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Paul Cashman

Business Roundup Curator


Recent work by Paul

Taste of Edmonton
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Economic restart reviving events, workplaces, air travel

Edmonton's economic restart is bringing treats to downtown, workers back to offices, and reconnecting the city to the world, but supply shortages remain a problem.

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Local housing price forecast boosted
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Local housing price forecast boosted

Royal LePage has raised its forecast for housing price growth in the Edmonton market this year after increases in its benchmark price for both new and resale homes during the second quarter of 2021.

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A look up at Stantec Tower on a blue-sky day
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Stock market gains boost values of Edmonton's top public companies

Investors in Edmonton's biggest stock market players made gains in the first half of the year, led by Stantec with a 36% rise in share prices that boosted the company's market value to $6.25 billion.

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Edmonton's housing market ranked top for affordability
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Edmonton's housing market ranked top for affordability

Edmonton's housing market could withstand major interest rate hikes without home prices reaching the overvalued stage that poses a risk for homebuyers in Canada's hot markets, according to new research by the organization representing Alberta's credit unions.

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Airlines offer deep discounts as travel industry aims to relaunch
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Airlines offer deep discounts as travel industry aims to relaunch

Airlines are pitching cheap domestic flights and pushing for opened international borders, travel agents are booking trips, and Alberta tourism operators are welcoming visitors as a travel industry grounded by the pandemic tries to recover.

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Edmonton moves into Stage 2 of its reopening plan

Stage 2 of the provincial government's "open for summer" plan started June 10 with eased restrictions for businesses ranging from restaurant to retail. Here's how businesses are responding to the newest rules and the promise that all restrictions could be lifted soon.

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Northlands prepares to shut down, loses K-Days to Explore Edmonton
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Northlands prepares to shut down, loses K-Days to Explore Edmonton

Northlands is ending a 142-year run as a major Edmonton arena, events and trade show operator and will hand the management of future editions of K-Days and Farmfair International over to Explore Edmonton in July.

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A worker walks alongside a barrier widening a sidewalk along Whyte Avenue
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Businesses look to next stage of relaunch plan

After struggling for more than a year with pandemic-inflicted restrictions, business owners are opening patios while looking ahead to an expected June 10 end of a ban on indoor dining and other public health orders.

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Climate concerns shake up oil sector
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Climate concerns shake up oil sector

In a big week for the oil industry, Suncor revealed a new net-zero emissions plan, global oil producers with major Alberta operations lost battles over climate change, the Canadian association representing drilling contractors dropped the word "oilwell drilling" from its name and a former top Edmonton economic development leader started a new branding role with the Alberta government.

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