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City of Lethbridge


Lethbridge Facts

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Population: 106,000 (2011)

Location – South-West Canada
In Southwestern Alberta, 2 hours south of Calgary and 1 hour north of the US border.

Warm summers, cold winters. Sunny and dry. 

Lethbridge is a beautiful small prairie city with tremendous community pride. Located at the heart of a large trading area, only two hours from Calgary and one hour from the US border, Lethbridge sits on the doorstep of the Canadian Rockies and two UNESCO world heritage sites.

Lethbridge has two modern post-secondary institutions - University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College – a rarity for a community its size. Its smaller size, lower cost of living, and higher quality of life make Lethbridge the community of choice for many.

Lethbridge features:

  • Some of Western Canada’s most moderate winters – Lethbridge is one of Canada’s top 10 cities for hot and sunny days throughout the year
  • An average 15 minute commute to work
  • Over 4300 acres of urban parks, with miles of running and hiking trails
  • Jobs in agriculture, manufacturing and agri-food processing, with emerging opportunities within the  information and communications technology and alternative energy sectors



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