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Weekly Update: Holiday Catch Up Edition The key highlights since December 18th If you checked out for the last couple of weeks like we did to detox on news and social media, here are the latest updates to get you up to speed…. Supports for Business Provincial Health Measures Extended until January 21 Businesses, organizations…

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Weekly Update: December 11-17, 2020 Supports for Business The portal for the expanded Small & Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant is now open Businesses can now start applying for the second round of funding through SME Relaunch grant. This is a grant, not a loan, so you do not have to pay it back but it…

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Weekly Update: December 4-10, 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…

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Weekly Update: November 27-December 3, 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…

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Weekly Update: November 20-26, 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…

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Weekly Update: October 30 – November 5, 2020 Supports for Business Government introduces legislation for new, targeted support to help businesses through pandemic The Federal government introduced Bill C-9, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act (Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy), which would implement new, targeted support to help businesses.…

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Weekly Update: October 2 – 8, 2020 Supports for Business Start Alberta Tech Awards Applications – open until Oct 11, 2020 The Start Alberta Tech Awards Applications close Oct 11. The third annual Start Alberta Tech Awards, which take place Nov 16, 2020, will showcase our community’s grit and determination by recognizing individuals and organizations…

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Weekly Update: September 11 – 17, 2020 Supports for Business Alberta’s Investment and Growth Strategy (IGS)  A government-wide strategy will create jobs and drive investment and diversification in Alberta, while a new consultation will modernize intellectual property in the province. Alberta’s Investment and Growth Strategy (IGS) is a $75-million initiative led by the Ministry of…

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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…

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