United Conservative Party of Alberta Opposition Critics

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Drew Barnes

Transportation
Wayne Drysdale

Solicitor General
Mike Ellis

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Dave Schneider

Community & Social Services, Democracy & Accountability
Nathan Cooper

Indigenous Relations
David Hanson

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Ron Orr

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Don MacIntyre

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Tany Yao

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Mark Smith

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Todd Loewen

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Pat Stier

Children’s Services, Status of Women
Leela Aheer

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Grant Hunter

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Wayne Anderson

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Angela Pitt

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Glenn Van Dijken

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Richard Gotfried

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Rick Strankman

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Prasad Panda

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Prab Gill

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Scott Cyr

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Wes Taylor

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Lethbridge Hurricanes v. Calgary Hitmen Round 1 playoff preview

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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

The importance of pet insurance

Winter cycling with Pastor Blair Stretch

Downtown BRZ prepares for USPORTS Men's Hockey Championships

Four people charged with impaired driving

Conservatives call on Trudeau to resign

Master credit card fraud prevention

Lethbridge workshop to help those with chronic disease

Cold weather and frost causes multiple watermain breaks across the city

U of L hosting brain awareness event

Earthquake hits Central Alberta

Lethbridge 311 at your service

Debunking Breathalyzer Myths

Former U.S. presidential speechwriter launches new speaker series at Lethbridge College

New Cor Van Raay state-of-the-art-facility third largest in North America

Lethbridge celebrates pink shirt day

AG Expo opening, a success

ENMAX Centre sets the stage for professional bull riding

Major bus carrier's depature creates local business opportunity

Coaldale principal selected for divisional award

Lethbridge teacher nominated for provincial award

Alberta veterinarians vote to ban unnecessary procedures

Lethbridge businesses looking for answers at seminar

Edmonton author coming to Lethbridge

Lethbridge Transit assists deaf and blind with new system

Tonight is the 'coldest night of the year'

Team Alberta in second at Canada Winter Games

Lethbridge Hurricanes prepare for playoffs

Province to crack down on “cash cow” photo radar

Boil water advisory lifted

Chamber of Commerce appoints new executive officer

Lethbridge County recognized for financial excellence

Kodiak coach honoured by ACAC

Local movie theatre needs your help

Lethbridge native presents at prestigious conference

Road closure required on 5 Ave. S for tree pruning

Boulet family will drop the puck for organ donation

Netflix expansion gives Lethbridge filmmakers hope

Valentine's Day 2019 is more than just cards and flowers

Lethbridge Hurricanes find temporary home

Blind Bowling League gains popularity in Lethbridge

Pet-Friendly Shopping

Lethbridge Soup Kitchen sees increase with cold weather

The High Cost of Shoplifting

Hoarding in Lethbridge

Young Farmers hear from Experts in Lethbridge

Braving the Frigid Waters in Support of Special Olympics Athletes

U of L awards first ever Indigenous chancellor

Lethbridge Kodiaks fight Mental Health

Lethbridge Hurricanes continue to connect with community

Lethbridge Hurricanes Swarmed by School Children

Former LCI Ram Brings the Grey Cup Home

Is this the best Lethbridge Hurricanes offense in recent memory?

Lethbridge painter shines in month of the artist

Bikers in Lethbridge are cleaning up drug needles in parks

Picture Butte to hold meeting and tackle Rural Crime

Lethbridge Hurricanes add key players

Last Minute Christmas Shoppers

March 22, 2019

Lethbridge Hurricanes v. Calgary Hitmen Round 1 playoff preview

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March 22, 2019

Lethbridge Hurricanes v. Calgary Hitmen Round 1 playoff preview

March 22, 2019

Humboldt Broncos truck driver to spend eight years in jail

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March 22, 2019

Humboldt Broncos truck driver to spend eight years in jail

March 21, 2019

NDP leader Rachel Notley visits Lethbridge Seniors Centre

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March 21, 2019

NDP leader Rachel Notley visits Lethbridge Seniors Centre

March 21, 2019

College showcases the diversity of its campus

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March 21, 2019

College showcases the diversity of its campus

March 21, 2019

Liberals love to talk about Stephen Harper, says MP

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March 21, 2019

Liberals love to talk about Stephen Harper, says MP

March 21, 2019

Lethbridge Police arrest fraudster

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March 21, 2019

Lethbridge Police arrest fraudster

March 21, 2019

Jobs, economy, pipeline

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March 21, 2019

Jobs, economy, pipeline

March 20, 2019

Drivers beware. It's pothole season!

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March 20, 2019

Drivers beware. It's pothole season!

March 20, 2019

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

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March 20, 2019

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

March 20, 2019

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

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March 20, 2019

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

March 20, 2019

Another Major Motion Picture to be filmed in Fort Macleod

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March 20, 2019

Another Major Motion Picture to be filmed in Fort Macleod

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