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Saskatchewan Indigenous-owned business aims towards reconciliation

A newly-launched Indigenous-owned business has officially opened its doors for a grand opening ceremony. Kihew Fabco is a steel fabrication enterprise that is owned half by Kahkewistahaw First Nation and band member, Desmond Dumais. Dumais said partnering with his home community means a lot to him as they want…
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Brookfield Infrastructure raises hostile takeover offer for Inter Pipeline

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP has upped its hostile takeover bid for Calgary-based Inter Pipeline Ltd. The company is now offering $20 in cash or 0.25 of a Brookfield Infrastructure share for each Inter Pipeline share, with a cap on the number of shares that are available. Brookfield said assuming…
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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…
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Business owner applies twice for Ontario COVID-19 grant with no response, $40K approved after Global News call

Alex Pilepic says he’s the only person in Canada bearing his surname, but he’s not the only small business operator in Ontario frustrated with the process of applying for COVID-19 small business grants. “This is a bloody emergency and the government is taking its sweet time in providing support…
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Kingston zoning bylaw would see places worship sublet space to businesses – Kingston

As places of worship struggle to fill their seats due to COVID-19 restrictions, the City of Kingston is looking to help. Since places of worship and small business have been two of the hardest-hit sectors during the coronavirus pandemic, the city is proposing that they team up and recover…
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Clarington contest kickstarting entrepreneurs dreams

The pandemic has impacted all businesses in one way or another. The Clarington Board of Trade with some help from local partners have launched a contest for entrepreneurs. Aaron Streck has the details.
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Whitecap Resources strikes deal to buy Kicking Horse for $300M in cash and shares

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 5, 2021 7:26 pm     Updated April 5, 2021 7:27 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Fast-growing Whitecap Resources…
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Edmonton non-profit hosting contest to give local businesses financial help – Edmonton

With restrictions in Alberta loosening and businesses reopening, an Edmonton non-profit wants to give businesses a helping hand. Edmonton’s NextGen is hosting a video contest, sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada, giving businesses in metro Edmonton a chance to win a grand prize of $2,500 in its virtual…
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Edmonton business owner apologetic for renting salon to party with DJ during pandemic – Edmonton

An Edmonton business owner is apologizing for renting out her nail salon for a large weekend party, despite COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Police said they broke up a large gathering of at least 125 people who were partying with alcohol and a DJ at the Khrome Beauty Lounge early Sunday.…
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Coronavirus vaccine tourism unethical, bad for business: experts – National

Executives who engage in so-called “vaccine tourism” show both an ethical disregard for those less fortunate and a surprising lack of business acumen, experts argue. Their comments came after the head of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Mark Machin, stepped down after admitting to travelling to Dubai to receive…