04
Nov
2020
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Downtown Dining Week in Edmonton aims for busy closing weekend – Edmonton

After being cut short due to COVID-19 restrictions, a popular Edmonton festival is back to help give the restaurant industry a boost. Downtown Dining Week is typically held in March but was one of the first festivals shut down after Alberta’s chief medical officer of health ordered the closure…
03
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Alberta economy, Alberta Small Business, Calgary small business, Canada, Canadian Federation of Independent Business, CFIb, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy, edmonton small business, Federal Small Business Programs, news, Nicks Steakhouse, Rent Relief Small Business

Low sales, fewer customers creating dire situation for Alberta small businesses: CFIB ​

A newly released survey from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business shows Alberta small businesses remain tough as the province enters its sixth month of COVID-19 infections. The survey, conducted on Aug. 27, attributed fewer customers and lower sales as the root causes of a slower recovery for Alberta’s…