Lethbridge mayor, Chris Spearman, is stepping down after serving two 4-year terms.
Last month, Canada 338 updated their electoral projections for Alberta, and they’re showing a lead for the NDP in both Lethbridge ridings.
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.
Recent Alberta government data shows that when Lethbridge SCS usage was high, deaths and EMS responses were low.
Plus, rent here for a 1 bedroom place is the least affordable in the province.
This funding was made possible thanks to a 10-year bilateral agreement signed under the Alberta NDP in 2019.
And it still falls $3 million short.
Here’s the thing though: shutting down drug houses doesn’t make communities safer.
If the city council wants to balance their budget without raising taxes in 2021 or 2022, they need to find over $15 million.
Recently, the Lethbridge city council debated reducing public transit service during off-peak times because of low ridership during the pandemic.