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Local Business Spotlight - Paramount Home Renovations

Monday Apr 12th, 2021

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I have known Dallas of Paramount Home Renovations for many years. His sister Mandy is one of my best friends. When Dallas started flipping houses, I just happened to be in the market for a house. It was an incredible home & he did an amazing job of updating it. Dallas has since started two more companies and continues to strive for excellence in every project. I had the chance to chat with Dallas recently and talk to him about Paramount Home Renovations and the importance of supporting... [read more]

Local Business Spotlight - Mortgages by Jessalyn

Monday Mar 22nd, 2021

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Mortgages by Jessalyn

This career has allowed me to meet some amazing people; one of those is Jessalyn Brown of Mortgages by Jessalyn. She and I had a little sit-down recently. Tell me about being a mortgage broker? Well, I have been a broker for 3 years now. Before that, I was a licensed assistant at Investors Group for 4 years. I decided that I needed something more, I wanted a career where I could work independently and help people. My mom is a mortgage broker in Saskatchewan, and she encouraged me to... [read more]

Local Business Spotlight - Side Street Pub & Grill

Monday Mar 8th, 2021

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This amazing neighbourhood pub is one of my favourite places to go. If only it was in my neighbourhood! I love the vibe of this place; it doesn’t matter who you are, you will find a seat here. All types of people go to Side Street for a good time, great food & a pint. Interview with Mike (the owner of Side Street Pub & Grill) Tell me about Side Street Pub & Grill? Did you always want to own a bar in Kensington? This April will mark our 7-year anniversary. Sarah... [read more]

Local Business Spotlight - Kre8tive Karma

Monday Feb 22nd, 2021

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Kre8tive Karma

Local Business Spotlight - Kre8tive Karma Kre8tive Karma was referred to me by a colleague. I needed something special for a client’s possession day and they highly recommended Kre8tive Karma. I am so glad that I listened as Kari is amazing and super passionate about what she does. We hit it off immediately as we both have the gift of gab. Kre8tive Karma’s Story Kari started Kre8tive Karma as a hobby 11 years ago. She was working as a REALTOR®’s assistant and... [read more]

A Look into the Digital World with Digital DragonFly

Monday Feb 1st, 2021

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A Look into the Digital World with Digital DragonFly I met Kacie when she scared me in our shared office. I had my hands full as always and was juggling all my stuff and my keys. Trying to open the door when suddenly it popped open. I just about dropped everything! And there was Kacie. Great way to meet my new office mate. Fast forward six months & Kacie had left the world of real estate. I was chatting with a colleague and they were talking about their new digital marketer, it was... [read more]

The Inspirational Jennifer Fournier (Parsons)

Monday Jan 18th, 2021

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The Inspirational Jennifer Fournier (Parsons) I have a lot of strong-spirited woman in my life. They all have amazing stories and strive to be the best versions of themselves. And Jennifer is no exception. I met Jennifer through a friend of mine, Melissa Price. We hit it off right away. You know how sometimes you meet someone, and you just feel drawn to them? That is how I felt when I met Jennifer. When I first posted about the 1st Annual Care Packs drive, Jennifer reached out and offered to... [read more]

Local Business Spotlight - Caesar's Steak House

Monday Jan 11th, 2021

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Caesar's Steak House

Caesar’s Steak House (Willow Park Village) - Local Business Spotlight My first experience at Caesar’s Steak House was 11 years ago when my friend Jeremy took me there for my 25th birthday. I fell in love with it. From the great service to the amazing food, Caesar’s Steak House is one of my favourite restaurants. And it truly does have the best steak sandwich in town! A Little History Caesar’s Steak House has been a Calgary staple since 1972. Combining classy... [read more]

Local Business Spotlight - California Tan

Thursday Jan 7th, 2021

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California Tan – Local Business Spotlight You don’t get more local than California Tan. They have been in business for 37 years and are the 2nd oldest business in Willow Park Village. The owner, Chris has been with California Tan for 20 years, starting as a bed cleaner when he was 16. When he was 16, he never dreamed of being the owner, he never would have pegged himself as the golden employee. Flash forward 10 years and the opportunity to buy into the partnership presented... [read more]

Local Business Spotlight - Foothills Helicopter Training Academy

Monday Nov 2nd, 2020

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Foothills Helicopter Training Academy

Have you ever dreamed of flying a helicopter? I know I have, and a few weeks ago I had the pleasure of checking out my friend Jacki's helicopter hangar. It was mind-blowing, to say the least.   Foothills Helicopter Training Academy offers industry-led, real-world commercial pilot training and Jacki is an amazing person with an entrepreneurial spirit. She started in aviation just under 2 years ago with the marketing side of things. Jacki worked on Access... [read more]

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