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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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Alberta NDP projected to win both Lethbridge ridings

Last month, Canada 338 updated their electoral projections for Alberta, and they’re showing a lead for the NDP in both Lethbridge ridings.

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Survey: Disconnect between SW Alberta jobs and job seekers

A recently released 12-month survey found expectation differences between employers and job seekers as the region attempts to fill 8,400 jobs over the next 5 years.

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High SCS usage linked to low deaths and EMS responses

Recent Alberta government data shows that when Lethbridge SCS usage was high, deaths and EMS responses were low.

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New report shows Lethbridge rent is unaffordable

Plus, rent here for a 1 bedroom place is the least affordable in the province.

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New affordable seniors housing announced for Lethbridge

This funding was made possible thanks to a 10-year bilateral agreement signed under the Alberta NDP in 2019.

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Alberta uses all of Lethbridge’s Municipal Stimulus funding on 3 projects

And it still falls $3 million short.

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Alberta Sheriffs shut down yet another Lethbridge drug house. Again.

Here’s the thing though: shutting down drug houses doesn’t make communities safer.

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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.