On Thursday we hosted a Virtual Town Hall where Comissioner Egert gave an update on the City of Medicine Hat's finances. We also approved new members and were able to discuss emerging issues in the community. If you weren't able to join us, you can view the CFO report and our meeting package
Government of Alberta Fiscal Update
The provincial government's Fiscal Update and Economic Statement show the toll both challenges have taken on the province. The province now sits on a debt burden of $99.6 billion, or $22,400 per Albertan. All the while Albertans have experienced losses of more than 170,000 jobs and a 13 per cent unemployment rate.
The Cooperative Investment Programassists tourism operators and regions across Alberta to RESTART consumer marketing activities and aid in the development of traveler products, experiences, and packaging in a COVID-19 travel environment.
How are you managing your organization through COVID-19?
We wanted to make sure that businesses are aware of all the supports and that you take another look at the options available and the changes made to the programs.
As your local Chamber, we have assisted in navigating information related to the pandemic and have voiced your concerns to Government to ensure that businesses had what they needed to manage this very challenging time. However, we still find that some businesses may not have formal pandemic or continuity plans, others are unaware of the support available to get them online and still others have not accessed available funding and supports.Read more
The Chamber recommends that the City work with stakeholders to move towards a more responsible financial management plan focused on long term certainty and predictability in City budgets. Read the policy
The fiscal update provided by the City of Medicine Hat on Thursday align with many of the Chamber's policy recommendations. View our policies
This award winning company has been a valued member of our Chamber since 2014. Their generous investment as a Community Builder is a reflection of their commitment to our region and the value they put on performing beyond expectations.
Neubauer Farms and the Medicine Hat & District Food Bank would like to invite you to Come To The Table!
This fundraiser is a Foodie's delight! Learn where your food comes from, enjoy fresh local ingredients, and come to the table in support of local businesses and the Medicine Hat & District Food Bank. Find out more and register now!