13
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Economy, Global News, Kingston, Kingston Accommodation Partners, news, Ontario, Phase 1, Spas

Kingston-area spas say they can safely reopen despite phase 1 exclusion – Kingston

We may only be a few days into the province’s re-opening plan, but already there are calls for some amendments. The Kingston Accommodation Partners and area spas believe they too should be allowed to offer their services from an outdoor patio. “Let’s look at other kinds of businesses that…
06
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Hard Nectar, Hard Seltzer, Miranda Anthistle, Nectar Hard Seltzer, Pandemic, pandemic business, , The Nectarines, TikTok

Saved by TikTok | Watch News Videos Online

Launching a brand new business during the pandemic has its challenges, but a group of best friends who became business partners in 2020, was saved by social media. As Miranda Anthistle explains, they’re now harnessing the power of the internet to break barriers and literal boundaries.
06
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Hard Nectar, Hard Seltzer, Miranda Anthistle, Nectar Hard Seltzer, Pandemic, pandemic business, , The Nectarines, TikTok

Saved by TikTok | Watch News Videos Online

Launching a brand new business during the pandemic has its challenges, but a group of best friends who became business partners in 2020, was saved by social media. As Miranda Anthistle explains, they’re now harnessing the power of the internet to break barriers and literal boundaries.
23
May
2021
Posted by: In: BC Trespass Act, central okanagan, Community Safety, gangsters, Inadmissible Patron Policy, Kelowna, Kelowna RCMP, news, Organized Crime, Removing gangsters from businesses

Program that allows gangsters to be removed from Kelowna bars and restaurants returns – Okanagan

Kelowna RCMP will be operating its Inadmissible Patron Policy (IPP) program for the 8th year in a row this summer. The program began eight years ago and according to police, has been extremely successful in ensuring community safety from organized criminal elements. Read more: Surrey Bar Watch-style program ‘better…
18
May
2021
Posted by: In: Box Lacrosse, COVID, COVID-19, Lacrosse, Lacrosse Canada, Major Series Lacrosse, Mann Cup, MSL, news, Sports, Western Lacrosse Association, WLA

COVID-19: For second year, MSL and WLA cancel box lacrosse seasons, Mann Cup championship

The ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have prompted both Major Series Lacrosse in Ontario and the Western Lacrosse Association in British Columbia to cancel their respective seasons for the second-straight year. That also means the cancellation of the Mann Cup, the national senior men’s box lacrosse championship that…
14
May
2021
Posted by: In: Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Consumer, Consumer SOS, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Ontario, COVID, COVID-19, COVID-19 grants, COVID-19 Ontario, COVID-19 Ontario small business support grant, Economy, Ontario government, Ontario Small Business Support Grant

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…
15
Apr
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, City Centre Core Framework, City of Regina, news, Real, Regina City Council, Regina Downtown Business Improvement District, Regina Exhibition Association Limited, Regina News, Regina Warehouse District, Taylor Field, The Yards

City council approves framework agreement aimed at strengthening Regina core

Regina city council approved the City Centre Core Framework on Wednesday — an agreement between the city administration, Regina Exhibition Association Ltd., the Regina Downtown Business Improvement District, and the Regina Warehouse District aimed at strengthening the downtown core. It allows for collective collaboration when it comes to future…
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…
10
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Canadian Football League, CFL, Dwayne Johnson, Football, Randy Ambrosie, Sports, The Rock, Vince McMahon, Wade Miller, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Winnipeg Sports, WWE, XFL

Winnipeg Blue Bombers boss says CFL, XFL talks could be good news for league – Winnipeg

Discussions between the CFL and XFL about a potential partnership are underway, and the president of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers says it could be very good news overall for the Canadian league. The two sides say they are looking to identify opportunities for the leagues to collaborate, innovate and…
09
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Alberta Coronavirus, Alberta COVID-19, Alberta Health Services, Alberta public health measures, Alberta public health rules, Canada, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Alberta, COVID-19, Edmonton police, edmonton police service, EPS, Khrome Beauty Lounge, Khrome Beauty Lounge Edmonton, news

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.…