Food and Beverage – Invest Medicine Hat

Redcliff Bakery expands to downtown Medicine Hat

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Having successfully reinvigorated the original Redcliff Bakery, local entrepreneurs Melissa and Joel Graber are rising up the challenge of a second location, taking over the “Sweet Caporal Building” in downtown Medicine Hat. “We’ve been shopping for the perfect location for over a year now,” said Melissa. “With our friends at Station Coffee and Mad Hatter […]

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Welcome to your new backyard

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Looking for a unique outdoor experience this summer? Look no further. Local entrepreneurs, Darren Howes and Josh Hopkins, have been hard-at-work constructing a family-friendly, outdoor patio between two heritage buildings downtown Medicine Hat. “On a visit to Philadelphia a few years back, I noticed a trend with outdoor, seasonal patios in between buildings rather than […]

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When it comes to helping others, our region has no borders.

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  When it comes to helping others, our region has no borders. Claude Bilodeau, Vice President and General Manager at the Black Velvet Distilling Company, is a man who cares deeply about the safety of the people around him. Black Velvet was founded in Lethbridge in 1973 with a mission to make great Canadian whiskey […]

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A Business Love Offensive

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  As with many business owners in Medicine Hat, Carole and Brendan Hillson, owners of McBride’s Bakery, have had to pivot in order to stay open and profitable during the new economic environment they face with the onset of COVID-19. Never one to back away from a challenge, they immediately began finding solutions to continue […]

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Thai Orchid Restaurant

From Thailand to Medicine Hat; The journey of one local entrepreneur’s story of success.

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  One of Sounantha Boss’s first memories comes from growing up on her family’s rural farm in Thailand. She recalls being only 3 or 4 years old while playing in the wooden house they lived in, supported by stilts sticking out of the brown mud that made its own home below. Sou was playing inside […]

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