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Supporting small business with defiance in Innisfail

Supporting small business with defiance in Innisfail

Innisfail barbershop continues its battle against provincial COVID restriction
Small businesses feeling the pinch of credit-card fees as e-commerce ramps up

Small businesses feeling the pinch of credit-card fees as e-commerce ramps up

OTTAWA — Industry groups say small businesses are being hammered by high credit-card fees on online purchases as the shift toward e-commerce continues. Visa and MasterCard reduced the fees they collect from businesses to an average annual rate of 1.
Couple's dream restaurant opening after months of delays

Couple's dream restaurant opening after months of delays

"At one point I did get a little distressed, but I came out of it very quickly because we had already taken the plunge and there’s only one way out now— We have to see it through to completion.”
Dedicated Okotoks manager recognized by McDonald’s

Dedicated Okotoks manager recognized by McDonald’s

“And also lots of my coworkers, they’re looking up to me, working with me and they also feel really good that even though we work in any part of the country McDonald’s recognizes people, they see it, all the hard work and effort we put in.”
Okotoks obsesses with chocolate bomb

Okotoks obsesses with chocolate bomb

Chocolatier having busy season from the family basement
Couple takes the plunge, going from jobless to business owners

Couple takes the plunge, going from jobless to business owners

Family business sale triggers big move to a small town
Ralph Klein's niece does something nice for Innisfail in his name

Ralph Klein's niece does something nice for Innisfail in his name

Christmas fundraiser launched for the in-betweeners
Indigenous company recognized with provincial award

Indigenous company recognized with provincial award

The company took top honours last week in the Indigenous category for the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction
Grade 8 students learn the science behind producing hand sanitizer

Grade 8 students learn the science behind producing hand sanitizer

While he may not have his own TV show, or white lab coat and safety goggles, Wild Life Distillery co-founder Keith Robinson recently taught Grade 8 students at Banff Elementary School about the scientific principles behind producing hand sanitizer
Cochrane based app developer finds unique way to bring people together

Cochrane based app developer finds unique way to bring people together

“I’ve always been a dreamer with crazy ideas,” Blair said with a laugh. “I’ve always wanted to do something and I’ve always had an interest in helping people. I saw this opportunity as something that could reach a lot of people, help a lot of people, be entertaining and I think now it’s been the perfect time to launch.”