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

UFA Opens Doors in Fort MacLeod

Ottawa's New Gun Control Bill

Most Southern Albertans Not Getting Enough Exercise, says AHS

Local Charities Join Forces

Cirque du Soleil Hits Lethbridge

Cartoonist Shares Local Art

Virtue & Moir, Stojko and Chan Stop in Lethbridge

Update from Ryan Vandervlis

Thank You Canada Tour

Lethbridge Handmade Market

Neuroscience Professor Speaks on Seasonal Affective Disorder

Nathan Neudorf - Switching Constituencies - Full Interview

Local Filmmakers Receive $50,000 for Documentary

Local Pastor Says Spiritual Leadership is Important for Canada

Study Shows Lack in Physical Literacy Among Canadian Children

Free Admission to Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

AMA's Randy Loyk - Preparing Vehicle for Winter - Full Interview

Soccer Player Loses Leg, Says She'll Be Back

Addictions Recovery Day

Grand Opening of MyCityCare

Coaldale Copperheads Season Preview

Local School Has a Special Terry Fox Run

The Organic Dispute: Short Documentary - Part 5

The Organic Dispute - Short Documentary - Part 4

The Organic Dispute: Short Documentary - Part 3

The Organic Dispute: Short Documentary - Part 2

The Organic DIspute: Short Documentary - Part 1

Calgary Man Sets New Record in 50 k.m. Race

Parents Use Car Wash to Help 5-Year-Old Son with Autism

Making Dreams Come True

Best Bar None in Lethbridge

Vegan at Whoop-Up Days?

Claresholm Rancher Feeling Effects of Drought

Historic Vision Restored for North Lethbridge

Whoop-Up Days 2018 - Day 2

Council Supports 2020 Memorial Cup Bid

Slo-Pitch Championship

Woman Loses Everything

LPS Commercial Vehicle Inspection

Cst. Paolo Magliocco - Online Job Scams - Full Interview

Online Job Scams

Lifeguard Health and Safety

Angela Zuba - UCP Nominee - Extended Interview

Nathan Neudorf - UCP Nominee - Extended Interview

Bryan Litchfield - UCP Nominee - Extended Interview

Lethbridge-East UCP Nominees

New Hunting Regulations

Dr. Supriya Sharma - Epipen Shortage - Full Interview

Martin Nordstrom - Water System Tampering - Extended Interview

Signy Arnason - Teenage Sextortion - Full Interview

Evidence Found of Water Pipeline Tampering

Leaked Emails Between Spearman, Councillor Mauro

Martin Thomsen - Lethbridge Homelessness - Full Interview

Contamination at Henderson Pool

Documentary Series Coming Soon

Businesses Around ARCHES Speak Out

You Can Shape Downtown Lethbridge Future

Andrew Scheer - Full Interview

Drug Crisis & Needle Debris Meeting

City Councillor Shows Garbage Dump

Southern Alberta Summer Games Opening Ceremony

Southern Alberta Summer Games Preview

Local Organization Celebrates Freedom from Addiction

Simone Brown - Simone Brown Coaching - Interview

Justin Myer - LethbridgeRealEstate.com - Full Interview

Cannabis Retail Bylaw Amendment

Mayor Chris Spearman on ARCHES Update - Full Interview

ARCHES Managing Director Jill Manning - Full Interview

ARCHES Announces Changes

Local Swimmer Accepts Harvard Offer

WestJet Comes to Lethbridge

Downtown Lethbridge Parking System Update

Dr. Robbin Gibb - Full Interview

Rob Klinkhammer - Full Interview

Water Rescue Training

Opioid Epidemic

Spitz Stadium Update

Celebrating Safety Patrollers

Lethbridge SportFest 2018

Opioids and Lethbridge Arches

Parking Meter Troubles

Birthday Wish for Local Student

Safe Zones and Pro-Life Ads

Lethbridge Cannabis Meeting

Downtown Taber Gets WiFi

Take Care of Your Ears

Youth Police Academy

Community Foundation Grants

McHappy Day

New Lethbridge Building "Most Sustainable in North America"

ATB Centre Update

Hospital Art for Indigenous Peoples

Canes-Broncos Game 4 Preview

Canes-Broncos Game 3 Preview

Time to Play!

Pharmacist March

Hurricanes-Broncos Series Preview

Coaldale Marijuana Survey

Canes Look to End Brandon Series

#BeADonor

November 16, 2018

UFA Opens Doors in Fort MacLeod

November 16, 2018

UFA Opens Doors in Fort MacLeod

November 13, 2018

Ottawa's New Gun Control Bill

November 13, 2018

Ottawa's New Gun Control Bill

November 2, 2018

Most Southern Albertans Not Getting Enough Exercise, says AHS

November 2, 2018

Most Southern Albertans Not Getting Enough Exercise, says AHS

November 1, 2018

Local Charities Join Forces

November 1, 2018

Local Charities Join Forces

October 31, 2018

Cirque du Soleil Hits Lethbridge

October 31, 2018

Cirque du Soleil Hits Lethbridge

October 24, 2018

Cartoonist Shares Local Art

October 24, 2018

Cartoonist Shares Local Art

October 18, 2018

Thank You Canada Tour

October 18, 2018

Thank You Canada Tour

October 18, 2018

Update from Ryan Vandervlis

October 18, 2018

Update from Ryan Vandervlis

October 18, 2018

Virtue & Moir, Stojko and Chan Stop in Lethbridge

October 18, 2018

Virtue & Moir, Stojko and Chan Stop in Lethbridge

October 13, 2018

Lethbridge Handmade Market

October 13, 2018

Lethbridge Handmade Market

October 12, 2018

Neuroscience Professor Speaks on Seasonal Affective Disorder

October 12, 2018

Neuroscience Professor Speaks on Seasonal Affective Disorder

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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.

Hal Roberts

Hal is a veteran journalist with 30 years in the industry. Hal has covered the Ottawa terrorist attack in 2014, and has worked as an anchor/reporter in Toronto, Peterborough and Calgary. Hal calls the Stampede City his hometown. During his 10 year radio career he hosted a show called Roberts on the Road on KG Country. Hal was blessed to win a few awards in his career including one as senior producer for a TV show on human trafficking which aired on CTS.

Paul Arthur

Paul Arthur is a veteran broadcaster, including 17 years as the host of Miracle Channel's daily call-in talk show, ‘Insight' – interviewing expert guests from around the world in fields such as politics, family & social issues, education, entertainment, and open line programs. His media start came in radio with nine years of experience including stints in Regina, Medicine Hat, Calgary, and Lethbridge. Paul is also the Weekend Anchor and Chase Producer for Bridge City News.

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Michael Coren

Michael Coren is a British-Canadian columnist, author, public speaker, radio host and television talk show host. He hosted the talk show The Michael Coren Show on the Crossroads Television System from 1999 to 2011 when he moved to the Sun News Network to host an evening talk show, The Arena with Michael Coren, from 2011 until the channel's demise in early 2015. He has also been a long-time radio personality on Toronto talk radio station CFRB.

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.

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.

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.