Eligible companies potentially could receive $2.25 million to subsidize wages over the next year.
If the city council wants to balance their budget without raising taxes in 2021 or 2022, they need to find over $15 million.
In fact, there are roughly 400% more non-religious people in Lethbridge than there are Mormons.
I discovered that among all 18 Alberta cities, Lethbridge has the highest property taxes.
Not only is Lethbridge tied for the lowest paid workers in the province, but workers here are paid $1,000 per month less than the average of all Alberta cities.
The majority of workers in Lethbridge can’t afford the average cost of rent.
The study blew up on social media, with traditional media framing it as crime and “social disorder” being on the rise since the SCS opened. However, there are a couple of findings that I thought were important to highlight.
Yesterday, someone wrote a letter to the editor of the Lethbridge Herald. This person is dealing with drug addiction and was providing some insight from that perspective on the benefits of the supervised consumption site, as well as addressing some myths. Naturally, the online version of the letter received negative feedback, many with the same, […]
So, a few weeks ago, I wrote a post about the labour history in Lethbridge. I discovered that historical information about labour in Lethbridge is not readily accessible. I intend to change that.
Given its propensity to vote in Conservative representatives, Lethbridge is known as a conservative stronghold. But it actually has a significant labour history going back over a century.