By Medicine Hat News on February 20th, 2019
Canada’s chambers of commerce, representing more than 200,000 Canadian businesses, are coming together today to demonstrate widespread support for Canada’s resource sectors and asking our governments to do more for these embattled sectors and the Canadians they employ. Our natural resource sector provided 1.81 million jobs in 2017, accounted for 17 per cent of the ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on February 13th, 2019
Did you know that the Alberta Government made sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Code in 2018? On Feb. 27, APEX will be sponsoring a free seminar outlining some of these key changes. Staying informed on employment law changes is important for both employees and employers in our region. This two-day program will feature a ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on February 6th, 2019
There’s a story told about the dangers of leadership. Yes, a general is supposed to be out in front of the troops and leading, but the general who gets too far in front runs the risk of catching fire from both sides. The moral is clear: Being ahead of the trends has benefits and risks! ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on January 30th, 2019
Yesterday, local innovators, entrepreneurs, students, and startups were treated to a free seminar on intellectual property protection. The event was sponsored by APEX at the Medicine Hat College. The two-day program featured a main presentation as well as individual meetings during which individuals were given the opportunity to meet one-on-one with intellectual property lawyers and ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on January 23rd, 2019
The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Medicine Hat Kiwanis Club, hosts an annual State of the City address each January for our community. This is our opportunity for City of Medicine Hat Mayor Ted Clugston to join us as he provides updates on the progress that has been made ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on January 16th, 2019
At last count, Alberta was home to 80 breweries and 24 distilleries, with many more in various stages of planning and commissioning. As the province’s brewers and distillers look to differentiate their offering, they are turning to local ingredient suppliers to help their product stand out on crowded store shelves. “We try to get as ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on January 2nd, 2019
What do you think you might have in common with Mark Zuckerberg or Oprah Winfrey? Maybe you are a creative entrepreneur with bulldog tenacity. You believe you can accomplish great things, so you press forward to rise above the crowd. Or perhaps you are a “pro” at what it is that you do, and you ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on December 26th, 2018
As the new year approaches, many individuals may be thinking about their New Year’s resolution. We set certain goals at this time of year to accomplish something that we believe will improve our life. For our Chamber, it’s not just about a New Year’s resolution, but rather resolutions we set throughout the year in order ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on December 19th, 2018
The year 2018 was a transformational one for Medicine Hat and region. All year long, a parade of major announcements saw a diverse number of new industries take root in the city and region. The positive economic impact of these new developments will be felt for many years to come. The good news started in ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on December 12th, 2018
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 ... Read More »Be the first to comment!