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Looking to start or expand your tourism-based business?
February 9, 2017
Lethrbidge - You are invited to a Tourism Entrepreneurial Workshop to explore new ideas, learn from industry experts and develop valuable connections to help you move your business forward. 



Register today for the February 23 event!

Last Chance to Register!
January 23, 2017
Lethbridge - Lethbridge place-brand attributes to be discussed at January 26 lunch event with place-making expert Dr. Katherine Loflin.

Join the EDL Board!
December 21, 2016
Lethbridge - Apply to be a Board member representing the recreation/sports, technical/research or service sector.

Alberta and Lethbridge partner to land historic investment
December 12, 2016
Lethbridge - A partnership between the Province of Alberta and City of Lethbridge to upgrade municipal infrastructure will help kick-start the single largest private investment in the city’s history.

Unique opportunity for area artisans
December 6, 2016
Lethbridge - We are looking for a local artisan to desgn and create a custom gift that represents the area. Find out more!

Expanded fitness facility a sign of growing service offerings in downtown Lethbridge
December 5, 2016
Lethbridge - After five years of continuous growth, O2 Training Centre is celebrating the opening of its new location. 

November Events
October 21, 2016
November 16 - We are hosting two information-packed events in November. Register today!

Results of study show significant local economic impact from non-Lethbridge residents
October 6, 2016
Lethbridge - Economic Development Lethbridge, with support from key sponsors and supporters, led a research study to identify how non-Lethbridge residents engage in commercial activity in the city and to determine the overall value of this activity. 

YQL Pitch Sessions
September 25, 2016
Lethbridge - Four finalists to gain advice and insight from one of Canada’s top entrepreneurs. 

Lethbridge Expected to Outperform the Wider Provincial Economy in 2016
July 27, 2016
Lethbridge - The Conference Board of Canada's 2016 Mid-Sized Cities Outlook Report suggests that Lethbridge will outperform the wider provincial economy thanks ot strength in the agricultural industry and modest exposure to oil and gas.

Save the date!
July 20, 2016
- Join us for  our Food For Thought – Economic Trends & Industry Disruptions Luncheon Scheduled for September 28, 2016. 

Southern Alberta Working to Increase Foreign Investment Opportunities
July 18, 2016
Lethbridge - Regional Partnership to match investment opportunities, products and services with investors and buyers during October international trade delegation visit

Lethbridge among top places for business in Canada
July 14, 2016
Lethbridge - Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Lethbridge number four on the 2016 ranking of Canada's Best Places for Business. Lethbridge has also been designated second in the Most Business-Friendly category.

New Event Coming to Lethbridge in 2017
July 12, 2016
Lethbridge - Sustainival, the world’s first green carnival is headed to Lethbridge in spring 2017 after a strong show of support from Lethbridge City Council yesterday.

tecconnect celebrates five years!
June 23, 2016
Lethbridge - Economic Development Lethbridge, together with many partners and stakeholders, marked the fifth anniversary of tecconnect with a brief ceremony and open house.

EDL Welcomes Caribbean Study Tour to Lethbridge
June 7, 2016
Lethbridge - EDL is pleased to host Caribbean government officials and staff as part of the Caribbean Local Economic Development Project (CARILED) study program. 

Are you interested in exploring new export markets?
June 1, 2016
Lethbridge, Alberta - On June 1st representatives from the Global Affairs Canada Trade Commissioner Services (TCS) will be providing an information workshop for companies interested in exploring new export markets. 

Provincial Budget Highlights to be discussed at an upcoming lunch with Minister Shannon Phillips, MLA Lethbridge West
April 15, 2016
Lethbridge, Alberta - Economic Development Lethbridge is pleased to host a ‘food for thought’ luncheon on April 29, 2016. The Honourable Shannon Phillips, MLA Lethbridge West will provide attendees with an overview of the key highlights of the provincial budget and how this may impact the local community. 

2016 Economic Development Lethbridge Board of Directors Announced
March 17, 2016
Lethbridge, Alberta - The Board of Directors for Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) is pleased to announce the 2016 Board as confirmed at the Annual General Meeting held on March 16.

New Board Posting: Not-For-Profit & Retail Sectors
March 14, 2016
Lethbridge, Alberta - The Nominations Committee of the Board is currently accepting applications for board members to represent the not-for-profit and retail sectors. Interested candidates can submit their resume and a cover letter describing their interest in serving on the EDL Board by Friday, April 1, 2016 to info@chooselethbridge.ca.

Lethbridge is home to 45 major employers who together employ more than 20,000 people
February 25, 2016
Lethbridge, Alberta - Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) recently conducted a survey to identify major employers in Lethbridge and determine which sectors are represented. The 2015 survey identified businesses in Lethbridge that employ more than 100 people.

Join the EDL Board
January 11, 2016
Lethbridge, Alberta - Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) is a community-based, non-profit volunteer organization led by a 25-member Board of Directors.

Lethbridge recognized as one of the Top 21 by the Intelligent Community Forum
October 22, 2015
Lethbridge, Alberta - The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) announced yesterday that Lethbridge is one of the top 21 finalists with the potential to become the 2016 Intelligent Community of the Year. This announcement is the first stage in the ICF's annual Intelligent Community Awards cycle which considers nominations from nearly 400 communities, large and small, from around the world.  

We're hiring a Business & Event Development Coordinator - Apply by November 1
October 16, 2015
Career Posting - Be part of an exciting and hard-working team that promotes Lethbridge and the surrounding area as an excellent place to live, learn, invest, visit and do business.

Team Lethbridge continues to raise awareness with government officials
September 25, 2015
Lethbridge, Alberta - In preparation for the upcoming Team Lethbridge trip to Edmonton this Fall, the 19 Team organizations had the opportunity to meet with government officials to further solidify their understanding of the priorities of the new government and raise awareness about the opportunities in this region. 

Lethbridge to be part of National Learn to Code Day as part of an Economic Development Lethbridge initiative
September 23, 2015
Lethbridge, Alberta - Ladies Learning Code, a national not-for-profit offering beginner-friendly tech education, is proud to announce the third year of the Canada-wide initiative designed to promote technology education: National Learn to Code Day. 

EDL embraces opportunity to support governments and agencies towards fostering sustainable economic development in Caribbean communities
September 17, 2015
Lethbridge, Alberta - Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) is proud to have been able to participate in a two-week volunteer mission with the Caribbean Local Economic Development Project (CARILED) in August  2015. 

Technology continues to fuel business ideas and academic innovation
August 10, 2015
Lethbridge, Alberta - Economic Development Lethbridge, through tecconnect, continues to support growth in the high-tech sector by providing entrepreneurial and employment opportunities in southern Alberta. As such, EDL is pleased to welcome two new client companies to the facility and celebrate the success of its tecconnect alumni.

Start-up entrepreneurs to benefit from experts at sold-out pilot project session
July 14, 2015
Lethbridge, Alberta - Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL), in partnership with Innovate Calgary, is pleased to host a pilot project overview seminar of the Innovator’s Toolkit.

Tourism Strategy Committee moving forward on Destination Management Plan
July 6, 2015
Lethbridge - Work has begun on a comprehensive tourism management plan for Lethbridge to enhance opportunities in the meeting, event and tourism industry.

Diversity in wealth-generating industries means stable growth for Lethbridge economy
June 30, 2015
Lethbridge - The Conference Board of Canada’s 2015 Mid-Sized Cities Outlook Report shows stable growth in Lethbridge with strength in both traditional and emerging sectors. 

tecconnect Joins Canadian Digital Media Network to Contribute to tech innovation across Canada
June 2, 2015
Lethbridge - EDL is pleased to announce this exciting new partnership to benefit tecconnect and RINSA entrepreneurs.

Convention & Event Director - Join our Team!
May 29, 2015
- If you have leadership and project management experience and a passion for the convention & event industry in Lethbridge - consider applying for this unique opportunity. 

EDA Recognizes Excellence in Economic Development in Alberta
April 9, 2015
Kananaskis, AB - EDL receives an Excellence in Economic Development Award for development of Lethbridge@Work magazine, in partnership with Lethbridge living. 

Economic Development Lethbridge Board Announces New CEO
April 9, 2015
Lethbridge -


The Board of Directors announced today that Trevor Lewington has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of EDL.


2015 Board of Directors
April 2, 2015
Lethbridge - The Board of Directors for Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) is pleased to announce the 2015 Board as confirmed at the Annual General Meeting held on March 31.

Chief Executive Officer
February 26, 2015
Career Posting - Economic Development Lethbridge is conducting a search for a sophisticated, action-oriented leader with the ability to take a successful organization into the future.

We're hiring a Marketing & Communications Coordinator - Apply by March 10
February 25, 2015
Career Posting - Be part of an exciting and hard-working team that promotes Lethbridge and the surrounding area as an excellent place to live, learn, invest, visit and do business.

Intelligent Community Position
February 19, 2015
Lethbridge - We currently have an opportunity for an Intelligent Community Program Manager who will work in partnership with Economic Development Lethbridge and the City’s IT Department to steward the development of an environment where Lethbridge citizens and businesses can thrive in a technology dependent economy.

Long-time CEO leaving EDL for new opportunities
January 21, 2015
Lethbridge - The Board of Directors for Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) today announced the resignation of CEO Cheryl Dick, effective April 3, 2015.

Board Chair Kurt Schlachter says, “After nearly 10 years at the helm, Cheryl has decided to move on to something new. Economic Development Lethbridge has benefitted significantly from Cheryl’s stewardship and talents as only the second CEO in our history. Our Board members, past and present, extend appreciation for her dedicated service and strong leadership for many successful years.”

Join the EDL Board!
January 11, 2015
Lethbridge, Alberta -


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Lethbridge@Work
November 26, 2014
Lethbridge - In an effort to further engage with area businesses and provide decision-makers with quality data and information, Economic Development Lethbridge, in partnership with Lethbridge Living, has created a new publication with a business focused target audience.

University of Lethbridge maintains top-three position in annual Maclean’s University Rankings
October 30, 2014
Lethbridge - The University of Lethbridge continues to affirm its place as one of the country’s top destinations for students, maintaining its top-three position for the third successive year in the Primarily Undergraduate category of the annual Maclean’s University Rankings.

New Lethbridge Transit Service routes better connect the workforce to industry
September 18, 2014
Lethbridge - Redesigned transit routes create improved connectivity and access to industrial areas from residential neighborhoods across Lethbridge.

Citizen satisfaction with quality of life in Lethbridge remains extremely high at 98 per cent, survey shows
August 18, 2014
Lethbridge - Perceptions about the quality of life in Lethbridge continue to be extremely positive among city residents, according to a recent poll by Ipsos Reid.

In addition, overall satisfaction with City of Lethbridge programs and services also remains very high, and perceptions of municipal government are markedly improved, according to the 2014 Community Satisfaction Survey commissioned by the Open and Effective Government Committee of City Council.

The Great One is coming to Lethbridge to inspire great leaders
August 18, 2014
Lethbridge - Teamworks Training Institute, Select People Solutions and ENMAX Centre are thrilled to announce that they will be co-hosts of Greatness in Leadership, a Management Development Day. 

On October 7th 2014 the ENMAX Centre will be filled with people from across the province eager to hear from many world class leaders like Disney U’s founder Doug Lipp and Gabrielle Scrimshaw, named the 2013 First Nations Youth Achiever by Indspire

DuPont breaks ground on new ultra-early maturity corn research facility
July 30, 2014
Lethbridge - DuPont Pioneer has begun construction of a new multi-million dollar research facility in Lethbridge, Alberta, focused on developing ultra-early maturity corn products for growers in Alberta and Western Canada.

Wealth Generating Industries contribute towards Lethbridge GDP growth
June 27, 2014
Lethbridge - The 2014 Mid-Sized Overall, Lethbridge’s GDP increased by 1.2% in 2012, 1.8% in 2013 and is expected to see modest growth in both 2014 and 2015. 

Cor Van Raay's $5-million gift to support agricultural studies at University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College
June 19, 2014
Lethbridge - One of southern Alberta’s most prominent agricultural entrepreneurs is ensuring that the future of agribusiness and the agricultural sector remain strong through a major philanthropic gift that will benefit students at both the University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College.

2019 Canada Winter Games Bid - Volunteers Needed!
June 9, 2014
Lethbridge - The Canada Winter Games is the premier national multi-sport event hosted within a chosen province every four years since 1967. It is Alberta's opportunity to host in 2019. 

The Bid Committee is gathering names of potential volunteers should Lethbridge and Southwest Alberta be awarded the 2019 Canada Winter Games. 

Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) Recognizes Excellence in Economic Development in Alberta
April 15, 2014
Kananaskis, AB - Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) presented its annual Awards of Excellence during the Minister’s Dinner and Awards Banquet at the Delta Kananaskis Lodge. These awards honour Alberta communities and individuals for excellence in business attraction, retention, expansion and marketing.

Annual Rotary conference celebrates success and 100 years of Rotary in Alberta
April 8, 2014
Lethbridge - More than 300 Rotarians from across Rotary International District 5360, encompassing all of southern Alberta and a portion of western Saskatchewan, will be gathering in Lethbridge from April 11-13. This year’s conference is focused around the Rotary Worldwide theme of ‘Engage Rotary – Change Lives’  and provides an opportunity for Rotarians to share stories, find support for projects and be inspired by others doing great work around the world.

Igniting passion for science at heart of University of Lethbridge’s support of SCI-FUSION 2014
March 27, 2014
Lethbridge - The University of Lethbridge is proud to be the host and presenting sponsor of SCI-FUSION 2014, the Lethbridge Regional Science Fair & Science Olympics, Mar. 28-29 in the 1st Choice Savings Centre. The University welcomes the opportunity to continue to engage youth in scientific discovery and is excited to offer a number of activities designed to further spark the curiosity of future scientists.

2014 Economic Development Lethbridge Board of Directors Announced
March 20, 2014
Lethbridge - The Board of Directors for Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) is pleased to announce the 2014 Board as confirmed at the Annual General Meeting held on March 19.



The organization would like to welcome new Board President and Chair Kurt Schlachter. He represents the Regional Sector on the Board and is a partner with Stringam Denecky LLP

Lethbridge College adds millions of dollars to the southern Alberta economy
March 4, 2014
Lethbridge - Nearly half a billion dollars. That’s the amount Lethbridge College and its students add to the local economy. Those same students will also have a billion dollar effect on Alberta’s economy based on their income during their working lives.

Lethbridge is home to 47 major employers who together employ more than 21,000 people
February 25, 2014
Lethbridge - Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) recently conducted an annual survey to identify major employers in Lethbridge and determine which sectors are represented. The 2013 survey identified 47 organizations in Lethbridge that each employ more than 100 people. Combined, these businesses and organizations employ more than 21,000 people in Lethbridge, which is approximately 42.5% of the employed workforce.  

The Canadian Home Builders Association Lethbridge Region Presents the 2013 Building the Best Awards of Excellence in Housing Winners
January 31, 2014
Lethbridge - The Canadian Home Builders Association Lethbridge Region hosted the annual Building the Best Awards of Excellence in Housing on January 31 2014. This yearly event awards the very best of the Residential Housing Industry in categories including best new home designs, best new development, best trade, best supplier, best service professional, safety, new home sales and best renovations.

Dr. David Naylor and Herschel-SPIRE Consortium earn Royal Astronomical Society award
January 13, 2014
Lethbridge - The University of Lethbridge’s Dr. David Naylor will receive a Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) award for outstanding contribution to astronomy as part of the Herschel-SPIRE Consortium.

Join our Board
December 18, 2013
Lethbridge - EDL has an exciting volunteer opportunity for three business leaders to become members of our Board.

New learning opportunities for Lethbridge students
December 6, 2013
Lethbridge - The Redford government’s investment in new and modernized labs and classrooms in Lethbridge will benefit over 3,600 post-secondary students.

Government of Alberta invests $200 million in University of Lethbridge’s Destination Project
December 6, 2013
Lethbridge - The Destination Project, a transformational undertaking that will fundamentally alter the path of the University of Lethbridge, received the stamp of approval from the Government of Alberta today as the Honourable Thomas Lukaszuk, Deputy Premier and Minister of Enterprise and Advanced Education, announced a $200-million investment in the project.

Lethbridge Biogas LP and Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation announce opening of the largest biogas cogeneration project in Canada
December 4, 2013
Lethbridge - The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation is joining Lethbridge Biogas LP at the opening of the largest anaerobic digester co-generation facility in Canada today. The $30 million facility currently has a generating capacity of 2.8 MW – enough to power 2800 homes. It has the capacity to produce as much as 4.2 MW in the future with the addition of new generating units.

Celebrating tec success’ event recognizes recent success of entrepreneurs
October 31, 2013
Lethbridge - Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) held a media conference today to celebrate the success of entrepreneurs connected to tecconnect – An Alberta centre for new commerce and the high-tech industry in Lethbridge. 

Collaborative project provides insight into industry performance in Lethbridge
October 4, 2013
Lethbridge - Economic Development Lethbridge and MNP announced today the completion of a collaborative project aimed at gathering information about the economic activity and impact of industry in Lethbridge. A survey of 47 medium to large size companies was conducted with resulting analysis of economic indicators within the major industries of manufacturing, agri-food, supply chain and logistics, construction and information technology. 

University of Lethbridge’s Dr. H.J. Wieden named Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures Bioengineering Chair
September 30, 2013
Lethbridge - Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures (AITF) today named Dr. Hans Joachim Wieden as the Innovates Centre of Research Excellence (iCORE) Chair of Bioengineering.

Knowledge Economy diversification a high priority for Economic Development Lethbridge
September 20, 2013
Lethbridge - As per the announcement made by the Honourable Ed Fast, Federal Ministerof International Trade, Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) is one of the organizations that has been able to benefit from the 2013 Invest Canada – Community Initiatives (ICCI) funding program. 

tecconnect client company part of 2013 ASTech Award Honorees
July 23, 2013
Lethbridge - The Alberta Science and Technology Leadership (ASTech) Foundation has announced the 23 Honorees of the 2013 ASTech Awards.

Lethbridge Census City of Lethbridge is home to more than 90,000 residents
July 2, 2013
Lethbridge - The City of Lethbridge continues to grow with the official 2013 census results at 90,417, an increase of 1,343 (1.51 per cent) over the 2012 municipal census number. The strongest growth occurred in West Lethbridge with 1,141 new residents.

Synbiologica team wins 2013 Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge Technology Stream for new biomedical device technology concept
June 12, 2013
Lethbridge - It’s win number two for the University of Lethbridge student researcher/entrepreneurs who form the Synbiologica Ltd. team. 

Company growth and client attraction continue at tecconnect
May 23, 2013
Lethbridge - Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) held a media event today to announce the launch of an enhanced SCINET Scientific Software Framework developed by tecconnect client OBACS Corporation. EDL also introduced API Labs Inc. and FailProof Technologies Inc. as two additional commercialization client companies who located to tecconnect – An Alberta centre for new commerce in the first quarter of 2013, bringing the centre to 75 per cent of its leased space capacity.

Economic Development Lethbridge is pleased to see a new report that provides data for mid-sized city comparables in Canada.
May 6, 2013
Lethbridge - With the release of the Conference Board of Canada’s first ever Mid-Sized Cities Outlook 2013, Lethbridge now has statistical data that has not been typically available in the past, particularly Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by city.



2013 Board of Directors
March 21, 2013
Lethbridge - The Board of Directors for Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) is pleased to announce the 2013 board as confirmed at the Annual General Meeting held on March 20.

RINSA launches Accelerate SOUTH50
March 12, 2013
Lethbridge - Accelerate SOUTH 50 is southern Alberta's only entrepreneur and tech event where founders, business leaders, start-up entrepreneurs, advisors, investors, mentors and student converges to expand and support the enterpreneurial eco-system thriving in the region. 

Success in Lethbridge launched today
February 12, 2013
Lethbridge - Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) has launched a marketing initiative designed to raise community awareness of the quality and quantity of business success in the Lethbridge region.

Chamber of Commerce & EDL
January 30, 2013
Lethbridge - Chamber and EDL Boards express support for proposed new facilities at Lethbridge College and University of Lethbridge.

Celebrating 10 years of success!
January 23, 2013
Lethbridge - Please join us for our 10th anniversary open house.

Join our Board.
January 11, 2013
Lethbridge - EDL has an exciting volunteer opportunity  for five business leaders to become members of our Board.

EDL is hiring - Apply by January 18!
January 2, 2013
Economic Development Lethbridge - Be part of an exciting and hard-working team that promotes Lethbridge and the surrounding area as an excellent place to live, learn, invest, visit and do business.

tec & mingle
November 5, 2012
Economic Development Lethbridge - Economic Development Lethbridge in partnership with the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce is hosting a mix & mingle with a technology focus on November 22...

Lethbridge is the 9th most entrepreneurial city in Canada
October 18, 2012
Economic Development Lethbridge - According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) – Communities in Boom 2012, Lethbridge ranks among the Top 10 for the second year in a row.

tecconnect wins national award
October 16, 2012
Flamborough, Ontario - Economic Development Lethbridge has been awarded the highest national economic development award possible this year from the Economic Development Association of Canada (EDAC). 

Team Lethbridge is heading to Edmonton
October 15, 2012
Lethbridge - 18 partners join together to raise awareness of Lethbridge in Edmonton.

EDL is hiring - Apply by October 25!
October 11, 2012
Economic Development Lethbridge - Be part of an exciting and hard-working team that promotes Lethbridge and the surrounding area as an excellent place to live, learn, invest, visit and do business.

tecconnect ahead of target
September 20, 2012
Lethbridge - tecconnect has exceeded its first-year target with the addition of new clients and is currently at 57% of its office capacity.

Expanded canola seed processing plant in Lethbridge
July 11, 2012
Lethbridge - A total investment of $14.7 million provided for the expansion and upgrade of Monsanto Canada's existing seed manufacturing operation in Lethbridge....

Startup Canada in Lethbridge
June 7, 2012
Lethbridge - With nearly 60% of people employed in Lethbridge working for small to medium sized companies, it's important to consider the essential role that entrepreneurs play in the economy.

New Lethbridge-based Electrical Energy Project Begins Consultation Process
May 4, 2012
Lethbridge - Public consultation has begun on the Lethbridge Energy Centre, a potential natural gas-fired generation facility that is planned for Sherring Business & Industrial Park in north Lethbridge.

PepsiCo Beverages Canada announces new construction project
April 27, 2012
Lethbridge - PepsiCo Beverages Canada held a groundbreaking ceremony to announce the start of construction on a 9,600 square foot LEED-certified warehouse distribution facility in Lethbridge.

EDA Recognizes Excellence at 2012 Awards Dinner
April 13, 2012
Lethbridge - Economic Development Lethbridge has won the Alex Metcalfe Award at the Economic Developers Alberta Conference in Kananaskis. EDL also won the Alberta Marketing Award for Branding.

EDL to assess the transit service needs of industrial employees
March 27, 2012
Lethbridge - Transit service for employees is important for business and industry in attracting and retaining a reliable labour force. EDL would like to hear from industrial businesses in order to assess the need and demand for a non-traditional industry-focused transit service.

2012 EDL Board of Directors
March 22, 2012
Lethbridge - The Board of Directors for Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) is pleased to announce the 2012 board as confirmed at the annual general meeting held on March 21.

Money Sense Magazine
March 21, 2012
Lethbridge - Canada’s Best Places to Live 2012 compiles, weighs and ranks 190 cities and towns in Canada by 22 separate categories, for a comprehensive data-driven snapshot of the benefits and drawbacks of our urban communities in Canada. Find out how Lethbridge was ranked.

ready.tec.go! - tecconnect – An Alberta centre for new commerce welcomes new clients
January 17, 2012
Lethbridge - Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) held a media event today to announce the first four tecconnect clients and also thank and acknowledge the new partners who have supported the operations of this project.

Lethbridge is home to 48 major employers
November 7, 2011
Lethbridge - Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL) recently conducted an annual survey to identify the major employers in Lethbridge and determine which sectors are represented. The 2011 survey identified 48 organizations in Lethbridge that each employ more than 100 people.

Prairie Centre for Christian Education Teachers Convention
October 17, 2011
Lethbridge - From October 19 – 21, the Prairie Centre for Christian Education (PCCE) will host approximately 350 delegates from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Montana for the 2011 Teachers Convention.

Construction begins on Lethbridge Biogas LP
August 12, 2011
Lethbridge - ECB Enviro North America Inc. and PlanEt Biogas Solutions Inc. are pleased to announce the formation of their partnership, Lethbridge Biogas LP. The commencement of construction marks 10 years of project planning and development on this 2.85 MW Cogeneration Plant fuelled by organic residues.

Le Baron's Car Club celebrates a milestone anniversary
June 21, 2011
Lethbridge - From June 24 – 26 members of the Le Baron’s Car Club will host a celebration weekend to mark the club’s 50th anniversary. Beginning in 1961 with six members, the club now includes more than 30 automotive enthusiasts who gather to share knowledge, resources and a love of automobiles.

Grand opening of tecconnect – An Alberta centre for new commerce
June 17, 2011
Lethbridge - tecconnect is a new facility in Lethbridge that is designed to attract, incubate and develop technology companies through commercialization of products and services.

Best-selling author and technology forecaster to address local business community
June 1, 2011
Lethbridge - Leonard Brody, a highly-respected entrepreneur, venture capitalist and media visionary will address the area business community today at the 2011 Economic Trends & Forecast Luncheon.

Lethbridge Historical Society hosts Provincial Conference
May 26, 2011
Lethbridge - From May 27 - 29, the Lethbridge Historical Society (LHS), in partnership with the Historical Society of Alberta, will host 65 delegates from across Alberta for the 2011 conference and annual general meeting. Hosted primarily at the Lethbridge Lodge Hotel & Conference Centre the ‘Historical Triple E Conference’ will feature exhibits, excursions and educational opportunities.


Economic Development Lethbridge
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Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada   T1J 2L1

Phone: (403) 331-0022
Fax: (403) 331-0202
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E-Mail: info@chooselethbridge.ca

Investment Inquiries Contact:
Heather McIntosh-Rivera, Director
Business Development & Operations

Phone: (403) 331-0022
E-Mail: heather@chooselethbridge.ca

Convention & Events Contact:
Erin Crane, Director
Meeting, Event & Partnership Development

Phone: (403) 331-0022
E-Mail: erin@chooselethbridge.ca

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