April 18th, 2019

Candidates

Phillips says NDP has accomplished a great deal

By Kalinowski, Tim on April 5th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge-West NDP candidate Shannon Phillips says she is proud of her government’s record these past four years which has made the lives of ordinary Albertans better, safer and ensured they are well-served by their elected representatives. “We have now a demonstrated record of creating jobs and diversifying the economy both ... Read More »

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UCP candidate Flatla listening to voters’ concerns in West

By Kalinowski, Tim on April 5th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge-West United Conservative Party candidate Karri Flatla says her party is consulting with voters to build a more prosperous Alberta instead of merely dictating to them the way things are going to be. “We feel really proud of the fact we are consulting with voters, and just hearing what’s on ... Read More »

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Independence candidate McCanna thinks outside the box

By Mabell, Dave on April 4th, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Alberta has become a piggy bank for the rest of Canada, John McCanna says. And the only way to get control of the situation is to pull out of Confederation. “Our platform is based on the province of Alberta becoming an independent entity or country,” says McCanna, who’s running for ... Read More »

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Lethbridge-West candidate Maddison angered by equalization payment plan

By Kalinowski, Tim on April 4th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Alberta Independence Party Lethbridge-West candidate Ben Maddison is mad as hell and he isn’t going to take it anymore. “How can you not be offended when you look east and we send $40 billion that way?” he asks. “We have a high unemployment rate and we are struggling in every ... Read More »

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Fitzpatrick still has work to do as NDP MLA

By Mabell, Dave on April 2nd, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com “I believe we have more work to do.” That’s why Maria Fitzpatrick is running for re-election in Lethbridge East. “In the past four years, we have moved Alberta forward when Canada was actually going through a recession, because of the drop in the price of oil,” says Fitzpatrick, first elected ... Read More »

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Neudorf offers common-sense voice for UCP

By Mabell, Dave on April 2nd, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com For Nathan Neudorf, the question was “when?” He became interested in politics in his school days, he says. But then he got involved in the home-building industry, as an employer as well as an employee. “Now the time is available,” he says. “Our family is old enough.” And Neudorf, the ... Read More »

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Hargreaves ready for election fight

By Yoos, Cam on April 1st, 2019

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald Devon Hargreaves didn’t wait for middle age to get involved in community affairs. After being elected to the student council while studying at Lethbridge College, he joined the community-wide Lethbridge PrideFest board and went on to serve as chair for two years. More recently, Hargreaves co-founded a local advocacy organization ... Read More »

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Political frustration prompts Chizek run for Alta. Liberals

By Kalinowski, Tim on March 29th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Alberta Liberal Party candidate for Lethbridge-West Pat Chizek is a retired school teacher and principal. She was born in Saskatchewan, and finally settled in Lethbridge about 20 years ago. “Politics was getting me frustrated,” says Chizek of her reasons for running for public office. “I thought, ‘instead of just being ... Read More »

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Lethbridge-West candidate Rhodenizer says Alberta Party an appealing alternative

By Kalinowski, Tim on March 27th, 2019

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com Alberta Party candidate for Lethbridge-West Zac Rhodenizer is married, a father of two with a third on the way, a school counsellor and a psychologist. He says like many Lethbridge residents neither the NDP or UCP appeal to him, and he feels the Alberta Party represents a new way forward ... Read More »

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