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sage:  wise through reflection and experience

Sage Coffee and Books opened a few months back and literary has everything: local art, murals on the walls, hundreds of books, and even beanie babies. 9 more words

Mississippi Photographer

Randy Herbertson's Very Local Visual Brand

Randy Herbertson is a Midwesterner. His wife grew up in California — where she had no idea that ancestors named Barlow and Hurlbutt had roots in this area dating back centuries. 506 more words


Lifting restriction on liquor stores in Edmonton suburbs could increase competition, council told

An easing of restrictions on liquor stores in the suburbs could mean more choice and competition at big-box power centres, city council heard Monday.

Councillors considered options for changing the rules. 398 more words

Local News

Gary Lamphier: Edmonton will skirt recession, city's chief economist says

Recession? What recession? That’s not what John Rose sees.

Edmonton’s large public sector and diversified local economy will enable it to narrowly duck the oil-driven economic downturn that has slammed Calgary and other parts of the province this year, says Rose, the city’s chief economist. 800 more words


Creccal Investments buys Westmount Square

Westmount Square didn’t sit on the market long.

Owner Elad Canada on Monday confirmed the sale of the local landmark to Creccal Investments Ltd. The purchase price was not disclosed. 136 more words


Jeweller Gloria Bass celebrates a golden career on its ruby anniversary

She was the girl with the golden hands.

As a child, Gloria Bass liked to work with her hands — knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint.

As a young woman, she discovered her passion for jewelry while taking courses, first in San Diego where her husband was doing a master’s degree, then at the renowned Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. 778 more words


Canadian Oil Sands stock leaps on blockbuster $6.6B hostile takeover bid

The price of Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. stock jumped by 55 per cent Monday as shareholders bet on a bidding war after a much-anticipated $6.6-billion blockbuster takeover offer by Suncor Energy Inc. 835 more words