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The Medicine Hat Chamber Business News page has everything to offer from advocacy efforts, business news and resources, Chamber updates and stories, Covid-19 updates, Alberta Chamber updates as well as Canadian Chamber updates. As a result the Chamber 'News' page also holds our weekly blog called 'the Voice' which is posted every Monday updating you with Advocacy, Covid-19, Local News, Economic impacts, Important funding and so much more all in one place. Subscribe today so you get 'the Voice' every Monday the second it comes out!

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The Voice: January 30th, 2023

January 30, 2023

Strong Towns Medicine Hat, Home & Leisure Tradeshow, Food & Beverage Expo and so much more happening in this edition of the Voice! Your Weekly Tune Up Get the Scoop on the Bank of Canada’s Latest Monetary Policy Report and Interest Rate Hike  Last week the Bank of Canada announcement marked its eighth interest rate…

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The Voice January 23rd, 2023

January 23, 2023

Alberta updates, protect yourself from scammers, MHCA Magazine and so much more in this edition of the Voice! Your Weekly Tune Up You’re not alone – check out this Canadian Survey on Business Conditions    Business obstacles, inflationary pressures, debt constraints, labour challenges, supply chain issues, digital adoption all pose demanding challenges. Looking ahead, business expectations…

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The Voice: January 16th, 2023

January 16, 2023

NEW Occupational Health and Safety resources, Government of Canada introduces bill to create EI Board of Appeal, 2022 Canadian Entrepreneurship Census, and so much more. Your Weekly Tune Up NEW Occupational Health and Safety resources  Reminder – new changes will take effect on March 31, 2023. A three-year review plan is now in place to…

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The Voice: January 9th, 2023

January 9, 2023

Happy New Year! Maximum Pensionable Earnings, Alberta Budget, Alberta Broadband, and so much more! Your Weekly Tune Up Congratulations to new City Manager, Ann Mitchell  Mitchell will vacate her current position as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Lethbridge County where she has served in the role since 2018. Prior to that, she was the CAO…

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The Voice: December 19th, 2022

December 19, 2022

There is so much more to supporting local than just shopping. Hiring, contracting, promoting or visiting local keeps money in OUR community and contributes to the vitality of our region. What is Local First? Local First is a campaign created with community partners to help promote the businesses within Medicine Hat and District. There is so…

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The Voice: December 12th, 2022

December 12, 2022

New energy pricing plans start, YXH Air Service Development Survey, Food and Beverage Expo, and so much more in this edition! Your Weekly Tune Up New energy pricing plans for utility customers start January 1 The City of Medicine Hat introduced new energy pricing plans for electricity and natural gas that take effect Jan. 1,…

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The Voice: December 5th, 2022

December 5, 2022

Alberta Sovereignty, City Development Fees and Charges, 2023 State of the City, and so much more in this edition of the Voice! Your Weekly Tune Up Alberta Speech from the Throne The fourth session of the 30th legislature opened with a speech from the throne delivered by Her Honour, the Honourable Salma Lakhani. There was…

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The Voice: November 28th, 2022

November 28, 2022

Twinning Highway 3 Announcement, 211 Funding to Increase, State of the City Announced and so much more in this edition! Your Weekly Tune Up Alberta’s government is doubling 211 funding  Alberta 211 provides a single point of contact for information and seamless connections to health services and organizations that support a range of addiction and…

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The Voice: November 21st, 2022

November 21, 2022

Medicine Hat Off-Site Levy Letter, Medicine Hat Living Wage Data, Premier Danielle Smith sends off letters and so much more in this edition of the Voice! Your Weekly Tune Up Medicine Hat Living Wage Data The Alberta Living Wage Network (ALWN or “the Network”) has released updated living wage numbers for 2022. A living wage…

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The Voice: November 14th, 2022

November 14, 2022

Provincial and Municipal Budget 2023, Soth Zone Healthcare Planning, and AGM Next Week all in this edition of the Voice! Your Weekly Tune Up Photo from Alberta Government Mandate Letters to Provincial Government Ministers  Premier Danielle Smith has issued mandate letters to the multiple Government Minister to address various issues. The Ministers of Energy, Environment…

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