Weekly Roundup Nov. 10

A recent update from CTV News shows that AHS has recently recruited 23 family physicians to work in Lethbridge. As of Oct. 29, 22 of those have started practising and 1 is undergoing College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta practice readiness assessment and should start work in March 2024. Read the full story at: https://bit.ly/49sWEO2

Thank you to our partners for their hard work in this initiative: AHS, Chinook Primary Care Network, and Economic Development Lethbridge. I look forward to continuing to move forward with this initiative and helping to grow long-term solutions.

Municipal government affects our lives every day, and the provincial government wants your input related to the Local Authorities Election Act. This act provides the framework for municipal and school board elections. Your input will inform decisions regarding:

  • Voter eligibility
  • Voter list
  • Political parties
  • Advance voting
  • Runoff elections for Chief Elected Officials

Get your feedback in before December 6: https://your.alberta.ca/councilor-accountability-laea/survey_tools/laea

Love it? Hate it? Share your thoughts on the Residential Speed Limit Project: https://www.lethbridge.ca/news/posts/two-more-neighbourhoods-added-to-the-residential-speed-limit-pilot-project/

This week Uplands/Blackwolf and the southern portion of Southgate Sixmile were added to the pilot project that has lowered residential speed limits to 40 km/h in three Lethbridge neighbourhoods. The pilot started September 15 when speed limits were lowered in Paradise Canyons/The Canyons.

Lethbridge Police are warning the public to be aware of the grandparent scam after a recent increase in reports. 

The emergency scam, or grandparent scam as it’s often called, involves fraudsters typically targeting seniors by calling and pretending to be a family member – usually a grandchild – claiming they are in some sort of trouble and need money immediately.

Learn more from the Lethbridge Police Service: https://www.lethbridgepolice.ca/my-post4a136a40

Agenda packages and video are available at: https://agendas.lethbridge.ca/AgendaOnline

  • Nov. 14, 15, & 16: City Council will convene as Economic and Finance Standing Policy Committee for an overview of the current economic conditions and the impact they have on the City’s financial position and resources.
  • Nov. 14: City Council
  • Nov. 16: Safety and Social Standing Policy Committee

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