Gain Momentum to live life to the fullest

Wendy Coombs, co-owner of Momentum Health in Calgary, strives to cut down the time people are off work or unable to take part in sports and activities

Gain Momentum to live life to the fullestWendy Coombs is a co-owner of Momentum Health in Calgary. Calgary’s Business: Can you explain the history of Momentum? And how many locations exist today? Coombs: Our goal was to offer all rehabilitation services along the full spectrum of rehabilitation from acute injuries to complex chronic injuries and to be accessible to all communities throughout…

Moderate economic growth forecast for Red Deer

Ongoing job increases in the city will shave the unemployment rate from 8% in 2017 to 7.3% in 2018 and 6.5% in 2019

Moderate economic growth forecast for Red DeerRed Deer’s economy, after expanding strongly in 2017, is forecast to grow more slowly this year and next, according to a report by the Conference Board of Canada. The Mid-Sized Cities Outlook (Economic Insights Into Select Canadian Cities) said real gross domestic product (GDP) should rise by 2.8 per cent in 2018 and by 2.2…

Housing affordability worsens in Calgary

New RBC report blames tough economic times and rising interest rates

Housing affordability worsens in CalgaryHousing affordability hasn’t been a real issue for close to 10 years in Calgary but the picture isn’t quite as rosy as it was just three years ago, according to the latest latest Housing Trends and Affordability Report issued on Tuesday by RBC Economic Research. “Tough economic times first undermined local buyers’ ability to own…

Endy issues a wake-up call to other mattress retailers

Calgary born and raised co-founders Mike Gettis and Rajen Ruparell have created a Canadian e-commerce experience specifically around mattresses

Endy issues a wake-up call to other mattress retailersMike Gettis is one of the co-founders of Endy, Canada’s biggest online mattress retailer. Calgary’s Business: What is Endy and how are you different from other brands? Gettis: From the start, our goal at Endy has been to help Canadians sleep better. We’ve built a vertical e-commerce brand from the ground up that is specifically…

Less is more: how tweets can build a business brand

People on Twitter actually pay as much attention to branded content as they do to the rest of the content in their feeds

Less is more: how tweets can build a business brandTroy Media interview with Alyson Gausby, head of research at Twitter Canada.  Troy Media: Has social media use reached a saturation point? Gausby: Like a Twitter feed, the social media space never stands still for long because both technology and consumer behaviour are always evolving. If I think back to where the company was when…
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