Province Announces Request for Expression of Interest for Oil Refinery

Premier Rachel Notley announced the government is issuing a Request for Expression of Interest to determine business cases for investing in a new refinery in Alberta or tied to Alberta production. New refining capacity would also help lower the oil price differential over the long term, protecting the province from a lack of capacity to export oil. Projects must have a strong return on investment for Albertans. Any proposed facility will consume Alberta-produced oil feedstock and produce marketable refined products. Read More

Business Beat: Prepare For Labour Market Shifts

There’s a shift brewing in the regional labour market that could catch unwary employers off guard. One sign of the shift is the story in Saturday’s edition of the Medicine Hat News that carried good news for job seekers. The local unemployment is below provincial averages and dropping further all the time. After a few hard years, it’s hard not to celebrate those numbers. Flipping back a few editions, there are older news stories that suggest the increasing job openings is a trend that will continue. We’ve all read about new jobs coming online in renewable energy and cannabis. In addition to the construction jobs already being created, these new employers will certainly need ongoing staff. Read More

New Member: TItan Exteriors

Located in Medicine Hat, Titan Exteriors is pleased to offer our services to the greater Southern Alberta area. Whether commercial or residential, we have the resources and skills needed to ensure your defences are fortified and ready. Though roofing and siding are the primary shields that a building will require, we are also pleased to offer a complete home exterior protection package including doors, windows, soffit and fascia. We know that quality work and materials make the difference between lasting armour and a temporary barrier and also understand the fickle and unrelenting nature of Canadian weather. Whatever your style or your budget, Titan Exteriors is dedicated to providing your home or building with the highest quality protection from elemental forces.


Member News: F & S Safety and Safety Buzz Merge

We are incredibly excited to announce that as of December 1st, F&S Safety and Safety Buzz ETC will be joining forces and becoming one training provider for you and your team, F & S Safety Buzz! Two ambitious locally owned companies are joining together to be a driving force in safety training! We will be officially merged December 1, and with over 40 years combined experience we will be able to offer our clients even more safety courses, with the same excellent service!  We are so excited for this new venture and look forward to serving our current clientele and welcoming new ones! Thank you everyone for your support! We will be working closely with the entire team to ensure extraordinary experiences for our customers. Training will remain at the Buzz Campus in Dunmore and course times will remain the same. Keep an eye out for our new logo! If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us by phone at 403.526.8400 or by email [email protected]


Alberta Launches Three Canadian Agricultural Partnership Programs

Three programs under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) have been launched and are now accepting applications. Accelerating the Advancement of Agricultural Innovation and Adapting Innovative Solutions in Agriculture are open and accepting applications. The due date for the first intake of applications is December 20, 2018. The program will continue to accept applications for the next intake.The Emergency Preparedness program is also now accepting applications.  Read More

New Member: Elevated Doors

When you need a repair, we are committed to delivering premier customer service that is second to none. It is our highest priority to get the job done right the first time on every assignment. Call us at Elevated Doors we cover all your overhead doors needs in Medicine Hat and area.


Grand Opening: Essentials Medi-Spa

Join the team at Essentials Medi-Spa for their grand opening on Friday, December 14th. There will be a come and go event from Noon until 7 pm with the ribbon cutting ceremony slated for 6 pm. Come and see the clinic, pose for a holiday selfie, check out the one day sales and talk to the knowledgeable staff about their products and procedures. Drop by at Unit 2 - 1335 Trans Canada Way SE. Door prizes and refreshments will be provided throughout the day! 


New Member: Euphoria

In 2012, Euphoria opened up Downtown in Medicine Hat, within a few years of opening we had undergone a large expansion and location change to Southview Drive in Medicine Hat to serve our clients better. We strive to give our clients the best possible experience by offering comprehensive Salon and Spa services to Medicine Hat and area. Euphoria prides itself on treating its staff and clients in a pleasant and professional manner. Euphoria will earn your business and keep you coming back and referring your friends and family! Through our experienced staff, welcoming environment, and our integrity, we provide a level of service superior to not only our competition in Medicine Hat, but anywhere in the Country. Thank you very much for the opportunity to serve you! All the staff at Euphoria looks forward to developing a long lasting relationship with all our clients. You can feel confident that you are receiving the best care in the business. See you soon!


Alberta Launches Surveillance Program

The Surveillance Program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership) was launched November 14, 2018, and is now accepting applications. Its purpose is to increase the early detection of existing and emerging livestock diseases, crop pests, bee pests, and foodborne hazards.The program aims to improve Alberta’s agriculture and agri-food sector’s ability to anticipate, mitigate and prepare for risks that could have a major financial impact on the livestock and plant industries, or affect the health and safety of people. It supports industry associations and groups to deliver initiatives aimed at enhancing public assurance in three focus areas: animal health, food safety, and plant health systems. Read More

Increase to Alberta's Feeder Association Loan Guarantee Program

Changes are being made to Alberta’s Feeder Association Loan Guarantee Program to help support competitiveness and growth in Alberta’s livestock industry.The Feeder Associations Guarantee Regulation is being amended to increase loan limits from $1 million to $2 million and increase the amount member associations can receive in advance based on the value of their livestock. Read the full media release here


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