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On behalf of the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce, we are reaching out to provide additional information from our letter of January 12, 2021, and your response received on January 19, along with Minister Schweitzer's response on March 11.

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The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2021 Business Awards are officially open. On Friday, October 22, 2021, this prestigious awards presentation will celebrate National Small Business Week, which runs from October 17 -23, 2021.

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Voices from across Southeast Alberta are sharing their passion for the region and aspirations for its future.

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The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce is building their roadmap for the future through their recently approved strategic plan.

Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce

Leading up to this year's provincial budget release, the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce established its budget priorities based on conversations with the business community and the Chamber's policy priorities.

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The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce is driving the 2021 policy season forward by adopting three new provincial policies at their Chamber Board of Directors’ meeting on February 17, 2021, while continuing their support of three renewing provincial policies.

Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce

We are asking the Alberta government to provide greater clarity and transparency around the data and the expectations of operators to safely reopen and remain open to keep our communities and economy open and reconsider enabling businesses to reopen with

Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce and Johnston Morrison Hunter Chartered Professional Accountants have teamed up to offer micro-learning sessions for businesses to fuel up and learn about some of the government funding opportunities available.

The sessions cover six different funding streams including the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy, the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, the Temporary Wage Subsidy, the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant, the Canada Emergency Business Account Loan and the

Lisa Kowalchuk

There will be exciting things to come within the Chamber as we, like many others, adjust our business model moving forward

Following the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors' meeting, the Chamber has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Sunshine Home & Garden Trade Show.

Lisa Kowalchuk

The full strategic plan framework and petition for Canadians can be found at NationalStrategy.ca

Canada’s leading business groups today outlined their plan to turn the tide against the country’s floundering patchwork approach of simply reacting to rising daily COVID-19 numbers.

Lisa Kowalchuk

The Chamber Partnership Initiative brings together local chambers and boards of trade, small and medium-sized enterprises, job seekers, and post-secondary institutions to support economic recovery and opportunities for student job seekers from coast to coast.

Key to the partnership between Magnet and local chambers is connecting businesses of all sizes and industries to opportunities to hire young talent and access wage subsidies through the Student Work Placement Program (SWPP).

Lisa Kowalchuk

Additional funding and lock down support is an essential element to help many of our businesses survive this next phase of enhanced measures

The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce has been steadily involved in calls and follow up to assist businesses with supports and information since the new restrictions were announced on December 8th.

Lisa Kowalchuk

Taking the local shopping experience online using a new multi-vendor marketplace called Shop YXH

With or without an existing website, local businesses may use the marketplace to sell online. ShopYXH.ca will be comprised of businesses across Southeast Alberta selling their unique goods and services.

Lisa Kowalchuk

Canadian Chamber welcomes Fall Economic Statement help for beleaguered sectors, calls for early budget to set out the remainder of an economic growth strategy

While the emergency supports announced today will help many Canadians and businesses through a challenging winter, the government’s plans to manage the pandemic and restore economic growth remain unclear. We hope to see these detailed plans in a budget ea

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The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in response to the Government of Alberta update on Covid 19

The Government of Alberta issued a Public Health Emergency on November 24th has updated information on their website: https://www.alberta.ca/enhanced-public-health-measures.aspx. The business and service restrictions come into effect on November 27th.

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