Tags : Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat seniors files application for MAID

Here is a follow-up to a story we brought you about a Medicine Hat senior who was applying for Medical Assistance in Dying. Les Landry says when he turned 65, his Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) support benefits were cut off and now he says he cannot afford to live. Landry explains where […]Read More

Barnes open to returning to UCP caucus

Drew Barnes is an independent MLA in Cypress-Medicine Hat. He was booted from the UCP caucus about a year and a half ago. Barnes says with the new leadership under Premier Danielle Smith he would be open to returning to caucus if they share his values of helping to make life more affordable for Albertans. […]Read More

Alberta businesses surviving the Pandemic

It appears as though a number of Medicine Hat businesses were able to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lisa Kowalchuk is the Executive Director of the Medicine Hat Chamber of Commerce and she says a big reason why was the entrepreneurial spirit of so many business owners in SE Alberta.Read More

War doc to film close to Medicine Hat

A new film about the Afghanistan War is being shot near Medicine Hat next week. The documentary is called Fallen Heroes: Their Journey Home. It will highlight the Canadian soldiers who made their way home after the war and the Highway of Heroes that paid tribute to the men and women in uniform. Robert Curtin, […]Read More

First UCP Leaders debate takes place in Medicine Hat, leaders

Seven candidates running to be the next leader of the United Conservative Party squared off in a heated debate last night at the HALO Air Ambulance Hanger in Medicine Hat. BCN’s Angela Stewart was there for the showdown and tells us, the candidates covered a variety of topics including the sovereignty act and Danielle Smith’s […]Read More

Medicine Hat storms destroys homes, property leaving some homeless

“Every window in the house broke. The house was shaking on its foundation,” says Rex Olsen, who was home when the wind storm destroyed his parents’ residence.  The Olsen’s are among many who are finding themselves seeking temporary shelter as they rebuild homes devastated by Monday’s wind storm in the Medicine Hat region. BCN’s Jeannette […]Read More

Public water bottle fill stations ready for use in Medicine

Clean water for drinking is even more accessible now for those who live in Medicine Hat. Throughout this summer, a pilot program consisting of 10 potable water bottle fill stations are being installed on city fire hydrants throughout the Hat. Director of City Assets, Pat Bohan says the City took a cost effective approach when […]Read More

New chapter in the lives of Ukrainian family

A Ukrainian family has made the trek from their war torn country to the city of Medicine Hat after fleeing the violence of the Russian invasion. The family has now settled into the community and have been working with a local church to start a new chapter. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the family mentioned […]Read More

Jobless numbers looking better

The unemployment rate in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat is lower thanks to more jobs in a variety of sectors. The CEO of Economic Development Lethbridge, Trevor Lewington, says things in our region are looking up as we slowly make our way out of the pandemic.Read More

Christian conference aimed at bringing together men

Men of God are set to come together on June 10 in Medicine Hat, Alberta. The event will feature prayer, worship, and prophetic words from various speakers. Jeremiah Benoit, the Pastor of Revelation Church in Medicine Hat, says it is important that men get together and support each other. “When men come together and they […]Read More

Jesus Conference to offer unique Christian event

A Medicine Hat Christian mission is hosting a special event starting on May 13. It is called the Jesus Conference and the directors of the Global Prayer House say they are trying to spread the good news of Christ to those who are willing to listen. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has more on this upcoming […]Read More

Funding for HALO AND HERO air ambulances

HALO and HERO, the other two emergency helicopter services here in our province besides STARS are set to receive additional funding from the Alberta government. Premier Jason Kenney and Health Minister Jason Copping were in Medicine Hat on Thursday to make the announcement. HALO will be given $1 million and a guaranteed contract with Alberta […]Read More

Coffee with a Cop initiative underway in Medicine Hat

Residents in Medicine Hat can sit down and enjoy a cup of joe with a member of the police as part of the services Coffee with a Cop initiative. At a variety of different locations, from now until April 9th, you can sit down with a police officer and have a conversation about anything. Medicine […]Read More

Medicine Hat barber giving back to truckers

A Medicine Hat barber is giving the gift of fresh buzz cuts to the truckers in Ottawa. Calvin Isaac Maltin, Owner of Isaac Barbershop, will be heading to our nation’s capital where he plans to give haircuts to anyone in the Freedom Convoy who needs or wants one. Maltin says he supports what the truckers […]Read More

Lethbridge McMan Centre making a difference in community

The McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association Drug Treatment Court program has been running in our city for the last year and has seen great success from those who are currently enrolled in the program. Angela Stewart sat down with an official from the centre to talk about the difference they are making in […]Read More

Freedom Convoy truckers reach southern Alberta

The Freedom Convoy featuring truckers tired of COVID-19 mandates are taking their message to Ottawa. The group rolled into Medicine Hat/Redcliff on Monday afternoon saying they have received a lot of support along the way. A Go Fund Me campaign in support of the truckers to help provide fuel, food and lodgings has raised more […]Read More

Rise in job vacancies for Lethbridge and Medicine Hat

A new job vacancy rate report has been released and the details are not good for the Lethbridge and Medicine Hat region. The job vacancy rate in the region was up 4.4 per cent in the third quarter of 2021. This number is the highest recorded since 2015. This means there are 5,545 job vacancies […]Read More

Medicine Hat council votes in favour of rec centres

Medicine Hat City Council voted unanimously 9-0 for reopening two rec centres in the city for 2022. The Moose Recreation Centre Arena and the Crestwood Pool Fitness Centre received over $900,000 in funds from the city to be able to be kept in operation into next year. The city is also going ahead with a […]Read More

Medicine Hat elects Linnsie Clark as new mayor

A newcomer to politics has won a large victory in the Medicine Hat municipal election. Linnsie Clark claimed the mayor’s seat on Monday night, beating incumbent Ted Clugston in a landslide win. Clark won with 13,151 votes, compared to Clugston’s 4639. Clark is a lawyer with the City’s Solicitor Department. She took an unpaid leave […]Read More

AB Gov’t announces $7.3M funding to improve youth mental health

The province announced more funding to improve mental health services for Alberta’s youth. Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, Mike Ellis, was joined by Children’s Services Minister, Rebecca Schulz, in Medicine Hat earlier on Tuesday to announce 7.3 million dollars over three years to expand mental health hubs across Alberta. Read More

Hatter serves up homemade eats

A new food preparation and delivery service is taking off in Medicine Hat. Chris Walne started Streetchef in April of this year and the response has been overwhelming.  He works in northern Alberta as a kitchen service manager, but due to high demand he is about to run his business full time. Walne gives us […]Read More

New rideshare/food delivery service launches in Medicine Hat

They have quickly gained popularity in recent years –  ridesharing and food delivery services.  And a new company in Medicine Hat is looking to take on big players like Uber, Lyft, Uber Eats, and SkipTheDishes.  The Medicine Hat-based 24/7 Rideshare Services is becoming a growing trend.  And that’s because the dollars stay in the hands […]Read More