Business & Economy

Bram Strain
Bram Strain LethbridgeNewsNOW

Timeline, other details revealed about independent fiscal performance review of all City of Lethbridge operations

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
January 22, 2019 - 10:15am

LETHBRIDGE – During budget deliberations, Lethbridge City Council tasked City Manager Bramwell Strain to conduct an independent operational review of all city operations over the next three years, and on Monday, Jan.

Government of Alberta

Alberta spending millions on ads to promote Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion

By The Canadian Press
January 18, 2019 - 6:48am

EDMONTON --  The Alberta government is spending $23.4 million to convince Canadians why a major oil pipeline project is needed.

The marketing campaign, Keep Canada Working, is aimed at getting people to support the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Photo credit to U-of-L

U of L study the first to examine the use of precision agriculture in irrigation farming in Alberta

By Trevor Kenney - U-of-L News & Information Manager
January 16, 2019 - 2:20pm

LETHBRIDGE -- Given the importance of irrigation to the southern Alberta economy, two University of Lethbridge economists wanted to know if agricultural producers who irrigate are using precision agriculture technologies.

Doug Kryzanowski
Doug Kryzanowski LethbridgeNewsNOW

New three-year strategic partnership struck between Exhibition Park and Lethbridge Lodging Association

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
January 16, 2019 - 12:13pm

LETHBRIDGE – Exhibition Park has announced the signing of a new strategic partnership agreement with the Lethbridge Lodging Association (LLA) that both parties believe will help make Lethbridge a destination for events moving forward.