Tags : Mayor Blaine Hyggen

Lethbridge city council declares April 7 as Green Shirt Day

Lethbridge City Council has once again declared April 7th as Green Shirt Day. The special day was created to honour those affected by the tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash in 2018, including Lethbridge resident Logan Boulet who died and to encourage organ donation. Boulet donated his organs to save six lives. Mayor Blaine Hyggen says it’s important to […]Read More

City Hall lights up for Christmas

Lethbridge City Hall is ready for Christmas. A tree lighting took place at City Hall on Monday morning and Mayor Blaine Hyggen says it would not have been possible without the help of city staff. He says many took time out of their busy schedules to put up and help decorate the tree.   “It […]Read More

City council looks back on 365 days in office

It’s been a full year since Lethbridge Mayor Blaine Hyggen and members of council were sworn in as our current city council. Many of the councilors including John Middleton-Hope say serving on council for the last 365 days has been a real honour.   “I’ve really enjoyed it. It’s been a great year. I have […]Read More

City council agrees to allot money to doctor recruitment campaign

Lethbridge City Council voted unanimously to allocate $15,000 to a family physician and recruitment campaign. Council also directed the City Manager to explore opportunities to partner with The Chinook Primary Care Network and Alberta Health Services (AHS) to support funding for an Academic Teaching clinic in Lethbridge. “It’s just another thing, another tool in the […]Read More

Economic SPC votes against motion to file benefits-driven procurement recommendation

Last year, Lethbridge City Council approved a series of recommendations in response to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.  One of those recommendations included strategic planning around Indigenous purchasing and procurement.  The scope of recommendation #15 has since been expanded. The Economic Standing Policy committee met on Wednesday afternoon and […]Read More

Lethbridge hires new City Manager

Lethbridge has hired a new City Manager. After signing a five-year contract with the city, Lloyd Brierley officially stepped into the role. Brierley has been Director of Infrastructure since last fall, but before coming to Lethbridge, he worked as a General Manager of Fleet Services in Toronto. He says he is proud to now call […]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