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Leveraging community ties could help small businesses survive COVID-19 crisis, experts predict

Leveraging community ties could help small businesses survive COVID-19 crisis, experts predict

In an online webinar Thursday, former MLA Doug Griffiths and business consultant Heather Thomson said business owners able to maintain connections to their customers in creative ways will be better prepared to bounce back. 
UPDATED: Federal payroll test shuts out small businesses from COVID-19 loan

UPDATED: Federal payroll test shuts out small businesses from COVID-19 loan

"I can't, in my mind, reconcile why that would be a driving factor for eligibility," said Herc's Nutrition owner of $50,000 payroll minimum.
Former driver brings Saint City Taxi back to life under new ownership

Former driver brings Saint City Taxi back to life under new ownership

Cab company revived days after initial closure
Guide to which Alberta businesses can stay open and which are closed

Guide to which Alberta businesses can stay open and which are closed

A look at the list issued by the provincial government due to the COVID-19 pandemic
St. Albert business owners say new restrictions should have come sooner

St. Albert business owners say new restrictions should have come sooner

"I felt disappointed they had to wait for that long," said massage therapist.
St. Albert distillery shifts to crafting hand sanitizer

St. Albert distillery shifts to crafting hand sanitizer

Black Diamond Distillery working around the clock to fill corporate orders for essential oil hand sanitizer province-wide
St. Albert small businesses welcome new federal supports

St. Albert small businesses welcome new federal supports

Local business owners say 75 per cent wage subsidy is "a huge improvement"
Dollarama, Walmart Canada boost employee pay amid COVID-19 outbreak

Dollarama, Walmart Canada boost employee pay amid COVID-19 outbreak

"We recognize the challenges they are facing and appreciate the incredible work they are doing to serve Canadians in these truly unprecedented circumstances."
Where the wild things are

Where the wild things are

Untamed Feast to open new store in Riel Business Park
Starbucks, Second Cup halt use of reusable cups amid novel coronavirus outbreak

Starbucks, Second Cup halt use of reusable cups amid novel coronavirus outbreak