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Supporting small business with defiance in Innisfail

Supporting small business with defiance in Innisfail

Innisfail barbershop continues its battle against provincial COVID restriction
Small businesses feeling the pinch of credit-card fees as e-commerce ramps up

Small businesses feeling the pinch of credit-card fees as e-commerce ramps up

OTTAWA — Industry groups say small businesses are being hammered by high credit-card fees on online purchases as the shift toward e-commerce continues. Visa and MasterCard reduced the fees they collect from businesses to an average annual rate of 1.
Couple's dream restaurant opening after months of delays

Couple's dream restaurant opening after months of delays

"At one point I did get a little distressed, but I came out of it very quickly because we had already taken the plunge and there’s only one way out now— We have to see it through to completion.”
Dedicated Okotoks manager recognized by McDonald’s

Dedicated Okotoks manager recognized by McDonald’s

“And also lots of my coworkers, they’re looking up to me, working with me and they also feel really good that even though we work in any part of the country McDonald’s recognizes people, they see it, all the hard work and effort we put in.”
Funding falls short for Okotoks small business

Funding falls short for Okotoks small business

Susan Kleinsasser said provincial funding leaves out mom-and-pop-type businesses that are struggling during the pandemic
Okotoks obsesses with chocolate bomb

Okotoks obsesses with chocolate bomb

Chocolatier having busy season from the family basement
Couple takes the plunge, going from jobless to business owners

Couple takes the plunge, going from jobless to business owners

Family business sale triggers big move to a small town
Ralph Klein's niece does something nice for Innisfail in his name

Ralph Klein's niece does something nice for Innisfail in his name

Christmas fundraiser launched for the in-betweeners
Okotoks drone company moves into airport

Okotoks drone company moves into airport

Airport becoming a hub for aviation education
Indigenous company recognized with provincial award

Indigenous company recognized with provincial award

The company took top honours last week in the Indigenous category for the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction