Medicine Hat

Welcome to Canada's 1st Concentrated Solar Thermal Plant

David Dodge | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Alberta
David Dodge

And while this is the farthest north that a concentrated solar thermal project has ever been built solar makes sense in Medicine Hat. As Clugston reminds us, Medicine Hat is the sunniest city in Canada and they get more direct annual sunlight than Miami, Florida.

Canada's Youngest Multiple Killer Gets More Freedom

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - A woman who was just 12 when she helped murder her family in southeast Alberta is getting more freedom.Court of Queen's Bench Ju...

Medicine Hat, Lethbridge County Brace For The Worst

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - There are concerns Medicine Hat could see flooding similar to what happened a year ago as heavy rains continue to soak areas to the west of ...

Could This City Be The First To End Homelessness?

CBC | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

Medicine Hat is on the cusp of making history in the battle against homelessness, says the city’s mayor.  The southern Alberta city is one of sev...

They're Baaaa-aack..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Rats!They're back in southeastern Alberta.The City of Medicine Hat says that several rats have been spotted in its landfill.The ...

Woman Charged After Playing Risky Online Drinking Game

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

A Medicine Hat woman has been charged with careless driving in relation to a dangerous online drinking game called Neknominate. According to Medic...

Medicine Hat Plant Sold Off To Japanese Firm

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) says it has reached a deal to sell Cancarb Ltd., a facility in Medicine Hat, Alta., that uses super-heated natur...

Curfew For Canada's Youngest Multiple Killer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - A woman who was just 12 when she helped murder her family in southeast Alberta must continue to abide by a curfew.The now 20-yea...

So, This Is Where Canada's Best Drivers Live

CBC | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Alberta

Calgary ranked 41 out of 50 in a recent safe driving study — but did beat Edmonton's ranking of 44 and Toronto in 46th spot.  Last pla...

Experts Help With Toxic Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Officials say they are finally ready to start trying to extinguish a landfill fire that has spewed toxic smoke into Medicine Hat...

Toxic Smoke From Landfill Fire Wafts Into City

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - The city of Medicine Hat in southern Alberta has been put under an air quality advisory due to toxic smoke from an ongoing landf...

Toxic Landfill Fire Sparks State Of Emergency

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Officials in a southern Alberta county have declared a state of emergency and ordered nine homes evacuated due to a landfill fir...

WATCH: Toxic Materials Burn In Landfill Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - A fire that has been burning in a southern Alberta landfill since Monday has prompted officials to issue a voluntary evacuation ...

Curfew Remains In Place For Canada's Youngest Multiple Killer

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - The lawyer for an Alberta woman who helped kill her family when she was just 12 says his client is a "poster child" for how youn...

Man In Critical Condition After Shootout

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - A man is in critical condition in hospital after being shot by a police officer in Medicine Hat, Alta.Police say officers confro...

Double Mastectomy Leads To 'Calamity Of Errors'

CBC | Posted 10.25.2013 | Canada Alberta

Lynn Burkitt asked for a double mastectomy, hoping to rid herself of worry after a scary bout with breast cancer. But what the 52-year-old from Medi...

WATCH: Movie Trailer A Heart-Wrenching Look Into The Flood

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.16.2013 | Canada Alberta

The Alberta floods claimed lives, destroyed communities and redefined for many what it means to be Albertan, and that entire soul-wrenching experience...

Our Flood, Our Story

Our Flood Our Story | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Alberta
Our Flood Our Story

The Alberta floods have washed away homes, lives, hopes and dreams. They came quickly and did away with places we loved, mementos and our sense of safety. But just as quickly, neighbours came to the rescue and strangers became life savers.

'As Ready As We Can Be'

CBC | Posted 08.24.2013 | Canada Alberta

City officials are warning Medicine Hat, Alta., residents to stay away from a mandatory evacuation zone, despite experiencing lesser than anticipated ...

Alberta Government Approves $1 Billion In Flood Relief

CP | Bill Graveland and Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.23.2013 | Canada Alberta

The Alberta government made the first billion-dollar ante Monday in a flood recovery effort that by all accounts will carry a staggering final tab.As ...

Highway Of Heroes Proposed For Southern Alberta

CBC | Posted 08.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

The stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway through Medicine Hat could soon be dedicated to veterans and first responders. A proposal is before city co...

College Gives Very Angry Goose 8 Parking Stalls

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

What do you do when you find a nesting goose and her aggressive mate are taking up eight parking spaces in your parking lot? If you're smart, like ...

Very Angry Goose Takes Up Eight Parking Spots

The National Post | Posted 07.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

Last week, a student at Medicine Hat College noticed a nefarious presence in the southeastern Alberta school’s parking lot; a hissing, gawking angry...

Man Who Punched, Burned 3-Year-Old Sentenced

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - A man in southern Alberta has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to punching and burning a ...

Teen Charged With Threatening Alberta School Online

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - An 18-year-old man from southern Alberta has been charged with making an online threat that allegedly touched on this month's de...