The City of Lethbridge is the fourth largest City in Alberta and is the commercial, financial, transportation and industrial centre of southern Alberta. City government is led by eight Councillors and a mayor which are elected every four years. The last election was October 21, 2013. The City is a cultural, sports and recreation hub with the Yates Performing Arts Centre, the CASA (Creating Art in Southern Alberta) Centre, and the Enmax Sports Complex. Lethbridge is also an education centre as home to the University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College
The City of Lethbridge – Intelligent Community Initiative (N-27)
The City of Lethbridge and Economic Development Lethbridge are working together on an initiative called Intelligent Community. Intelligent communities recognize the importance of technology and will implement it in various ways to improve the strength of the economy and the lives of residents. There are six “pillars” of an intelligent community. They are broadband connectivity, knowledge workforce, innovation, digital inclusion, sustainability, and marketing & advocacy.
The Intelligent Community initiative has been funded by City Council until 2018.
For more information about the Intelligent Community program at the City of Lethbridge, please visit www.intelligentYQL.ca