Medicine Hat Tourism, Canada

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Medicine Hat is a city of 63,018 people in southeast Alberta, Canada. It is approximately 169 km (105 mi) east of Lethbridge and 295 km (183 mi) southeast of Calgary. This city and the adjacent Town of Redcliff to the northwest are surrounded by Cypress County. It is situated on the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1), the eastern terminus of the Crowsnest Highway, and the South Saskatchewan River. Nearby communities considered part of the Medicine Hat area include the Town of Redcliff (abutting the city's northwest boundary) and the hamlets of Desert Blume, Dunmore, Irvine, Seven Persons, and Veinerville. The Cypress Hills (including Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park) is a relatively short distance (by car) to the southeast of the city. Historically, Medicine Hat has been known for its large natural gas fields, being immortalized by Rudyard Kipling as having "all hell for a basement". Because of these reserves, the city is known as "The Gas City". It is Alberta's sixth largest city. In October 2008, Medicine Hat was named one of Alberta's Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc., which was announced by the Calgary Herald and the Edmonton Journal.

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Facts and Stats for Medicine Hat*

  • Pollution Statistics in Medicine Hat

    Know the pollution level of Medicine Hat before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.22 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 60 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Medicine Hat: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Medicine Hat for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Medicine Hat.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 10 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 10 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 30 (Low)
    • Attacks 10 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 93.75 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35 (Low)
  • Living in Medicine Hat - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Medicine Hat is 193.82 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 80.78 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 24.56 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 40.53 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.53 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.26 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.72 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 167.58 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Medicine Hat

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Medicine Hat

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.57 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.84 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.36 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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