Medicine Hat, Alberta is a stable, growing regional service centre with an economic base in manufacturing, petrochemicals, oil & gas services, agricultural processing, agricultural services, retail, and public sector services.
The city is an excellent base of operations for accessing fast-growing markets in Western Canada and beyond. Real opportunities exist in distilling, specialty crop processing, greenhouse vegetable processing, professional services, and retail. Which is to say nothing of opportunities in oil and gas — when it bounces back.
Indeed, Medicine Hat offers investors and entrepreneurs distinct advantages over other Western Canadian jurisdictions when it comes to operating cost, market access, and quality of life.