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Hinton is a vibrant community

Wild Mountain Music Festival at Sunset.

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Work

Hinton is a Land of Opportunity

Dewly and family.  Owners of Intersport Hinton.

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Grow

Invest.  Do Business. Become a Member.

Wood Lilies.  As vibrant as our business community!

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Travel Alberta Info Centre Opens - May 9, 2016

Chamber

March 16, 2016

The Hinton and District Chamber of Commerce extended their contract with Travel Alberta to manage the Visitor Information Centre for an additional three years!
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Changes to the Offsite Levy Bylaw!

Chamber

March 16, 2016

Changes to the Offsite Levy Bylaw were critical. The relationship between the Town and the developer is better defined and the risks of a development are easier to manage and the payment of the Levy is tied to construction activity.
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Chamber Participates in Important Changes to the Land Use Bylaw

Chamber

March 16, 2016

The Chamber has worked cooperatively with Town Administration to provide input on changes to the Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and the Municipal Land Use Bylaw (MLUB). These are two critical elements of our municipal planning.
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Chamber Responds to 2016 Town of Hinton Budget

Chamber

March 16, 2016

The Chamber has made three recommendations on budget related items in response to the 2016 Town of Hinton budget.
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Junior Achievement in Hinton

Grow

March 16, 2016

Twelve students who have enrolled in Junior Achievement will create a product, figure out how to finance the enterprise, create a marketing program, roll-out the product or service and then account for the business.
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Business Helps Sustain Wild Mountain

Live

March 16, 2016

Business contributed in excess of $69,000 to the success of Wild Mountain in 2015. The only way this support can continue, is by citizens giving local retailers the first opportunity to earn their business.
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About us

2015-2016 Board of Directors

Committed Business Owners

In the past three years, the Chamber has been dominated by business owners focused on making Hinton a business-friendly community. This Board understands how challenging it is to run a business and has maintained a consultative relationship with the Town of Hinton.  This has allowed our business community a voice in municipal decision-making as we have successfully implemented an Offsite Levy Bylaw to really clarify development risk and have had input on the new Land-Use Bylaw to ensure a forward-looking law.

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President

Brian LaBerge
Brian grow up in Hinton, but left for a number of year and was involved in a number of businesses, in various industries and a number of countries.  LaBerge believes it’s important to give back to your community, particularly when you are in business.

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Executive Director

Natalie Charlton
Natalie is born and raised in Hinton. Spending her life in Hinton helps Nat understand the issues quickly. Anyone who has worked with Natalie knows how committed she and how concerned she is to serving the Hinton business community.

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Office Assistant

Cindy Gomien
Like Natalie, Cindy is a long time Hintonite. If you call the Chamber it is likely that you will speak with Cindy. If she can't help you right away, she will make sure that you taken care of.

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Six Pillars

Guiding our focus and decision making.
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Discover Hinton

Come for the job, stay for the lifestyle!

If you’re looking for a welcoming community and a strong and growing economy, you have come to the right place. Hinton is ready for new and relocating businesses, for new residents, and for new investments. Unlike some other communities in this area, Hinton already has a strong multi-industry economic base. This economic stability means that we are able to offer unparalleled opportunities and supports to both businesses and residents. We are eager to aid your success as it continues to strengthen our community, offering more for our citizens.

Hinton's Future Plans

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Did you know?

Some facts about Hinton, Alberta
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Access to Fibre-Optic

Hinton is the smallest community in Alberta to have 100% of its properties having access to fibre-optic internet services.

Lignin in Hinton

West Fraser is researching lignin extraction and potential value added from this significant resource.

Great Earning Power

The 2011 Census shows Hinton's median income well above the Alberta and the Canadian average.

Diverse Economy

The local economy supports coal, energy extraction, dimensional lumber, paper, construction, tourism and a medical hub.

Low Tax Environment

Hinton has one of the lowest tax rates in the Yellowhead.

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