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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
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.”
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