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Do You Sell Food at Farmers’ Markets? Here Is What You Need to Know!

March 6, 2019

Learn the ins and outs of food regulations as they apply to Alberta approved farmers’ markets during a free webinar on March 13. Alberta Health Services will share the requirements vendors need to meet to sell food products at these farmers’ markets. Eileen Kotowich, farmers’ market specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, has the details.…

Did You Miss the Awards Show? We’ve Got You Covered!

March 6, 2019

Thank you to Shaw Spotlight for airing the Alberta Chambers Alberta Business Awards of Distinction. Watch the awards ceremony at the following times here in Medicine Hat: Monday, March 11 at 5:30 pm Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 pm Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m. Congratulations to all our nominees! All of Medicine Hat is…

Farm Health and Safety Producer Grant Program

March 5, 2019

In response to the changes to the Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Code to include farms and ranches that employ waged, non-family workers, Alberta Labour is funding a grant that is administered by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. The Farm and Safety Producer Grant Program offers financial support, subject to financial constraints, to eligible employers (must have waged,…

Alberta Increases Oil Production Limit for April

March 4, 2019

The Government of Alberta announced it will be increasing production in April by 25,000 barrels to a total of about 3.66 million barrels a day, an overall increase of 100,000 barrel per day from the January limit. This change is part of the progress towards Alberta’s original goal of reducing production by an average of 95,000bpd overall…

Premier Appeared Before Senate Committee On Bill C-69

March 4, 2019

Premier Rachel Notley appeared before the committee studying Bill C-69 on February 28, 2019. The committee is studying the bill which would create a new, far reaching impact assessment process for resource development projects, including pipeline construction. As well as speaking to the Senate committee, Premier Notley will make a formal submission outlining a number…

Alberta Innovates to Launch Tech Accelerator Program

March 4, 2019

Alberta Innovates will launch a tech accelerator program to help high-tech entrepreneurs turn ideas into market-ready products and applications. The program will provide the infrastructure and mentorship to connect startups with the tools, resources, seed funding and skilled talent pool they need to grow their business and create new jobs, while opening connections to potential customers…

Alberta Chambers Reacts to Province’s Q3 Fiscal Update

March 4, 2019

Alberta 3rd Quarter Fiscal Update and economic outlook presented by Finance Minister Joe Ceci earlier today maintains an optimism that is simply out of sync with Alberta’s fiscal and economic realities. The proposed path to balance pitched by the minister sidesteps the priorities for a healthy economy and sustainable fiscal position, and what the Alberta Chambers…

New Member: Pure Honey Products

March 4, 2019

Pure Honey Products is a locally owned family business. They provide products from the hive to the shelf in the purest form. They keep their honey and beeswax raw, pure, unblended & unprocessed.

Alberta Culture Days Grants Are Available Now!

February 28, 2019

Communities and organizations are invited to apply for funding to host Alberta Culture Days events to showcase their arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit. Albertans have the chance to discover, experience and celebrate arts and culture in their communities during Alberta Culture Days, Sept. 27–29. Applications can be downloaded from the Alberta Culture Days grant website and submitted via…

Business Beat: Labour Market Strategy Needed to Deal with Industry Explosion in Medicine Hat Area

February 27, 2019

We’re only eight weeks into the new year, but the good business and economic news that was a hallmark of Medicine Hat’s business beat in 2018 looks set to continue apace in 2019. In January, Folium Biosciences announced plans to build an industrial scale cannabinoid extraction facility in the northwest quadrant of the city. Upon…

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