proof of vaccination before entering campus starting on Nov. 1. Rapid testing will no longer be accepted as an alternative to vaccination, except for campus community members who cannot be vaccinated based on medical or other protected grounds.   U of […]Read More

United Way of Lethbridge celebrates 80 years in the community

United Way of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta is celebrating a milestone anniversary this week. United Way Lethbridge has been around for 80 years helping serve those in our community. The organization kicked off its anniversary with a flag raising ceremony outside City Hall Monday morning.   The United Way of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta has […]Read More

Call for volunteers from Victim/Witness Services Unit

The Lethbridge Police Service’s Victim/Witness Services Unit has been serving the community for 30 years to deliver 24 hour a day victim crisis support. The unit provides crisis care for people who have been victims of trauma and abuse. The unit has had close to 600 volunteers, working on over 41,000 case files. The unit […]Read More

Lethbridge Public Library festival heading online this year

The 11th annual Word On The Street Festival is set to take place starting September 14th. The Lethbridge Public Library will host a variety of events virtually for everyone to enjoy. Elisabeth Hegerat, the Manager of Community and Economic Development for the library, says there are close to 30 authors lined up from across Canada […]Read More

Shannon Phillips calling for stronger COVID-19 response from UCP

Alberta NDP Finance Critic and Lethbridge-West MLA, Shannon Phillips met with the media today demanding for a stronger COVID-19 response from the UCP for all of us here in southern Alberta. The NDP is demanding the government to do more to help take the pressure off our hospitals as hospitalization increases and elective surgeries are […]Read More

Citizen Walk About raising awareness of people living with disabilities

Around 75 community members walked from City Hall to Galt Gardens today raising awareness for people living with disabilities and to promote equality. The 11th annual Citizen Walk About was put on by South Region Self Advocacy Network. This year’s theme was Our Disability Journey.    Executive Director, Southern Alberta Individualized Planning Association, Mark Davids, […]Read More

Naturalization pilot project for Lethbridge parks

The City of Lethbridge is partnering with the University of Lethbridge to create a pilot program of naturalization for grass growth in our city’s parks. There are three spaces in the city that have been chosen for the program, including Redwood Park, 28th Street North and Mt. Blakiston Road West Green Strips. The three sites […]Read More

Lethbridge Liberal candidate discusses the issues

Devon Hargreaves is the Liberal Party candidate for Lethbridge. He recently joined us on Bridge City News. We talked about a wide range of issues including the Liberal party’s spending during the pandemic and if his party has a plan to bring down our country’s one trillion dollar debt.Read More