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New Faces: Big Bang offers family friendly hair style prices

After 38 years in the business, you’d think Wayne Friesen should know a thing or two about the hair styling business.

Friesen is bringing that expertise as the owner to Big Bang Hair Salon, which opened its doors last week in the University Heights shopping area. 627 more words

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Bill Brooks: A celebration of Sharon Carry's extraordinary leadership at Bow Valley College

After almost two decades leading Alberta’s largest and fastest growing community college, Sharon Carry will be retiring from her position as president and CEO of Bow Valley College. 600 more words

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Varcoe: Oilpatch warily watches national climate plan for impact on competitiveness

As the prime minister and premiers met Friday to forge a climate strategy that includes a national price on carbon, Canada’s oilpatch wondered exactly how it will all shake out — and the impact to the bottom line. 846 more words


Gary Lamphier: It's a wrap, folks: thanks for a great run

What kid dreams of becoming a business writer? None that I know of, including me.

Instead, like most of my youthful pals, I fantasized about becoming an NHL hockey star while I was growing up in Windsor, Ont., a stone’s throw from Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena. 1,107 more words

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Study Shows the Value of a New Roof

Homeowners are always remodeling and redesigning their home for multiple reasons. Whatever the project, the majority of homeowners experience many benefits after completing the project such as increased enjoyment of their home, a typical sense of joy from seeing the finished project, and a major sense of accomplishment. 139 more words

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Historic Edmonton hotel crashing into a new life as funky downtown boutique inn

One of Edmonton’s oldest hotels is being transformed into a funky boutique inn from a rundown relic to serve the city’s revitalized downtown core.

The Grand Hotel, built in stages at 103 Street and 103 Avenue starting in 1904, closed in August for major renovations and will reopen New Year’s Eve as the Crash Hotel. 505 more words

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Two companies fined $90,000 for OHS violations

Two companies have been fined a total of $90,000 after pleading guilty to a charge of failing to provide an effective safeguard for dangerous moving machine parts. 107 more words

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