Tags : Economic Development Lethbridge

Economic forecast for Lethbridge and SA

How are things looking on the economic front for Lethbridge and southern Alberta…and how are businesses faring with the challenge of finding workers to fill job vacancies? We catch up with Trevor Lewington,  CEO of Economic Development Lethbridge to find out.Read More

Inflation continues to affect grocery bills

Inflation continues to have an effect on everything, especially the price of food. Stats Canada says grocery bills climbed as the price increased by 9.9 per cent year over year. Trevor Lewington with Economic Development Lethbridge says the best way for people to save at the checkout is to shop for items locally and to […]Read More

Lethbridge economy generates $16.8 million from 2022 Brier

The final numbers are in for the 2022 Tim Hortons Brier here in Lethbridge. A report says it was a huge success. Close to $17 million was generated for the local economy during the special curling event. Over 18,000 out of towners attended the festivities as well. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, local organizations are […]Read More

Doctors expected to come to Lethbridge, committee informed

There is good news for those who are looking for a family physician in Lethbridge. The Cultural and Social Standing Policy Committee was told that more doctors will be making their way to our city this fall. Three international graduate physicians have signed offer letters to come to Lethbridge and an additional seven are pending. […]Read More

Unemployment numbers see rise in December

The number of unemployed in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat saw a spike in numbers from November to December. A one per cent increase was added to December in job losses, which comes to 6.5 per cent. Total employment in the region of Lethbridge and Medicine Hat has fallen by 7,000 over the past few months. […]Read More

Application deadline for $10,000 enterprise relaunch grant extended

As part of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s announcement, the application deadline for the spring 2021 payment from Alberta’s Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant has been extended.  The application intake which opened in late April, has been extended until June 30th. Businesses that have been affected by public health measures and restrictions are encouraged to […]Read More

May 9-15 is International Economic Development Week

This week is International Economic Development Week.  It is a time to celebrate the work of economic development practitioners. It’s also an opportunity to encourage dialogue to provide a better understanding of what economic development is. Lethbridge enjoys a diversified economic base which comes from a mix of businesses that are anchored to our community. […]Read More