“Medicine Hat is so nice, and it’s great for small and young families. We really love how everyone is so welcoming and friendly.” - Laurel Mayrs
Laurel Mayrs and her family moved to Medicine Hat in 2019, when her husband found a job in his field that allowed for him to be home every night.
They quickly became accustomed to a slower pace of living, while also still having big city amenities nearby. Their new neighbourhood is quiet and welcoming, and the family often explores the many paths and parks in the city.
In the summer, Kin Coulee Park is a favourite spot for the family. Gas City Campground is also a place where the family stays. It’s a nice escape into nature, but is still within city limits. Having young children, Mayrs says it’s nice having their home close to the campground.
In summer 2022, she kayaked the South Saskatchewan River for the first time. The leisure activity was breathtaking with the beauty of the coulees, and the paddler is eager to return to the water in summer 2023.
After their move, Mayrs opened her e-commerce business in 2021, Kays & Co. The name is inspired by their first born son, Kaysen, and her husband is supportive and helpful when it comes to running the business. She's eager and excited to offer her online business in Medicine Hat.
“I made the decision to give the dream a try and create a custom style for headwear.”
We love checking out a new playground every day. Whether we walk or drive, we take the dog and explore a new trail or park. The kids’ favourite place is Strathcona Island Park.Read More
Michelle Amos and her husband lived all over the world while her husband worked in the military, and they decided that Medicine Hat felt most like home when he retired.Read More
"I love how I can afford to live in a beautiful historic brick home, on a breathtaking tree-lined street, close to the Historic Downtown, and I can walk to work from where I live."Read More
Move to Medicine Hat is actively supported by these lead community minded organizations, and made possible in part through funding / sponsorship.
The Province of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support programs and services. Les gouvernements de l’Alberta et du Canada travaillent en partenariat et financent conjointement des programmes et des services d’aide à l’emploi.