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Legacy Giving: Transform what can be achieved tomorrow

By Gillian Slade on September 24th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The purpose of legacy giving is to plan ahead, choose a gift that fulfills your hopes and desires, and to make a lasting impact. Charitable giving through a bequest to the Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation is a wonderful way to leave a legacy that has special meaning to you, while ... Read More »

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Mmmm… Bacon

By Sean Rooney on September 24th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Folks, let’s have a serious conversation about bacon. Sure, Canalta Centre unveiled an array of new food choices Friday for its upcoming sophomore season, including everything from veggie snack cups to kids meals and deep-fried dill pickles. But there was no questioning the real star of the show: Bacon on a stick, drizzled ... Read More »

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Legacy Giving: YMCA can go above and beyond

By Mo Cranker on September 24th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The YMCA has been operating in Medicine Hat since the 1970s with the goal of giving back to those who give to them. While being well known for its swimming lessons, the YMCA offers a wide range of health, exercise and living services outside of the pool, including, child care centres, an ... Read More »

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Building fee spike looks likely

By Collin Gallant on September 24th, 2016

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Costs related to building in Medicine Hat could be going up as the city’s planning department attempts to close a gap between what it charges and the cost to issue permits. However, some business groups in Medicine Hat are saying that while they can understand the move to recover costs, its not the ... Read More »

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Where, when and how to vote

By Gillian Slade on September 24th, 2016

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade Mark your calendar with voting options for the upcoming byelection in Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner. Election day is Monday, Oct. 24 but there are a number of options to cast your vote if you are not available that day. There are advance polls on Oct. 14 through Oct. 17. You can also cast your ... Read More »

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Women’s Shelter AGM Sept. 28

By Peggy Revell on September 24th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society will host its annual general meeting Sept. 28 at Paradise Valley, starting at noon. This year’s AGM will feature a guest speaker who will speak about her experiences in using the services the local organization provides. There will also be announcements on what the MHWSS will ... Read More »

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Officials couldn’t be happier with Riverside berming

By Collin Gallant on September 24th, 2016

Medicine Hat News City councillors and administrators are “extremely impressed” with the progress being made on the Riverside berm project. Infrastructure commissioner Stan Schwartzenberger told a city committee Wednesday that contracting company MJB Enterprises Ltd. is on schedule. “We’re extremely impressed with the work and the relationship that they have with the neighbours,” he said. ... Read More »

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City Notebook: The sky isn’t falling, say certain council members

By Collin Gallant on September 24th, 2016

T-Minus three months until the city budget arrives at council and already the case is being made for major cost containment described as crucial earlier this year. Hatters will know the story by now: With no energy division profits this year, or next, or maybe even in 2018, there’s a $23-million budget gap to fill. ... Read More »

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Nominations for MHC’s Business Person of the Year award open

By Charles Lefebvre on September 24th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat College has opened up the nomination process for its Business Person of the Year award. The award, handed out yearly at the college’s Connecting Students to Business Dinner, is awarded to an individual who resides or operates a business in southern Alberta, who demonstrates character and integrity through their success, ... Read More »

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Students pour into the Flats for fourth annual run

By Mo Cranker on September 24th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Elm Street School held its fourth annual River Flats Run Friday morning with approximately 1,500 students in attendance. The race is held in partnership with the YMCA as part of its Get Active program, aimed at keeping kids active during lunch and after school hours. Elm Street principal Katrina Corbett said approximately ... Read More »

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