The 2nd Annual Social Purchasing Portal Holiday Shopping Bus Tour is a unique way shoppers can learn about the positive effect that buying locally can have on our economy.
When Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year, lands on Buy Nothing Day, mall shoppers pause to consider their options.
Ninety years ago today, a statue of a First World War soldier was unveiled at Winnipeg’s most famous corner, commemorating Bank of Montreal employees killed in action.
A bumper crop on the prairies may seem like good news, but the bigger harvests have not only driven down world crop prices, they’ve overwhelmed the grain handling and transportation infrastructure.
The world of televised sports was hit by an earthquake last week when Rogers inked an exclusive hockey broadcast deal that may spell the end of Canada’s public broadcaster – the CBC.
The Annual Blueberry Pancake Breakfast on behalf of Local Investment Toward Employment shows the benefits of creating a diverse and economically beneficial environment for people to live and work in.
It seemed 2013 would be the year that the 101-year old former Canada Bread plant at 258 Burnell Street saw a revival. Now, the redevelopment of this historic property is in doubt.
One of the key lessons that Henry Ford learned and passed on to other industrialists was, ‘pay your workers enough so they can afford to buy the product themselves.’ Whoever is running Walmart these days may want to heed this valuable advice.
Joelle Foster, through her work with Canadian Youth Business Foundation, has helped finance and mentor 87 youth-led local businesses in the last three years.
If you are seeking a different way for your holiday shopping to have more of a local impact, there’s an event that might help you avoid the chaos of the malls and provide funds to a local registered charity.