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Lethbridge, Alberta
Saturday, May 27, 2017

U of L Alumni Association names Jamie Ahksistowaki Medicine Crane as Alumna of the...

An activist, advocate, educator and artist, Jamie Ahksistowaki Medicine Crane has made an indelible impression on the way education is delivered to Indigenous communities.

Lethbridge College receives $6.79 million in federal funding for innovative new infrastructure

New infrastructure funding will allow Lethbridge College to create a flexible, modular innovation space that will benefit students, faculty and industry by providing real-world research opportunities in all disciplines.

Lethbridge Public Library offers Food for Fines

Lethbridge Public Library is teaming up with our local food banks to encourage community members with library fines on late items to participate with the Food for Fines program.

U of L Alumni Association introduces 2017 Alumni Honour Society inductees

A distinguished group of seven people will be inducted this year, having made significant contributions to their communities in a variety of fields.

City Council approves 2018-2027 Capital Improvement Program

The City of Lethbridge’s next 10 year capital budget has been set with the approval of the 2018-2027 Capital Improvement Program (CIP).

Computer scientist to receive U of L honorary degree

The University of Lethbridge is pleased to announce that Dr. Maria Klawe, president of California’s Harvey Mudd College, will receive an honorary degree at the 2017 Spring Convocation ceremonies.

Lethbridge Family Services and London Drugs Partner to Support New Canadian Families

On May 23, 2017, Canadian retailer, London Drugs, launched #Welcoming150, a special program and donation drive that will support 150 new Canadian families across Western Canada who left their country of origin sometimes due to unsafe circumstances.

Helmet Concussion

Lately, we have heard a lot of information about a helmet’s inability to prevent a concussion. This is a very complex discussion and we do need to make sure that we have all the facts prior to making a decision.

Students plant seeds of entrepreneurship

If any of these Kate Andrews High School students end up being tomorrow’s innovators, they may be able to attribute some of that success to playing with an iconic toy from their youth.

Dr. Leroy Little Bear to be honoured with 2017 University of Lethbridge Speaker Research...

Renowned as an international scholar, speaker and leader, Dr. Leroy Little Bear is a pioneer in the advancement of Indigenous education and the winner of the 2017 University of Lethbridge Speaker Research Award.

Alberta Government, Community Initiatives Program Approves Grant for Los Amigos Project

The Rotary Los Amigos Project has been notified that the Alberta Government, Community Initiatives Program has approved a $15,000 grant for their 2017 Project.

Lethbridge College student places second in national fashion design contest

A Lethbridge College student’s re-imagining of the uniforms worn by Canada Post employees has earned her second place in the national “Readdress the Postal Uniform” fashion design contest.

Residential Property Assessment and Tax Notices

The 2017 Property Assessment and Tax Notices will be mailed on Wednesday, May 17 to all residential property owners in Lethbridge along with 2017 Tax Notices to owners of commercial, industrial and residential rental properties with four units or more.

YWCA program expands to Coaldale and Coalhurst

Thanks to a grant from Status of Women Alberta, GirlSpace will be offered in Coalhurst and Coaldale for girls ages 8-12 starting in the summer.

Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month, and how fitting because it is hectic this time of year! School is winding down, students are prepping for exams, graduation, spring sports are starting, the list goes on.

Outdoor Contractor Scams

More than 160 complaints about outdoor contractors has BBB helping homeowners make informed decisions. BBB has six steps to help you hire the right roofers, landscapers and other yard-workers.

Honorary degree recipient has been with the U of L from the start

The University of Lethbridge is pleased to announce that Dr. Dennis Connolly, a mathematics professor since 1967, will receive an honorary degree at the 2017 Spring Convocation ceremonies.

Going out on top: national champion coach Karren retires

Following one of the most successful seasons in Canadian college women’s basketball history, Lethbridge College Kodiaks head coach Brad Karren has announced his retirement.

Celebrate Downtown 2017 award winners announced

The Heart of Our City Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the second annual Celebrate Downtown Awards, which recognize and celebrate special people, businesses and organizations for contributing to the vibrancy of downtown Lethbridge.

Mother’s Day Scams

With more than 6,000 inquiries about jewelers, florists, spas and gift basket businesses last year, BBB is encouraging sons and daughters to listen to their mothers and do their homework before handing over their money.
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