App-based food and liquor delivery comes to Cochrane

With new bridges, restaurants and roads, the brisk pace of Cochrane’s growth is evident. However, the most clear sign that Cochrane has hit the big time may have arrived last week: residents can now order a frozen yogurt on an app, and have it delivered to their door. It’s all thanks to young Calgary entrepreneur Said Abunada and his delivery operation HungryEats. The business can be compared to Just Eat or Skip the Dishes, except, well, it’s the first one to actually operate in Cochrane. He launched it five years ago in Calgary.

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Council works at clearing up anomalies within business license bylaw

Included in Monday’s regular meeting of Cochrane town council was a debate in an effort to clarify requirements surrounding business licenses. Several oddities were discussed, including mobile vendors, cannabis retail and buskers. The majority of the town’s business license bylaw was put together in 2009. However, the town’s economic development manager Mike Korman told council on Monday that “administration has determined that a number of changes and additions were needed to provide better clarity and guidance to the public”

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