22
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: bchl, Business, COVID-19, financial assistance, Financial Relief, Funding, funding relief, Government funding, Hockey, Junior Hockey, news, penticton vees, Sports, WHL

Coronavirus: BCHL, WHL requesting relief funding from provincial government

The Penticton Vees, like all junior hockey teams in B.C., have been doing a lot of losing lately — but not on the scoreboard. “When this thing is all said and done, we are going to lose half a million dollars,” Penticton Vees general manager Fred Harbinson told Global…
08
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: Business, Calgary, Coronavirus, COVID violation, COVID-19, COVID-19 Alberta, Hair Salon, Health, Publc health, public health orders, Public Health Restrictions, True You Salon & Spa

COVID-19: Calgary hair salon considers opening despite public health orders – Calgary

True You Salon & Spa in Calgary is considering opening its doors Monday despite public health orders that forbid it from doing so. “It’s nerve-racking — we would 100 per cent get supporters and we would 100 per cent get backlash,” said True You Salon & Spa’s Adam Spence.…
22
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: ", Business, corona virus, Corona Virus Update, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Headlines, Coronavirus Latest News, coronavirus news, coronavirus outbreak, coronavirus pandemic, Coronavirus Today, coronavirus update, COVID-19, Economy, Vaccine For COVID-19, vaccine news, vaccine rollout

Ottawa restaurateur calls Ontario lockdowns a ‘kick in the gut’

Sarah Chown, managing partner of Ottawa’s Metropolitan Brasserie, tells Global News that the Ontario government’s decision to include the nation’s capital in its provincewide lockdown is unfair to restaurant owners heading into the normally busy holiday season.
21
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Alberta, brz, Business, Chamber Of Commerce, Consumer, Downtown, Economy, Lethbridge, Lethbridge News, Local, news, revitalization, Support Local, Ted Stilson, Tulene Steiestol

Lethbridge Downtown BRZ executive director Ted Stilson retires – Lethbridge

Former executive director of the Lethbridge Downtown Business Revitalization Zone — or BRZ — Ted Stilson is hanging up his hat after more than two decades. “I think the first few years of my employment with the BRZ was most exciting because we were basically starting with a blank…
06
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: ATEYO, Breanne Harrison-Pollock, Business, Canada, Clothing, Consumer, designer, eSports, ESports Wear, Fashion, Gamer Wear, Saskatchewan News, Saskatoon News, Video Game

Saskatoon-native makes Forbes’ ’30 under 30′ list with esports fashion label Ateyo

From a young age, Breanne Harrison-Pollock always knew she was destined for a career in fashion after falling in love with clothing at an early age. “I always loved clothing,” Harrison-Pollock said. “I used to sleep in my closet because I was obsessed with my dresses. I grew up…
04
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Business, Canada, CFIb, Christmas, Consumer, Coronavirus, coronavirus christmas, Economic recovery, Economy, Gotstyle, Holiday, Miracle, news, Retail, retail shopping, Small Businesses

Coronavirus: Ontario retail businesses banking on some holiday magic

Selling Christmas has never been so hard. With restrictions and lockdowns brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses that rely on a little holiday magic are struggling if not shutting down entirely. Read more: Lockdowns ahead of Black Friday a blow to small retailers The Miracle pop-up bar…
13
Nov
2020
Posted by: In: Alberta economy, Business, Christian Bayle, Energy, Fort Saskatchewan, heartland petrochemical complex, Inter Pipeline, Inter Pipeline Ltd., Money, petrochemicals, Pipeline, Pipelines

Inter Pipeline hopes to find petrochemical partner in first half of 2021

Inter Pipeline says it hopes to conclude its search for a partner in its $4-billion petrochemical project now under construction near Edmonton in the first half of next year. “We continue to advance the process to secure a partner for a material interest in the Heartland Petrochemical Complex,” said…
16
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Business, Canada, Investment, Jobs, Mayoral candidates, Municipal Election, Politics, Saskatoon 2020 Municipal Election, Saskatoon City Hall, Saskatoon Civic Election, Saskatoon Mayor, Saskatoon Municipal Election, Saskatoon News

Saskatoon mayoral candidates pitch job creation ahead of 2020 civic election – Saskatoon

Creating and retaining jobs is top of mind for the six people running to be Saskatoon’s mayor in the 2020 civic election. Incumbent Charlie Clark said, if re-elected, he’ll focus on protecting jobs now and in the future. Read more: Saskatoon mayoral candidates meet in first debate of 2020…
29
Nov
2019
Posted by: In: Alvarez & Marsal Canada Inc., Business, Clover Leaf Seafoods Company, Connors Bros, Economy, New Brunswick, news, seafood, Teresa James, Village of Black Harbour

N.B. seafood supplier Connors Bros. filed for bankruptcy, selling assets to Taiwanese company – New Brunswick

Connors Bros. Clover Leaf Seafoods Company, which owns a fish processing facility in New Brunswick, has filed for bankruptcy due to its American affiliate Bumble Bee Foods debt of approximately US$820.8 million. The San Diego-based Bumble Bee Group, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, including Clover Leaf, is one of North…
24
Apr
2019
Posted by: In: Business, Features, Lux Windows

80- and 75-year-old business partners still reporting to work in Calgary

Community reporter Deb Matejicka talks to a couple of Calgary grandfathers who still find joy in running the business they bought together over 30 years ago.