Tourism Week in Canada - May 27 to June 2

Tourism Week in Canada is a grassroots initiative by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada that brings attention to the economic opportunities available through travel and tourism. Tourism Week in Canada runs from May 27 to June 2. For more information click here.

Alberta Chambers of Commerce - Business Alert - Trans Mountain Expansion Announcement

TheĀ  Alberta Chambers of Commerce issued the following statement in support of the federal government's announcement regarding the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project: "Under the circumstances whereby a project of this import to the national economy was at risk of not proceeding, it is a relief that the federal government has fulfilled it's duty to advance the best interest of Canadians by ensuring the expansion project will begin this construction season." Read More

New Member: Sway Bed International Inc.

The Sway Bed International frame is unlike any other frame we have to date. The swaying motion of the bed frame is like the calming sway of a hammock. 

Member 2 Member Discount: Kirbapeal

10% off or 20% off multiple same day services

Member News: Community Futures Entre-Corp Celebrates 30 Years!

May 2018 marks our 30th year in business. Community Futures Entre-Corp has been promoting economic growth and development by assisting entrepreneurs towards realizing their dream of starting and owning a business. We want to say a special thank you to all of our clients, self employment program students, facilitators, partners and the many volunteers who have been with us along the way in this exciting journey over the past three decades.

New Member: FWBA Architects - Medicine Hat

FWBA Architects, founded in 1928, is the oldest continuing architectural practice in Western Canada. Our firm has always endeavored to go beyond the expectations of our clients by not only meeting their needs and their budget, but by creating beautiful and exciting spaces. We are a firm of professionals absolutely dedicated to ensuring our clients receive the best possible service. Continuity of expertise, as well as a solid reputation for creating successful, innovative and dynamic design contributes to our longevity. We believe that well designed buildings not only serve specific functions, but also lift the spirits of a community.

New Member: HIV Community Link Society

HIV Community Link Society exists to support people living with, or at risk of HIV and hepatitis C. We educate communities, give non-judgmental support, tools and information, and offer harm reduction programs and services to populations in Calgary and Southeastern Alberta.

Changes Coming to the Canada Pension Plan

Starting in January 2019, Canadians will begin contributing towards an enhanced Canada Pension Plan (CPP). At that time, employers and employees will begin making slightly higher contributions to the CPP. These will gradually increase each year for the next seven years. Administrative processes will remain the same for employers. Amended T4127 payroll deduction formulas will be published online by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) on November 15, 2018, with amended T4032 and T4008 payroll deduction tables following on December 18, 2018. Payroll deductions and contributions can be downloaded here when they become available.

Have Your Say on Bill 201 - Firefighter Leave Amendment

The Legislative Assembly of Alberta's Standing Committee on Alberta's Economic Future is seeking input for its review of Bill 201, Employment Standards (Firefighter Leave) Amendment Act, 2018. Bill 201 proposes occasional leave for part-time firefighters to assist in fire services while prohibiting employers, without good cause, from preventing a person to act as a part-time firefighter, if the individual has informed the employer, or from refusing to employ a person because they are a part-time firefighter. The deadline for written submissions is Wednesday, June 6, 2018. For more information and to make a submission click here.

New Member: Chacko's Kitchen & Bar

Chacko's sophisticated lunch & dinner menus are prepared to your exact preference, offering flavorful international cuisine. East Indian, Italian, Canadian, Asian, Western Fusion and more. Prepared with finesse, flair, the finest spices and quality local ingredients by our celebrated chefs. Seafood and vegetarian options are also available if you’d prefer a lighter meal. Beautiful presentation and impeccable service from our wait staff allow you to enjoy your food in style. Our beautiful patio open all summer can accommodate up to 33 guests. The cozy private room at Chacko's can host small groups or meetings with seating for up to 16 guests. We can also offer the restaurant out on private hire up to 100 guests subject to contract. A meal at Chacko's Kitchen in Medicine Hat is one to cherish.