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

Proposed Gun Ban has gun owners scratching their heads

Lethbridge Hurricanes celebrate organ donation night against the Moose Jaw Warriors

Two sides to every story: the supervised consumption site

South Western Alberta Teachers' Annual Convention

Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame introduces its newest inductees of 2020

Local AG Business hurting in the long run with the rail blockades

The Ice Rescue Training Session showcases firefighters and their skills

Heart & Stroke awareness

Grandparent's Day at the U of L

February is Heart Health Month

Coldest Night of the Year is encouraging donations to raise awareness and help combat homelessness in Lethbridge.

The SPHERE Program wins an award from ACIFA for its work with nurses and practical hands on training.

Heart of the City Downtown helps honour business leaders and the local Lethbridge community

What does Valentine's Day mean to you?

Annual Winter Ride Your Bike to Work Day

Police investigating theft of cell phones, warning online buyers to beware

SACPA: Are children getting enough playtime?

Jeff Cove appointed new manager of The Watch Program

CMHA presents 'Recovery College'

Hockey health and safety

Safer Internet Day

Police issue Canada-wide warrant in relation to westside shooting

Calgary constitutional lawyer helping Lethbridge Pro-Life group.

Missionary doctor making a difference in Sudan

Help available for kids in crisis

Night to Shine draws hundreds to MyVictory Church

City Council votes to ban conversion therapy

Lethbridge Police investigating apparent homicide

Food for thought at the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen

Pros and Cons of using cannabis

AHS doctor has advice on protecting yourself from viruses.

Lethbridge Airport upgrade recommendations

Pet poisoning symptoms

U of L receives donation for students with disabilities

Chamber Spotlight: Decor Out The Door

Lethbridge family's dogs allegedly poisoned

New attacks on Canada and the U.S. coming?

Woods says police initiatives are making a difference

Lethbridge man who survived heart attack credits Lethbridge Fire and EMS

Will the new free trade be signed soon?

Sobeys calls it quits on plastic bags

Cancer survivor writes book about her journey

Lethbridge to receive $11-million for supportive housing

Lethbridge Collegiate Institute presents Khoros

Bikers Building Bridges Building Kid's Self Esteem

Lethbridge College talks emergency procedures

Lethbridge College participates in Bell Let's Talk Day

Piikani Nation Students visit U of L to learn more about science and technology.

Chamber Spotlight: London Road Media

Bomb threat at Lethbridge College a hoax

Why did the coronavirus spread so quickly?

Home security gadgets to monitor your home from afar

Lethbridge East MLA Neudorf discusses funding Lethbridge may receive

School Safety Patrollers skate with Lethbridge Hurricanes

Yellow Bench Offers Hope

Spearman discusses importance of supervised consumption site

Human Trafficking is still a problem

U of L dedicates Elders Room to late Elder in Residence

A Painter's Paradise Exhibit at the Galt Museum

Students react to death of former NBA All Star Kobe Bryant

SCS provides link to hundreds of existing users, says Mayor Chris Spearman

Albertans at low risk for coronavirus, chief medical officer says

Reaction to Kenney announcement on SCS

Tax break for volunteer firefighters

Community advocate reacts to Kenney’s comments on SCS

SACPA: Hydrogen could be pivotal in Alberta’s trajectory of change

Aqua Steam Services & Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce

Reaction to Kenney saying province may close or relocate SCS

Mental Health in the workplace

Nominations are open for Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame

How to help someone with dementia

Who is going to become the next Conservative Party of Canada leader?

Lethbridge man who experienced homelessness gives back to those in need

AUPE members protest outside Chinook Regional Hospital

Indigenous Culture Centre feasibility study results

Chamber broadband survey results

Urban social issues study

Government spending today is impacting our future

Operation Heat Freeze

Dangers of not recycling materials properly

Man witnesses neighbour's car stolen from driveway

21st Annual Tiffin Conference

SACPA: Climate Change, Hunger and Migration

Locals celebrate the grand re-opening of the Buchanan Library

New Crime Suppression Team hits the streets

Cozens and Addison reflect on 2020 IIHF gold medal win

Canadian universities honour the 176 lives lost on Flight 752

Keeping kids warm during a polar vortex

Starting a fitness routine

Runners Soul & Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce

Cold weather leads to water main breaks

January marks Alzheimer's Month

Lethbridge crafter organizing aid for Australia animal rescue

Local Iranian feels for the families impacted by the shooting down of Ukrainian passenger plane

What is fueling anti-Semitism?

Was it human error that brought down Flight 752?

City Council appoints interim city manager and Lethbridge Public Library gets 90K boost for security

Community hosts food drive to support family of child with cancer

University of Lethbridge receives donation totalling $400,000

City of Lethbridge shares Redevelopment Plan with Westminster neighbourhood residents

February 21, 2020

Two sides to every story: the supervised consumption site

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February 21, 2020

Two sides to every story: the supervised consumption site

February 21, 2020

Lethbridge Hurricanes celebrate organ donation night against the Moose Jaw Warriors

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February 21, 2020

Lethbridge Hurricanes celebrate organ donation night against the Moose Jaw Warriors

February 21, 2020

Proposed Gun Ban has gun owners scratching their heads

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February 21, 2020

Proposed Gun Ban has gun owners scratching their heads

February 20, 2020

Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame introduces its newest inductees of 2020

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February 20, 2020

Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame introduces its newest inductees of 2020

February 20, 2020

South Western Alberta Teachers' Annual Convention

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February 20, 2020

South Western Alberta Teachers' Annual Convention

February 19, 2020

Grandparent's Day at the U of L

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February 19, 2020

Grandparent's Day at the U of L

February 19, 2020

Heart & Stroke awareness

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February 19, 2020

Heart & Stroke awareness

February 19, 2020

The Ice Rescue Training Session showcases firefighters and their skills

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February 19, 2020

The Ice Rescue Training Session showcases firefighters and their skills

February 19, 2020

Local AG Business hurting in the long run with the rail blockades

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February 19, 2020

Local AG Business hurting in the long run with the rail blockades

February 18, 2020

The SPHERE Program wins an award from ACIFA for its work with nurses and practical hands on training.

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February 18, 2020

The SPHERE Program wins an award from ACIFA for its work with nurses and practical hands on training.

February 18, 2020

Coldest Night of the Year is encouraging donations to raise awareness and help combat homelessness in Lethbridge.

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February 18, 2020

Coldest Night of the Year is encouraging donations to raise awareness and help combat homelessness in Lethbridge.

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Michael Klassen

Michael began working in broadcasting in the early 1990s. His work has varied from the production of commercials, sports, music and home improvement programs for Monarch Cable, Access Television and Shaw TV. At Shaw TV he worked as a Senior Producer, and video journalist for a daily news program. In addition, he produced a program profiling U of S Athletes, and was a mobile producer for regional and national WHL hockey telecasts. Outside of the industry, Michael has worked in sales and project management.

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.

Naveen Day

Naveen came to Lethbridge in 2018 with experience in broadcast spanning over 20 years. In Winnipeg, he produced two factual entertainment shows for Shaw and Bell MTS prior to his move to Southern Alberta where he quickly ventured out into the world of journalism at Bridge City News. Naveen has a passion for producing thought-provoking and informative news pieces that answer questions we all have in the back of our minds.

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.

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.

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.