17
Sep
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Consumer, downtown Peterborough, Education, Entertainment, Features, news, Peterborough, Shop local, Student Activities, things to do, Tourism, Trent University

Trent University students can explore Peterborough (and win prizes) by playing bingo – Peterborough

Trent University students are being encouraged to play a round of bingo, but this game has a bit of a twist. Each square on the recently launched “Discover Peterborough” bingo card directs participants to a location on campus or in Peterborough’s downtown. “It’s an opportunity for Trent University students…
13
Sep
2021
Posted by: In: Bike To Work, Bike to work day returns in Winnipeg, Bike to work week Winnipeg, Canada, Cycling, gift bags, Health, news, pit stops

Bike to work day returns in Winnipeg – Winnipeg

Bike Week Winnipeg says Bike to Work Day was back Monday. This was the organization’s first fall event since COVID-19 hit a year ago and it featured 14 pit stops including the annual all-day stop at The Forks. “Bike to Work Day has been a staple in our community…
09
Sep
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Economy, Paper Excellence, Paper Excellence Pulp Mill Prince Albert, Paper Excellend Pulp Mill, Prince Albert, prince albert news, Prince Albert Pulp Mill, Prince Albert Saskatchewan, pulp and paper mill, Pulp Mill, Saskatchewan News

Prince Albert, Sask. pulp mill receives timber allocation for restart

A pulp mill in Prince Albert has taken another step toward restarting operations after the Saskatchewan government approved timber allocations to the mill on Thursday. Paper Excellence said the decision by the government is critical to the restart of the mill. “Paper Excellence is pleased to have secured the…
30
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Alouettes, Alouettes owner, Canada, CFL, Football, Montreal, Montreal Alouettes, Montreal football, news, Sidney Spiegel, Sidney Spiegel death, Sports

CFL, Alouettes confirm jointly that Montreal co-owner Sidney Spiegel has passed away – Montreal

The COVID-19 pandemic robbed the Montreal Alouettes of a 2020 season and co-owner Sidney Spiegel the chance to see his franchise play. Spiegel died Wednesday in Toronto. Both the Alouettes and CFL confirmed Siegel’s passing in separate statements Friday. Spiegel’s age wasn’t divulged. But he was listed as being 89…
18
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Andrea Khanjin, Barrie, Barrie Ontario, Barrie Ontario tornado, Barrie tornado, Barrie tornado 2021, Canada, Creative Bean, Ontario Tornado, Popcycle Barrie, Tornado Barrie, Tornado Barrie 2021, Tornado in Barrie, Weather

‘Keep Barrie strong’: Neighbourhood ravaged by tornado unites in aftermath

After personally dealing with COVID-19 and trying to keep their Barrie cafe operating throughout the pandemic, the past couple of years have been difficult to say the least for Rene and Tracy Segura, but the pair says Thursday’s tornado has definitely put their lives into perspective. “You know what’s…
07
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, COVID, covid fitness goals, COVID-19 Pandemic, Covid-19 reopening, Health, Life Goals, Lifestyle, post-pandemic plans, SMART goals, Travel Plans

COVID-19 pandemic forced 75% Canadians to delay major life goals, survey shows – National

As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted people’s lives and shifted priorities, a majority of Canadians put major life decisions on hold over the past 15 months, a new survey published Wednesday showed. Physical restrictions and mental challenges got in the way of people achieving their goals this past year, with…
06
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Cannabis, COVID-19, Economy, Health, Kingston, Lifestyle, Local Business, Money, news, Pandemic, Sales, Store

Kingston, Ont. cannabis store tops sales for eastern Ontario – Kingston

Jennawae McLean and her partner opened up Calyx and Trichomes last year in the midst of the pandemic. While the company is now the top seller in eastern Ontario,  they say it has not always been easy. “Now we know that after such a difficult year, we can handle…
28
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Ag-celerator, Airport City Sustainability Campus, Alternate Route Coffee, Alternate Route Coffee Alberta, Canada, Coffee, Consumer, Economy, edmonton airport, edmonton coffee, Edmonton International Airport, Edmonton International Airport businesses, EIA, EIA Ag-celerator, EIA Airport City Sustainability Campus, Leduc coffee company, news, Uproot Food Collective

Alberta coffee company setting up shop at Edmonton International Airport – Edmonton

An Alberta-based coffee roasting company is moving its business to the Edmonton International Airport. Alternate Route Coffee, a coffee importer and roasting company, is setting up its roastery and distribution centre at EIA’s Airport City Sustainability Campus. “Who we’re partners with is really important. We want that to be…
26
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, COVID, Duffy's Taxi vouchers for seniors, Free vouchers for seniors to get to vaccine centres, Taxi vouchers for seniors, Transportation Options Network for Seniors (TONS), Unicity Taxi vouchers for seniors, Vaccination, Vaccine taxi vouchers, winnipeg covid, Winnipeg taxi vouchers

Winnipeg taxi companies offering ride vouchers to get seniors vaccinated – Winnipeg

Two Winnipeg taxi companies are teaming up to assist seniors in getting immunized against COVID-19. Duffy’s Taxi and Unicity Taxi announced Friday they’d be offering $10,000 in vouchers to community organizations to ensure those facing accessibility or economic barriers can make it to vaccination centres. Along with the Winnipeg…
23
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Covid19, COVID19 travel, Economy, edmonton airport, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, Edmonton economy, Edmonton International Airport, EIA, International Travel, Roundtable, Traffic, WestJet, World

Westjet speaks with stakeholders about future of travel in and out of Edmonton – Edmonton

The future of air travel in and out of Edmonton was the main topic of discussion on Wednesday at a roundtable held by a major airline. Westjet hosted the two-hour session with approximately 80 business leaders, airport officials and officials from all three levels of government. READ MORE: Edmonton International…