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

Spirit Ride to showcase awareness for murdered Indigenous youth

Operation Christmas Child begins to collect boxes

Three-year-old Lethbridge boy saves money for Angel Tree Campaign

End Sars protest: People 'shot dead' in Lagos, Nigeria

Snowfall starts the race for tire changes

Donations needed to help Lethbridge's homeless population

JBS Foods Canada invests money into Brooks as part of Hometown Strong program

Angel Tree Campaign starts early with increased need in Lethbridge

Travellers to quarantine for two days instead of 14 as part of pilot program in Alberta

Lethbridge Police charge man in connection to stolen vehicle

Blood Tribe partners with Puppeteer to teach kids about COVID-19 safety

Lethbridge seniors feeling lonely as cold weather hits

Lethbridge man charged for robbery of taxi driver

Community support for displaced residents of west side fire

Cor Van Raay partners up with the Community Foundation for an Endowment Fund

Lethbridge Police Chief presents recommendations on three police initiatives

'LethbridgeLovesLeftovers' challenge will ask residents to share recipes and ways they can reuse leftovers

Lethbridge Fire and EMS new recruits 'feel very confident'

Eighteen-year-old woman dies following collision on highway 25 this morning

Police seek assistance locating driver of hit-and-run

COVID-19 numbers continue to climb in Lethbridge

Lethbridge Needle Crisis Support Group calls out Manning as "whistleblower"

Fraudsters are targeting women for romance scams

Hockey is coming back to Lethbridge as WHL announces new season starting date for 2021

Better Business Bureau says new Amazon phishing scam is making the waves

Alberta government supporting research at Lethbridge College and U of L

WHL announces start of season

Lethbridge under COVID watch as cases spike to 112; schools see rise in cases

Lethbridge Salvation Army winter coat drive

Cavendish Farms sees outbreak of at least 10 positive COVID cases

Waterton Lakes National Park reopens Akamina Parkway and Cameron Lake

Hazmat Training showcased by Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services

CTF Alberta Director Terrazzano says UCP health care cuts are a good start

River Valley Engagement Project looks to Lethbridge residents for feedback

Province to cut 11,000 jobs at AHS, union to strike if negotiations aren't met

Lethbridge School District confirms COVID cases at LCI and three elementary schools

COVID case confirmed at Victoria Park High School

Alberta Minister of Labour and Immigration visits Umami Shop

Turkeys take flight at the Nord-Bridge Seniors Centre for Thanksgiving meals

U of L achieves highest ever position in Maclean’s University Rankings

Lethbridge store vandalized, burglarized

West Lethbridge unveils brand new playground

$815M investment in irrigation infrastructure to create over 8,000 jobs, says Premier Kenney

Lethbridge Hurricane selected in NHL Draft (Aired Oct 8, 2020)

One firefighter taken to hospital in stable condition following west side fire

There are difference between 'mental health' and 'mental illness', according to psychologist

New restrictions mean new norms for churches

LPS only police service in Canada chosen for special program

Local teacher awarded 'Prime Minister's Award of Excellence'

Fish and Wildlife officers to take on more dangerous work with no extra pay

Air quality check finds mould three times normal level in Melcor Centre putting workers at risk

Lethbridge Conservative Association drops off donated turkeys to Lethbridge food banks

Paint the Town Teal event looks to raise awareness and support for Trigeminal Neuralgia

COVID-19 outbreaks in Lethbridge

Operation Red Nose will not provide its safe ride service in 2020

Lethbridge Military Museum commemorates 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands with display and new courtyard

Youth centre reopens after being shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Alberta's forestry industry thriving during pandemic

Southern Alberta nonprofits to apply for federal relief through local United Way

Medicine Hat mayor concerned about suicide numbers

Streets Alive worried borders reopening will result in spike of overdose deaths

Community Foundation of Lethbridge accepting applications for new batch of funding

Community agencies receive nearly $6M as part of Community Wellbeing and Safety Strategy

Man barricades himself in house following assault

Police Chief says he won't support MLA Shannon Phillips' request for public hearing of two officers

Galt Museum & Archives unveils new 'Refuge Canada' exhibit

Group calls for Municipal Inspection on the Town of Coaldale

Alberta expanding agriculture market globally

The Galt Museum back-to-school photo fundraiser

Bowling makes its return with COVID-19 restrictions in place

Rosebud Theatre to reopen Nov 6 with 'A Christmas Carol'

Chair of Lethbridge Police Commission on unsanctioned SCS sites

U of L researchers receive grant funding to fight Alzheimers disease

Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta gives out over $770,000 to charities across Alberta

AMA Backyard BBQ joins forces with local businesses and partners to raise over $16,000 for Alberta food banks

Lethbridge man among 26 arrested for child porn

Feed Lethbridge raises over $25,000 for the Interfaith and Lethbridge Food Bank

Orange Shirt Day takes on 'every child matters' theme

MMIWG recommendations presented to Lethbridge Community Issues Committee

LPS reacts to unauthorized SCS

Theme for local art contest: Indigenous plants and medicine

Canadian Mental Health Association talks programs and services they provide during COVID-19

How Sydney Abells lives with chronic pain

Venting over tenting

Better Business Bureau study highlights virtual vehicle vendor scams

MLA Neudorf responds to EMS dispatch consolidation plan

LPS concerned over increase in fentanyl-related deaths

Lethbridge Soup Kitchen holds memorial for lives lost

Charges laid following discovery of explosive materials, drugs, and weapons on south side

24 foot tall crochet skeleton featured at Casa as part of Art Days

NDP leader Rachel Notley gives her take on Kenney's reaction to the throne speech

Mayor Spearman speaks out on centralized EMS systems

U of L names interim Women's Soccer Coach

Students protest cancellation of sports

Five arrested, explosive materials discovered following search warrant

Voting system called Blockchain could be instituted for voting elections as U of L student invents his own version of the format

NDP speaks out against centralized EMS

Feed Lethbridge dinner party goes virtual

School divisions in Lethbridge choose their school bus provider for next five years

Rachel Notley visits Lethbridge for town hall

October 23, 2020

End Sars protest: People 'shot dead' in Lagos, Nigeria

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October 23, 2020

End Sars protest: People 'shot dead' in Lagos, Nigeria

October 23, 2020

Three-year-old Lethbridge boy saves money for Angel Tree Campaign

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October 23, 2020

Three-year-old Lethbridge boy saves money for Angel Tree Campaign

October 23, 2020

Operation Christmas Child begins to collect boxes

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October 23, 2020

Operation Christmas Child begins to collect boxes

October 23, 2020

Spirit Ride to showcase awareness for murdered Indigenous youth

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October 23, 2020

Spirit Ride to showcase awareness for murdered Indigenous youth

October 22, 2020

Travellers to quarantine for two days instead of 14 as part of pilot program in Alberta

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October 22, 2020

Travellers to quarantine for two days instead of 14 as part of pilot program in Alberta

October 22, 2020

Angel Tree Campaign starts early with increased need in Lethbridge

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October 22, 2020

Angel Tree Campaign starts early with increased need in Lethbridge

October 22, 2020

JBS Foods Canada invests money into Brooks as part of Hometown Strong program

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October 22, 2020

JBS Foods Canada invests money into Brooks as part of Hometown Strong program

October 22, 2020

Donations needed to help Lethbridge's homeless population

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October 22, 2020

Donations needed to help Lethbridge's homeless population

October 22, 2020

Snowfall starts the race for tire changes

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October 22, 2020

Snowfall starts the race for tire changes

October 21, 2020

Lethbridge man charged for robbery of taxi driver

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October 21, 2020

Lethbridge man charged for robbery of taxi driver

October 21, 2020

Lethbridge seniors feeling lonely as cold weather hits

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October 21, 2020

Lethbridge seniors feeling lonely as cold weather hits

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Micah Quinn

Micah Quinn is an up and comer Video journalist, originally from Calgary, AB. After graduating from Mount Royal University, he loved his work at City TV - Breakfast Television. A newcomer to Lethbridge, he looks forward to connecting with this community, and reaching a new audience. Micah has a passion for interviewing and finding out what makes people tick. You'll often find him pursuing local feature stories and hard news.

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Michael began working in broadcasting in the early 1990s. His work has varied from corporate and commercial spheres, to news, sports, films and more. Outside of the media industry Michael has worked in Project Management and Sales. Michael has the passion and experience to bring your advertising campaign from design to completion.

Jeannette Rocher

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.

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.