Stories on local businesses
The province says the new Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), signed Friday by federal, provincial and territorial trade ministers, will give Alberta businesses, investors, and workers increased access to Canada-wide markets, including government tenders in other provinces and territorities.
Morinville is offering two opportunities to find eggs in the lead up to Easter. One will be conducted for children, the other for older egg hunters.
Sobeys Morinville owners Shaun and Susie and Shaun Thompson and their staff will be hiding 10 eggs for seven days, starting Sunday. The eggs numbered 1 to 10 have a corresponding Easter dinner prize. Shoppers finding the egg only have to take it to customer service to claim their free item. […]
The Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce will host their 15th Annual Trade Show Apr. 21 and 22, but it is a longer period of time the Chamber will be celebrating over those two days. Called Business Through the Decades, this year’s event is a nod to the Chamber’s 70th anniversary advocating for Morinville and area businesses. […]
The Morinville Community Library will soon be setting up tables in the program room and throughout the library to showcase the many items up for bid during the library’s silent auction Apr. 4 to 8.
Library Manager Isabelle Cramp said the twice-annual event is an important fundraiser for the library.
As you walk through the front door of Smith Music, expect to be greeted by a whirl of activity and sound. If you haven’t been there in a while, you’ll likely notice the place has changed, a lot.
What was once a singular, large open room is now a building split up into three unique identities. There’s a new massage therapy business there. And, of course, there’s Smith Music with its immense stage and new (not to mention, impressive) recording studio. […]
Champion Petfoods have been named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers of 2017; the second year Champion has been recognized as a top employer in the province.
Alberta’s Top Employers is an editorial competition that recognizes Alberta-based employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. […]
It’s not uncommon to see a variety of new tools at Home Hardware / Bumper-to-Bumper. It’s what one expects from their local hardware store/auto parts dealer. But a recent addition to the shop isn’t for fixing bathroom taps or car engines – it’s for fixing people engines. […]
The government is reviewing Alberta’s labour legislation and inviting Albertans to take part in the review.
The current work on the legislation focuses on the Employment Standards Code and the Labour Relations Code, last revised significantly in 1988. […]
The Alberta government took the occasion of International Women’s Day to launch additional support for Alberta’s women entrepreneurs to expand and grow their businesses through the Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) program. […]