LGBTQ+ advocates cheer NDP bill banning conversion therapy

Alberta LGBTQ+ advocates are elated following news the provincial government could be putting an end to conversion therapy. As Kyle Benning reports, ending the practice in Alberta is just the latest step in one Lethbridge group’s ultimate goal of a…

Thieves hit Habitat for Humanity trailers

Officials with Habitat for Humanity Windsor-Essex are appealing to thieves to return items stolen from the non-profit group’s trailers. Executive Director Fiona Coughlin tells CTV News their staff noticed the trailers were broken into Thursday morning. “There’s padlocks cut off…

PQ leader speaks out against plan to replace French road signs with pictograms

Allowing pictograms to replace French wording on road signs would be a no-go under a Parti Québécois government, leader Jean-François Lisée said Thursday. Lisée said his government would never allow the French language to retreat in the province, even when it comes to…

Economist cautions 2026 Olympics could burden all Alberta taxpayers

Could Calgary hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics burden Lethbridge taxpayers? That was the question one Canadian economist set out to answer on Thursday during a lunchtime discussion hosted by the Southern Alberta Council on Public affairs. “Everybody in the province…