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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: May 15th, 2023

May 15, 2023

Your Weekly Tune Up Emergency financial help for wildfire evacuees  Any Albertan who has evacuated under mandatory order for seven days or more can apply for a one-time emergency evacuation payment to help during this difficult time. Eligible evacuees will receive $1,250 per adult and an additional $500 per dependent child under 18 years. This…

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The Voice: May 8th, 2023

May 8, 2023

Your Weekly Tune Up Emergency Preparedness Week This May 7-13 is Emergency Preparedness Week, an annual national event supported by Public Safety Canada and emergency management organizations throughout the country. During this time, everyone is encouraged to think about what they would do in an emergency, and take action to ensure they are prepared if…

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The Voice: May 1st, 2023

May 1, 2023

Your Weekly Tune Up Alberta’s Next Election Will Be Held on May 29th, 2023. The writ was officially dropped on Monday morning, with election day on Monday, May 29th. The Medicine Hat region has two constituencies, Brooks-Medicine Hat and Cypress Medicine  Hat. See the Brooks-Medicine Hat map here and the Cypress-Medicine Hat map here. The Medicine…

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The Voice: April 24th, 2023

April 24, 2023

Your Weekly Tune Up Balancing the Economy and the Environment Alberta’s new Emissions Reduction and Energy Development (ERED) Plan charts Alberta’s course for cutting emissions, attracting investment and growing the economy. Albertans have been stewards of one of Canada’s largest economic engines, the oil and gas sector. For decades, Albertans have stepped up to deliver…

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The Voice: April 17th, 2023

April 17, 2023

Your Weekly Tune Up National Volunteer Week – April 16-22 A successful community cannot function without volunteers, and we are taking the opportunity this week to pay tribute to the dedicated volunteers in our community. Our organization is dependent on volunteers putting their names forward to serve on our board, participate in our committees and…

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The Voice: April 10th, 2023

April 10, 2023

Your Weekly Tune Up Budget 2023 to provide a new grocery rebate for Canadians   Federal Budget 2023 delivers the new Grocery Rebate, offering targeted inflation relief for 11 million low- and modest-income Canadians and families who need it most, with up to an additional $467 for eligible couples with children; an additional $234 for single…

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The Voice: April 3rd, 2023

April 3, 2023

Your Weekly Tune Up Chamber Launches Board Nominations for 2023 Each spring, the Chamber of Commerce holds an election to fill expiring or vacant positions on the Board of Directors, comprised of 12-member representatives. Directors serve a two-year term that commences following the Chamber Annual General Meeting in November of each year. To ensure the…

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The Voice: March 27th, 2023

March 27, 2023

Your Weekly Tune Up Made in Alberta Voluntary Labeling Program  The Government of Alberta announced the Made in Alberta voluntary labeling program to help consumers easily identify Alberta-made products. Alberta producers and processors will be able to use the new label on their locally-made products. The label will help shoppers quickly identify food products made…

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The Voice: March 20th, 2023

March 20, 2023

Your Weekly Tune Up City Seeking Feedback on Public Engagement Efforts  The City of Medicine Hat is working to improve public engagement efforts and is looking to the community for input, including an online survey. The process will gather feedback on what topics or decisions residents are most interested in; the best way to promote…

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The Voice: March 13th, 2023

March 13, 2023

Veterinarian Shortages and solutions, Alberta Tourism, Red Tape Reduction and so much more in this edition of the Voice! Your Weekly Tune Up Updated OHS Starter Kit  Alberta OHS has updated the OHS Starter Kit to help small-to-mid-size businesses improve their health and safety performance. This revision features new and updated templates, current legal requirements,…


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