21
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Brookfield, Brookfield Infrastructure, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP, Business, Energy, Inter Pipeline, Inter Pipeline Ltd., Money, Pembina Pipeline, Pembina Pipeline Corp.

Inter Pipeline rejects revised hostile takeover offer by Brookfield Infrastructure

Inter Pipeline Ltd. has rejected a revised hostile takeover offer by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP that allows shareholders to receive their payment entirely in cash instead of a mix of cash and shares if they want. The company urged shareholders to reject the offer and support its friendly all-stock…
13
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Economy, Global News, Kingston, Kingston Accommodation Partners, news, Ontario, Phase 1, Spas

Kingston-area spas say they can safely reopen despite phase 1 exclusion – Kingston

We may only be a few days into the province’s re-opening plan, but already there are calls for some amendments. The Kingston Accommodation Partners and area spas believe they too should be allowed to offer their services from an outdoor patio. “Let’s look at other kinds of businesses that…
11
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Bars, Canada, COVID, COVID-19, Ontario, Phase 1, Reopening, Servers, Tourism

Kingston one of five top cities in Ontario hardest hit by pandemic – Kingston

As Ontario enters phase one of its pandemic reopening plan, local business owners say they are struggling to make sure there’s enough staff working in their bars, hotels, and restaurants. “We’ve been drastically affected by the lockdown. Many of our businesses have been completely shuttered. Those that have been…
10
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: #StayTheBlazesHome, Cox & Palmer, Dan Ingersoll, ns poli, ns politics, NS Premier, Politics, Stephen McNeil

Former N.S. Premier Stephen McNeil takes on new job with law firm – Halifax

Former Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil has a new role with an Atlantic Canadian law firm. Cox & Palmer has named McNeil as their strategic business advisor in the firm’s Halifax office. Read more: Stephen McNeil ‘proud’ of legacy as N.S. Liberals prepare to choose new leader McNeil resigned…
06
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Hard Nectar, Hard Seltzer, Miranda Anthistle, Nectar Hard Seltzer, Pandemic, pandemic business, , The Nectarines, TikTok

Saved by TikTok | Watch News Videos Online

Launching a brand new business during the pandemic has its challenges, but a group of best friends who became business partners in 2020, was saved by social media. As Miranda Anthistle explains, they’re now harnessing the power of the internet to break barriers and literal boundaries.
06
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Hard Nectar, Hard Seltzer, Miranda Anthistle, Nectar Hard Seltzer, Pandemic, pandemic business, , The Nectarines, TikTok

Saved by TikTok | Watch News Videos Online

Launching a brand new business during the pandemic has its challenges, but a group of best friends who became business partners in 2020, was saved by social media. As Miranda Anthistle explains, they’re now harnessing the power of the internet to break barriers and literal boundaries.
04
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta Coronavirus, Alberta health, Alberta politics, Calgary Stampede, Calgary Stampede COVID-19, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, Deena Hinshaw, Health, Jason Kenney, Public Health Restrictions

COVID-19: Doctors’ group concerned about Calgary Stampede, major corporate partner won’t take part

It’s normally billed as The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, but with the Calgary Stampede getting the conditional green light to go ahead amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some are concerned the event could become one of the greatest superspreaders of the novel coronavirus that the province has ever…
31
May
2021
Posted by: In: 630 CHED Talk to the Experts, , MNP, MNP 630 CHED

June 5 – MNP

MNP will be on Talk To The Experts this weekend!
30
May
2021
Posted by: In: Brendan King, Canada, Consumer, digital products, Digital Solutions, ecommerce, Economy, end-to-end ecommerce platform, Saskatchewan News, Saskatchewan tech, Saskatoon News, Tech, Tech Industry, Vendasta

Saskatoon-based e-commerce platform raises historic $119M private investment

A Saskatoon-based end-to-end e-commerce platform announced a historic $119.5 million private investment earlier this week. Read more: Tech sector an economic force in Saskatchewan Founded in 2008, Vendasta provides digital products and services to businesses. The private company employs over 500 people. The company has over 50,000 registered channel partners…
27
May
2021
Posted by: In: Economy, Federal Funding, Maryam Monsef, Peterborough And The Kawartha’s Economic Development, peterborough tourism, Peterborough-Kawartha, PKED, PKED Tourism Resiliency Project, Tourism

COVID-19: Feds provide $500,000 to support tourism industry recovery in Peterborough region – Peterborough

The federal government is providing $500,000 to assist tourism-oriented businesses in the Peterborough region impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday morning, Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef announced the non-payable investment of $500,000 for the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Economic Development (PKED) to support the region’s tourism industry’s recovery. The EDC…