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Encampment News Releases

The following is a chronological index of news releases, public service announcements, and the Mayor's statement issued by the City of Lethbridge in relation to encampments:

August 19, 2022 - PSA - Encampment Response Outcomes

August 9, 2022 - News Release - Council takes proactive steps to support vulnerable population

July 26, 2022 - News Release - Council approves further resources to manage encampments

July 14, 2022 - Mayor's statement on encampments

July 8, 2022 - PSA - Encampment Response Process

July 5, 2022 - News Release - City works to find solutions for encampments

Click here to access the Administrative Response Encampment Report for the July 26, 2022, Official Business Motion (minutes of the City Council meeting here). This report was prepared by the City's Community Social Development, which engaged multiple stakeholders for information and options. Contributors included:

  • Community Social Development
  • Lethbridge Police Services
  • Fire/EMS
  • City of Lethbridge Legal
  • City of Lethbridge Regulatory Services
  • Government of Alberta
  • Alpha House Society
  • Canadian Mental Health Association

Click here to view minutes from the August 9, 2022, Special Meeting of City Council.