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Driving Business Forward
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.
Recognize a business that's been nominated? Congratulate them here
Your Weekly Tune Up
As the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) is set to wind down at the end of August, the federal government has temporarily adjusted the Employment Insurance (EI) program’s unemployment rate
The deadline for UFA's Rural Communities Foundation grant is August 31, 2020.
Alberta’s government is reopening the Community Initiatives Program Project-Based grant stream for non-profit and community organizations.
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.
Quick Check Up
Advocacy in Action
2021 Pre Budget Submission
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.
Welcome to the Chamber!
Revving Up our Economy
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:
Enriching Your Business
Do you have a sale or promotion you would like to feature? Email Chantel at membership@medicinehatchamber.com
Helpful Webinars
Event Planners Vision Boarding Workshop
August 20, 2020
Building Digital Resiliency During COVID-19
August 27, 2020
Sparking Conversation
How did you hear about the Chamber?
Social media
Radio/TV
Word of mouth
Chamber staff reached out to me
Last Week: Do you access our website from your phone/tablet?
Yes, most of the time: 18%
I have, but I use my computer more often: 36%
No, never: 45%
Useful Links
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