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The   Medicine Hat SPCA welcomes Jackie Velcoff as their Fund Development & Communications Officer. Jackie has a respect and passion for animals and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in fundraising activities, special events, marketing, and communication skills. Jackie can be reached at giving@medicinehatspca.ca or her direct line at 403-580-0822.
 
Chamber members receive a 12% discount off regular Adtel rate subscriptions and will now receive an additional 3% discount if they include a Chamber message on their telephone hold program. Adtel is North America's foremost production company specializing in music and messages for telephone hold.
 
On Saturday April 14th Redcliff Kinesiology celebrated it's grand opening. Click here for more pictures.

 
Nominations are now open for the 2018 Business Awards.  Each year nominees from these local awards have also gone on to compete at the provincial level at the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction.  The deadline to nominate a business is May 31, 2018. Nominees have until June 29, 2018 to submit required documentation for their nomination(s). Read More
 
The Alberta government tabled the Supporting Alberta's Local Food Sector Act hoping to raise the profile of local food producers. The goals of the proposed legislation are to raise the profile of the local food industry, strengthen consumer confidence, identify solutions to challenges facing producers and processors and support sustainable growth in the agriculture and food processing sector. Read More
 
 
  April 15th to 21st is National Volunteer Week, celebrating a 75 year history of volunteer recognition, dating back to the first Canadian proclamation in 1943. The third week in April was proclaimed National Volunteer Week in all communities across the country in 1990 and is now firmly established as the highlight of the year for paying tribute to Canada's volunteers.  Read More
 
The Chopped Leaf   is fast casual restaurant serving chef designed salads, wraps, soups, and more! 
 
The Tourism Growth Innovation Fund (TGIF) will provide $1 million to support economic growth in the tourism industry with a focus on winter and shoulder-season tourism development, rural projects and Indigenous cultural experiences. The fund offers matching grants up to $75,000. Funding priority will go to projects that help grow tourism in communities beyond the province's two major cities and mountain parks. The grant program focuses on strengthening collaboration amount tourism stakeholders and will accept applications in two separate streams: destination development support and product development support.  Read More
 
At  Alberta Wide Virtual Accounting , we know that entrepreneurs start businesses to pursue their passions. That's why we used our passion to create a system to make life simpler for small and medium-sized business owners. We make it easy for you to concentrate on doing what you love while knowing that all of your bookkeeping, accounting, and tax needs are being met with one simple, low monthly fee. We are Albertans, working in an Albertan company, focusing on Albertan industries. We understand the business landscape and our knowledge, experience, and values will help our local business communities thrive.
 
 
The City of Medicine Hat Distribution Department would like to advise residents and business owners that work will be done to upgrade electrical systems in the downtown core from April to October 2018. Alleyways from 1st Street to 5th Street and South Railway to 4th Avenue SE will be affected. The City has indicated that customers will not experience any power outages through the project. The upgrade of this system is part of the City's Downtown Electrical upgrade project which began in June 2015.  Read More
 
Kinder Morgan Limited (KML) announced it will suspend all non-essential activities and related spending on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project until greater certainty is achieved which will protect shareholder resources. KML has stated that May 31st is the deadline by which they will take a final decision to continue the project. If associated risks of continued obstructionism by the province of British Columbia have not been mitigated sufficiently, through federal authority or otherwise, the company will cancel the project to protect its financial position and shareholders' interest.  Read More
 
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