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Nominations Are Open For the 2024 Stars of Alberta Volunteer

The Stars of Alberta Awards highlight and recognize volunteers who dedicate their time and talents to make a difference in the lives of Albertans. Two awards are given in each of the following categories:

  • Youth (up to 24 years of age)
  • Adult
  • Senior

In addition, the Breaking Barriers category recognizes exceptional volunteers who are working to create diverse and inclusive communities. Three awards are presented in this category to individuals who are working to end racism, advocating for 2SLGBTQQIA+ inclusion and fighting gender discrimination in their communities. Albertans are encouraged to submit nominations online. The deadline for nominations is June 30. Find out more.

Phase 1 Water Conservation Measures Continue

In response to the risk of drought in southern Alberta this year, City of Medicine Hat representatives have been meeting regularly with Alberta Environment and Protected Areas and collaborating closely with multiple regional agencies to align efforts and ensure prioritized use in the event of limited water availability.
Phase 1 water conservation measures continue - City of Medicine Hat


Major Water-Sharing Agreements Ready for Alberta

The largest water-sharing agreements in Alberta’s 118-year history are now in place to help respond to the risk of severe drought.

Investing in Crane Operator Apprenticeships

Alberta’s government recognizes the value of apprenticeship programs and is investing in a pilot program with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 955.


Advocacy in Action


Have Your Say on Bow River Reservoir Options

For the next three weeks, Albertans are invited to share feedback to help officials understand what is most important them. An online questionnaire focuses on two possible options:

  • Expanding the existing Ghost Reservoir
  • Building a new reservoir between Cochrane and the Bearspaw Dam near Calgary

The feedback this spring will be closely considered along with the rest of the feasibility study, once it is completed in December 2024. The findings will help Alberta’s government decide if there is an option that should proceed to the next phase, the engineering and regulatory approval process. The survey will be open until May 6. After that, government will carefully review the input Albertans have provided to inform the feasibility study and determine how to proceed to engineering and regulatory approval. Find out more. Have your Say

Making Electricity More Affordable

Alberta’s government is making electricity more affordable by protecting Albertans from spikes in prices and helping them be more informed about their options.


Next Level Events


City Launches Community Clean-up Initiative for Earth Day

Residents are encouraged to join a community-wide clean-up to celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22, 2024. Beginning on Earth Day, participants—whether individually, with family, or friends—are encouraged to either use their own garbage bags or pick up complimentary supplies, including bags and gloves, for litter collection in parks, natural areas, and coulees. Find out more here.

Art Room Gallery at RE/MAX Medalta Real Estate this Thursday

The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with RE/MAX Medalta Real Estate and The Art Room, invites you to a member-exclusive evening of fine art created by local artists, networking, food & drink. 

Visit the new Art Room gallery at RE/MAX Medalta Real Estate and meet the four contemporary southern Alberta Artists who make up this group. This collaboration is new to Medicine Hat and sure to be a destination for art lovers, local business supporters, and visitors to our City. The Artists will be in attendance along with RE/MAX Medalta Real Estate Realtors.

More details and registration here!


Community Summit

Medicine Hat Community Housing, in partnership with the City of Medicine Hat, is hosting A Way Forward, Community Summit 4. This Summit, held on April 25, 2024 at the Fireside Room at the Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede grounds, will be the fourth and wrap up Summit held in community.  Summits 1-3 were held in June of 2023, and February 2024. They are looking to spur new, dynamic conversation that began last year, with an emphasis on prioritizing issues already identified and ways to further advance the outcomes. Prior to Summit 4, MHCHS will release summary reports from Summits 1-3. If you are interested in attending this Summit, please RSVP by April 18, 2024 to

Grand Opening for Red Rock Ltd.

Friday April 26th, @ 12pm in the Chamber Boardroom

As we mark a significant milestone in our journey, I am thrilled to extend a heartfelt invitation to celebrate the 1-year anniversary of Red Rock HR Ltd. Join us for a momentous ribbon-cutting ceremony as we reflect on a year of partnership, growth, and shared success. Find the event here


Last Week to Register for the Premier Luncheon! 

The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a luncheon and presentation/ Q&A with Premier Danielle Smith on May 2nd at 11:00am - 1:30pm. Register here.

Event Agenda: 

11:00 - Doors open and networking

11:30 - Welcome & Introductions

11:45 - Buffet Lunch served

12:15 - Premier Danielle Smith: Presentation followed by Q & A

1:00 - Closing Comments

Enriching Your Business


There's a reason Chambers Plan is Canada's #1 plan.

Contact JoAnne Letkeman,
Exclusive Chamber Group Advisor,
403-504-2166 ext 1.

Look at what else your Chambers Plan includes here!

Fueling the Business Community


We would like to welcome three businesses to the Chamber Family! Apollo Home Inspections, Summit Professional Services, Westland Insurance Brooks

We continually look forward to helping our members during their business journey and wish each the best in all future endeavors. We are extremely happy to have such amazing members, and are very glad that we can serve a part in that journey! Keep your eye out for more new member posts moving forward!

2022-2023 Chamber Board

Chamber of Commerce Board Applications

As part of the Board of Director’s succession planning for the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce, nominations are held each year to actively seek out dedicated, community-minded individuals whose common goals and principles coincide with the Chamber of Commerce and the organization’s mandate. The Board of Directors assist in stimulating a strengthened and vibrant economy in our region through our connections, support & influence and help further our mission in the Medicine Hat & District area.

We are currently looking for energetic, enthusiastic and progressive Board members who have the desire to sustain and grow a strong business environment in our community. Successful candidates should be prepared to assist the Chamber of Commerce in accomplishing its goals and objectives and be willing to contribute to formulating policies for the betterment of our business community and advocating for those positions on behalf of our region. 

In addition, we encourage individuals who are interested in becoming involved in the Chamber of Commerce to volunteer by sitting on a committee or task force as a way to gain experience and become familiar with our organization and our mandate prior to becoming a Board of Director.

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities with the Chamber of Commerce, please take a moment to fill out our Volunteer Form.

To ensure the Chamber maintains a fair and democratic process, we rely on and encourage our members to provide us with potential nominees for our Board, which are then elected by our members. If you or someone you know is interested in working with the Chamber of Commerce Board to accomplish our vision and mission and would like to submit their name for election to the Board, please fill out the online nomination form or download the nomination package HERE.

Any nominee shall be a member in good standing for a minimum of two years, free of any conflict of interest and be willing and able to attend board meetings. In addition, it is highly desirable that candidates should be able to demonstrate a familiarity with the Chamber of Commerce’s activities and a level of involvement that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to the Chamber of Commerce’s goals and objectives.

All nominations are due by Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 12:00 noon. Should you have any questions, please contact the Chamber office at 403.527.5214 ext 222 or

-Commercial Opportunities-

Chamber of Commerce: RFP’s

Looking for business opportunities or land for sale

Check out the current listings from member companies who have real estate (both commercial & residential), office furniture, or commercial items they wish to sell or liquidate. If you are a member and have property, office space or office furniture or equipment you would like to sell, contact us or login to your member portal to post your items for free.



Fill Up On Funding


Alberta Hospitality Association Work Integrated Learning Grant

This industry-specific grant will allow Alberta restauranteurs to receive $5,000 worth of government funding to allow restaurants to hire post-secondary students who are actively seeking roles within the hospitality sector - this includes service and kitchen-related positions, management, marketing, administrative and tech support. Find out more.

Grant Helps Young Workers Stay Safe
Alberta’s government is boosting funding to SafeGen, a program that provides workplace health and safety training to high school students.

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Brooks-Newell Region News

Brooks - Newell Business Mixer

Join us on May 15th, 2024 for our inaugural Brooks-Newell Business mixer, held in the Atrium at the Heritage Inn and Convention Centre from 6pm-8pm.

Get to know your Chamber Staff and make valuable connections with your business community and City Leadership.

Space is limited for this event, so don't delay!

Charcuterie boards and canapes will be offered throughout the evening and bar service will be available.

Register Here

Hotel Brooks - Atrium 2 - Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre

Brooks Trade Show this Fall!

Each year, the Chamber invests time and resources into creating quality trade shows for our communities, and we are proud to host our inaugural trade show in Brooks. With thousands of consumers visiting the shows over the course of three days these trade shows give an incredible opportunity to gain exposure for your business, demonstrate and sell products, and showcase your services. As an added bonus, Chamber members receive 10% off the price of trade show booths! Bringing businesses together under the JBS Canada Centre roof provides a fantastic experience for everyone. 

Take a look at more details regarding becoming an exhibitor here!

Crossword Puzzle


Crossword Puzzle Answers

Did you figure it out? Here are the answers for the April 15th crossword puzzle.

Remember that subscribing to our weekly email gets you access to the crossword puzzle. Anyone who sends us their answers will get their name put into our quarterly draw.

The prize? Receive 5 promotional credits with us (for members) or credit towards a membership (for non-members)! Oh and bragging rights that you're a crossword master.

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