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Alberta retailers ready to reopen as aid boosted

Alberta retailers ready to reopen as aid boosted

Provincial support starts April 1 while federal rent and wage subsidies extended to June
Alberta boosts business aid and eyes reopening

Alberta boosts business aid and eyes reopening

Struggling small and mid-sized businesses can apply for “enhanced benefits” and the money does not have to be repaId
Four Alberta coal mines (barely) hanging on

Four Alberta coal mines (barely) hanging on

After a sharp reversal of Alberta government policy on coal development, four coal mine exploration projects are allowed to proceed, but their final approval is in doubt
Retail kink makes Calgary ‘sexiest city’ in Canada

Retail kink makes Calgary ‘sexiest city’ in Canada

Consumer spending not the only thing rising in Alberta, where Calgary is notable for a shopping preference
Alberta retailers unsure on opening as rules ease

Alberta retailers unsure on opening as rules ease

Small business owners welcome February 8 lift on restrictions but wonder if distancing and contact rules will make opening worth it
Rural Alberta calls for national action on energy strategy

Rural Alberta calls for national action on energy strategy

Keystone pipeline cancellation strikes at the ‘core to our existence’ says head of Rural Municipalities of Alberta
Lethbridge posts Alberta’s highest home sales, price increase

Lethbridge posts Alberta’s highest home sales, price increase

Alberta city ranked among Western Investor’s five top towns for real estate investors is ‘flying under the radar’, data suggests
Energy mergers push Calgary office vacancies into stratosphere

Energy mergers push Calgary office vacancies into stratosphere

Cenovus-Husky merger could rocket Calgary’s office vacancies into “unseen territory” above 30 per cent
Edmonton office tower sells for $10 and debt

Edmonton office tower sells for $10 and debt

Big office towers in Edmonton are selling – recently to B.C. investors – at rock-bottom prices as vacancies and sublease space increase
Alberta out of vaccine; B.C. short 60,000 shots

Alberta out of vaccine; B.C. short 60,000 shots

Alberta and B.C. will temporarily stop vaccinations against COVID-19 within days as Canada reports a 650,000-dose shortfall