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HAT Smart launches 2019 Residential Incentive Program

January 10, 2019

The City of Medicine Hat announced the launch of its 2019 Residential Incentive Program with energy conservation and renewable energy savings for City of Medicine Hat utility customers. This year the new central air conditioner incentive will allow residents to cool their homes in a more efficient manner. ENERGY STAR air conditioners with a SEER…

Apply for the Local Rural Crime Watch Grant

January 9, 2019

The deadline for the Local Rural Crime Watch Grant is approaching. Local rural crime watch associations must submit their application for the $1,000 annual grant to the Farmers’ Advocate Office (FAO) before January 15, 2019.The FAO offers a $1,000 grant to a local rural crime watch association for an innovative project that helps prevent and…

Alberta Farm Animal Care Accepting Nominations for 2019 Awards

January 8, 2019

Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 AFAC Awards of Distinction. Nomination deadline is February 15, 2019, and the awards will be presented at the Livestock Care Conference on March 21 in Olds.The Alberta Farm Animal Care Awards of Distinction were initiated in 2001 to recognize individuals or groups who…

New Member: Envirogeotech Consulting Inc.

January 7, 2019

Envirogeotech Consulting Inc. is a locally owned and operated engineering consulting firms, which provide a range of services in the following fields: Geotechnical engineering, Soils and aggregate

Wind Projects Announced for Our Region

January 4, 2019

Five projects were announced as part of the  latest phase of the Alberta government’s Renewable Electricity Program. They include investments from Albertan companies, as well as from new investors from outside the province, with companies from Ontario and France. EDF Renewables Canada Inc. (subsidiary of France-based company) will build the 202-megawatt Cypress Wind Power project near…

Industrial Energy Efficiency Program Accepting Applications

January 3, 2019

The Sector-specific Industrial Energy Efficiency Program is targeting efficiency at pulp and paper, chemical, fertilizer, minerals and metals facilities. Projects will be selected through a competitive process based on greenhouse gas emissions reductions, improvements to facility competitiveness, overall project strength and social, economic and environmental benefits. The program will support technology investments at facilities big and…

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…


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