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Edmonton’s iconic Take 5 doughnut shop for sale (Global News)

Take 5 is a cafe in Edmonton's Beverly neighbourhood. After 41 years with the same owner, the shop is up for sale. Heather Thomson, executive...

OPINION | This 'Bitumen Boondoggle' is costing Alberta taxpayers billions (CBC News)

In an op-ed, Andrew Leach discusses the Sturgeon Refinery saga.

Alberta projects historic $24.2-billion deficit amid COVID-19 pandemic, low oil prices (Edmonton Journal)

Collapsed oil prices and an increase in spending amid the COVID-19 pandemic have pushed Alberta into a historic projected deficit of $24.2 billion....

Proposed spot zoning could have negative consequences, critics say (Pique Magazine)

A Resort Municipality of Whistler initiative to lock key food and beverage establishments into their current zoning is an attempt to address a...

Where new Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole stands on climate change, carbon tax, oil and LNG (The Narwhal)

In his acceptance speech new federal Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole promised his party would be ready for an election as early as this fall. What...

Should you pay with cash or debit during the pandemic? (CTV News)

While many businesses are urging customers to not use cash, Mike Maier from the University of Alberta School of Business says relying too much on...

Why not using cash during COVID-19 could make you more likely to overspend (folio)

Cashless purchases during the pandemic can add up quickly and make us more likely to ignore prices, says Mike Maier, a financial expert who...

Return to Stage 1 would devastate Edmonton businesses, says retail school director (Edmonton Journal)

Amid a surge of COVID-19 infections in Edmonton, returning to Stage 1 of Alberta’s relaunch strategy would be devastating to many businesses, says...

Economy showing signs of rebound but experts warn it could be short lived (CTV News)

As more stores started to re-open in June, so did people's wallets. According to Statistics Canada, retailers across the country reported $53...

Downtown businesses show flexibility, creativity during COVID-19, report says (CBC)

MBA student Kennedy Quigley authored a report released by the Downtown Business Association that evaluates what some downtown Edmonton companies...

New Startup Edmonton program offers mentorship for Black entrepreneurs (CBC)

Startup Edmonton launched Foundations for Black Founders this summer to offer business classes with mentorship and stories from successful Black...

Alberta government handpicks new school curriculum advisers (CBC News)

The Alberta government has appointed eight advisers to shape a revamped curriculum for K-12 schools. Of the eight, five are from the U of A.

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