17
Sep
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Consumer, downtown Peterborough, Education, Entertainment, Features, news, Peterborough, Shop local, Student Activities, things to do, Tourism, Trent University

Trent University students can explore Peterborough (and win prizes) by playing bingo – Peterborough

Trent University students are being encouraged to play a round of bingo, but this game has a bit of a twist. Each square on the recently launched “Discover Peterborough” bingo card directs participants to a location on campus or in Peterborough’s downtown. “It’s an opportunity for Trent University students…
14
Sep
2021
Posted by: In: alfie smith, cat n fiddle, cat n fiddle pub, cat'n'fiddle pub, Entertainment, Hamilton, hamilton music, hamilton music scene, Hamilton news, live music hamilton, news, suzanne keast

‘Felt like playing home’: Iconic downtown Hamilton pub and music venue closing after 28 years – Hamilton

An iconic part of downtown Hamilton’s music scene is closing its doors after 28 years. Last week, the Cat’N’Fiddle pub at the corner of Augusta and John streets announced on social media that it would be permanently closing on Oct. 2. “We hope that we have provided a venue…
13
Sep
2021
Posted by: In: Bike To Work, Bike to work day returns in Winnipeg, Bike to work week Winnipeg, Canada, Cycling, gift bags, Health, news, pit stops

Bike to work day returns in Winnipeg – Winnipeg

Bike Week Winnipeg says Bike to Work Day was back Monday. This was the organization’s first fall event since COVID-19 hit a year ago and it featured 14 pit stops including the annual all-day stop at The Forks. “Bike to Work Day has been a staple in our community…
27
Aug
2021
Posted by: In: Business, Economy, Indigenous, Indigenous-owned business, Kahkewistahaw First Nation, Kihew Fabco, Melville, news, Reconciliation, Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan News, steel fabrication enterprise, Truth and Reconciliation

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…
25
Aug
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, dr. elizabeth richardson, Dr. Peter Juni, Dr. Timothy Sly, Hamilton, hamilton COVID-19 cases, Hamilton news, Hamilton Public Health, Health, news, outbreak in hamilton, Sizzle, sizzle night club

Hamilton reports 59 new COVID-19 cases, city averaging 64 cases a day in the last week – Hamilton

Hamilton is now seeing almost five times as many new COVID-19 cases reported to public health compared to a month ago, according to the latest data from the city. On Wednesday, another 59 new infections were disclosed day over day which is 47 more than the 12 reported on…
30
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Alouettes, Alouettes owner, Canada, CFL, Football, Montreal, Montreal Alouettes, Montreal football, news, Sidney Spiegel, Sidney Spiegel death, Sports

CFL, Alouettes confirm jointly that Montreal co-owner Sidney Spiegel has passed away – Montreal

The COVID-19 pandemic robbed the Montreal Alouettes of a 2020 season and co-owner Sidney Spiegel the chance to see his franchise play. Spiegel died Wednesday in Toronto. Both the Alouettes and CFL confirmed Siegel’s passing in separate statements Friday. Spiegel’s age wasn’t divulged. But he was listed as being 89…
15
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Accessibility, BC tourism, bc tourist attraction, Entertainment, Environment, Lifestyle, Malahat, malahat skywalk, news, skywalk, Tourism, Tourist Attraction, Vancouver Island tourism

Eye-catching new tourist attraction opens on Vancouver Island

There were oohs and aahs, along with plenty of delighted squeals and shrieks Thursday, as what’s being billed as a premier new tourist attraction opened on Vancouver Island. The new Malahat Skywalk, located about half an hour north of Victoria, features a 600-metre elevated walkway through the treetops to…
06
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Cannabis, COVID-19, Economy, Health, Kingston, Lifestyle, Local Business, Money, news, Pandemic, Sales, Store

Kingston, Ont. cannabis store tops sales for eastern Ontario – Kingston

Jennawae McLean and her partner opened up Calyx and Trichomes last year in the midst of the pandemic. While the company is now the top seller in eastern Ontario,  they say it has not always been easy. “Now we know that after such a difficult year, we can handle…
06
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Brew and Bloom, Brew and Bloom Edmonton, Edmonton Cafe, Edmonton women-led cafe, Features, flower wall, gourmet cakes, gourmet coffee, instagram cafe, Local Business, local cafe, news, Women-led business, Women-led cafe

Women-led café creates a unique ‘Instagramable’ experience in Edmonton – Edmonton

An Edmonton based, women-led café is drawing all types of attention thanks to its stunning, picturesque venue. Walking into Brew and Bloom you are enthralled with silk synthetic flowers, and not just a few. Over 2,000 flowers make up the middle of the café. Brew and Bloom started its…
28
Jun
2021
Posted by: In: Ag-celerator, Airport City Sustainability Campus, Alternate Route Coffee, Alternate Route Coffee Alberta, Canada, Coffee, Consumer, Economy, edmonton airport, edmonton coffee, Edmonton International Airport, Edmonton International Airport businesses, EIA, EIA Ag-celerator, EIA Airport City Sustainability Campus, Leduc coffee company, news, Uproot Food Collective

Alberta coffee company setting up shop at Edmonton International Airport – Edmonton

An Alberta-based coffee roasting company is moving its business to the Edmonton International Airport. Alternate Route Coffee, a coffee importer and roasting company, is setting up its roastery and distribution centre at EIA’s Airport City Sustainability Campus. “Who we’re partners with is really important. We want that to be…