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

High demand from Lethbridge College students brings big funding during pandemic

Lethbridge author releases 'The History of Lethbridge'

Saskatchewan government announces funding for WHL teams

Alberta salons prepare to open Monday

Chinese restaurant sees spike in sales

AGLC Layoffs has AUPE questioning Alberta government

Stitch it Forward Society of Lethbridge offering grocery gifts cards

Lethbridge Police charge organizer of "freedom rally"

A dramatic increase in cannabis sales since the pandemic

Lethbridge police charge organizer of COVID restriction rally

STARS kicks off its 28th lottery fundraiser

Dangerous offender designation for Coaldale sex offender

Special Olympics Alberta Polar Plunge goes virtual

New app to charge less for delivery fees

Massive wind storm hits Lethbridge

SouthGrow Awards two Agri-food Futures Scholarships to local students

Personal coach teaches fun workouts for parents and babies

Lethbridge School Division announces new boundary zones for schools

Motion passed to request province cap food delivery app fees

'We the People YQL' protest provincial COVID-19 restrictions

$435,000 approved for MMIW recommendations and work plan

Tattoo business fined for disobeying restrictions

Alberta sees first frontline worker death to COVID over holidays

Local businesses open today despite COVID-19 restrictions

911 EMS dispatch to centralize Jan 12

Student happy to return to classroom

Lethbridge Police Service Dog retires after 9 years on the force

Southern Roots Hair Design starts bottle drive to help pay bills

Live Christmas trees are a natural dewormer for goats

2022 Tim Hortons Brier coming to Lethbridge

Canada reacts to DC riots

L'Arche Lethbridge to host virtual dinner fundraiser Feb 27

Families turn to board games during the pandemic

Mayor Chris Spearman not running in next election

No place to go

LPS offers support for slain Calgary officer

Lethbridge MLAs respond to UCP travel scandal

Travel industry hit with new COVID-19 restrictions from Canadian Government

Petition to speed up wait times for ALS treatment

Dairy alternatives increasing in Canadian market

Christmas Hope initiative releases final tally

Benefits of gratitude in 2021

WHL Draft pushed could 'really benefit' players

SASHA house thankful for available grants

800 seniors given gifts for Christmas to Remember

AMA Fill Our Fleet initiative exceeds expectations this year

LPS investigation confirms charges will not be laid on ARCHES employees

Turning a terrible accident into a new business

LSCO worried about door-to-door scammer

Sizeable donation to Christmas Hope campaign

Parkinson Association Alberta receives $10,000 in federal funding

Monroe Salon Studios offers help for local businesses

New stage for the Owl Acoustic Lounge

Lethbridge Hurricanes Ts For Toys campaign still running

Evangelical Free Church to host drive-in Christmas play

Local businesses join together to support Simply Delivery

'Won't Blow Over' campaign awards $1,000 grants to local businesses

Victoria Park high school raises more than $13,000 in food hampers

Avonlea Homes giving Christmas cheer to children in need

BLM mural downtown Lethbridge smashed

Lethbridge Hurricanes react to WHL season on hold

Educators say schools more prepared for switch to online learning this time around

'A Holiday Show of Lights' put on by New West Theatre

Restaurants urge customers to skip the delivery apps

SACPA meets to talk about COVID-19: Do lockdowns cause more harm than benefit?

Oh what fun it is to give back to a pet in need

LPS 'stretched to the max' amidst $1-million budget cuts

Johnson Fresh Farms loses 2 million in shed fire

Evan Wardley partners with United Way, sets up Unification Grant

Toby Boulet accepts national award on behalf of late son Logan

Piikani Nation to receive generous donation of food

Bottle drive to benefit the Lethbridge Food Bank

Lethbridge Police Service kicks off 2020 Christmas Check Stop with tougher penalties

A preview of Commandos MC

How one couple is saving for a down payment on their first home

LPS graduates Community Peace Officers

Final numbers tallied for CANstruction event

The Movie Mill talks Save Your Cinema petition and movie theatre shutdowns

Achieving a net zero electric status for the Village of Carmangay

Provincial grant not available to all businesses, locals struggling

Salons working non-stop until Sunday morning closure

Alberta restaurant braces for impact of new restrictions

Mayor Chris Spearman has a message for community amidst new restrictions

A list of facility closures in Lethbridge

Business Council of Alberta talks grant options for businesses

More COVID Restrictions to be Implemented Immediately and additional Measures this Sunday

Jupiter and Saturn will visibly align for first time since 1623

Christmas Tree Season: How to upkeep your live trees

Tips to spot fake social media accounts

Not in my Neighbourhood: Lethbridge Business Owners Concerned over Mustard Seed Shelter Location

Mustard Seed organization to set up in Lethbridge; says there's misconception about what they do

Salvation Army in need of volunteers and donations for Christmas Kettle Campaign

Province announces $11-million in funds for Lethbridge Airport

Drive Happiness program to help out seniors in Lethbridge

Lethbridge Recovery College highlights pet therapy

Green mask fundraiser from organizers of Green Shirt Day support organ transplant community

Mustard Seed plans to end homelessness in Lethbridge

United Way talks art therapy following YQL Expressions of Reconciliation contest

Lethbridge Public Library partners with food banks for 'Food for Fines' program

Mask Bylaw agreed to by Medicine Hat City Council

January 19, 2021

High demand from Lethbridge College students brings big funding during pandemic

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January 19, 2021

High demand from Lethbridge College students brings big funding during pandemic

January 18, 2021

Lethbridge author releases 'The History of Lethbridge'

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January 18, 2021

Lethbridge author releases 'The History of Lethbridge'

January 15, 2021

Stitch it Forward Society of Lethbridge offering grocery gifts cards

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January 15, 2021

Stitch it Forward Society of Lethbridge offering grocery gifts cards

January 15, 2021

AGLC Layoffs has AUPE questioning Alberta government

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January 15, 2021

AGLC Layoffs has AUPE questioning Alberta government

January 15, 2021

Chinese restaurant sees spike in sales

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January 15, 2021

Chinese restaurant sees spike in sales

January 15, 2021

Alberta salons prepare to open Monday

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January 15, 2021

Alberta salons prepare to open Monday

January 15, 2021

Saskatchewan government announces funding for WHL teams

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January 15, 2021

Saskatchewan government announces funding for WHL teams

January 14, 2021

New app to charge less for delivery fees

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January 14, 2021

New app to charge less for delivery fees

January 14, 2021

Special Olympics Alberta Polar Plunge goes virtual

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January 14, 2021

Special Olympics Alberta Polar Plunge goes virtual

January 14, 2021

Dangerous offender designation for Coaldale sex offender

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January 14, 2021

Dangerous offender designation for Coaldale sex offender

January 14, 2021

STARS kicks off its 28th lottery fundraiser

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January 14, 2021

STARS kicks off its 28th lottery fundraiser

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Born in Puerto Rico, and raised in Minnesota and Manitoba, Jeannette Rocher is a graduate of the Creative Communications program at Red River College in Winnipeg where she studied Broadcast Journalism. After completing an internship with the CBC and volunteering at Trinity Television’s “It’s a New Day”, she embarked on her journalism career by moving overseas to take a job on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. While overseas she covered stories in Fiji, Guam and Japan including the 2011 tsunami that hit Japan and its surrounding islands (including Saipan). She covered a mass shooting that left five dead including two children, an Earth quake, the disappearance of two little girls, murder cases and other huge court cases. In 2013 she moved to Alberta where she covered the devastating floods of High River and Medicine Hat for CTV News. She then went on to produce and host Go! Southern Alberta for Shaw TV.

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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.

Tyler Dawson

Tyler Dawson is the Alberta correspondent for the National Post, based in Edmonton. A graduate of Carleton University’s journalism program, he was previously the deputy editorial pages editor at the Ottawa Citizen/Sun and has worked for the Edmonton Journal and the Quebec community newspaper the Low Down to Hull and Back News.

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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.