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Greg Kirkwood on Choices, Chances and Being an Entrepreneur

In 1995, Greg Kirkwood was studying economics at the University of Alberta and had an idea for a small business that he could run...

Self-Made Millionaires: Why Heading Back to School is Still the Radical...

Bill Gates. Steve Jobs. Mark Zuckerberg. Titans of their industry and ludicrously wealthy, they managed to make billions without finishing a college degree. Thanks...

McLean & Shaw Insurance Brokers Inc.: Proudly Independent for 60 Years

When Al McLean registered his insurance company in 1956, he was not aware of the changes that would transform the industry six decades on....

Two Big Wins for ATB: A Number 1 Ranking and Meeting...

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ (CFIB) Battle of the Banks is over for this year. Every few years, the CFIB polls small and...

Genuine Consultation Needed on New City Taxes in Edmonton

Will a city charter mean new, higher taxes for Edmonton residents? After stakeholder sessions and two public consultation sessions in Edmonton, we still don’t have...

Technology and Innovation will Build A More Diverse Economy

Looking back at 2016 in the Alberta business world, one word comes to mind: diversification. With oil and gas prices in the tank, everyone...

PCL’s Successful Succession

PCL, whose North American headquarters is in Edmonton, Alberta, is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work in Canada, the United...

Donor Dollars add up to Saved Lives

With Christmas on the way, our hearts and minds turn to thoughts of giving, and there are no shortage of charitable and non-profit organizations...

Habitat for Humanity Gets the Presidential Treatment

Habitat for Humanity® Canada (HFHC) had a very special announcement to make on World Habitat Day: former United States President Jimmy Carter and his...

Desperate Times, Desperate Measures: Employee Fraud in Alberta’s New Economy

Alberta’s economy has curiously made fraud easier to spot, but businesses are still losing millions. Two local forensic accountants explain why fraud happens and...