Tags : Homelessness

Former Mayor Spearman on homelessness in Lethbridge

Former Lethbridge Mayor Chris Spearman was back in our city last Thursday for a presentation at SACPA on what he learned about finances during his time as mayor. Spearman was also asked during the session for solutions on Lethbridge’s homelessness issue and why it seems to stay stagnate compared to other bigger cities in Alberta […]Read More

Tent encampment residents given notice to vacate

The City is continuing its efforts to handle the tent encampment situation.  Wednesday morning, residents of the site were handed notices to vacate the area under the Petty Trespass Act.  Both residents in and out of the site are not happy with the action being taken against tent encampment residents. Police and bylaw officers can […]Read More

Encampment residents, activist say clean-up crew’s scope of work was

Residents and protesters at a Lethbridge tent encampment site prepared themselves to confront city clean-up crews who arrived at the site Thursday morning.  They believed the workers were coming to tear down the tent encampment site as part of a $230,000 allocation City Council recently approved on Tuesday, to be used for encampment clean-up.  The […]Read More

Social issues top of mind for Lethbridge residents in new

A new phone survey to showcase what Lethbridge’s most pressing issues are was presented at a Governance Standing Policy Committee Meeting on Thursday. The results will be presented to Lethbridge City Council at a later date. A total of 400 residents aged 18 and older participated in the study. The main feedback items include top-of-mind […]Read More

Safe sober shelter shot down by the city, head of

The head of the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen says the city is not doing enough to protect our vulnerable population. Bill Ginther says when the city shot down the Mustard Seed’s proposal of a safe sober shelter, it put more people at risk. Last year Lethbridge city council voted 7-2 to not move forward with the […]Read More