Tags : business

Alberta businesses carry highest debt in country due to pandemic,

One in five Alberta small businesses are at risk of filing for bankruptcy if a fourth wave were to force us into another shut down.  That’s according to the Canadian Federation for Independent Business.  Annie Dormuth, the CFIB’s director of Provincial Affairs Alberta, also says Alberta businesses are carrying the most debt in the entire […]Read More

Lethbridge MLA discusses issues facing the Windy City.

Alberta Justice Minister Kaycee Madu has had some time to read through the plan that Lethbridge Police Chief Shahin Mehdizadeh put forward outlining how the Lethbridge Police Service will improve moving forward. The LPS has been under fire and under the microscope over the past few years dealing with certain issues including more transparency which […]Read More

#Perfectfit4u launches third virtual transformation challenge

 Pivot. It’s a word business owners have heard over and over again when it comes to provincial restrictions —especially gym owners.  #Perfectfit4u in Lethbridge will launch its third virtual transformation challenge since the pandemic began. Not only is the challenge at capacity, it has garnered interest from all over Canada. Co-owner, Ashlyn Gunderson, says the […]Read More

Lethbridge MLA says it is tough times for many politicians

 If you want to look up a profession that appears unpopular right now it may be a politician. Many government leaders are being blasted during the pandemic mostly due to the lockdowns and lack of vaccines. Lethbridge East MLA, Nathan Neudorf, says he is hearing it from both sides…the right and the left.Read More

Will Alberta’s Relaunch Grant Help Struggling Businesses?

It’s no secret that businesses have been struggling since the pandemic started, but some establishments have found it extremely difficult to keep afloat particularly when the province repeatedly opens and shuts down. BCN’s Jeannette Rocher spoke with a local restaurant owner who says she’s thankful for the latest provincial grant (Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch […]Read More

Update from Ottawa with Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder

As we have reported on Bridge City News the federal Conservatives have demanded that the Liberals come out with a reopening plan to help save thousands of businesses across the country. So many are hurting during the pandemic. Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder says the lockdowns have been tough on everyone’s mental health.Read More

How filing business taxes will look different this year

For many, tax season can be stressful and even more so this year during the pandemic. This tax season opens with new rules thanks to COVID-19. If you are self employed and claiming items like mortgage payments, utilities and internet can make or break your business. Tax experts say the choice can be complicated. Read More

Values-driven Leadership

Is success overrated? This next guest thinks so, even though he has been incredibly successful. Richard Stearns, is president emeritus of World Vision U.S., a former corporate CEO at both Parker Brothers and Lenox; and the author of "Lead Like it Matters to God". He joins BCN's Jeannette RocherRead More

Finding Your Purpose and Success “At War with the Big

It’s not easy launching a business and becoming a successful entrepreneur especially during a pandemic. Chuck Masek is a guy who needed a job so he created a very successful business in the medical field. Chuck is the founder of Van Guard Medical Concepts. He says in order to become a successful entrepreneur there are […]Read More