How GoDaddy helped this young Albertan entrepreneur find balance

At 28, Jordan McTaggart has a thriving business and time for school

How GoDaddy helped this young Albertan entrepreneur find balanceEntrepreneur Jordan McTaggart has found a way to have the best of both worlds: a thriving online business and enough time to pursue other life and career goals. For many business owners, “work-life balance” is an illusive concept, but McTaggart told YYC Business that he achieved it with the support of community and some powerful…

It’s Not Just About the Product, People Want to Have Fun!

It’s Not Just About the Product, People Want to Have Fun!Ever hear of the company Purple? They make mattresses, but they are famous for their commercials. Purple created funny commercials that captured the hearts of everyone watching leading to skyrocketing sales. Among all the companies making mattresses, Purple was taking the lead without the product being center stage. That’s because Purple understood it’s not just…

In this episode, we talk about how Karen has navigated two industries that are both highly male dominated Click the stamps below to enjoy our discussion and insights on: 00:00 Introduction 00:30 Both Highly Male Dominated Industries 02:55 Female Roles 04:53 Commercial Real Estate 05:54 Calgary Small Business Award 06:38 Outro #Calgary #Nominated #Cannabis #Male…

Friends of Stars – Experience Alberta

Friends of Stars – Experience AlbertaNEWS RELEASE CALGARY, December 17, 2020 – Friends of STARS Experience Alberta (FOSEA) is launching an exciting project in support of STARS and Alberta’s tourism industry.  Alberta Sponsors have generously contributed to 50 “Alberta Experience” prize packages worth $64,000+ providing winners a chance to enjoy the wonders of their own backyard in 2021.   STARS will…

Immigration to Alberta has slowed due to the pandemic

The number of permanent residents admitted into Alberta from other countries over the second quarter of 2020 was down by 65 per cent (-8,130 people) compared to the same period last year

Immigration to Alberta has slowed due to the pandemicInternational immigration accounted for over half of Alberta’s population growth last year, but has been severely hampered by the pandemic, says a new report by ATB Financial’s Economics & Research Team.  In its daily economic update, The Owl, the financial institution said the number of permanent residents admitted into Alberta from other countries over the…

Consumer confidence tumbles in August

Alberta had been recovering the fastest across regions so far, with the smallest gap (17.9 points) between its August index and its pre-pandemic index

Consumer confidence tumbles in AugustConsumer confidence in Canada tumbled in August as coronavirus cases were on the rise, according to a report released Wednesday by the Conference Board of Canada. The report said the Index of Consumer Confidence declined by 4.1 points to 78.4, reversing three consecutive months of increase. “This month’s decline pushed the index to 42.2 points…
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