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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…

Grants to Support Business and Technology Development

February 14, 2020

Alberta Innovates is offering are vouchers to eligible businesses and start-ups. Use these funds to assist with all of the stages of the technology development life cycle. This can include intellectual property assessments, industry development, design, engineering, prototype development, product testing, research and even regulatory approval. Alberta Innovation Vouchers These vouchers are for Alberta’s small-…

5 Day Solar Training Course

February 13, 2020

5 Day Solar Training Course Medicine Hat College, Hanna Learning Centre, the Town of Hanna and CWL Energy Management have partnered to offer this solar electric design and installation course in Hanna, Alberta, with the financial support of the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre’s Community Generation Capacity Building Program. PV101 is your gateway to a…

Nominate an Entrepreneur Today

February 13, 2020

In partnership with The Trade Commissioner Service and Sovereign Insurance, the CANIE Awards recognize excellence in Canadian innovation and entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs, innovators, and enterprise support organizations from across Canada will be celebrated at regional ceremonies this Spring and a Gala Finale later this year. Award Categories Entrepreneurship Awards | Awarded to individual entrepreneurs who have impacted…

New Funding for Startups to Hire Students

February 13, 2020

Venture for Canada is focused on injecting young energy into high growth sectors: accelerating the growth of Canadian youth, startups and small businesses through immersive learning opportunities. Opportunities for Employers Up to $7,000 in wage subsidies for each post-secondary student hired A Job Board and a Student Candidate Board if they don’t have a student…

Provincial Government to Review Continuing Care Legislation

February 13, 2020

Current continuing care legislation dates back to 1985 and includes six acts, six regulations and three standards. Currently, each stream of continuing care in Alberta – home care, supportive living and long-term care – is governed by its own legislation. In the coming months, Albertans and key stakeholders – including home care providers, facility operators…

Relief for Grain Farmers

February 13, 2020

A new grant program is now available to help grain farmers upgrade their grain handling systems.  The Efficient Grain Dryer Program is funded through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership and will help cover costs for eligible grain dryer improvements. Applicants will be able to choose equipment that makes sense for the size and volume of their…

Information on Novel Coronavirus

February 13, 2020

About coronavirus Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause respiratory illness in people, ranging from mild common colds to severe illnesses. Others cause illness in animals. Novel coronaviruses are new strains of the virus that have not been previously identified in humans. However, this strain of coronavirus (COVID-19) does not appear to be…

Disaster Planning and Climate Resiliency Survey

February 13, 2020

The Canadian Chamber has joined the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE). Small and medium businesses (SMEs) are more vulnerable to natural and man-made hazards due to lack of resources, knowledge and planning. Small businesses are critical to communities as they are the drivers…

5 Minutes for Business: A Love Letter From Canada’s Future Leaders

February 13, 2020

“You have to have a diversity of viewpoints at the table to have an effective team.” President Barack Obama If you looked around the room at the Economic Club of Canada’s Future Skills: A Conversation with President Barack Obama event, you’d see a diverse crowd in age, race and gender. From students to young professionals…

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