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Update on the Rail Blockades

February 21, 2020

On February 21, 2020 we participated in a call with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and other provincial, territorial and local Chambers to address the mounting economic damage as a result of the ongoing rail blockades. The following response was issued by the Canadian Chamber: “We heard directly from local chambers about the economic impacts…

Share Insights on Skills, Training and Labour Market

February 20, 2020

The Alberta Chambers of Commerce (ACC) is looking for insights on skills, training and the Alberta labour market. Do you struggle to find people with the skills you need to grow your business? Are there enough training opportunities in order for workers to capitalize on the current job market? What skills will be needed for…

Member Value Added Benefit – Free Business Directory

February 20, 2020

Members can utilize the Chamber’s website by adding information to their business directory listing. View it at a “micro-website” & if you already have a website, use the business directory as a bridge to have people redirected to you site. You have access to include: your logo, contact information, business description, links to your website…

Pre-Budget Consultations 2020

February 19, 2020

The federal government has launched pre-budget consultations for the upcoming 2020 federal budget. This is your opportunity to provide feedback on the following: Strengthening the Middle ClassClimate Change and Protection the EnvironmentHealth and Safety of CanadiansReconciliation Take the surveys now. Do you have more to say? Send an email and add your voice to #YourBudget.

Business Beat: Training is an Investment

February 19, 2020

Imagine this scene around a board table. Times are tight and balancing the budget is becoming an increasing challenge. As the costs for staff training are shared, one manager leans across the table and whispers to another, “Imagine spending that much money training our staff, and then they all leave.” The second manager whispers back,…

New Member: True North K9 Compound

February 19, 2020

True North K9 Compound is a outdoor 1.23 acre gated K9 compound which ensures lots of space to exercise, play or even train while stimulating your dogs mind. Come play! Never worry about unexpected company!

Livestock Producers Receive Tax Relief for 2019

February 19, 2020

The federal government has released the final list of areas where livestock producers will receive tax relief for 2019. These designated regions are eligible for tax deferral as a result of extreme weather conditions. The livestock tax deferral provision allows livestock producers in prescribed drought, flood or excess moisture regions to defer a portion of…

Take the Trucking and Bus Rules Survey

February 19, 2020

Do you have ideas on how to improve the rules for trucking and bus service companies? Make sure to complete the online survey by March 18th! As part of its review, government will also work directly with commercial trucking, bus and service companies to ensure the rules focus on safety while reducing red tape. The…

Have Your Say on Auto Insurance

February 18, 2020

Do you have ideas on how to make auto insurance in Alberta better? Let the provincial government know your thoughts until March 6th by taking this online survey. A three-member advisory committee has been appointed to lead the review into auto insurance costs. The following principles will guide the committee’s work: Fair, accessible and affordable…

New Member: Leave it to Lucy Deliveries Ltd.

February 17, 2020

Leave it to Lucy Deliveries Ltd. is locally owned and family run. We provide both business and residential deliveries for Medicine Hat and area. We opened in 2011, with only one person (Lucy) doing all of the dispatching and deliveries on her own! After years of perseverance and dedication the company has grown to include…

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