06
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: Auction, calgary ranchman's, Canada, Consumer, mechanical bull, Ranchman's, Ranchman's auction, Ranchman's bull, Ranchman's bull for sale, Ranchman's Calgary, Ranchman's Cookhouse and Dancehall, Ranchman's For Sale, Ranchman's leave, Sale, Stewart Belland Sales

Ranchman’s relics — including mechanical bull — for sale in online auction – Calgary

Barstools, picnic benches, beer tubs and even the mechanical bull from Ranchman’s Cookhouse and Dancehall are up for grabs in an online auction. Edmonton-based auctioneer Stewart Belland Sales launched the liquidation on Monday. Interested buyers can view the items up for grabs online on the website, or in-person on…
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…
26
Nov
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Chrystia Freeland, Consumer, Coronavirus, coronavirus canada, coronavirus lockdowns, coronavirus rent subsidy, COVID-19, covid-19 lockdowns, covid-19 rent subsidy, Economy, Health, Politics, rent subsidy

The coronavirus rent subsidy caps how much business chains can get. Is that unfair? – National

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is calling on the government to remove the cap on how much chain restaurants and businesses with multiple locations can receive under the coronavirus rent subsidy. But a business expert says a cap is important and that there are difficult conversations that need to…
25
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Cannabis, Consumer, Delta 9 Cannabis Inc., Grow Pods, Marijuana, Micro Cultivator, Regina News, Saskatchewan News, Sea Cans, VIGR Life Cannabis Inc.

Retrofitted sea cans to house Regina’s first micro cannabis cultivator

A Saskatchewan company is preparing to grow marijuana in sea cans at an undisclosed location. Rick Turchet, president and CEO of VIGR Life Cannabis Inc. (VIGR), said they were recently issued two micro cultivation licences by Health Canada and have started setting up in a building in Regina. Read…
02
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Consumer, Downtown Winnipeg, Heritage Winnipeg, Hudson's Bay Company, news, The Bay, The Bay closing

Hudson’s Bay to close downtown Winnipeg location – Winnipeg

An iconic downtown Winnipeg shopping spot will soon be shutting its doors for good. Hudson’s Bay Company will close its Portage Avenue location in February 2021. In a statement provided to Global News, HBC said the closure is due to “shifting consumer behaviour and changes to how and where…
24
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Assante, Assante Dorval, Assante Quebec, Canada, CI Financial, Consumer, Dorval, Economy, financial planning, Money, wealth planning

CI Financial acquires minority stake in Assante Dorval

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 24, 2020 8:48 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ CI Financial Corp. and its Assante Wealth Management (Canada) Ltd. subsidiary have signed a deal to acquire a…
06
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Bison, Canada, Consumer, Coronavirus, COVID-19, dance performances, Playground, Renovations, Reopening, Restaurant, Trails, Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Wanuskewin Heritage Park reopens after being temporarily closed for roughly 6 months – Saskatoon

The parking lot at Wanuskewin Hertitage Park featured visitors in it for the first time since March. The park temporarily closed its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic and renovations. The renos are part of a $40 million project that is nearly complete. Upgrades include those to inside the…
28
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Bylaw, Canada, Consumer, Policy, Rideshare, rideshare Saskatchewan, RM of Edenwold, Uber

RM of Edenwold announces new ride-hailing bylaw – Regina

The RM of Edenwold, along with 10 other area municipalities, have created a policy to allow ride-hailing companies to begin operating quickly in their communities. Read more: Uber ridesharing now available in the Queen City “We have been talking to Uber and are looking forward to having rideshare services available soon,…