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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
(Medicine Hat)-  On Thursday, November 16th Pamper My Senses Wellness Spa will be hosting a grand re-opening at its new location.  The event begins at 6:00 pm, ribbon cutting at 7:00pm, followed by appetizers & refreshments, door prizes and tours.  ‘After my son passed away I wanted to do something positive with the experience,’ stated Jenny Crawford, Owner of Pamper My Senses Wellness Spa. ‘I ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber Organization, Event Notice, Press Release
Thursday, October 19, 2017
(Ottawa) October 18, 2017 — The Canadian Chamber of Commerce welcomes the government’s changes to its proposals for taxing passive investment, but continues to wait for details yet to be revealed. The new proposal announced today by Finance Minister Bill Morneau  is a response to concerns expressed by the Canadian Chamber network and its members.  “On the surface, these changes respond to many ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, Policy Update, Chamber Organization, Political
Monday, October 16, 2017
(Medicine Hat) October 16, 2017 — The Medicine Hat and District Chamber of Commerce along with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce welcome the government’s plans to revise its proposed tax reforms and to reduce the small business tax rate as a result of the comments and concerns expressed through the national #ProtectGrowth campaign and consultations.  “This issue has been of significant national ...read more
Categories: Chamber Organization, Policy Update, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Political
Monday, October 16, 2017
(Ottawa) October 5, 2017 - TransCanada’s decision to abandon its Energy East pipeline will deal a serious blow to Canada’s economy, says the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. “Energy East would have created thousands of jobs and billions of dollars of revenue in the Canadian economy. This is a grave disappointment and one more setback in building the critical infrastructure we need to get Canada’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Chamber Organization, Policy Update, Press Release
Friday, October 13, 2017
News RELEASEDate: OCTOBER 13, 2017  (Medicine Hat) – The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. The annual awards were held on Friday, October 13th at the Cypress Centre Auditorium with a crowd of over 500 people in attendance. There were a total of 74 nominations in 14 categories with one business taking ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Papers/Research, Event Notice, Chamber Organization
Friday, September 29, 2017
(Fredericton, NB) - Alberta's chambers of commerce delegates made big impacts at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce policy plenary session during the national chamber convention. Carrying more than a third of delegate votes, Alberta business' vocal leadership helped shape the national agenda of business advocacy on a range of critical issues including trade policy, environmental regulation and the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber Organization, Policy Update
Friday, September 22, 2017
(Medicine Hat) –The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a business-focused public forum for the Medicine Hat Municipal Election candidates on Tuesday, October 3rd, Wednesday, October 4th and Thursday, October 5th at the Medicine Hat College Theatre starting at 7pm.   October 3rd-4th: Council CandidatesOctober 5th: Mayoral Candidates  Candidates will have the opportunity ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Political, Event Notice, Press Release
Thursday, September 14, 2017
(Medicine Hat) – On June 26, 2017 the Chamber of Commerce, along with other stakeholders in the development business, met with the City of Medicine Hat Land & Business Support Department to review their annual report, as well as to review the Chamber’s policy, letter and subsequent recommendations from the Chamber’s policy ‘Accountability in the City of Medicine Hat Land Development Business’. At ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber Organization, Economic, Press Release, Human Interest, Policy Update
Thursday, August 31, 2017
(Medicine Hat) –The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 fiscal year effective September 1, 2017 with official swearing in of the Executive members held on August 22, 2017.  Chamber of Commerce directors are elected to provide effective leadership, direction and governance in order to assist in achieving the Chamber’s vision ...read more
Categories: Chamber Organization, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, August 28, 2017
(Medicine Hat) On July 18, Finance Canada launched a consultation on how “tax-planning strategies involving corporations are being used to gain unfair tax advantages.” The document contains proposed policies to close these “loopholes.” However there have been significant concerns arising amongst businesses across Canada. As a result of these considerations, the Medicine Hat & District of Commerce ...read more
Categories: Chamber Organization, Political, Chamber, Policy Update, Press Release
Thursday, July 06, 2017
(Medicine Hat) – The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce received a letter of support from the Alberta Conservative MP Caucus  regarding the “Emergency Slaughter – Updateto the Transportation of Animals Program” policy that was passed in June of 2016.  The letter states that colleagues within the Caucus support the recommended policy resolutions that were proposed by the Medicine Hat & ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber Organization, Policy Update, Political, Press Release
Thursday, June 22, 2017
On Saturday, June 24th Orange Jigsaw Real Estate will be hosting a grand opening for their new downtown office. The event starts at 1:00 pm with a ribbon cutting followed by a BBQ where all funds collected will be donated to the Sea, Army and Air Cadets of Medicine Hat.  ‘Orange Jigsaw has been in business for 3 years, serving the Calgary Real Estate Board,’ stated Barry Duffield, Owner of Orange ...read more
Categories: Chamber Organization, Press Release, Chamber, Event Notice
Saturday, May 27, 2017
(Medicine Hat) –This weekend, five representatives from the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce attended the Alberta Chambers of Commerce (ACC) Annual General Meeting and Policy Conference in Leduc, taking with them four policy priorities from Medicine Hat. Extension of Hours at the Port of Wild Horse, Striking a Balance between a Healthy Economy and Low Carbon Emissions, Modernization of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber Organization, Policy Update, Political
Thursday, May 18, 2017
(Medicine Hat) – The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the election of three new directors, eight returning directors and the appointment of one new director for the 2017- 2019 term. Directors assist in providing leadership and advocacy for a continued healthy business environment, as well as contributing to the voice of business in the Medicine Hat and surrounding ...read more
Categories: Chamber Organization, Press Release, Chamber, Community
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
(Medicine Hat)- On Saturday May 13th Pet Valu will be hosting a grand opening for their second location in Crescent Heights. The event starts at 12:00 pm with a ribbon cutting followed by a fundraiser for the SPCA Super Hero Fun Run/Walk, puppies in a pen (by donation), inflatable obstacle courses, Redi Bottle Depot bottle and so much more.  ‘When my husband read the sign in the Pet Valu Carry ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release, Chamber Organization, Event Notice
Thursday, April 06, 2017
(Medicine Hat) The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2017 Business Awards are officially open. The Chamber holds the annual awards in support of National Small Business Week, with the very first awards being presented 17 years ago.  The awards were first initiated with two categories, Small Business of the Year and Large Business of the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Chamber Organization, Event Notice
Friday, March 17, 2017
(Medicine Hat) The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce, along with Chambers of Commerce across Alberta have reviewed the 2017 provincial budget announced on March 16, 2017.  Chambers of Commerce at local and provincial level appreciate that there was no new taxes or new costs to business announced with the budget. However the deficit continues to climb with $10.3 billion budgeted for the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber Organization, Political, Press Release
Friday, February 17, 2017
(Medicine Hat) –The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors passed a new strategic plan on February 15, 2017 outlining updates to their vision, mission, principles, mandate and goals.  ‘We’ve been working on a long term plan for our Chamber for the past year and the ideas came to fruition at our strategic planning session on January 28th where we updated our vision, mission ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber Organization, Community, Press Release
Thursday, February 09, 2017
(Medicine Hat) – On Friday, February 10th, Curves will be hosting a grand opening of their new building.  The event begins at 3:00 pm with a ribbon cutting, refreshments and prizes.  ‘Kelly and I are so very excited to be Hatters. Women’s health has always been important to me, but now as the owner of Curves, I’m in a position to really help. Curves is back with a vengeance,’ stated Heather ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber Organization, Community, Event Notice, Press Release
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
On Thursday, February 9th BGS Body Shop will be hosting a grand opening of their brand new location. The event begins at 11:00 am with a ribbon cutting followed by refreshments and time for guests to mingle, browse and meet the staff. If anyone wants to do some shopping, you’ll receive 15% off any regular priced item. 'We’re so pleased at the amount of community support we’ve received over the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber Organization, Community, Event Notice, Press Release
Thursday, January 26, 2017
(Medicine Hat) – The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce adopted a new policy titled ‘Striking a Balance between a Healthy Economy and Low Carbon Emissions,’ at its January 25th Board of Directors Meeting. This policy addresses how the Government needs to strike a balance between achieving its emission reduction goals and preserving the competitiveness of the economy using pragmatic, ...read more
Categories: Chamber Organization, Economic, Press Release, Chamber, Community, Policy Update
Monday, January 09, 2017
(Medicine Hat) On January 10th, his Worship Mayor Ted Clugston will provide an update on the City’s progress at his annual State of the City Address.  This luncheon event is put on in partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Medicine Hat and the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce. Along with highlights from the past year, the Mayor will provide Council’s legislative agenda and policy ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release, Chamber Organization, Event Notice
Friday, January 06, 2017
(Medicine Hat) –The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to host a business luncheon titled ‘Impacts of Alberta’s Carbon Tax Legislation’ on January 31st. The event is sponsored by MNP LLP and will feature guest speaker Mitch LaBuick.  ‘We’ve identified a number of concerns expressed to us by the business community including how we will maintain competitiveness with neighboring ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber Organization, Community, Event Notice, Press Release
Friday, December 16, 2016
The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that 8 local companies are among the 42 finalists named for the 2017 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction. Medicine Hat continues to be been well represented as several businesses have been selected as finalists and winners in various categories over the last few years. The 2017 Awards will be held on February 24, 2017 and ...read more
Categories: Chamber Organization, Press Release, Chamber, Community
Monday, November 21, 2016
(Medicine Hat) The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce hosted their President’s Reception and Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 17th. To sum up the 2015-2016 year, the Chamber played off the similarities to a race. In a race, the goal is the same, you want to get to the finish line and ideally you want to finish on top.  “Training for a race takes focus, dedication, hard ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Chamber Organization
Thursday, August 18, 2016
(Medicine Hat) – In February 2016, the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce adopted a policy position on the 603 1st Street development based on concerns regarding the City’s proposed solution for the development, along with restrictions placed on the property.                                                                                                      The property at 603-1st SE ...read more
Categories: Chamber Organization, Policy Update
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
(Medicine Hat) – On July 25 the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce received accreditation with distinction through the Chamber Accreditation Council of Canada. In 2004, representatives from all levels of the chamber network formed the Chamber Accreditation Council of Canada (CACC) and launched a national accreditation program designed to recognize chambers that satisfy a set of high ...read more
Categories: Chamber Organization