We have some big news: our 2020 Business Award Nominees have finally been announced! We can't wait to celebrate the nominees and award winners who found the key, turned the ignition and are driving business forward on October 16!
Our usual gala will be replaced with a hybrid celebration featuring a virtual live component as well as host locations throughout the city.
The Canada Healthy Communities Initiative will provide up to $31 million in federal funding to support community-led solutions that respond to immediate and ongoing needs arising from COVID-19 over the next two years.
As the federal government prepares its 2021 budget and looks for new ideas on how to drive the economy forward, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has made a submission to the Standing Committee on Finance for its 2021 budget consultations. The Roadmap to Recovery forms the foundation of the submission, which makes 33 specific recommendations to promote private sector economic growth and competitiveness. Read the submission.
In 2018, nearly 84% of Internet users bought goods or services online, spending $57.4 billion, up from $18.9 billion in 2012. Keeping those stats in mind if you don't have an online store isn't now the time? We can help! Sign up for the shopHERE program and make sure to also access the City of Medicine Hat MHBIG grant to have professional photos and marketing for your Shopify store!
Every time you do, RBC will contribute 5¢ to the Canada United Small Business Relief Fund! Then get ready to get your shop on the weekend of August 28 - 30!
We’ve teamed up with community partners to create the #LocalFirstYXH campaign. If you are a business that would like to take part in the #LocalFirstYXH campaign, you can find the social media toolkit with messaging and graphics already created below: