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Immigration - Permanent Residents 
Immigrants (Permanent Residents) South Central Region
As of December 31, 1996 292
% of Province 2.10%
As of December 31, 1997 277
% of Province 2.20%
As of December 31, 1998 259
% of Province 2.30%
As of December 31, 1999 227
% of Province 1.90%
As of December 31, 2000 257
% of Province 1.80%
As of December 31, 2001 221
% of Province 1.30%
As of December 31, 2002 219
% of Province 1.50%
As of December 31, 2003 232
% of Province 1.50%
As of December 31, 2004 263
% of Province 1.60%
As of December 31, 2005 300
% of Province 1.50%
As of December 31, 2006 317
% of Province 1.50%
As of December 31, 2007 361
% of Province 1.80%
Annualized Percentage Growth, 1997-2007, 10 Years 2.70%

Source: Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) Landing File

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Educational International Focus
Lethbridge College welcomes international students and provides academic counselling, homestay placement, residence and other services.  The College offers International Student Academic English as a Second Language Program, Canadian Citizens and Landed Immigrant Academic English as a Second Language Program, Immersion Group Programs, English as a Foreign Language Program Recognition, Teaching English as a Foreign Language Program, and Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada.
 
The University has an International Centre for Students that provides academic counselling, the services of a full-time International Liason Officer, English as a Second Language for Academic Purposes, Writing for University Programs, English Tutor Program and various Conversation Link Programs.

 

International Air Transportation
Commercial air services are provided at Lethbridge County Airport by Air Canada.
Air Canada offers direct flights daily to Calgary International Airport for links with all international and domestic flights.