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How to run a college in a recession, according to David Ross, SAIT president

David Ross, SAIT president, on applied education, running a college in the recession and a major rebranding >

Alberta Business Loves Pokemon Go

Businesses across the province are using Pokemon Go as a strategic marketing tool >

The “Staycation” a reality for Albertans this summer

More Albertans are choosing not to travel this summer. While a sluggish economy equals less disposable income, there are ways to get that vacation experience without the hefty price tag >

The resounding influence of Edmonton's Michael Phair

By 2017, the former Edmonton City Councillor will have a park, school and a scholarship named after him >

How governments use behavioural science to influence your choices

These ideas began to take shape decades ago, when a branch of psychology, led by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, challenged the traditional assumption that people are rational decision makers >

How Albertans spend their money

Despite the oil rout, Candian consumer spending is still highest in Alberta >

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Water in Alberta — A Special Report on the Province's Most Valuable Resource

Water touches every industry and every aspect of life in the province: It fuels the oil sands, puts food on our tables, keeps us healthy, and even has the potential to power our homes and businesses >

Mar 28, 2016

The entire Alberta budget in one simple diagram

“What we pay in personal income taxes is less than what we spend on health care. That’s pretty surprising.” >

Jul 22, 2016

Earls 67 in Calgary introduces a no-tip model

The restaurant replaced tipping with a mandatory 16 per cent hospitality charge to reward staff equally  >

Jul 14, 2016

How Suncor has weathered the oil rout storm

Suncor is in the driver’s seat thanks to a solid balance sheet >

Jul 13, 2016

The guide to buying or selling a business

They’re two sides of the same coin. Alberta Venture brings you some advice from the pros to help both sides walk away happy >

Jul 11, 2016

Seven Books Entrepreneurs Need to Read

Alberta Venture’s favorite business reads – what are yours? >

Jul 8, 2016
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How governments use behavioural science to influence your choices

These ideas began to take shape decades ago, when a branch of psychology, led by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, challenged the traditional assumption that people are rational decision makers >

Jul 18, 2016
On the Money

How Suncor has weathered the oil rout storm

Suncor is in the driver’s seat thanks to a solid balance sheet >

Jul 13, 2016
Management Intel

If you think work-life balance is tough, try the alternative

Spikebee's Jo-Anne Reynolds is struggling to find work-life balance as she works full tilt to get her startup off the ground >

Jul 6, 2016
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Alberta takes the lead in climate-change policy

Now, we need other jurisdictions to step up to the plate  >

Jul 1, 2016
On the Money

For this heavy-oil producer, an outstanding hedge book is key to survival

Sixty per cent of Northern Blizzard's 2016 production is hedge at $60 per barrel, helping the company keep its head above water >

Jun 29, 2016

How to convert social media followers to customers

For startup SpikeBee, the trick to a strong ROI on social media will be the soft sell  >

Jun 22, 2016
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