December 12th, 2018

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Business Beat: Free session regarding Canada’s Digital Privacy Act (DPA) for small business

By Medicine Hat News on December 5th, 2018

When the federal government initiates new legislation that affects small businesses it can sometimes be frustrating to get to know everything that you ought to know. APEX Alberta is here to help. On Dec. 14, Sarah Bowman, partner at Bolton Bishop Bowman law firm in Medicine Hat, will be our special event guest to present ... Read More »

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Business Beat: Celebrating the Chamber’s legacy

By Medicine Hat News on November 28th, 2018

The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce hosted its Presidents’ reception last night in order to recognize our members and those who have been involved in our Chamber over the years. As we look at the amazing contributions of both members and directors over the years, we recognize that we have inherited a rich ... Read More »

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Business Beat: A busy year has Hat business community feeling optimistic

By Medicine Hat News on November 21st, 2018

Now that Small Business Month has come and gone, and as 2018 winds to a close, it seems like a good opportunity to present some of Medicine Hat’s top small business investment stories from 2018. In Medicine Hat, a steady economy has prompted small businesses to invest in real estate, retail, services and manufacturing. The ... Read More »

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Business Beat: Defining your value prop

By Medicine Hat News on November 14th, 2018

Providing value to your customer is everything in business. Most small business owners believe that the value they provide to their customers is the products and services they deliver. In fact, a well-defined value proposition outlines to the customer how the company’s products and services solves a problem and improves their daily life. A value ... Read More »

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Business Beat: Third Emerging Industries session later this month

By Medicine Hat News on November 7th, 2018

On Nov. 29, APEX Alberta, with the support of Alberta Labour, will be hosting a full day session at the Medicine Hat College. This session is the final of a three-part series entitled “Emerging Industries & The Future of Work.” Each session has been designed to help increase awareness and knowledge of emerging industries developing ... Read More »

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Business Beat: Off-site levies explained

By Medicine Hat News on October 31st, 2018

There is a lot of confusion around off-site levies and rightly so. Stakeholders, including the Chamber of Commerce, met from April 2012 to June 2013 to review the scope, plans, infrastructure projects, allocations and costs, and have gone through continual research and advocacy on the issue since that time. I can appreciate that without extensive ... Read More »

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Business Beat: Plant protein is a strategic opportunity for Medicine Hat and region

By Medicine Hat News on October 24th, 2018

Beyond Meat, a vegan food company, is preparing for an initial public offering. The company is one of many that is selling a new breed of vegetable-based products designed to mimic the taste and texture of real meat. The company has tapped into strong demand. Since launching the Beyond Burger in 2016, they’ve managed to ... Read More »

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Business Beat: Opportunities abound for cannabis industry in Alberta

By Medicine Hat News on October 17th, 2018

How do you define your future in an undefined market? The cannabis industry in Alberta is laden with opportunities for Canadian licensed producers (LPs) and affiliated companies. It’s a critical time and an opportune moment to ask important questions about the future. Players in this industry face an uncertain operating landscape that challenges even the ... Read More »

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Business Beat: Termuende the keynote speaker at cannabis production seminar

By Medicine Hat News on October 10th, 2018

APEX Alberta (with the support of Alberta Labour) continues its “Emerging Industries & The Future of Work” three-part informative sessions targeted for business and community members held at the Medicine Hat College. The keynote speaker for the second event on Oct. 25 is Eric Termuende, who is the co-founder of NoW Innovations, a bestselling author, ... Read More »

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Business Beat: Moving the conversation on minimum wage

By Medicine Hat News on October 3rd, 2018

With the minimum wage hike on Oct. 1, there have been a number of opinions surfacing on both sides of the spectrum. There are strong opinions around minimum wage because it affects people personally by impacting their livelihoods — both those living in poverty and those in business. We recognize those in poverty have rising ... Read More »

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