Start-up Culture – Invest Medicine Hat

Business is sweet for local baker

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No matter what’s happening in the world, there will always be room for cake and special celebrations. Local entrepreneur and baker, Sara Zacharias, has been busier than ever completing the renovation in her garage for her bakery business – The Sweetness Bakeshop, creating custom pastries and cakes, and being a mom and loving wife. Sara […]

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Kicking the Learning Curve to the Curb

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  Jamie Droeske started at SACA, a local kickboxing club, in 2006/2007 for fun and immediately fell in love with the sport, leading her to participate as a competitor. SACA was originally started by Shane Morgen in 2003 for those looking to add to their fitness routine or push to the limit in competition. A […]

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Economic growth potential

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Downtown growth potential on the horizon for downtown Medicine Hat.

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Service at home

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Southland Surgical Centre is open for business.

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Latin infusion

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A Latin restaurant has joined Medicine Hat’s culinary community

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Award winning business

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The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce was recognized as best in its class.

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Getting creative

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Deanna Haysom saw an opportunity to create a workspace for Medicine Hat’s creative professionals.

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Sunny start

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Physiotherapy graduates are building healthcare careers in Canada’s sunniest city.

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Powered by solar

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Terralta is growing a solar energy business in Canada’s sunniest city.

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Home of the Caesar

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Lucky Speed Sauce joins Medicine Hat’s specialty food manufacturers.

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Boost it!

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Froze Pops launched a crowdfunding campaign through ATB Booster.

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Edible opportunity

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Cannabis edibles present a significant business opportunity for investors and entrepreneurs looking to call Medicine Hat and region home.

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Batter up!

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Swanny’s Baseball and Training is Medicine Hat’s new indoor sports centre.

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Local labour market

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The big questions of 2018 are about the local labour market.

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Rosey start-up

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Young entrepreneur Beth Lewis is up for Alberta Chamber of Commerce Award of Distinction.

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Brewing an opportunity

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Medicine Hat has a thriving brewing industry with opportunities to create hyper-local craft beverages.

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Hemp hub

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Folium Biosciences is building a new facility, bringing 250 jobs to Medicine Hat.

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Soul of beer

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Craft malt and hops opportunities are ready for the taking in Medicine Hat.

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Home sweet home

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X-Calibre Industries found their forever home in an 11,000 square foot shop.

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Wicked kombucha

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Medicine Hat’s first kombucha brewery is open for business.

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Fully charged

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Crews are laying the groundwork for a new renewable energy microgrid testing facility at Medicine Hat College, known as the Community Renewable Energy Microgrid Demonstration Project (CREMDP).

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Major projects of 2018

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After a year of major announcements, Medicine Hat and region enters 2019 with nearly $1 billion in construction projects underway.

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Small business investments 2018

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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 the past year.

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Powered by the sun

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Municipal and provincial incentives are attracting new renewable energy companies.

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Plant proteins

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Plant protein is a strategic opportunity for Medicine Hat and region.

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Green rush

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Cannabis retailers are open for business.

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Moving on up

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After 10 years in business, Crystal Metz has found her forever home.

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Farm to flask

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Grit City Distillery is tapping the premium, local spirits market.

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Whole harvest

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When the new regulations come into effect on Oct. 17, Medicine Hat and area hemp producers will be in a position to capture the full value of this year’s harvest.

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All aboard

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Building by building, North Railway is being transformed.

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Plugged in

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Hut 8’s new Medicine Hat cryptocurrency mining facility is complete.

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Making Space

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The old warehouse-style space on North Railway needed someone with vision to bring the property into the 21st century.

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Sask. Bound

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Riding the craft beer boom, Medicine Hat Brewing Company expands distribution to Saskatchewan

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Yes, we Cannabidiol

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With Aurora Cannabis preparing to break ground on its 1.2-million-square-foot Aurora Sun facility, it seems like a good time to explore opportunities further along the value chain as it relates to cannabis and hemp.

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Go for a spin

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Spotting an opportunity for a downtown spin studio, Sabrina Moore is reviving a heritage building with a well-known history as a bakery.

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10 years of fitness

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Temple Fitness is celebrating 10 years in business.

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Hop to it!

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Spring is around the corner and opportunities to serve Alberta’s fast growing craft brewing industry are ready to sprout.

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Fresh and fast

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Franchisee sees expansion opportunities in Medicine Hat’s commercial centres

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On the grid

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Medicine Hat College will host Alberta’s first microgrid testing facility.

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A luxurious fire hall

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A Medicine Hat couple has redeveloped an old fire station into a luxury retail destination.

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Investors putting money into ag tech

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Controlled environment agriculture raised over $10 billion in 2017, representing nearly a 30% increase over 2016. Within that, investment into novel farming systems rose 200% as companies got serious about how to grow as much food as efficiently as possible.

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Little forest on the prairie

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Approximately one quarter of Alberta’s new forests are grown in prairie greenhouses in Medicine Hat and shipped to reforestation projects across the province.

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Q&A with Cam Inglis, President, Poko Popcorn

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Poko Popcorn is looking for a Medicine Hat franchisee as the company expands across Canada

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Where the action is

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Reliance Insurance is doubling their square footage in downtown Medicine Hat.

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2018 Manufacturing Outlook

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Medicine Hat’s manufacturing sector expects a steady 2018, mirroring provincial trends

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Fresh Start

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Same local flavor, new location

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Demo Day

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Medicine Hat Meat Traders to pitch at District Ventures’ upcoming Demo Day

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Recipe for success

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Skinny’s Smoke House expands into the supermarket, all the while putting the finishing touches on a new 6,300 square foot restaurant.

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Crafting an opportunity

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The craft beer industry is having ripple effects in the marketplace.

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Local start-ups think globally

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Medicine Hat College’s Global Entrepreneurship Week is fostering startups in Medicine Hat.

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Retail Revival

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Bouyed by a strong local economy, 8th Street undergoes a small business makeover.

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Investor Ready

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Medicine Hat-based Alternative Farming Solutions is approved to take part in Alberta Investor Tax Credit program.

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In the driver’s seat

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From Medicine Hat, photographer and videographer Luke Fandrich has amassed over 11,000 Instagram followers while his website has reached more than 40 million people. His photo library serves clients across North America, leading to influencer marketing work.

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Less is more

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Medicine Hat’s business community is in the middle of a youth movement with millennials who are drawn to a business-friendly community that has grown steadily and intelligently for decades.

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Testing, testing

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Jim Sodero and Stan Burton developed a software that has grown Medicine Hat-based Solutions Thru Software into a multimillion dollar software company.

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Success story

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Thriving in Canada’s competitive photography industry means keeping the finger on the shutter and being ready to move when the right opportunity presents itself.

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Branching out

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Kim Harper is growing her graphic design business throughout Western Canada from her home-base in Medicine Hat.

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Rustic Pickle to expand after hitting social market

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Since Kristine Russell found her market on Instagram her children’s clothing line, Rustic Pickle, has taken off.

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Manufacturers plan for growth

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The owners of Red Arc Manufacturing are planning to add more staff as the company grows into its new shop.

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41 Salsa spices up the food industry

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JMH & Co. Pitch Competition winner Colton Eremenko is using Medicine Hat-grown vegetables to grow his salsa business.

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Former oilfield workers tap into virtual reality

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Slaying zombies, taking in mountain views and walking with dinosaurs is all possible in Medicine Hat.

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