Ald. questions worth of economic development groups

Doom and gloom or bust and boom – two visions of economic activity in the city and region were presented by Medicine Hat city council on Monday night.

Alderman Les Pearson broached the subject by asking how success is measured in the economic development organizations in which the city belongs.

“Medicine Hat is in the doldrums and it seems to be the only municipality in Alberta,” said Pearson during a debate on accepting the financial statements of the Palliser Economic Partnership and Economic Development Alliance of Southeast Alberta.

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