Calgary businesses benefit from Stamps’ stint to the 100th Grey Cup

Calgary’s playoff run to the 100th Grey Cup was a touchdown for local businesses.

“With the football games, we’ve been having people lined up out the door at 11 a.m. just to watch,” said Nicky Arsenault, a supervisor at the Shark Club sports bar, adding staff brought in tents and heaters so it could open its patio and make extra space for Sunday’s Grey Cup crowd.


Alberta’s oilsands boosts global economy, says a new study

Alberta’s oilsands have a huge impact on economies around the globe — and closer to home, according to a new study released Wednesday.

The Conference Board of Canada report says untapped reserves and openness to investment contribute to jobs and wealth all along the supply chain in Canada and beyond.


Redford touts the economic benefits of the oilsands

Premier Alison Redford says a report set to be released Wednesday will show just how much Canada benefits economically from the oilsands.

Speaking Tuesday at the National Buyer/Seller forum at the Shaw Conference Centre — billed as Canada’s premier annual oilsands supply-chain gathering —Redford touted a report from the Conference Board of Canada.

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