Stories on local businesses
A defined benefit pension plan and health spending accounts are among the things that make Champion Petfoods LP one of the best employers in the province.
This week the Morinville-based company announced it was recently named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers of 2016. […]
The Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce brought forth the province’s message to businesses that Syrian refugees need work. Board Member Grant Cree presented on a Jan. 13 meeting with Deputy Minister Andre Corbould that he attended on behalf of the Chamber. […]
Employers can now apply for the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP); a program the government says will help approximately 3,000 students improve their job prospects by gaining valuable on-the-job experience and skills. […]
The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses, a 109,000-strong national organization, unveiled the most burdensome bureaucracies to businesses Jan. 20, the third day of their Red Tape Awareness Week. […]
A Morinville man is hoping to address the need for commercial and professional space while developing a property the community can be proud of. Rick Dozois is planning to build a $2 to $2.5 million professional building on the corner of 100 Avenue and 100 Street that will cover his three properties east of the ReMax building. Two of the three properties presently have buildings on them, a vacant building and the Pro Level Looks building. […]
Community Futures Tawatinaw Region is cautioning business owners about grant offerings and promises that look too good to be true. Kelly Harris-Martin, General Manager of Community Futures Tawatinaw Region, told Morinville News the downturn in the economy has sent more people their way inquiring about the availability of grant funding for their business. […]
Locals will be picking up their crayons and their coffee cups at the Green Bean Coffee House and Bistro on Mondays starting Jan. 18. The local restaurant will be opening their doors to those who have taken up adult colouring. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays and all are welcome, including children. […]
A new name and new direction are two of the things the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce are hoping will provide the remedy to revitalize the business organization’s annual spring trade show.
It was an evening in China for local businesses Thursday night during the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual Awards Night Gala. This year’s event sold more than 230 tickets, a 40 per cent increase in turnout over 2014’s event. The evening’s theme was a tribute to the Chamber’s recent business trip to China and included Chinese drummers and dancers as well as a Chines buffet by Chef Doug Adsit of The Green Bean. […]