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Banff's closed door proposal moving along

Banff's closed door proposal moving along

“We’ve known for a long time that this is low hanging fruit when it comes to doing the right thing for the environment, but we just weren’t there as a community in terms of the conversation around our GHG and climate change in general,” said Mayor Corrie DiManno.
Inclusion charter aims to benefit Bow Valley employees, employers

Inclusion charter aims to benefit Bow Valley employees, employers

“Everyone plays a role in the community to help us build a thriving valley. We’re all better off when we work together to support newcomers and diverse team members to succeed. We can open a lot of doors for people, but we need local businesses to help us make those connections with newcomers in the community. This is a really exciting opportunity for businesses.”
'Goro girls' say goodbye after 40 years in business

'Goro girls' say goodbye after 40 years in business

The Banff community is extending a heartfelt gratitude for the three Polish sisters – Roma, Maya and Ewa – who were a fixture at Goro Canyon in Banff for more than 40 years.
Cannabis shops facing unique situation during COVID-19

Cannabis shops facing unique situation during COVID-19

Cannabis in Alberta has seen significant growth since the pandemic first hit in March 2020. Sales of the drug skyrocketed from $33 million in February 2020 to $51 million just six months later in July.
Northern Chicken embracing community amid pandemic

Northern Chicken embracing community amid pandemic

“We just really wanted to create a place that served the food we liked to eat and cook in a non-pretentious environment,“ said Phillips. “We wanted a place that was fun and who we were and who we are, which is really what Northern Chicken is.”
'We watched as the world changed overnight'

'We watched as the world changed overnight'

DynaLIFE CEO Jason Pincock shares the immense challenges of COVID-19
Online fraud targeting young Albertans, report

Online fraud targeting young Albertans, report

“Neither day trading or foreign exchange are that simple, they're complicated, and they do take experience and they do take training.”
Simple principles guide successful Alberta grocer

Simple principles guide successful Alberta grocer

Frank Lovsin and his family grocery store Freson Bros. has provided a solid foundation to small communities across Alberta. Now the 66-year-old success story comes to Edmonton.
Robots take over local dairy farm

Robots take over local dairy farm

Westlock County’s Tuxedo Farms has the newest facility in the province
Supporting small business with defiance in Innisfail

Supporting small business with defiance in Innisfail

Innisfail barbershop continues its battle against provincial COVID restriction