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Summer Temporary Employment Program Applications Online Now

January 3, 2019

The Alberta government re-introduced STEP to create work opportunities for high school and post-secondary students between May and August, by providing a $7-per-hour wage subsidy to employers. The program is available to small businesses, non-profit organizations, public libraries, school boards, publicly funded post-secondary institutions, municipalities, First Nations and Metis settlements. New this year, applications are being…

Medicine Hat Receives Flood Mitigation Funding

January 3, 2019

The federal government is providing $8.7 million through the National Disaster Mitigation Program for 18 projects. They include new or replacement flood mapping for Drumheller, Medicine Hat, Siksika Nation, Red Deer, and more than 100 kilometres of the North Saskatchewan River, including Edmonton. The province is contributing more than $5 million to the projects as part…

Business Scale-up and Productivity Program Deadline Approaching

January 3, 2019

The Business Scale-up and Productivity (BSP) program stream supports businesses at various stages of development, including high-growth firms, wanting to accelerate their growth, scale-up, and be more productive and competitive in both domestic and global markets. It offers interest-free funding to western Canadian companies. This program assists firms with high-growth potential to scale up and…

2019 Road Safety Campaign – Do You Know the Rules of the Road?

January 3, 2019

Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians all play a role in keeping everyone safe on roadways. In collaboration with the Alberta Traffic Safety Coalition, the City is launching a Road Safety Campaign to remind people about the important rules of the road. To launch the year-long campaign, residents are invited to complete a short survey to test their knowledge of…

Business Beat: Mentorship Can Be a Contributor to Success and Achievement

January 2, 2019

What do you think you might have in common with Mark Zuckerberg or Oprah Winfrey? Maybe you are a creative entrepreneur with bulldog tenacity. You believe you can accomplish great things, so you press forward to rise above the crowd. Or perhaps you are a “pro” at what it is that you do, and you…

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