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Are You a Charity With A Great Idea that Supports Our Community?

February 11, 2019

Are you a registered charity with a game-changing idea that has the potential to create positive, lasting change in our region? The CFSEA’s Community Impact Award is a $25,000 grant designed for agencies with new and innovative project ideas that show creativity and leadership in supporting a vibrant, healthy, caring community. Successful projects may receive…

Business Beat: Prepare for the Unknown

February 6, 2019

There’s a story told about the dangers of leadership. Yes, a general is supposed to be out in front of the troops and leading, but the general who gets too far in front runs the risk of catching fire from both sides. The moral is clear: Being ahead of the trends has benefits and risks!…

Anti-Racism Community Grant Program Accepting Applications

February 4, 2019

Applications are now being accepted for the Anti-Racism Community Grant (ARGC) program whose purpose is to raise awareness and understanding of racism and its impact on Albertans. The program’s intent is to foster cultural awareness and cross-cultural understanding in communities across the province. The maximum grant an organization can receive is $25,000 and this funding…

New Member: Rodermond Enterprises

February 4, 2019

At Rodermond Enterprises Inc., it is our goal to help design and build to suit your needs. We offer our services as General Contractor, Design Build & Project Management for: Retail, Office, Agricultural, Commercial, Warehousing, Fabrication, Multi-Storey, Mini-Storage, Oil & Gas and much more! Contact us today for more information and quotes!

Budget Town Hall With Finance Minister February 7th

February 4, 2019

Two telephone town hall meetings on Feb. 6 and 7 will give people the opportunity to ask questions and provide their views on the provincial budget. Albertans with a publicly listed land line will automatically receive a call. Residents who live north of Red Deer will receive a call on Feb. 6 and those who…

New Member: Grass City Growers

February 1, 2019

At Grass City Growers, we are here to help the avid seasonal gardener grow into a year-round expert. We have solutions for all indoor gardeners. Hydroponic pros, or inexperienced hobbyists can find everything needed to grow an amazing indoor garden year-round. We are working with quality wholesalers to bring our shelves top quality products from reputable companies…

Counterfeit Currency: Do You Know What to Look For?

January 31, 2019

The RCMP in Spruce Grove were alerted by businesses that counterfeit currency was being circulated. The currency was missing several security features and was printed on regular paper instead of the new polymer material. In addition, one legitimate bill  had been altered. RCMP advise businesses to be cautious when accepting any denominations of cash and…

Federal Government Announces Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

January 31, 2019

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) was pleased with the announcement of federal government’s  Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP). With the closure of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (now Immigration, Refugess and Citizenship Canada) offices across Canada since 2012, many rural and northern communities ability to attract, retain and service newcomers and international students was…

Do You Work From Home? Make Sure You Use These Deductions!

January 31, 2019

What exactly is a home-based business, you ask? There are two possible tests, one of which must be met for a business to qualify as a home-based business. One test is for the home to be the principal (or main) place of business, which generally means that the business does not have a physical location elsewhere outside…

Federal Government Unveils Election 2019 Safeguards

January 31, 2019

The Minister of Democratic Institutions, the Honourable Karina Gould, along with Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, and the Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, announced Canada’s plan to combat threats to the electoral process. A series of actions across a number of areas is meant to strengthen…


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