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

Woman protests lambs

The meaning of Passover

RCMP Coaldale Address Rural Crime

City and union say they intend to keep UCP on track with their promises

Jason Kenney, Alberta's Premier-Designate

Jan Clemis grateful for life after kidney transplant

Victoria Park High School holds mock vote

Lethbridge Police urging drivers to slow down

Cerberus Robotics Club win at Canadian Rockies Regional

Lethbridge residents vocalize concerns to all party candidates

Rachel Notley: It's not mudslinging if it's the facts

Rachel Notley supporter Cam Gardner talks infrastructure

Rachel Notley makes campaign stop in Nanton

Keep Spot from getting hot: Why it’s never cool to keep pets in a warm car

Lethbridge moves toward modernizing cycling rules

Politicians are "just baiting people", says cattle rancher

UFA Aggie Days kicks off with a bang

Volunteers make it possible at Youth One

Blue bin carts ready for delivery

Lethbridge College working with Mental Health Commission

No-shows at forum: Campaign suicide or strategic move?

Green Shirt Day

U of L recognizes volunteers

Cor Van Raay YMCA will open its doors on May 4

Kevin Koe lost World Mens Curling Finals to Sweden's Nik Edin

All-candidates forum for Lethbridge-West sparks discussion

Bottles 4 Boulet in 2nd year to honour Humbolt

Students of Mike Mountain Horse Elementary School make "Welcome Baskets" for new immigrants

Firearms complaint south of Lethbridge

Lethbridge Police introduce Watch program

Emotion-charged discussion at Lethbridge-East forum

Lethbridge Hurricanes eliminated from playoffs 2019

Two arrested in carfentanil trafficking

Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott are out

Lethbridge College gets two new Virtual Reality Programs

For the love of pranks, April Fools' Day!

U of L students shave their heads for cancer

Logan Boulet's legacy to become a permanent part of Lethbridge history

Will the carbon tax help or hurt farmers?

Kevin Koe looks for 2019 World title on home soil

Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Firefighters raise the roof for muscular dystrophy

Bees going extinct really stings

When in drought, pray

Has Justin Trudeau performed well as Prime Minister?

Discussing concerns with Alberta Education

Food For Fines

Business owners weigh in on carbon tax

Potholes: how the city is working to fill in the gaps

Trucker wants more industry accountability before “The next Humboldt”

New Chrissy Metz film tells miraculous story

Upcoming electoral candidate forum will highlight non-profit sector challenges

Community invited to diversity and inclusion vision session

Road to recovery: Norman's story

Charity that delivers cuddles, kisses, and drool

Lethbridge community led initiative to target opioid crisis

Lethbridge's first One District One Book to read "Wishtree"

Humboldt Broncos truck driver to spend eight years in jail

Lethbridge Hurricanes v. Calgary Hitmen Round 1 playoff preview

Jobs, economy, pipeline

Lethbridge Police arrest fraudster

Liberals love to talk about Stephen Harper, says MP

College showcases the diversity of its campus

NDP leader Rachel Notley visits Lethbridge Seniors Centre

Another Major Motion Picture to be filmed in Fort Macleod

Local philanthropist asks, "how many people are you going to win by violence?"

Carbon Tax Repeal Act to be first bill introduced, says Kenney

Drivers beware. It's pothole season!

Rita's Run to raise awareness and funds for mental illness

Albertans going to the polls April 16th

Nathan Neudorf, UCP Lethbridge-East talks upcoming election

Studying for your learner’s permit just got easier

Career clothes for Lethbridge College students

Alberta RCMP welcome new Deputy Commissioner

Lethbridge Hurricanes player signs NHL contract

Edmonton child believed to be in danger, now found

“We feel safe” says Islamic Centre president

Saying goodbye to the old Highway 3 bridge; City announces plans for $100 million replacement

Deanna Dotts reveals pain of losing mother to pancreatic cancer

U of L Pronghorns surrender loss to Alberta Golden Bears

Dementia, defeating the stigma

Ford in Lethbridge creates impaired driver demonstration

City Hall open house tackles new changes

Stayin' Alive with hands-only CPR

Generations of U of L Pronghorns: USPORTS 2019 Hockey

Canada grounds Boeing 737 MAX fleet, following fatal crash

New Fire Station coming 2020

Exhibition Park introduces digital ticket sales

Stephan court trial was not about vaccination

Does sunshine really brighten our days?

U of L Students sleep outside to fundraise for Woods Homes

Locals 'build into' El Salvador

Happy birthday to you, are you one, are you two, are you... 116?

Change your clock, check your detectors

Chinook Sexual Assault Centre now open

Local teacher hosts stand up comedy class for students

Fasting from food, feeding on the Bible during Lent

Police warn of tax gift card scam

The merit in ARCHES injection site? They save lives

Lethbridge Hurricanes, Jake Elmer lighting up the WHL score sheet

April 18, 2019

RCMP Coaldale Address Rural Crime

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April 18, 2019

RCMP Coaldale Address Rural Crime

April 18, 2019

The meaning of Passover

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April 18, 2019

The meaning of Passover

April 18, 2019

Woman protests lambs

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April 18, 2019

Woman protests lambs

April 17, 2019

Jason Kenney, Alberta's Premier-Designate

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April 17, 2019

Jason Kenney, Alberta's Premier-Designate

April 17, 2019

City and union say they intend to keep UCP on track with their promises

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April 17, 2019

City and union say they intend to keep UCP on track with their promises

April 16, 2019

Jan Clemis grateful for life after kidney transplant

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April 16, 2019

Jan Clemis grateful for life after kidney transplant

April 15, 2019

Victoria Park High School holds mock vote

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April 15, 2019

Victoria Park High School holds mock vote

April 12, 2019

Rachel Notley supporter Cam Gardner talks infrastructure

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April 12, 2019

Rachel Notley supporter Cam Gardner talks infrastructure

April 12, 2019

Rachel Notley: It's not mudslinging if it's the facts

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April 12, 2019

Rachel Notley: It's not mudslinging if it's the facts

April 12, 2019

Lethbridge residents vocalize concerns to all party candidates

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April 12, 2019

Lethbridge residents vocalize concerns to all party candidates

April 12, 2019

Cerberus Robotics Club win at Canadian Rockies Regional

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April 12, 2019

Cerberus Robotics Club win at Canadian Rockies Regional

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Laurice Alexander

Born in India, raised in Toronto- Laurice has also lived in Vancouver, England, and now calls Lethbridge home. A former contributor to The Toronto Star, Laurice is eager about reaching her community to get your story heard- no story too small to be covered. She is especially passionate about the special needs community, and looks forward to her new journey with Bridge City News.

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.

Josee Foster

Josee Foster is a passionate and energetic writer. Drawing on her experience as a competitive figure skater, musician and performer, she crafts compelling stories of inspiring Southern Albertans & community news. In addition to her role at Bridge City News, she works at a local youth centre.

Contributors

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.

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.

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.

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.