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Weekly Update: December 4-10, 2020

December 11, 2020

Information and Resources for Business New online marketplace launches: ShopYXH.ca APEX Alberta, Community Futures Entre-Corp, Invest Medicine Hat and the Medicine Hat and District Chamber of Commerce are taking the local shopping experience online with a multi-vendor marketplace called Shop YXH, which launched on December 7th, just in time for Christmas. With or without an…

Shop Early, Shop Safe, Shop Local

December 9, 2020

From downtown to the Medicine Hat Mall, COVID-19 has upended Medicine Hat’s retail sector. While the national lockdown in March sent shockwaves through the industry, more recently mandated restrictions served to further accelerate pre-existing trends – local food, authentic experiences, online shopping – that were long in the making. Through it all, Medicine Hat’s retailers have taken…

Weekly Update: November 27-December 3, 2020

December 4, 2020

Supports for Business Face Covering Requirements for Business Every Operator of a Public Place or Public Vehicle is required to prominently display a sign, as provided by the City, so that it is visible to a person immediately upon, or immediately prior to, entering the Public Place or Public Vehicle. Failure to display signage may…

Innovation Shines Through Pandemic Clouds

December 2, 2020

The challenges aren’t getting smaller, but I continue to be impressed with the energy people in our region bring to work every day. Earnings may be down, and in some cases survival is at stake, yet businesses in town and around the world are using their resources and ideas to generate innovative new devices and…

State of Public Health Emergency & Resources

November 27, 2020

State of Public Health Emergency Update A state of public health emergency was declared on November 24, 2020. New mandatory measures for businesses and services to stop the spike in cases are in effect as of November 27th. MORE HERE The Chamber issued its response on November 24th here. Make sure you are aware of…

Terralta: More than just Solar

November 27, 2020

Terralta, a local company specializing in solar, geothermal, electrical and plumbing & gas fitting and Air-Tech Ltd., experts in HVAC, refrigeration, heating, air conditioning, kitchen equipment supply and preventative maintenance service, announced that a definitive merger agreement to enhance their diverse range of services for both residential and commercial clients has officially taken place. Terralta’s…

The Medicine Hat & District Urban Development Industry In Action

November 27, 2020

The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce Urban Development Industry Committee is comprised of businesses and organizations who own and invest in land for the purpose of development and/or improvement of greenfield or brownfield areas or those who are associated consultants, actively involved in the design and development process such as project managers, engineers,…

Weekly Update: November 20-26, 2020

November 26, 2020

Supports for Business Chamber responds to State of Public Health Emergency The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce issued a statement in response to the Government of Alberta update on Covid 19. “We need to bring down our case counts and it will take the effort of each individual to make this happen. We…

Business Beat: Bracing for New Enhanced Public Health Measures

November 25, 2020

Once again COVID 19 puts pressure on the Alberta economy, small business in particular. On November 13, 2020, the Alberta government instituted targeted public health measures with additional enhanced public health measures announced on November 24th with the State of Public Health Emergency declared. Medicine Hat’s numbers have increased to 90+ (147/100,000) in the past…

On Demand Webinars

November 24, 2020

Webinar Series Alberta Women Entrepreneurs events. View upcoming events. Board Development Series | Register here. BusinessLink: View upcoming events. Conference Board of Canada Webinar Series: Mental Health and COVID-19. Click here. D2L Webinar Series: Digital Transformation for Associations. Watch Now. Retail Council of Canada. Register here. On Demand Webinars Alberta Phase 2 Relaunch Town Hall Recordings. Listen Now. Canada Emergency Commercial…

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