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Weekly update January 8-14, 2021 Supports for Business Expanding funding to support new businesses Alberta’s government is expanding its relaunch grant to ensure new businesses have access to the supports they need. New Alberta businesses impacted by public health orders will need to demonstrate a 30 per cent reduction of revenue using revenue figures from…

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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: November 13 – 19, 2020 Supports for Business Red Tape Reduction Highlights The Government of Alberta’s first annual report on red tape reduction highlights the red tape burden that Albertans have to deal with which is expressed by the baseline count. The Alberta government has a baseline count of almost 671,000 regulatory requirements…

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Weekly Update: November 6-12, 2020 Supports for Business New measures to curb the rapid growth of COVID-19 Targeted health measures will take effect on Nov. 13 to curb the rapid growth of COVID-19 in Alberta and protect the health system. There are 8,305 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. Hospitalizations and intensive care unit…

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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 23 – 29, 2020 Supports for Business Businesses Using A Personal Banking Account Can Now Apply For CEBA As first announced by Prime Minister Trudeau at our AGM & Convention on Monday, businesses that use personal bank accounts to operate may now apply for a CEBA loan. Contact your primary financial institution…

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