County going solo on economic development

The County of Lethbridge is currently on the hunt for an economic development officer who can focus on spurring on new development in the region.

Reeve Lorne Hickey said the county has been partners with the City of Lethbridge in Economic Development Lethbridge but as a smaller contributor to the service it felt it was overshadowed by the needs of the urban centre for economic development.

“We were part of EDL and to some degree, with the airport, we still will be,” said Hickey.

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