Alberta business

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

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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 more than $1,000 on political advertising outside of an election period. Read more: Alberta unions launch ‘resistance’ campaign against provincial budget cuts BoycottUCPdonors.ca lists dozens of Alberta businesses across the province using an interactive map. The AFL said it wanted Albertans to make “informed consumer […]

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Sherwood Park woman takes her jewelry from local markets to the Golden Globes

Sherwood Park woman takes her jewelry from local markets to the Golden Globes

Dixie Herman started Ten Degrees jewelry a year ago. She designs eye catching necklaces and rings, that people can customize to their liking. The Sherwood Park woman doesn’t have a store front and is often at local markets in the Edmonton area, but in January she will be at the gifting suite at the Golden Globes in Hollywood. “They contacted me through email,” Herman said. “At first I thought it was a scam, because I thought, ‘Oh, are you sure you got the right person?’ And then when she called, then I realized, okay, it’s not a (scam).” The […]

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