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Marriott market cap plunged 31 per cent this year

Marriott market cap plunged 31 per cent this year

Major Western Canada hotel developer has suffered the worst decline in market capital among world’s largest hotel chains during coronavirus crisis
T&T grocery chain restarts temperature checks

T&T grocery chain restarts temperature checks

T&T Supermarket has resumed temperature checks at stores across Canada as COVID-19 cases increase
Prairie ranchers weigh buying or leasing land

Prairie ranchers weigh buying or leasing land

While renting is sometimes the only option, ranchers find “the good land is the cheap land and the low-quality land is the expensive land”
Alberta developers can ante bonds, not cash

Alberta developers can ante bonds, not cash

Surety bonds allow developers to finance a project without facing borrowing limits or cash reserves in an idea that started in Calgary
Alberta posts second-highest cannabis sales in Canada

Alberta posts second-highest cannabis sales in Canada

Alberta has nearly half the legal cannabis stores in the country and its $46.7 million in June sales was second only to Ontario
Medicine Hat offers $25,000 to builders

Medicine Hat offers $25,000 to builders

Medicine Hat is offering homebuilders grants of up to $25,000 when they build on selected infill lots in the southwestern Alberta city
Alberta leads West as retail sales surge

Alberta leads West as retail sales surge

Canadian June retail sales soared 23.7 per cent from a month earlier to $53 billion, topping pre-pandemic levels, with Alberta posting the fourth-highest increase in the country
Pandemic credited for Alberta golf boom

Pandemic credited for Alberta golf boom

The majority of Alberta’s 300-plus courses opened in May and Alberta Golf claims most are the busiest they have been for the past five to 10 years
Unleash a blue-collar recovery: report

Unleash a blue-collar recovery: report

With the right policies, Canada’s resource and manufacturing industries could create 2.6 million new jobs, increase Canada’s GDP by 17 per cent and secure country’s future
Clouds shade Edmonton’s hot multi-family sales

Clouds shade Edmonton’s hot multi-family sales

More than half the investor dollars spent in the city’s commercial real estate sector this year flowed into rental apartment buildings, at nearly $500 million, but the outlook is cloudy