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Poor David’s owner Karrie Peace and Salmon Arm store manager Monica Rhodes look forward to the new downtown Salmon Arm business’ soft opening on Friday, June 25. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

VIDEO: New Salmon Arm gift shop a tribute to loving husband

Alberta entrepreneur Karrie Peace opens her third Poor David’s on June 25

Holly Schell, centre, poses for a photo along with a couple employees behind the counter of Blue Bird Coffee Co. in Rimbey early in the morning on Jan. 26 when the doors opened to dine-in customers. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)

Rimbey cafe takes a stand and allows dine-in customers

Blue Bird Coffee Co. opened its doors on Wednesday, part of a movement by small business owners

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St. Joe’s Baseball/Softball Academy in Red Deer continuing to grow

When St. Joseph High School decided to run a baseball and softball…

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Nancy McInerney, Kevin Martin, Olds Mayor Michael Muzychka, Chelsea Carey and MLA Nathan Cooper pose for a photo during the ticket launch for the Grand Slam of Curling Champions Cup in Olds from April 29 to May 3 in October. The event has been rescheduled for 2022. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Olds misses out on Champions Cup again, event penciled in to return in 2022

They say waiting is the hardest part for curling fans in central…

Nancy McInerney, Kevin Martin, Olds Mayor Michael Muzychka, Chelsea Carey and MLA Nathan Cooper pose for a photo during the ticket launch for the Grand Slam of Curling Champions Cup in Olds from April 29 to May 3 in October. The event has been rescheduled for 2022. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Third-generation Red Deer car dealer wins top award

Third-generation Red Deer car dealer wins top award

Scottsville Automotive Group’s Garrett Scott recognized by Alberta Motor Dealers Association

  • Sep 15, 2020
Third-generation Red Deer car dealer wins top award
Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs
(Advocate file photo).
(Advocate file photo).
Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is bringing pages to porches

Local bookstore is delivering sanitized books amid pandemic.

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)
Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You

Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You

When you’re ready, we’re here for you. That’s the message Black Press…

  • Apr 1, 2020
Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You
Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak

Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak

Many businesses are changing their business models or offering services in a new way

Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak
New research says many Canadians won’t have access to paid leave from their employers or existing federal help if forced off the job due to COVID-19, in a March 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Study says few workers have paid leave, qualify for EI if off job due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — New research says broad swaths of the Canadian workforce won’t…

New research says many Canadians won’t have access to paid leave from their employers or existing federal help if forced off the job due to COVID-19, in a March 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Truckers protest in downtown Regina over union blockade of oil refinery

Truckers protest in downtown Regina over union blockade of oil refinery

REGINA — Dozens of truckers with horns blaring drove their semis into…

Truckers protest in downtown Regina over union blockade of oil refinery
Connect First Credit Union CEO Paul Kelly speaks, as Coun. Tanya Handley and Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce CEO Rick More look on, at the grand opening of Mountain View Financial in Red Deer Thursday afternoon. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff

New Red Deer credit union officially opens

The grand opening of Mountain View Financial was Thursday afternoon

Connect First Credit Union CEO Paul Kelly speaks, as Coun. Tanya Handley and Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce CEO Rick More look on, at the grand opening of Mountain View Financial in Red Deer Thursday afternoon. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff
Mercedes Messinger, owner of Messinger Meats Artisan Butcher & Bistro in Red Deer, sits in her office Tuesday afternoon, just a few days before the official launch of a fundraising lunch program that will support various charities throughout 2020. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff

Red Deer business supporting charities throughout 2020

A Red Deer business is raising money and awareness for a dozen…

Mercedes Messinger, owner of Messinger Meats Artisan Butcher & Bistro in Red Deer, sits in her office Tuesday afternoon, just a few days before the official launch of a fundraising lunch program that will support various charities throughout 2020. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff
MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Jan. 4-5

MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Jan. 4-5

Plan your open house viewings with the attached map of listings in…

MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Jan. 4-5
Go Dodge Red Deer on the move

Go Dodge Red Deer on the move

Dealership moving from Gaetz Avenue to Petrolia Business Park

Go Dodge Red Deer on the move
MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Dec. 7-8

MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Dec. 7-8

Plan your open house viewings with the attached map of listings in…

MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Dec. 7-8
MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Nov. 30 to Dec. 1

MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Nov. 30 to Dec. 1

Plan your open house viewings with the attached map of listings in…

MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Nov. 30 to Dec. 1
MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Nov. 23-24

MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Nov. 23-24

Plan your open house viewings with the attached map of listings in…

MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Nov. 23-24