Dive into the Year’s Most Popular Business Articles

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As 2023 comes to a close, we’ve compiled the top 5 must-read business articles of the year. From insightful findings to inspiring success stories, this recap is your shortcut to the articles that captured the most attention from our business community.

The Sweet Story Behind A Worthy Cookie

In a world brimming with entrepreneurial stories, few tales capture the essence of passion, heritage, and creativity as vividly as the journey of A Worthy Cookie. Founded in February 2022, this boutique bakery has quickly seen success and achieved growth, offering not just baked goods, but also an experience that’s worth savoring. 


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Future to take flight in Villeneuve Airport area with regional approval of development plan

On Sept. 15, the EMRB’s Dispute Resolution Committee recommended the EMRB immediately approve the Villeneuve Airport Area – Area Structure Plan (VAA–ASP). This comes as a result of the County’s appeal of the board’s April decision and reasons for rejecting the plan.


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Survey Says – County Supportive, Competitive Place for Business

Overall, the survey findings were very positive. The County has a 90% satisfaction rate – we are viewed positively as a place to own and operate a business. We received feedback from businesses about areas where they need additional support and are considering it as we develop our programs and prioritize resources.

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Leveraging Location Advantages to Grow Your Business

Businesses often find themselves at a crucial crossroads when it comes to choosing a suitable location for their operations. Location advantages are a fundamental factor that can significantly impact a business’s growth trajectory. A well-chosen location offers more than just a physical address; it can pave the way for enhanced productivity, increased profitability and sustained competitiveness.


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From Service to Success: The Inspiring Journey of a Veteran Entrepreneur

After dedicating 15 years of his life to serving in the Canadian Armed Forces, Cole Rosentreter was ready to embark on a new chapter. He saw the benefits of intelligence surveillance data during his work in the military and wanted to use it to assist first responders in emergency situations. With a desire to channel his skills and experiences into a meaningful venture, he created Pegasus, a Canadian scale-up success story. 


Thank you for your ongoing collaboration. As we approach the new year, we are excited to see what opportunities and successes 2024 will bring to our business community. Wishing you a prosperous year ahead!

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