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City Achievements

In our efforts to earn the trust, respect and confidence of our community, our employees, business units and partners have been recognized for some outstanding achievements. The list below includes some of the most recent accomplishments.

Awards​

Year Achievements Awarded By Department
2018-2022Accreditation with Commendation Accreditation CanadaFire & Emergency Services
2018Program Award of Merit (Community Links and the Lethbridge Public Library)Family and Community Support Services Association of Alberta (FCSSAA)Community Link and the Lethbridge Public Library
2018

Lifetime Achievement Award
(Robert Campbell)

Family and Community Support Services Association of Alberta (FCSSAA)
2018Indigenous Heritage AwardAlberta Historic Resource FoundationPlanning & Development Services
2018Award of MeritAlberta Professional Planners InstitutePlanning & Development Services
20182018 Downtown Event of the Year – The Word on the StreetHeart of our City, Celebrate DowntownLethbridge Public Library
2018Award of Excellence (AACE) - Service OrganizationAllied Arts CouncilRecreation and Culture
2018Lethbridge Pride Awards, Nonprofit Community Organization – Drag Queen Story TimeLethbridge Pride FestLethbridge Public Library
2018Lethbridge Pride Awards, Community Development 
(Elisabeth Hegerat)
Lethbridge Pride FestLethbridge Public Library
2018READ Award – Kids Kindness ClubChinook Arch Regional Library SystemLethbridge Public Library
2018Top 40 Under 40
(Elisabeth Hegerat)
Lethbridge Chamber of CommerceLethbridge Public Library
2018Ministers Awards for Municipal Excellence, Partnership AwardGovernment of AlbertaPlanning & Development Services
2018Accredited Centre of Excellence (ACE) for EmergencyInternational Academy of Emergency DispatchPublic Safety Communications Centre
2017Silver Leaf Award of Excellence for Public Service Announcements – Public Works – Always ThereInternational Association of Business Communications CanadaCorporate Communications
2017Life Time Achievement Award
(Jeff Carlson)
Family and Community Support Services Association of Alberta (FCSSAA)City Council
2017Creating Healthy EnvironmentsCommunities ChoosewellParks
2017Community Mentor Award
(Kristen Many Bears)
First Nations, Metis, Inuit Canadian Education (FNMI)Information Management
2017Certificate of Recognition, Culture (Blanch Bruised Head)Institute for Advancement of Aboriginal Women (Esquao Awards)Galt Museum & Archives
2017Tourism and Convention Award, Attraction of the Year
(Helen Schuler Nature Centre)
Southwest Alberta TravelHelen Schuler Nature Centre
2017Green Super Hero Recognition (Helen Schuler Nature Centre)Environment LethbridgeHelen Schuler Nature Centre
2017Outstanding Park and Playground (Henderson Outdoor Pool)Southwest Service and Tourism AwardsParks
2017Council of the Federation Literacy Award – Read OnCouncil of the FederationLethbridge Public Library
2017READ Award – FNMI Partnered ProgramsChinook Arch Regional Library SystemLethbridge Public Library
2017Top 40 Under 40
(Patrick McCullagh)
Lethbridge Chamber of CommerceLethbridge Public Library
2016Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Museums - FinalistCanadian Museums Association (CMA)Galt Museum & Archives
2016Best of the Best Water Taste Test – First PlaceWestern Canada Water (WCWWA)Water, Wastewater, & Stormwater
2016Government of Alberta Inspiration Award for Leadership in Prevention of Elder AbuseGovernment of AlbertaCommunity Social Development
2016Heritage Award, Outstanding AchievementAlberta Historic Resource FoundationGalt Museum & Archives
2016Creating Supportive Environments (Helen Schuler Nature Centre)Community ChoosewellHelen Schuler Nature Centre
2016President's AwardRehabilitation SocietyTransit & ACCESS-A-Ride
2016Tourism Champion – First PlaceChinook Country Tourist Association, Southwest Service & Tourism AwardsLethbridge Public Library
2016READ Award – Physical Literacy in the LibraryChinook Arch Regional Library SystemLethbridge Public Library
2016Providing Health Education AwardAlberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA)Lethbridge Public Library
2015Customer Innovation AwardTempest Development GroupPlannning and Development Services
2015Cityworks Exemplary User AwardEnvironmental Systems Research Institute Canada (ESRI)Asset Management
2015Great Places in Canada - FinalistGreat Places in CanadaHelen Schuler Nature Centre
2015International Green Roof Award for Design InnovationGreen Roofs for Healthy CitiesHelen Schuler Nature Centre
2015Shoreline Champion
(Helen Schuler Nature Centre)
Great Canadian Shoreline CleanupHelen Schuler Nature Centre
2015Volunteerism Award, Champion (Lori Harasem)Southwest Service and Tourism AwardsRecreation and Culture