28
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta provincial park, Big Island, Big Island Area, Big Island Provincial Park, Canada, City of Edmonton, Edmonton Big Island Area, Enoch, Enoch Cree Nation, news, Provincial park

Alberta government commits $300K for Big Island Provincial Park – Edmonton

An area in southwest Edmonton is one step closer to becoming a provincial park. The province has dedicated $300,000 in grants for the City of Edmonton and Enoch Cree Nation towards supporting an ecological assessment and traditional land use study to begin planning for Big Island Provincial Park. “An…
09
Feb
2021
Posted by: In: Business, Canada, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, Economy, Juston Trudeau, Money, Relief, Small Businesses

Canadian small businesses seeking overhaul to government relief programs – National

From the day he opened Riverhead Brewery in Kingston, Ont., with his business partners, Aaron Martin believed year three would be the big one. And for the first two and a half months of 2020, the brewery was setting sales records. Then everything came to a halt. “COVID just…
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…
06
Jun
2014
Posted by: In: Gordon Wyant, government bidding, Government of Saskatchewan, Money, Politics, Priority Saskatchewan, Sask Politics, Saskatchewan Construction Association, SaskBuilds, Supreme Steel

Province addresses ‘unfair’ bidding process for government projects – Saskatoon

Watch the video above: Cabinet shuffle puts spotlight on province’s procurement policies SASKATOON – A group of Saskatchewan business owners have said other provinces are giving their companies competitive advantages when it comes to bidding on local government projects. Premier Brad Wall has tasked Saskatchewan’s Minister of Justice Gordon Wyant…