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

Kenney declares a state of public health emergency

Charity Checkstop to provide toy and food donations for non-profits

Shop of Wonders to benefit underprivileged families in Lethbridge

Better Business Bureau warns about online holiday shopping scams

Lethbridge Victim Services looking for volunteers

COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in Alberta by early 2021

Santa Claus Parade in Fort Macleod cancelled

Bold N Brave scavenger hunt to benefit Angel Tree Christmas Campaign and Wood's Homes

Small businesses ask to shop local this Christmas season

Woman explains why she cannot wear a mask

Lethbridge woman looks back on meeting Alex Trebek in honour of World Pancreatic Cancer Day

Farmers in Flannel contest still accepting submissions

LPS responds to province banning carding

New Police Chief for the Gas City

Bill 47 - Arguments for and against

AMA food drive to help out local food banks

Salvation Army Christmas assistance

Kids say thank you to LPS Community Engagement Sergeant

Coaldale business owners weigh in on wearing masks

Monday's house fire deemed "accidental" by fire investigators

Judge finds pediatrician not guilty in alleged sexual assault of a minor

Where is Marshal? One-year anniversary of disappearance

London Drugs and AgeCare Columbia team up for holiday gift drive for seniors

Metis in Lethbridge commemorate Louis Riel Day

'Lethbridge-Opoly' puts a twist on Monopoly

Weekend traffic stop leads to recovery of drugs, weapons and $25k worth of stolen property; arrest of two men.

Five Lethbridge agencies team up for Christmas Hope campaign

Early morning house fire on westside

Community group calling out for winter coats for kids

Alberta’s new COVID-19 restrictions place limits on fitness industries

New COVID-19 restrictions put in place for dance studios and churches

Sports in Lethbridge cancelled for two weeks

New drivers navigating uncertain times

COVID: City temporarily modifies operations of recreation facilities

New public health measures begin today for Lethbridge

Lethbridge Vipers 'dream come true' for southern Alberta football players

Coalhurst man to run across Alberta for cancer research

Lethbridge Fish and Game takes safety seriously

Pipe organ shares link with 12 Lethbridge men who fought in World War 1

Lethbridge Lodging Association partners with Lethbridge hotels for 'Spotlight Rooms'

Lethbridge Scouts start poppy campaign

Local woman donates one of her kidneys to anonymous recipient

Bootsma Bakery honouring Remembrance Day with poppy treats

Lethbridge Humane Society says adoptions have been steady despite COVID-19

Stirling Fire Department Jail-and-Bail

Lethbridge neighbourhood assists SCAN in closure of drug house

LPS to launch app for mental health

Bringing attention to Down Syndrome Awareness Week

Poppy flag raised for Veterans' Week at City Hall

COVID-19 outbreak at Chinook Hospital

Local school receives over 1,500 books

Breast cancer survivor: Shawna Pinay's story

Lethbridge Kodiaks ACAC sports season cancelled

Tony Roma’s Toy Tower

New project looking for community engagement

LFS hosts webinars for Family Violence Prevention Month

Concert fundraiser to benefit Lethbridge Food Bank

Raymond/Magrath RCMP Investigate Pedestrian Fatality

Twenty windows smashed, six iPads stolen from west side school

Claresholm town council votes against mandatory mask bylaw

Blood Tribe Police identify human remains

Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation cancels Christmas Tree Festival

Ten-year-old Raymond boy found safe. Grandmother says community support incredible  

More funding to community agencies allocated by the Community Wellbeing and Safety Strategy

Halloween Spooktacular event taking place at Fort Whoop-Up

Reminder to check your smoke detector as we turn back the clock this weekend

Syrian refugee in Lethbridge latest COVID victim

Lethbridge Legion unveils new poppy campaign

Halloween event to be provided as an alternative of trick-or-treating for families

Yates Theatre included amongst ghost stories in Lethbridge

Alberta COVID-19 update from Dr. Deena Hinshaw

West side McDonald's undergoes second temporary closure due to COVID, in just over a month

Terry Fox exhibit opens at Galt Museum and Archives

Halloween food drives to benefit Lethbridge Food Bank

LPS reminds motorists to slow down on Halloween

Coaldale votes against mandatory mask bylaw

COVID related death at Edith Cavell Care Centre  

Lethbridge citizens gather at Galt Gardens to protest tent set up by LOPS

Southern Alberta dispatcher shares the impact of wind on truckers

Archery Association builds partitions for archers

Healthcare workers in Lethbridge protest job cuts

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

November 24, 2020

Charity Checkstop to provide toy and food donations for non-profits

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November 24, 2020

Charity Checkstop to provide toy and food donations for non-profits

November 24, 2020

Kenney declares a state of public health emergency

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November 24, 2020

Kenney declares a state of public health emergency

November 23, 2020

Lethbridge Victim Services looking for volunteers

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November 23, 2020

Lethbridge Victim Services looking for volunteers

November 23, 2020

Better Business Bureau warns about online holiday shopping scams

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November 23, 2020

Better Business Bureau warns about online holiday shopping scams

November 23, 2020

Shop of Wonders to benefit underprivileged families in Lethbridge

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November 23, 2020

Shop of Wonders to benefit underprivileged families in Lethbridge

November 20, 2020

Small businesses ask to shop local this Christmas season

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November 20, 2020

Small businesses ask to shop local this Christmas season

November 20, 2020

Bold N Brave scavenger hunt to benefit Angel Tree Christmas Campaign and Wood's Homes

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November 20, 2020

Bold N Brave scavenger hunt to benefit Angel Tree Christmas Campaign and Wood's Homes

November 20, 2020

Santa Claus Parade in Fort Macleod cancelled

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November 20, 2020

Santa Claus Parade in Fort Macleod cancelled

November 20, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in Alberta by early 2021

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November 20, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in Alberta by early 2021

November 19, 2020

Bill 47 - Arguments for and against

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November 19, 2020

Bill 47 - Arguments for and against

November 19, 2020

New Police Chief for the Gas City

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November 19, 2020

New Police Chief for the Gas City

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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 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.

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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.