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== Archives and Libraries  ==
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== Lethbridge ==
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Lethbridge is the largest city in southern Alberta, Canada.  It is also the fourth-largest city in Alberta by population (after [http://www.calgary.ca/portal/server.pt Calgary], [http://www.edmonton.ca/ Edmonton] and [http://www.reddeer.ca/default.htm Red Deer]), and the third-largest city by area (after Calgary and Edmonton). Lethbridge lies 205 km southeast of Calgary and 90 km north of the United States border.  It is roughly mid-way between the borders with Saskatchewan on the east and British Columbia on the west.
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Lethbridge straddles the [http://www.uleth.ca/vft/Oldman_River/Intro.html Old Man River].  Its proximity to the Canadian Rockies results in cool summers, mild winters, and a windy climate.
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Lethbridge is the commercial, financial, transportation and industrial centre of southern Alberta. The city's economy developed from drift mining for coal in the late 19th century and agriculture in the early 20th century. Half of the workforce is employed in the health, education, retail and hospitality sectors, and the top five employers are government-based.
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Cultural and recreational venues in the city include performing art theatres, a symphony orchestra, museums, sports centres, a Japanese Garden, and Henderson Lake Park.
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Education
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[http://www.uleth.ca/ University of Lethbridge]
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[http://www.internationaleducationmedia.com/study/lethbridges.htm Lethbridge Community College]
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Reeves Collage, Alberta Campus
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== Biography  ==
 
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Lethbridge[edit | edit source]

Lethbridge is the largest city in southern Alberta, Canada.  It is also the fourth-largest city in Alberta by population (after Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer), and the third-largest city by area (after Calgary and Edmonton). Lethbridge lies 205 km southeast of Calgary and 90 km north of the United States border.  It is roughly mid-way between the borders with Saskatchewan on the east and British Columbia on the west.

Lethbridge straddles the Old Man River.  Its proximity to the Canadian Rockies results in cool summers, mild winters, and a windy climate.

Lethbridge is the commercial, financial, transportation and industrial centre of southern Alberta. The city's economy developed from drift mining for coal in the late 19th century and agriculture in the early 20th century. Half of the workforce is employed in the health, education, retail and hospitality sectors, and the top five employers are government-based.

Cultural and recreational venues in the city include performing art theatres, a symphony orchestra, museums, sports centres, a Japanese Garden, and Henderson Lake Park.

 

Education

University of Lethbridge

Lethbridge Community College

Reeves Collage, Alberta Campus


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