Hanna Freson Bros. has had a good few weeks, winning the Community Spirit Award and Mentorship Award at the Hanna Chamber of Commerce Awards, and then winning the 55th Annual Canadian Independent Grocer of the Year Regional award as well as bronze at the national level.
"The title of this post doesn’t even begin to describe the newly opened 22,000 square feet Leisure Center that combines boutique, gallery, café, and community space. Situated in Yaletown, walking around the space is an experience in itself and feels like art museum-slash-department store. To get an idea of how expansive the space is, there is ample room on the ground level to fit an art installation that consists of a 1977 Camaro Rally Sport car on its side."
A beloved local business is gaining national recognition. Canmore’s Café Books has been listed in Chatelaine Magazine as one of 11 of “the dreamiest bookstores to get lost in across Canada,” joining the ranks of other unique shops from Nova Scotia to Victoria. “Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Café Books is a sight to behold,” wrote Laura Brown of Chatelaine about the quaint establishment in her list released last week.
When Rick Macl learned the province was taking a hybrid approach to recreational marijuana sales he said he was excited. But that changed when he read the request for proposals.