Tags : budget cuts

New service level changes in effect for Lethbridge parks

Lethbridge residents may see a few changes when visiting a city park this year compared to last. That’s because the City has to reduce the overall parks budget by $600,000 annually. Parks Manager with the City of Lethbridge, David Ellis, says the 2021 budget reduction is affecting all areas in the parks department.   Ellis […]Read More

Lethbridge College cuts five jobs as a result of operating

On-going cuts to the operating budget at Lethbridge College has resulted in five jobs being cut according to an email sent to staff from Lethbridge College President and CEO, Paula Burns. These positions are mostly care taking and grounds crew.    Vice-President of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE), which represents workers at Lethbridge […]Read More

Bringing in university students amid school cuts

The Alberta government’s budget cuts for universities and colleges has been a tough pill to swallow for both the University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College. According to the budget, post-secondaries in Alberta are expected to lose 750 full time jobs in the 2021-2022 school year. Cyndi Vos, the CEO for the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce, […]Read More