University of Alberta program provides Edmonton businesses online support amid

University of Alberta program provides Edmonton businesses online support amid COVID-19 pandemic

A program that started last year in Edmonton has helped hundreds of businesses build their online presence. The Making Edmonton Digital program was initiated by the University of Alberta and the City of Edmonton as a reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE: Owners of independent Edmonton restaurants push for ‘COVID-zero’ plan Students in the…

Edmonton begins ‘Reimagine plan to recover from COVID 19 financial hit

Edmonton begins ‘Reimagine’ plan to recover from COVID-19 financial hit

The City of Edmonton is beginning the first stage of its so-called Reimagine plan in an attempt to recover from the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan was first revealed in July and was designed to look at ways to continue building a healthy, prosperous city, while working to balance the budget.…

Canada OKs troubled Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets to resume

Canada OKs troubled Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets to resume service this week

Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX 8 jets can resume flying in Canadian airspace this week. Transport Canada deemed the grounded jets airworthy and said it will lift the ban on flying the jets on Wednesday, which will allow Canadian airlines to begin operating them once more. READ MORE: Boeing 737 MAX could soon return to…

Kapyong Barracks plans to be revealed

Kapyong Barracks plans to be revealed

It’s been nearly two decades in the making, but the plans for a disputed stretch of land in Winnipeg will finally be revealed Thursday. The plans for the development of the Kapyong Barracks will be released at 10 a.m. and will call for a mixed-use village with residential, recreational and commercial aspects to it.…

Peterborough Regional Farmers Market returns indoors at Peterborough Square

Peterborough Regional Farmers’ Market returns indoors at Peterborough Square

The Peterborough Regional Farmers’ Market returns for its indoor season beginning Saturday. According to the PRFM, its indoor market will be held every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Peterborough Square in the city’s downtown. Read more: Ontario’s agricultural food businesses to get funding to help prevent spread of COVID-19 As per…

Kenney calls AFLs boycott website ‘disturbing and ‘un Albertan

Kenney calls AFL’s boycott website ‘disturbing’ and ‘un-Albertan’

The Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) has launched a website that calls for Albertans to boycott businesses that have previously donated to pro-UCP Political Action Committees (PACs) before the last provincial election. PACs are a political, third-party advertiser, a person, corporation or group which is required to register with Elections Alberta when it spends…