Carbon49 - Sustainability for Canadian businesses: Creative Funding for Green Startups

You are an entrepreneur with a fantastic idea for a green startup. You go to the bank for funding but they turn you down. What do you do? Fear not, green warriors! We will show you five non-traditional funding sources for social and environmental startups, including crowd funding and peer-to-peer lending, and go through some ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: The Fridgularity wins IRDA award for best humor book

Exciting news announced at Book Expo America (BEA): The Fridgularity won the IndieReader.com Discovery Award (IRDA) for best humor, 2013. Hugh Howey, bestselling indie author of WOOL and Amy Edelman, founder of IndieReader, announced the winners of the 2013  awards … Continue reading →

Calgary Grit: Liberal Leadership Pool

Who will cross the finish line first? While a Justin Trudeau cakewalk in the Liberal leadership race doesn’t seem quite as inevitable as it did two weeks ago, most pundits still regard his win as inevitable. However, while discussing the relative strengths of the Coyne and Takach campaigns over drinks last week, it occurred to ...

Bill Given: Help Name The New Fire Hall!

The City of Grande Prairie is encouraging the public to take part in a process to help name the Third Fire Station. This is the first time residents have been invited to participate in the naming of a City fire facility. The two existing stations bear the names of historical community figures. The North Hall ...

Bill Given: Help Name The New Fire Hall!

The City of Grande Prairie is encouraging the public to take part in a process to help name the Third Fire Station. This is the first time residents have been invited to participate in the naming of a City fire facility. The two existing stations bear the names of historical community figures. The North Hall ...

Bill Given: Help Name The New Fire Hall!

The City of Grande Prairie is encouraging the public to take part in a process to help name the Third Fire Station. This is the first time residents have been invited to participate in the naming of a City fire facility. The two existing stations bear the names of historical community figures. The North Hall ...