Lethbridge

Are severe Funding Cuts to U of L and Lethbridge College likely to have both Short and Long-Term Consequences for the Lethbridge Economy?

Over the past two years, tenths of millions of public education dollars have been cut from Lethbridge’s two post-secondary institutions budgets, resulting initially in hundreds of directly lost jobs and as well, hefty increases in tuition for students.

Vital Signs: Taking the Pulse of Southwestern Alberta

Have you ever wondered what some of the big issues in southwestern Alberta are? With its annual Vital Signs report, the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta presents important issues, topics, and themes in six key impact areas.

Changes to the Federal Governments Urban Aboriginal Strategy: What are the Options for the Aboriginal Council of Lethbridge?

The federal government announced it will consolidate four programs into two on Feb 6, 2013 and provide more support to the National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) for the delivery of programs.

A Truly Diverse and Equal Society: The Benefits of Promoting Acceptance over Tolerance?

In broad terms, diversity is any dimension that can be used to differentiate groups and people from one another. It means respect for and appreciation of differences in ethnicity, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, education, and religion.

Election forum - mayoral

The 2013 Lethbridge Municipal Election promises to be hotly contested with an expected large number of councillors and several mayoral candidates running for City Council.

Election Forum - councillors

The video for this can be seen at: http://www.lethlib.ca/detail/recorded-municipal-election-forums The 2013 Lethbridge Municipal Election promises to be hotly contested with an expected large number of councillors and several mayoral candidates running for City Council.

Should Taxpayers Support the Redevelopment Plan at Lethbridge Exhibition Park?

The Board of Directors of Lethbridge and District Exhibition approved a development plan for Exhibition Park that represents 3 years of comprehensive examination, including a financial review, facility condition audit of all buildings, needs and market assessments, and a multiple accounts evaluation framework study to arrive at the preferred site for redevelopment.

Are Recent Cuts to Alberta Post-Secondary Education Justifiable?

Special Session in partnership with the Lethbridge Public Library Tuesday April 9th from 7-9pm at Lethbridge Public Library Alberta’s March 7 provincial budget featured a 6.

Citizen Journalism: Unaccredited, Uncertified, Illegitimate . . . and Popular

The face of news is changing. It is estimated that 46% of people get their news online at least three times a week and almost every news entity has turned to virtual media to keep up with the demand.

From Source to Tap: What are the Solutions to Big Challenges in Our Headwaters?

Though only 30km wide and 24% of the area of the Oldman watershed, the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains provides 90% of the water - they are our headwaters - the source of water that feeds our streams, lakes and groundwater.

The Coulee Corridor: In Moving Lethbridge Forward, Will the Road to 2017, Canada's 150th Birthday, Include a Pedestrian Bridge?

Results of three documents issued by the City of Lethbridge indicate that the river valley, albeit a beautiful force of nature, greatly reduces the ability for people to cross it other than by vehicle.

World Population at 7 Billion: What are the Challenges and Opportunities?

World population at 7 billion has evoked concern, but also opens doors to new thinking about the environment, sustainability, consumption, distribution and taking stock of ourselves.

Why Aren't More People Using Bicycles for Transportation?

Lethbridge is a city that comes with many benefits including a small geographical footprint. Despite its small size it is largely a motorized vehicle culture.

Financial Malpractice: Is Canada Soft on White Collar Crime?

The speaker will offer a glimpse behind the curtains, into the world of your investments as well as public money entrusted to governments, pension funds and institutions.

Why should you care about historic buildings?

“Somebody should do something to protect historic buildings.” There are many passionate, hard-working individuals, municipalities and organizations working to preserve our built heritage.

Building Lethbridge's Cultural Corridor: The Performing Arts Theatre

Since 2007 the Allied Arts Council and the arts community of Lethbridge have collaborated on the Arts Re:Building Together initiative, which addresses concerns regarding the City’s arts facilities and proposed the concept of a “Cultural Corridor” for Lethbridge.

Lethbridge Municipal By- Election Forum for Aldermanic Candidates

VIDEO of this event is available at: http://vimeo.com/18757495 http://vimeo.com/18758415 With a by-election scheduled on February 1, 2011 to fill an open seat on Lethbridge City Council, Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs will be hosting an all candidates forum on Tuesday, Jan 11, 2011.

Election Forums

2010 Lethbridge Municipal Election Forum for Mayor The 2010 Lethbridge Municipal Election promises to be an exiting event with six candidates running for Mayor.

Election Forums

2010 Lethbridge Municipal Election Forum for Aldermen The 2010 Lethbridge Municipal Election promises to be hotly contested with a large number of aldermanic candidates running for City Council.

Is Now the Right Time for Lethbridge to Build a New Skateboard Park?

As the municipal election in Lethbridge was beginning to gain steam this summer and candidates were coming forward, there was already a local group pressing one topic as an election issue: the building of a new skateboard park in Lethbridge.

Homelessness in Lethbridge

One would not expect homelessness to be a problem in our rich and sparsely populated country. But over the last two decades, it has become a growing concern.

Lethbridge Public Finances: Is City Hall Gouging Our Citizens?

For many years, local residents have benefited from critical comments on the City of Lethbridge’s management of public finances by retired lawyer, Robert Babki.

Critical Public Interest Issues in Alberta and Lethbridge

Critical Public Interest Issues in Alberta and Lethbridge Aiding the public interest or general welfare is considered a central role of government.

Critical Public Interest Issues in Alberta and Lethbridge

Critical Public Interest Issues in Alberta and Lethbridge Aiding the public interest or general welfare is considered a central role of government.