Ose Irete

VJ - Lethbridge Bureau

Ose Irete is a Video Journalist with the CBC Lethbridge bureau. He has covered migration, sports, and music. He hopes to one day eat junk food in every country in the world.

Latest from Ose Irete

The sun sets on a century of prohibition in Cardston, Alta.

Cardston, Alta., which has a large Mormon population, will serve alcohol for the first time in over a century, after town council voted in favour of the change.

Lethbridge park at the fore of city's struggles with addiction, homelessness

Concerns about public safety led city council to explore fencing off a downtown Lethbridge park some community members say is unsafe and synonymous with drug use and homelessness. But a woman sleeping rough in the park say's she doesn't feel safe

'A taste of southern Alberta': Breweries champion local beer with Hwy 3 Ale Trail

Eight small-scale breweries across southern Alberta collaborate on the Highway 3 Ale Trail tourism initiative to promote the region's brewing area.

Five Calgary acts to see at Sled Island this week

As Sled Island Music and Arts Festival kicks off this week, Key of A host Tarik Robinson shares a list of five local acts to check out at as Sled Island Music & Arts Festival kicks off this week.

Doctor shortage, opioid epidemic main focus at Lethbridge election forums

Candidates in Lethbridge-East and Lethbridge-West ridings answered questions from a media panel and audience members on their parties' ideas to deal with the ongoing shortage of family doctors and the opioid epidemic in Lethbridge.

Riders and drivers bemoan 'inaccessible' Lethbridge transit system

The cityLINK system was touted as a cost effective and efficient way to do transit. Nearly two years since it was launched, community members say long walking distances and minimal service in residential areas mean the system is not accessible to the city's most vulnerable. Drivers say scheduling is causing burnout

Climate Cafe creates space for climate change conversations

Hosted at a Lethbridge brewery, Climate Cafe wants to get people talking about climate change solutions on a personal and practical level. The organizers, Environment Lethbridge, say conversations like this are an important step toward community action.

Despite Vatican ruling, the struggle for St. Patrick's Church continues

A Lethbridge church recently held its first mass in more than decade — one of two allowed this year — but dedicated parishioners are determined to see it open again year round.

Tourism Lethbridge wants to make southern Alberta a food tasting destination

Southern Alberta is known for its agriculture, however some say the industry has even more room to grow by creating experiences that tell the stories behind the food.

Workers wanted: Demand for Lethbridge turbine technicians outpaces available staff

Alberta's renewable energy sector is growing. However, those within it say that growth is outpacing the workers available. Lethbridge College's Wind Turbine Technician program has seen a drop in enrolment while the industry increasingly needs workers.