United Conservative Party of Alberta Opposition Critics

Finance & Treasury Board
Drew Barnes

Transportation
Wayne Drysdale

Solicitor General
Mike Ellis

Forestry
Dave Schneider

Community & Social Services, Democracy & Accountability
Nathan Cooper

Indigenous Relations
David Hanson

Culture & Tourism
Ron Orr

Electricity & Renewables
Don MacIntyre

Health, Emergency Response & Disaster Preparedness
Tany Yao

Education
Mark Smith

Environment & Parks
Todd Loewen

Municipal Affairs
Pat Stier

Children’s Services, Status of Women
Leela Aheer

Labour
Grant Hunter

Advanced Education
Wayne Anderson

Justice
Angela Pitt

Infrastructure
Glenn Van Dijken

Economic Development, Trade & Jobs
Richard Gotfried

Agriculture
Rick Strankman

Energy
Prasad Panda

Seniors & Housing, Multiculturalism
Prab Gill

Service Alberta
Scott Cyr

Property & Surface Rights
Wes Taylor

Lethbridge Bulls are excited for Kids Camp

Waterton Lakes National Park Kicks off Spring with Food Festival

The Collective Kitchen Program hosted by the Interfaith Food Bank

Mayor Spearman kicks off National Public Works Week celebration

Nathan Neudorf on carbon emissions in Alberta

Future plans for Lethbridge Airport unveiled

Tony Roma's Lethbridge, out with the old and in with the new

Pincher Creek gears up for 50th Summer Games

Tender awarded for construction of new RCMP detachment in Coaldale

The LPS Watch program a step in the right direction for Criminal Justice students

Dinosaur Museum Opens for the Season Today

'Unplanned', controversy over the hit anti-abortion movie

Canada says No to Unplanned

Lethbridge College addresses workplace harassment

Lethbridge has one of the largest urban park systems in North America, with our growing population how is our wildlife is being affected?

Watermain Break Result of Massive Sink Hole

Train the Trainer Workshop

Lethbridge is trying to eliminate the Stress Test

Tick season is all year in Alberta

Fentanyl dealer guilty in November 12 crash sentenced

Lethbridge's Amy Bronson to champion Liberal party in federal election

Stomping out the Stigma of Mental Illnness

Obianuju Ekeocha: "It's genocide"

LCI Alumni join Wall of Distinction

Lethbridge taekwondo athlete wins 3 medals at ITF World Championships

Students are Police Officers for the day

What you need to know about curbside recycling

Police investigate report of suspicious men who offered 10-year-old girl a ride to school

McHappy Day: Serving-up nationwide happiness

Myths about credit are failing Canadians

Lethbridge Police seek the public’s assistance to identity two men brandishing knives

University of Lethbridge to receive large investment to help aid fight against Hepatitis B virus

Nearly 200 high school students partake in Lethbridge College's Experiential Week

Dog abduction on the rise: keep your pet safe

Sexual Assault victims in Alberta can now access hotline

Federal Law Passes for Plain Packaged Cigarettes

Old YMCA building may be too old to renovate, according to city

Powerlifting mom breaks 3 national records

Newly-opened 'ghost mall’ in Calgary soon to be multicultural retail hub

"Gifting" Circle ends in arrest for Coaldale man

Too Many Cats Being Hit by Cars

Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame 2019 kicks off tonight

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…

Volunteer foot patrol gets thumbs up from downtown residents and businesses

A Ride to Remember

Cookbook author, Claire Tansey, makes a stop at Lethbridge Public Library

U of L hosts Let's Talk Science Challenge

Holocaust Remembered

The couple that

70 year old, Walter Reich biking across Canada

Lethbridge Soaring Club hopes to reach new heights with membership

Downtown Lethbridge welcomes new businesses

Lethbridge Public Library celebrates 100 years

#UHavethePower, a movement to end sexual violence

11th annual Steps For Life Walk Lethbridge

AVEDA Salon Lethbridge Partnered with Water Aid

Coalhurst ranch affected by spring snowstorm

Lethbridge Police Service warns drivers to use caution as cyclists hit spring roads

Time for some spring cleaning? Volunteers come out to Chinook Regional Hospital for annual Spring Clean Up

Day of Mourning Important to so many

National Day of Mourning

Toxic pesticides: How can they affect your pets?

Cardston couple offering a chance to win $1.7 million B&B

The University of Lethbridge celebrates $1.6 million in funding

Shake, Rattle and Roll: Rattlesnake season is here

Biggar 'safe' after grassfire in Sask. community

U of L reappoints Mahon for three-year term

Woman protests lambs

The meaning of Passover

RCMP Coaldale Address Rural Crime

City and union say they intend to keep UCP on track with their promises

Jason Kenney, Alberta's Premier-Designate

Jan Clemis grateful for life after kidney transplant

Victoria Park High School holds mock vote

Cerberus Robotics Club win at Canadian Rockies Regional

Lethbridge residents vocalize concerns to all party candidates

Rachel Notley: It's not mudslinging if it's the facts

Rachel Notley supporter Cam Gardner talks infrastructure

Rachel Notley makes campaign stop in Nanton

Keep Spot from getting hot: Why it’s never cool to keep pets in a warm car

Lethbridge moves toward modernizing cycling rules

Politicians are "just baiting people", says cattle rancher

UFA Aggie Days kicks off with a bang

Volunteers make it possible at Youth One

Blue bin carts ready for delivery

Lethbridge College working with Mental Health Commission

No-shows at forum: Campaign suicide or strategic move?

Green Shirt Day

U of L recognizes volunteers

Cor Van Raay YMCA will open its doors on May 4

Kevin Koe lost World Mens Curling Finals to Sweden's Nik Edin

All-candidates forum for Lethbridge-West sparks discussion

Bottles 4 Boulet in 2nd year to honour Humbolt

Students of Mike Mountain Horse Elementary School make "Welcome Baskets" for new immigrants

Firearms complaint south of Lethbridge

Lethbridge Police introduce Watch program

Emotion-charged discussion at Lethbridge-East forum

Lethbridge Hurricanes eliminated from playoffs 2019

Two arrested in carfentanil trafficking

Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott are out

May 22, 2019

The Collective Kitchen Program hosted by the Interfaith Food Bank

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May 22, 2019

The Collective Kitchen Program hosted by the Interfaith Food Bank

May 22, 2019

Lethbridge Bulls are excited for Kids Camp

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May 22, 2019

Lethbridge Bulls are excited for Kids Camp

May 21, 2019

Future plans for Lethbridge Airport unveiled

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May 21, 2019

Future plans for Lethbridge Airport unveiled

May 21, 2019

Nathan Neudorf on carbon emissions in Alberta

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May 21, 2019

Nathan Neudorf on carbon emissions in Alberta

May 21, 2019

Mayor Spearman kicks off National Public Works Week celebration

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May 21, 2019

Mayor Spearman kicks off National Public Works Week celebration

May 21, 2019

Waterton Lakes National Park Kicks off Spring with Food Festival

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May 21, 2019

Waterton Lakes National Park Kicks off Spring with Food Festival

May 17, 2019

Dinosaur Museum Opens for the Season Today

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May 17, 2019

Dinosaur Museum Opens for the Season Today

May 17, 2019

The LPS Watch program a step in the right direction for Criminal Justice students

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May 17, 2019

The LPS Watch program a step in the right direction for Criminal Justice students

May 17, 2019

Tender awarded for construction of new RCMP detachment in Coaldale

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May 17, 2019

Tender awarded for construction of new RCMP detachment in Coaldale

May 17, 2019

Pincher Creek gears up for 50th Summer Games

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May 17, 2019

Pincher Creek gears up for 50th Summer Games

May 17, 2019

Tony Roma's Lethbridge, out with the old and in with the new

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May 17, 2019

Tony Roma's Lethbridge, out with the old and in with the new

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Laurice Alexander

Born in India, raised in Toronto- Laurice has also lived in Vancouver, England, and now calls Lethbridge home. A former contributor to The Toronto Star, Laurice is eager about reaching her community to get your story heard- no story too small to be covered. She is especially passionate about the special needs community, and looks forward to her new journey with Bridge City News.

Ben Matychuk

Ben was raised in Alberta, growing up in Edmonton before relocating to Lethbridge in 2015 following his television media education at NAIT. After a brief stint with Global Lethbridge, he left the media industry in March 2016, but rejoined in September 2017 when he came on with the Bridge City News team.

Ainsley O'Riley

Originally from Ontario, Ainsley started her broadcasting career at the age of sixteen with Rogers TV. She is a graduate of the College of Sports Media in Toronto and has previously worked with TSN on The Jay and Dan show, and Canada Laughs on Sirius XM. She has also worked for the Canadian Football League. She is looking forward to connecting with the community.

Contributors

Brian Lilley

Brian Liley has covered politics across Canada for the last 17 years. Starting in radio Montreal covering local politics and the PQ government of the day before moving up to Ottawa. He spent five years as the Ottawa Bureau Chief for Canada's largest private radio network before helping launch Sun News Network where he hosted a show and wrote columns for the Sun papers. He currently hosts Beyond the News in Ottawa.

Lisa Daftari

Lisa Daftari is an award-winning investigative journalist focusing on foreign affairs with expertise in the Middle East and counter terrorism. She is a political analyst and commentator who frequently appears on Fox News, CBS, NBC, PBS, Voice of America and SiriusXM. She has been interviewed in Spanish, English and Persian (Farsi). Lisa also serves as director and founding editor of The Foreign Desk, a newswire service launched in late 2015 covering stories from around the globe.

Catherine Furukawa

Catherine is a stay-at-home-mom to two young daughters in Lethbridge, Alberta. Catherine's formal training is in ministry which includes two years spent in Sydney, Australia and six years on staff as a Children’s Pastor back home in Canada. Her experience working with non-profit organizations and volunteering on several local boards and committees gives her a keen sense of the community & the opportunity to engage with Southern Albertans from all walks of life.

Ray Filion

Ray has been covering federal politics on Parliament Hill for TVA Television since 2006. Previously, he worked as an anchor, host, and reporter for Global News in Montreal and Quebec City and for TQS Television. Ray loves spending time with his family and following sports.