Medicine Hat City Hall lobby
and Family Leisure Centre lobby
During July and August, we showed off the winners and honourable mentions of the My Big Picture photo contest in a temporary gallery. Thousands of 'Hatters were able to browse the stunning and creative work of local photographers. Thanks again to all contest entrants!
June 20, 2018
Crowds of interested people showed up to see the preliminary direction for the myMH plan and to share their thoughts. The imagine-station received lots of traffic, with plenty of folks posting their visions for the city's long-range future. Thanks to all who attended, and thanks to the Medicine Hat Tai Chi Association, who provided the space for the event.
June 12, 2018
3:30 -7:30 pm
Esplanade Studio Theatre
Open to the public, dozens of 'Hatters (of all ages and interests) dropped by to learn about the myMH plan and talk with the team. Many people shared their ideas at the imagine-station, and yet more dove into the public survey. Thanks for attending!
Thursday, June 7
Medicine Hat City Hall
A mini-workshop with the Advisory Committee on Disability Issues, with interesting discussions and well-considered ideas posted by the group on "I imagine" cards. Definitely some valuable input for the creation of the myMH Plan!
May 8 & 20, 2018
Medicine Hat Public Library
Open to the public, residents were free to drop by and discuss their future visions for Medicine Hat. Thoughts included downtown revitalization, help for the disadvantaged, leveraging the City's assets for further economic success, and maintaining a vibrant arts and culture environment.
Host your own Kitchen Table Conversation!
April 11, 2018
The myMH team met with the Youth Advisory Board, the Social Development Advisory Board, Arts & Heritage Advisory Board and the Urban Environment and Recreation Advisory Board in a workshop designed to generate ideas. "Cardstorming" provided everyone with an overview of various elements of the Plan, and allowed attendees to focus their thoughts and write down their ideas for the future of Medicine Hat.
February 14, 2018
Open to the public, the purpose of this session was to introduce the myMH project to the Municipal Planning Commission and to highlight some of Medicine Hat's long-term challenges and opportunities. Discussion involved growth projections, potential future climate changes, aging infrastructure and being adaptable to new technologies.
February 8, 2018
Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce Urban Development Industry Committee.
January 16, 2018
This session with the Medicine Hat Chamber of Commerce Business Advocacy Committee was to introduce the myMH project to the local business community. Items discussed included Plan alignment with the IDP, Medicine Hat's future demographic shift, emerging trends and the future sustainability of the retail sector.
November 28, 2017
Discussion involved items of importance to the local construction professionals regarding the long-range future of Medicine Hat, including how population and demographics will likely change, and the city's aging infrastructure (and eventual replacement thereof.)
November 9, 2017
Presentation and discussion with the Canadian Home Builders Association concerning future demographics and city structure, as well as the potential for significant changes in the types of housing which will be in demand in coming decades.
October 20, 2017 12:00-9:00pm
October 21, 2017 10:00am-6:00pm
October 22, 2017 11:00am-4:00pm
Cypress Centre, Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede
With about 400 visitors to the myMH booth, it was an exciting chance to talk to Hatters about the project and hear their big ideas! Congratulations to Kyla B., the winner of our "big pack" of locally made items.