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Lethbridge city council appoints cop’s dad to police commission

Newly-elected city councillor John Middleton-Hope was recently appointed to the Lethbridge Police Commission. His son is a constable with LPS.

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Blaine Hyggen new Lethbridge mayor with 43% support

This makes Hyggen the 26th middle-aged white man in a row to be elected as mayor of Lethbridge.

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Bridget Mearns running to be Lethbridge mayor

Her announcement propels her to the front of the race and gives Blaine Hyggen a run for his money.

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Did a Lethbridge city councillor break the law?

A Lethbridge city councillor may have failed to declare a pecuniary interest in something they voted on, contravening the Municipal Government Act.

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Lethbridge’s mayor seat is empty this year; who will run to fill it?

Lethbridge mayor, Chris Spearman, is stepping down after serving two 4-year terms.

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Lethbridge City Council eyeing 144 service cuts & user fees to balance budget

If the city council wants to balance their budget without raising taxes in 2021 or 2022, they need to find over $15 million.

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Cutting transit service is a stupid way to save money

Recently, the Lethbridge city council debated reducing public transit service during off-peak times because of low ridership during the pandemic.

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Lethbridge city councillor Joe Mauro has missed 1 in 5 council meetings

Reading the article prompted me to comb through all the council meetings since 2017 to check the attendance record for city council. Here’s what I found.

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Guest post: Responding to the failed amendments to Lethbridge’s conversion therapy bylaw

Shortly after Lethbridge City Council passed the conversion therapy bylaw earlier this week, someone reached out to me to have me publish this follow-up story.

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Is Blaine Hyggen trying to prevent public presentations to city council?

If the “Defund the Watch” organizers requested to present to city council, why are they listed as a written submission? And why is Hyggen’s name next to their submission?