Stories on local businesses
Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is calling on the federal government to increase the Canadian Emergency Bank Account (CEBA) loan amount (currently up to $10,000) as well as the forgivable portion. […]
Morinville News partnered with Smith Music to bring you their weekly Business Helping Business segment. This week, the last in the series is a discussion with Lee Hodgins about business relaunch strategies. […]
Morinville’s 2020 budget included an economic development initiative to help improve the look of Morinville’s downtown core. The Storefront Improvement program had $50,000 allocated for this year to provide up to $10,000 in matching dollars to businesses improving their storefronts.
COVID-19 has exacerbated fears that as cash changes hands, it becomes a transporter of germs and viruses. But is cash really any worse than your debit or credit card? LendEDU, a company that helps consumers learn about financial products, used a scientific device that tests for bacteria on a given surface to examine just how dirty credit/debit cards and cash really are. […]
The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB) says the lifting of provincial restrictions is seeing 50 per cent more small businesses now fully open with Alberta, Manitoba and New Brunswick leading the way. […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the government has updated the criteria for the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program for small businesses and that the application process will begin Monday, May 25.
The Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce is holding its Annual General Meeting on June 10th. The meeting, a virtual one due to COVID-19, will introduce Chamber members to the new Board of Directors. […]
According to the numbers, Morinville’s finances are in good shape. That’s the word from Curtis Friesen of Metrix Group LLP who presented the 2019 audited financial statements to Town Council at its regular meeting Tuesday.
In the past 24 hours, Alberta conducted 4072 COVID-19 tests. Of that number, the province added 62 cases, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 6407. To date, 5076 (79.2%) Albertans have recovered. There are currently 1211 active cases province-wide.
Morinville News is partnering with Smith Music to bring you their weekly Business Helping Business segment. This week is a discussion with Town of Morinville Economic Development Officer Brad White on hoe municipalities are helping businesses.