Nova Scotia announces 7M in property tax relief for small

Nova Scotia announces $7M in property tax relief for small business owners

The Nova Scotia government has launched a property tax rebate program for small businesses that have suffered as a result of COVID-19 shutdowns. The province announced $7 million in property tax relief on Tuesday, allowing business to claim a rebate of a portion of the property taxes paid. Businesses can choose between a $1,000…

Princess Theatre on Edmontons Whyte Avenue announces temporary closure

Princess Theatre on Edmonton’s Whyte Avenue announces temporary closure

A century-old art-house cinema and longtime fixture on Edmonton’s Whyte Avenue has closed its doors and it is not yet clear when it will reopen. On Wednesday, the Princess Theatre posted a statement on Facebook that said it was temporarily closing “for the next while under current circumstances.” “We hope to reopen at some…

Lions Lair 2020 online paint store wins Hamilton innovation contest

Lion’s Lair 2020: online paint store wins Hamilton innovation contest

A Hamilton-based online paint store, which boasts being Canada’s first, has taken top prize with the Innovation Factory’s annual Lion’s Lair competition. The e-retailer picked up the $30,000 prize for providing a convenient online portal to 60 of the most popular colours of high-quality, made-in-Canada paints. CEO and co-founder Jill Torrance said the business model…

At Davos feds pitch GM in bid to keep key

At Davos, feds pitch GM in bid to keep key Ontario assembly line rolling

DAVOS, Switzerland – Canada’s economic development minister says the federal government has received no firm commitments from General Motors about the future of a key plant in the Greater Toronto area. Navdeep Bains spoke this morning with Mary Barra, CEO of the General Motors Company, just before she had a closed-door meeting with Prime…