Lethbridge Welcomes Alberta Economic Relaunch

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Mayor Chris Spearman says the city of Lethbridge will take some time to see how the province’s recovery plan will affect things here. Last week, the CPSU government announced a step-by-step approach to get the Albertan economy back on track as restrictions related to COVID-19 slowly ease from Monday, May 4. If all goes according […]

Declaration Of Local Emergency In City Of Lethbridge

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The city of Lethbridge declared a local state of emergency because of the COVID-19. The order entered into force 1: 30 pm Wednesday (March. 18) and gives the local authorities the power to execute special orders in accordance with the provincial Emergency Management Act. Mayor Chris Spearman says the city is always focused on the […]

Lethbridge School Locale Scrambling

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Local school districts must find ways to work with less after the province announced this weekend a temporary cut in funding for K-12 education to reflect the cost of home learning by students during COVID-19. The UCP government said a few weeks ago that Alberta school authorities would receive the full allocation of funds for […]

Lethbridge City : Mayor Bram Strain Resigns

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City Council announced Tuesday (Dec. 10) that the Municipal Director Bram Strain resigns from the city of Lethbridge due to personal circumstances. Mr. Strain moved from Winnipeg, Manitoba to Lethbridge and began work on August 15, 2018, one of his first tasks was to lead the organization through a comprehensive operational review. He actually informed […]

#InThisTogetherYQL Launching In Lethbridge

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A campaign is being launched to support local businesses during the covid-19 crisis. The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development and the BRZ city centre have created something called #inthistogetheryql. Trevor Lewington of economic Development Lethbridge says this prompts residents to use this word-click on Social Media platforms to show moral support for businesses in […]

Dismissal Of Schools May Cause Losses For Lethbridge

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Some significant funding cuts for local school districts when the province decided to temporarily cut funding for K-12 education reflect the cost of learning at home during COVID-19. Friday (April. 3), the Holy Spirit Department says it will lay off 181 employees with a budget reduction of less than  million. “Meet the schedules and estimated […]

Equity: University Of Lethbridge Joins National Dialogues Series

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The University of Lethbridge joins the National Dialogue Series on justice and inclusion. The aim is to facilitate the discussion in order to develop concrete measures, changes, higher education and the communities where these universities and universities are located. U L President, Dr. Mike Mahon says that the University of Lethbridge is a diverse campus […]

Delivery Service Option being Advanced: Lethbridge

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – with a big push to support local businesses in Lethbridge, especially now that things are limited due to covid-19 provincial restrictions, they are encouraged to try a local delivery option. Downtown Lethbridge and the heart of our city committee, together with the Lethbridge Chamber of commerce, Lethbridge Economic Development call the company […]

Lethbridge: Organizations Delivering Christmas Spirit

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CALGARY-Christmas will be different for many Albertans this year. The province has banned all indoor, and outdoor, social gatherings for the next four weeks. The ban will essentially kill holiday family reunions. Prime Minister Jason Kenney says the harsh truth is the biggest single source of viral transmission is home gatherings. “If we relax public […]

North America’s Places To Travel – Lethbridge’s

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The Japanese Garden Nikka Yuko is recognized by his colleagues in the North American garden industry as a place to see. Nikka Yuko was named one of the top 10 North American gardens of 2019 at the North American Garden Tourism Conference in Victoria, British Columbia, on November 5. The awards are presented every two […]

Creative Spirit Of Entrepreneurs In Lethbridge Remains Alive & Well

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LETHBRIDGE-despite the challenging business climate in 2020 due to the persistent covid-19 pandemic, the creative spirit of Lethbridge’s entrepreneurs is still alive. Monroe Salon Studios opened in the city on October 15, with many businesses outside the spaces inside, much like a shopping mall. Monroe CEO and owner Tanya Kellington says she understands the provincial […]