Tags : Lethbridge City Council

Council approves veteran banner project for Legion

Good news for veterans in our city. At City Council on Tuesday, a vote was carried unanimously to approve the Royal Canadian Legion Branch in Lethbridge to install banners on street lights in our city come November. A sizable chunk of change will be used to fund the project. The study will be funded from […]Read More

Lethbridge’s new mayor and council officially sworn in

Lethbridge officially has a new city council following Monday’s swearing-in ceremony.   Mayor Blaine Hyggen and councillors Rajko Dodic, Belinda Crowson, Jenn Schmidt-Rempel, Mark Campbell, John Middleton-Hope, Ryan Parker, Jeff Carlson, and Nick Paladino took the Oath of Office on Monday afternoon.    Mayor Hyggen, who is now the 26th Mayor of Lethbridge, says he […]Read More

Lethbridge’s 4 re-elected city councillors will be back in council

Four returning city councillors have been re-elected to serve Lethbridge. Belinda Crowson, Mark Campbell, Jeff Carlson, and Ryan Parker will all sit around council chambers once again.    Last council saw diverse opinions between councillors, but councillor Belinda Crowson who will be starting her second-term and came in second place with 6.5 per cent of […]Read More

Robin Walker vying for councillor spot

Robin Walker is another Lethbridge resident who has decided to throw his hat into the ring for a spot on Lethbridge City Council. Walker has lived in our city for 35 years, and has an accounting degree from the University of Lethbridge. He currently works in real estate appraisal and drives part-time for a taxi […]Read More

Ben Christensen running for spot on city council

Ben Christensen has thrown his hat into the ring vying for a spot on Lethbridge City Council next month. Christensen says he is unhappy with the current direction that council has taken. He says he has three main platforms that he’ll be campaigning on in the upcoming election. Christensen also wants to look at reform […]Read More

Council to debate masking mandate for city facilities

Lethbridge Mayor Chris Spearman will be putting forward an Official Business Resolution motion at Lethbridge City Council on September 7th. He is asking councillors to vote yes to implement masking for indoor city-owned facilities that would run until December 31st. Edmonton has already implemented a masking mandate for indoor spaces, and Spearman says our city […]Read More

Council approves permanent proclamation for Sisters in Spirit Day

Lethbridge City Council voted 8-1 to approve a permanent proclamation of an annual Sisters in Spirit Day on October 4th. It would honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and children. For 15 years, a collaboration of Lethbridge organizations and individuals have organized and planned the Sisters in Spirit Vigil.    Councillor Belinda Crowson, who brought […]Read More

City Council adds new policy for industrial land sales

Lethbridge City Council voted unanimously to approve the industrial land sales policy for industrial land within the city limits. Developers have five years to create a development plan, or else the city has the right to re-acquire the undeveloped commercial land at the original selling price.    Mayor Chris Spearman, says the new policy will […]Read More

John Middleton-Hope launches election campaign

A new candidate has declared his intention to run for Lethbridge City Council in October. John Middleton-Hope is the former Lethbridge Chief of Police, and started his career with the Calgary Police Service in 1980. As Micah Quinn explains, this new candidate is hoping to bring stability to the city, with a tougher stance on […]Read More

Dale Leier is latest candidate running for councillor

Leier says running to become a councillor for the City of Lethbridge was never top of mind for himself. After talking with a few current people on council he was convinced to brave the political storm. He was born and raised in Lethbridge, and later became an air traffic controller in the city. “At the […]Read More

Darcy Logan vying for city councillor role

Another candidate has entered the race looking for a spot on Lethbridge City Council. Darcy Logan has worked in Lethbridge for 20 years with various organizations, and he says now is the time to continue that service in a leadership capacity. Micah Quinn has the details.Read More