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Parker: Modern Country furniture sales spread across North America

After moving to Calgary from the Maritimes, Cindy Shockey says she enjoyed her time as a legal researcher, but had always wanted a job where she could unleash her creative passions. 561 more words

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This Old Boiler

All around Westport, homeowners proudly display plaques bearing the dates their houses were built: 1884. 1720. 1683.

(Others, of course, proudly display the many gables and great rooms of the homes they’ve built to replace those historic ones. 365 more words


Doors finally open on first major new downtown Edmonton hotel

The first major new downtown Edmonton hotel in a generation finally welcomed its inaugural guests Thursday, a couple of years later than expected.

Constructing the eye-catching Hyatt Place Edmonton on 96 Street was delayed by underground gasoline contamination and city permit holdups. 571 more words

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Yorktown Square to make way for medical walk-in clinic

Medical walk-in clinics are seemingly “popping up all over the city,” but developer Tom Dobrich thinks there’s room for more health-care services in populous South Windsor. 334 more words

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Alberta farm groups optimistic as CETA overcomes Belgian hurdle

Farm groups eager to expand producers’ access to potentially lucrative markets applauded Thursday’s news of an apparent breakthrough in Canada-EU free trade negotiations.

An agreement struck between Belgium and its holdout region Wallonia was praised as a crucial step toward getting a deal signed in the coming days. 892 more words

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PotashCorp slashes profit forecast for the third time this year

Record sales were not enough to offset weak prices for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. this quarter, leading the Saskatoon-based company to cut its annual profit forecast for the third time this year. 340 more words


Alberta agency's first job is to launch three energy-efficiency programs

As soon as Energy Efficiency Alberta officially become the agency in charge of supporting the province’s climate leadership plan on Thursday, it received its first marching orders. 486 more words

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