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Medicine Hat - Be A Tourist In Your Own Town
July 13, 2024
Tourism & Travel

Medicine Hat - Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

Nestled in the southeastern corner of Alberta, Medicine Hat is a charming city that offers a delightful mix of natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture.
City Extends Saamis Rotary, Ross Glen Spray Park Hours
July 12, 2024
Sports & Recreation

City Extends Saamis Rotary, Ross Glen Spray Park Hours

The City of Medicine Hat will be extending the hours of operation of two spray parks starting Friday, July 12.
Turner Park Landscape and Irrigation Upgrade project
July 9, 2024
Community

Turner Park Landscape and Irrigation Upgrade project

Upgrades are coming to Turner Park that will increase the park’s accessibility and functionality while maintaining its beauty. The Turner Park Landscape and Irrigation Upgrade project is set to begin Monday, July 15.
AMA President's Letter: Why are we worried about general surgery?
July 8, 2024
Health & Wellness

AMA President's Letter: Why are we worried about general surgery?

General surgery needs attention and intervention from government! Today we launch the second issue in our advocacy campaign Acute Care Concerns.
City of Medicine Hat receives federal funding for pair of transit projects
July 4, 2024
Community

City of Medicine Hat receives federal funding for pair of transit projects

The City of Medicine Hat has received nearly $2.7 million in federal funding through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program’s (ICIP) Public Transit Infrastructure Stream, which supports two City and Medicine Hat Transit (MHT) projects.
Southridge Community Park trail rehabilitation
June 28, 2024
Sports & Recreation

Southridge Community Park trail rehabilitation

Two sections of the trail system in Southridge Community Park are scheduled to undergo rehabilitation work starting in July.
Meet Heather Bach of the Medicine Hat Health Foundation
June 26, 2024
Health & Wellness

Meet Heather Bach of the Medicine Hat Health Foundation

Alberta Health Services recognizes May as Health Philanthropy Month. Throughout the month, we’re celebrating our philanthropic partners who raise funds for healthcare across the province. The Faces of Foundations profile series introduces you to leaders in healthcare philanthropy across Alberta. This week, we’re pleased to profile Heather Bach, executive director of the Medicine Hat Health Foundation.
2 Day Canada Day Festival Returns to Kin Coulee
June 22, 2024
Entertainment

2 Day Canada Day Festival Returns to Kin Coulee

The Medicine Hat Skateboard Association and The Connection are hosting the Kin Coulee Canada Day Festival this year on June 30 and July 1. Yusuf Mohamed from The Connection said “This years event is going to be bigger and better than ever. With a focus on cultural groups and celebrating reconciliation”.
City Rolls Out Mobility Mat at Echo Dale Regional Park
June 18, 2024
Sports & Recreation

City Rolls Out Mobility Mat at Echo Dale Regional Park

Last week, the City installed a Mobi-Mat at Echo Dale Regional Park swim lake to improve access to the water for those with mobility challenges.
Council Highlights June 17 2024
June 18, 2024
Politics

Council Highlights June 17 2024

This summary provides a brief overview of City Council meetings and does not reflect all discussion and debate.
City launches Clean Energy Improvement Program
June 18, 2024
Community

City launches Clean Energy Improvement Program

Today, Medicine Hat residents have a new financial tool to support energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades to their properties with the launch of the City’s Clean Energy Improvement Program (CEIP).
Opinion: Let's get new pay model for family doctors to the finish line
June 17, 2024
Health & Wellness

Opinion: Let's get new pay model for family doctors to the finish line

Our premier and health minister have both stated that Alberta’s health-care system should be the best in the West. Physicians and Albertans agree.
City of Medicine Hat Honours National Indigenous Peoples Day
June 17, 2024
Community

City of Medicine Hat Honours National Indigenous Peoples Day

The City of Medicine Hat honours National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day to honour the rich history and traditions, diverse cultures and important contributions of Indigenous peoples in our community.
Students No Longer Permitted to Use Personal Mobile Devices During Instructional Time
June 17, 2024
Education & Learning

Students No Longer Permitted to Use Personal Mobile Devices During Instructional Time

Effective for the 2024-2025 school year students will no longer be permitted to use personal mobile devices during instructional time
Town Square Block Party Summer Schedule
June 14, 2024
Community

Town Square Block Party Summer Schedule

Discover the heart of our community at Towne Square's Block Party every Saturday this summer from noon to 4 p.m. It's where neighbours become friends, and the community comes alive.
Local Molly Maid Franchisee Recognized Nationally
June 14, 2024
Business

Local Molly Maid Franchisee Recognized Nationally

MOLLY MAID Canada recently held their National Convention and is thrilled to announce a local MOLLY MAID Franchise Partner received a very prestigious award.
Division Avenue South Rehabilitation update
June 11, 2024
Community

Division Avenue South Rehabilitation update

The City of Medicine Hat continues road construction along Division Avenue South from the intersection of Third Street SE to Fifth Street SE, starting today. Work on this phase of the project should be complete in late June 2024, weather dependent.
Dunmore Road paving to resume Monday
June 8, 2024
Community

Dunmore Road paving to resume Monday

Lane closures and brief intersection closures will be required during this work. Motorists can expect detours and delays as crews progress. Motorists are asked to obey all construction signage, flag personnel and temporary speed limits in the area.
Medicine Hat Transit seeking input on the future of special transit services
June 8, 2024
Community

Medicine Hat Transit seeking input on the future of special transit services

The City is seeking community input for the upcoming review of its Special Transit services. This review will consider industry best practices and identify program gaps and improvement opportunities, including customer service, service delivery and other community expectations. All aspects of the Special Transit services will be reviewed, and recommendations for improvement will be made through a proposed implementation plan and an updated service policy.
Council Highlights June 3 2024
June 4, 2024
Politics

Council Highlights June 3 2024

This summary provides a brief overview of City Council meetings and does not reflect all discussion and debate. For full details, download the agenda package or watch the full meeting on the City of Medicine Hat’s YouTube channel.
Southview and Simpson Parks undergoing landscape and irrigation improvement project
June 4, 2024
Community

Southview and Simpson Parks undergoing landscape and irrigation improvement project

Construction in Southview and Simpson Parks will start today for a landscape and irrigation improvement project with an anticipated completion date of fall 2024.
Gas, electric, wind energy rates set for June
June 4, 2024
Community

Gas, electric, wind energy rates set for June

The City of Medicine Hat has set its June energy commodity rates.
Quonset Days 2024: Country Music Festival Raises Funds for The ALS Society of Alberta
June 4, 2024
Community

Quonset Days 2024: Country Music Festival Raises Funds for The ALS Society of Alberta

The Greatest Outdoor Party on Dirt returns for its 13th year on July 19 & 20 to raise funds for The ALS Society of Alberta! With over $650,000 raised since 2010, this year's country music festival promises to be an outstanding event.
Youth Charged with B&E
May 22, 2024
Community

Youth Charged with B&E

On May 22, 2024, at 0342AM members of the Medicine Hat Police Service Patrol Section responded to an alarm at a business located in the 700 block of Redcliff Dr SW. Upon arrival, patrol officers found the building to be insecure and soon after a suspect was taken into custody.
Security improvements pending at City Hall
May 22, 2024
Politics

Security improvements pending at City Hall

City Hall will undergo changes to public access as part of an ongoing effort to ensure the safety of staff and visitors, and to address growing concerns related to security, safety and appropriate use of the facility.
The City will host a free family-friendly event to celebrate Parks and Recreation month
May 16, 2024
Community

The City will host a free family-friendly event to celebrate Parks and Recreation month

The City will host a free, family-friendly event to celebrate Parks and Recreation month on Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. called Energy in Motion.
Strathcona Island Park access road closed on May 15 for flood protection training
May 14, 2024
Community

Strathcona Island Park access road closed on May 15 for flood protection training

Vehicle access into Strathcona Island Park will be closed during business hours on Wednesday, May 15 for important flood protection training.
WestJet Cuts Service to Medicine Hat Starting in the Fall
May 13, 2024
Tourism & Travel

WestJet Cuts Service to Medicine Hat Starting in the Fall

For Hatters this means even though there will be a bigger plane, it removed any flexibility the current daily multi-flight schedule gave flyers in the community. The new schedule puts us back to the old way of one flight out at 7am and one flight back to the Hat at 11:45pm.
Four people arrested in drug bust
May 9, 2024
Community

Four people arrested in drug bust

ALERT Medicine Hat’s organized crime team made the drug seizures on April 11 and April 30, 2024, as two planned vehicle stops were conducted. The Medicine Hat Police Service and Brooks RCMP provided assistance.
City invites public to 2024 Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony
May 8, 2024
Sports & Recreation

City invites public to 2024 Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The City of Medicine Hat invites residents to the 2024 Sports Wall of Fame induction ceremony for Joseph Fisher and Zorislav Krco on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at the Big Marble Go Centre. The Sports Wall of Fame ceremony and plaque unveiling will begin at 7 p.m. in the Big Marble Go Centre gymnasium.
Annual roadway resurfacing program starts May 13
May 8, 2024
Community

Annual roadway resurfacing program starts May 13

Construction will begin with infrastructure repairs adjacent to the roadways like catch basins, concrete curb and gutter, and sidewalks. Then the roads will be milled to remove the top levels of asphalt and repaved.
Interview: Catherine MacKenzie on Mayor Clark and the Petition
May 8, 2024
Commentary

Interview: Catherine MacKenzie on Mayor Clark and the Petition

The Sentinel reached out to Catherine MacKenzie to find out in more detail about her mission to reinstate Mayor Clark to full duties and her reasons behind the petition do so. The responses are the position of Catherine MacKenzie and are her perspective on the situation occurring between council and Ms. Clark.
Council Clearly Considers Clark's Request Unwarranted
May 7, 2024
Politics

Council Clearly Considers Clark's Request Unwarranted

In a heated city council meeting last night, it was clear that council considered Clark's request for detailed report on spending, severance and staffing changes, unwarranted at best and vindictive at the worst.
New HAT Smart incentive encourages water conservation
May 7, 2024
Community

New HAT Smart incentive encourages water conservation

At the regular City Council meeting on May 6, 2024, Council approved an amendment to the popular HAT Smart program to incorporate a $150,000 water conservation incentive for 2024, available immediately.
Rolling For Hope - A documentary by the Medicine Hat Skate Board Association
May 6, 2024
Community

Rolling For Hope - A documentary by the Medicine Hat Skate Board Association

Rolling For Hope tells the story behind the Medicine Hat Skateboard Association's 2024 trip to volunteer in Mexico, where they built a home for a family in need and worked on upgrading a home for girls, many of whom are child trafficking survivors.
Memorial bench and table program postponed for 2024
May 3, 2024
Community

Memorial bench and table program postponed for 2024

Effective immediately, the City of Medicine Hat is implementing a temporary pause on the Memorial Bench and Picnic Table program for the 2024 season.
A Legal Perspective on City Council
May 3, 2024
Commentary

A Legal Perspective on City Council

It is crucial to recognize that the city manager is the sole employee of the Council and, as such, is subject to employment laws. The circumstances surrounding the incident, where the chief elected official was nearly perceived to have engaged in conduct tantamount to constructive dismissal, raise significant legal implications.
Running For City Council? Why Bother?
April 27, 2024
Commentary

Running For City Council? Why Bother?

With the government of Alberta introducing Bill 20, it raises the following question in municipal politics. If a councillor can be removed by order of cabinet, or a bylaw overturned because it does not jive with the ideology of the government, why be a municipal councillor at all?
New Southeast Alberta Chamber of Commerce Approved to Move Forward
April 25, 2024
Business

New Southeast Alberta Chamber of Commerce Approved to Move Forward

The Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Her Excellency, the Governor General in Council, approved the application by the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce to change its name to the Southeast Alberta Chamber of Commerce, along with the change to the Chamber's district boundaries on April 12, 2024. The official boundaries now include the Town of Bassano, the City of Brooks, the Municipal District of Cypress County - which includes Wild Horse, Seven Persons, Elkwater, Irvine, Walsh, Dunmore, Schuler, Hilda, Suffield, Ralston, Veinerville and Desert Blume, the Village of Duchess, the City of Medicine Hat, the County of Newell, the Town of Redcliff and the Village of Rosemary.
Animal Food Bank In Need of Community Support
April 25, 2024
Community

Animal Food Bank In Need of Community Support

The Medicine Hat Animal Food Bank is a volunteer operated organization providing pet food and supplies to pets of the homeless, low-income and those facing financial hardship. With the current state of the economy, and rising cost of living, demand has doubled for their services in 2024.
Inspector Brent Secondiak to Retire from MHPS in June
April 24, 2024
Community

Inspector Brent Secondiak to Retire from MHPS in June

Insp. Brent Secondiak announces retirement plans on social media.
Transit planning for detours to accommodate construction season
April 22, 2024
Community

Transit planning for detours to accommodate construction season

The City of Medicine Hat will see several major construction projects in 2024 and Transit Services will encounter delays and detours as a result.
Phase 1 Water Conservation Measures Continue
April 19, 2024
Community

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.
Swim shuffle: City prepares for Kinsmen Aquatic Park construction closure at Big Marble Go Centre
April 18, 2024
Community

Swim shuffle: City prepares for Kinsmen Aquatic Park construction closure at Big Marble Go Centre

As crews prepare to shut down the Kinsmen Aquatic Park at the Big Marble Go Centre on May 15, 2024 for a $2.8 million upgrade, plans are taking shape at other pools and amenities to accommodate swimmers.
Woman Charged with Mail Thefts
April 17, 2024
Community

Woman Charged with Mail Thefts

Following this investigation, Cassandra Chenoweth, 41-years-old, of Medicine Hat, AB has been charged with several mail / theft related offences. Chenoweth was held in custody for a Judicial Interm Release hearing and was released from custody. Chenoweth is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court on May 8, 2024.
It’s construction season! City projects ensure reliable infrastructure around town
April 16, 2024
Community

It’s construction season! City projects ensure reliable infrastructure around town

With spring thaw complete, the City of Medicine Hat is gearing up for another busy construction season to enhance road and utility infrastructure around town. The 2024 budget includes more than $40 million in capital infrastructure upgrades.
Apprehended: Leroy Sadler
April 11, 2024
Community

Apprehended: Leroy Sadler

Leroy SADLER is described as a white male, six foot three inches (6’3”) tall and weighing approximately two-hundred and twenty-one (221) pounds. SADLER and may have visible signs of a facial / jaw injury. There is no information available on what clothing Sadler may be wearing.
City launches community clean-up initiative for Earth Day
April 10, 2024
Community

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.
Clark and her Supporters Continue to Fan Flames of Discontent and Conspiracy
April 9, 2024
Commentary

Clark and her Supporters Continue to Fan Flames of Discontent and Conspiracy

For a group that wants the role of Mayor respected, Clark and her supporters are not very respectful of council as a whole. Clark could at anytime ask her supporters not to cheer her when she enters, or jeer other councilors, but she chooses not to lead and continues to antagonize council with her requests of information regarding spending and severance issues that she, as Mayor, signed off on. If that is not grandstanding then what is?
2024 Sports Wall of Fame Inductees selected
April 9, 2024
Sports & Recreation

2024 Sports Wall of Fame Inductees selected

The City of Medicine Hat will welcome Joseph Fisher and Zorislav Krco, to the Sports Wall of Fame during an induction ceremony on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at the Big Marble Go Centre.
Province supports Airport growth and development with $150,000 investment
April 4, 2024
Community

Province supports Airport growth and development with $150,000 investment

The Government of Alberta announced today that the Medicine Hat Regional Airport is one of ten regional airports to be awarded the Regional Airport Development grant.
Clark Drama Only Inflamed Further by Release of One Sided Documents
March 28, 2024
Commentary

Clark Drama Only Inflamed Further by Release of One Sided Documents

Clark’s release of redacted documents questions her integrity as far as the “whole truth”, transparency regarding her behaviours and actions beyond the August 21st council meeting at the centre of the code of conduct breach.
Clark Code of Conduct Report Released
March 26, 2024
Politics

Clark Code of Conduct Report Released

Code of Conduct report released and it’s heavily redacted.
Mayor Clark Sanctions Were the Correct Decision
March 24, 2024
Commentary

Mayor Clark Sanctions Were the Correct Decision

The code of conduct complaint, and outside legal council's determination that Mayor Clark breached the code, was the trigger to try to deal with a number of Mayor Clark's behaviours that had created a working environment in city hall that neither the rest of council or administration were willing to continue to allow.
Mayor Clark Breaches Council Code of Conduct and Severely Sanctioned by Council
March 21, 2024
Politics

Mayor Clark Breaches Council Code of Conduct and Severely Sanctioned by Council

Medicine Hat city council has found Mayor Linnsie Clark in substantial breach of the council code of conduct bylaw and severely sanctioned as a result.
Special meeting of Council: March 21 at Noon
March 20, 2024
Politics

Special meeting of Council: March 21 at Noon

A special meeting of Medicine Hat City Council has been scheduled for Thursday, March 21 at 12 p.m. in City Council Chambers.
KPMG will conduct Medicine Hat’s energy business review
March 7, 2024
Politics

KPMG will conduct Medicine Hat’s energy business review

On Sept. 5, 2023, Medicine Hat City Council directed administration to convene an independent third-party review of the City’s energy business to confirm overall strategic approach to ensure best value for the community. Through a request for proposal (CMH23-113), the City of Medicine Hat awarded the contract to KPMG LLP.
City confirms no funding from Housing Accelerator Fund
March 4, 2024
Community

City confirms no funding from Housing Accelerator Fund

The City of Medicine Hat’s application to the Government of Canada’s Housing Accelerator Fund (HAF) has been denied. The HAF is a $4 billion federal funding program administered by Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation for municipalities to incentivize the implementation of local initiatives that remove barriers and accelerate the growth of housing supply.
LaGrange should check her facts before blaming AHS managers
March 4, 2024
Health & Wellness

LaGrange should check her facts before blaming AHS managers

Health Minister Adriana LaGrange has taken off the gloves, suggesting Alberta Health Services managers who aren’t on board with changes to AHS should find “greener pastures.”
2024 Alberta Budget Health Care Summary
February 29, 2024
Health & Wellness

2024 Alberta Budget Health Care Summary

The following is a focus on the health care spending in Budget 2024 which takes a hard look at rural health delivery and increases spending for rural practitioners.
Mayor Clark Tries And Fails At What’s Best For The City
February 7, 2024
Politics

Mayor Clark Tries And Fails At What’s Best For The City

It’s unfortunate that a recall petition and very little confidence from council, in light of stripping away some of her powers, doesn’t make Mayor Clark a little more humble in her role.
Dunmore Equestrian prepares to open new indoor riding arena
February 6, 2024
Business

Dunmore Equestrian prepares to open new indoor riding arena

Dunmore Equestrian prepares to open new indoor riding arena.
Something For Everyone Market
January 31, 2024
Community

Something For Everyone Market

We have up to 60 booths filled with crafters, artists, direct sales, and small businesses. These vendors come from all across Alberta and Saskatchewan to display their products for you, come out and show them support. And as always, there will be FREE ADMISSION to the public.
Southridge Community Park landscape and irrigation upgrades update
January 31, 2024
Community

Southridge Community Park landscape and irrigation upgrades update

Work on the landscape and irrigation project at Southridge Community Park is ongoing throughout the winter, with the current focus on activities inside the pumphouse. While the park’s washrooms remain open to the public, please be aware that there might be some short-term closures in the upcoming months as work continues.
HAT Smart launches 2024 residential incentive program
January 31, 2024
Community

HAT Smart launches 2024 residential incentive program

The City of Medicine Hat announces the 2024 launch of its popular and award-winning HAT Smart Residential Incentive Program with energy conservation and renewable energy savings for local utility customers.
City invites community to public engagement event at the Esplanade
January 24, 2024
Community

City invites community to public engagement event at the Esplanade

The City of Medicine Hat is inviting residents to ‘Municipal Mingle’, a public engagement event, at the Esplanade Studio Theatre on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m. The event is an opportunity for community members to connect, engage, and share their feedback on a range of local initiatives.
Now accepting registrations for the 59th Annual Jam Pail Bonspiel
January 25, 2024
Sports & Recreation

Now accepting registrations for the 59th Annual Jam Pail Bonspiel

Medicine Hat’s longest running sporting event, the Jam Pail Bonspiel, will take place this year on February 21 and 22 at the Kinplex. Registration is now open.
Kinsmen Aquatic Park, Cenovus Arena at Big Marble Go Centre to receive significant upgrades in 2024
January 25, 2024
Sports & Recreation

Kinsmen Aquatic Park, Cenovus Arena at Big Marble Go Centre to receive significant upgrades in 2024

The Big Marble Go Centre will see major upgrades in 2024 on both the pool and arena infrastructure to ensure the longevity of the facility. The Cenovus Arena will close from the middle of April 2024 until July, while the Kinsmen Aquatic Centre will be closed from May to September.
Community Vibrancy Grant is accepting applications for 2024
January 9, 2024
Community

Community Vibrancy Grant is accepting applications for 2024

The City will begin accepting applications for its Community Vibrancy – Community Projects and Activities grant on Jan. 8 through to Feb. 7, 2024, at 3 p.m.
Operation Cold Start Underway
January 9, 2024
Community

Operation Cold Start Underway

With the arrival of cold weather across the province, the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) is partnering with law enforcement agencies across Alberta to launch Operation Cold Start, a crime prevention initiative aimed at addressing the high number of warm-up auto thefts that occur during the winter months.
Story of the Year 2023: POWER!
December 30, 2023
Commentary

Story of the Year 2023: POWER!

The Sentinel has chosen local power prices and the political posturing on behalf of city council and the broader community is it's top story for 2023. Read more to find out why.
$100 million in Stabilization Funding for Family and Rural Generalist Care
December 21, 2023
Health & Wellness

$100 million in Stabilization Funding for Family and Rural Generalist Care

This afternoon Minister of Health Adriana LaGrange and Premier Danielle Smith announced that government will apply $100 million to immediate stabilization of family and rural generalist physician practices.
Lethbridge City Council responds to request from Lethbridge & District Exhibition
December 18, 2023
Community

Lethbridge City Council responds to request from Lethbridge & District Exhibition

An Interim governance body was implemented, excluding any previous board members, to ensure a clean slate. The new governance body will be comprised of Administrative staff from the City of Lethbridge and Administrative staff from Lethbridge County (pending acceptance from Lethbridge County Council)
City of Medicine Hat - Neat To Know
December 12, 2023
Community

City of Medicine Hat - Neat To Know

Thanks for reading Neat to Know - a feature from the City of Medicine Hat to ensure you don't miss important info and some that is really, well...neat to know!
City Transit recent updates: Route 21 and 56
December 12, 2023
Community

City Transit recent updates: Route 21 and 56

City Transit regularly monitors and evaluates its systems, routes, and customer feedback to uphold high service standards. With that, recent updates have been made to Routes 21 and 56
MHPS 125th Anniversary Parade
December 12, 2023
Community

MHPS 125th Anniversary Parade

On January 13, 2024, the Medicine Hat Police Service will be celebrating 125 years of service to the community.
Southern Alberta Patients Benefit From State-of-the-Art Simulation Lab
December 12, 2023
Health & Wellness

Southern Alberta Patients Benefit From State-of-the-Art Simulation Lab

Southern Alberta patients benefit from the state-of-the-art simulation lab at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital (MHRH) - Source AHS with story & photos by Jennifer Vanderlaan
Possess Dangerous Weapon
December 9, 2023
Community

Possess Dangerous Weapon

On December 7 at approximately 7:00 PM members of the Medicine Hat Police Service responded to a report of a suspicious person possibly armed with a pistol in the 100 block of South Railway Street.
Will The MHES Grandstand Project Be A Money Pit?
December 3, 2023
Commentary

Will The MHES Grandstand Project Be A Money Pit?

This week the Lethbridge Exhibition came hat in hand to Lethbridge city council to ask for more money for budgetary shortfalls of the new multi-million dollar Agri-Food Hub facilities.. How will the taxpayers of Medicine Hat be protected from the same continuing funding asks if the city does fund the MHES to build its new grandstand facility?
CMHA-ASER Statement on Ceasing Operations
November 30, 2023
Health & Wellness

CMHA-ASER Statement on Ceasing Operations

CMHA-Alberta Division has been informed by the CMHA-Alberta Southeast Region (CMHA-ASER) Board that they have made the difficult decision to cease operations effective immediately due to financial pressures.
Letter to AMA Members from Dr. Paul Parks
November 24, 2023
Health & Wellness

Letter to AMA Members from Dr. Paul Parks

Our colleagues across the health care spectrum deserve respect and support. So do family physicians, who cannot be replaced by nurse practitioners. Integrated teams have been demonstrated to be the best model for primary care — evidence supports the model. It is misleading to suggest otherwise.
The Great Disconnect Documentary
November 24, 2023
Community

The Great Disconnect Documentary

In partnership with Family and Community Support Services, the Digital Wellness Coalition, Students Association of Medicine Hat College, and What Matters to Hatters, the City is hosting a series of film screenings and interactive discussions centered around the documentary, The Great Disconnect.
City launches weekly Neat to Know feature to support public communications
November 24, 2023
Community

City launches weekly Neat to Know feature to support public communications

Recognizing the challenges residents face in finding reliable and timely information amidst an abundance of internet content, the City of Medicine Hat has launched a weekly digital feature, Neat to Know, a communication initiative that will compile significant City-related news into a single, easily accessible link.
Kipling Community Garden relocating to Crescent Heights
November 24, 2023
Community

Kipling Community Garden relocating to Crescent Heights

The City of Medicine Hat, in partnership with the Community Food Connections Association, is relocating the Kipling Community Garden to Osborne Park in Crescent Heights. Starting Spring of 2024, the tennis courts in Osborne Parks will close, paving the way for the community garden.
Drug Traffickers Arrested in Medicine Hat
November 21, 2023
Community

Drug Traffickers Arrested in Medicine Hat

A joint investigation between ALERT and the Medicine Hat Police Service has led to charges against three suspected drug dealers.
Get Downtown for Midnight Madness!
November 17, 2023
Community

Get Downtown for Midnight Madness!

Get ready for a night of holiday magic! Medicine Hat's Midnight Madness is in full swing, with live music, exclusive deals, and festive cheer lighting up downtown tonight until midnight. Join us for an unforgettable celebration and kickstart your holiday season with local flair!
New Public Electric Vehicle Chargers Available in Medicine Hat’s Downtown
November 14, 2023
Community

New Public Electric Vehicle Chargers Available in Medicine Hat’s Downtown

The City of Medicine Hat has recently installed two new Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations at Towne Square in the city’s downtown.
Three Medicine Hat Men Charged With Assault
November 11, 2023
Community

Three Medicine Hat Men Charged With Assault

Three Medicine Hat men have been charged with assault following a disturbance that occurred during the afternoon of November 8, 2023, in the 200 block of 2nd Street NE.
AMA President Addresses UCP Changes To AHS In Letter To Members
November 8, 2023
Health & Wellness

AMA President Addresses UCP Changes To AHS In Letter To Members

Today, in a letter to AMA members, President Dr. Paul Parks stated the following regarding concerns about potential changes to AHS structure and delivery of medical services by the UCP government.
Medicine Hat City Council Highlights November 6 2023
November 7, 2023
Politics

Medicine Hat City Council Highlights November 6 2023

This summary provides a brief overview of City Council meetings and does not reflect all discussion and debate. For full details, download the  agenda package  or watch the full meeting on the  City of Medicine Hat’s YouTube channel. 
Tigers Down Silvertips 4-1 in Convincing Fashion
November 5, 2023
Sports & Recreation

Tigers Down Silvertips 4-1 in Convincing Fashion

Ethan McCallum (Brandon, MB) and the timely saves that followed him in his second career start proved to be the difference needed, while Hayden Harsanyi (Calgary, AB) would score his first goal in the Western Hockey League. As part of the Medicine Hat Tigers 4-1 victory over the Everett Silvertips Saturday night at Co-op Place.
TIGERS DROP 6-3 DECISION TO WINTERHAWKS
November 2, 2023
Sports & Recreation

TIGERS DROP 6-3 DECISION TO WINTERHAWKS

Despite a one goal lead heading to the third period. The Medicine Hat Tigers dropped a 6-3 decision to the Portland Winterhawks Wednesday night.
Nickel Group Developers Left Owing Contractors
November 2, 2023
Business

Nickel Group Developers Left Owing Contractors

Sources who wish to remain anonymous have told the Sentinel that they are owed thousands of dollars by the Nickel Group Developments.
Canadian Western Bank Closing Medicine Hat Branch
October 29, 2023
Business

Canadian Western Bank Closing Medicine Hat Branch

CWB has decide to close the Medicine Hat branch by March of 2024 in a move to downsize operations.
City of Medicine Hat News - Statement: Correcting information about Medicine Hat’s electricity generation volumes
October 24, 2023
Community

City of Medicine Hat News - Statement: Correcting information about Medicine Hat’s electricity generation volumes

Managing Director of Energy, Land and Environment Rochelle Pancoast issued the following statement to correct inaccurate information that was shared at the October 16th public hearing to amend the Electric Utility Bylaw and establish an interim electricity rate.
Crime map shows visual, location-based crime data in Medicine Hat
October 24, 2023
Community

Crime map shows visual, location-based crime data in Medicine Hat

The Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) and City of Medicine Hat (CMH) announce the return of the crime map, an interactive community safety tool that displays calls for service throughout the community. “Keeping the community informed about police activities and matters concerning community safety is a top priority for the MHPS,” says Chief Alan Murphy.
Business Growth Trade Show in Southeast Alberta on October 25th
October 23, 2023
Business

Business Growth Trade Show in Southeast Alberta on October 25th

The APEX Alberta partnership is organizing the first Business Growth Trade Show in Southeast Alberta on October 25, 2023, from 6 to 8p.m. This event offers entrepreneurs and municipal leaders the chance to learn about government programs by connecting face-to-face with the organizations that provide these services.