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    • Chestermere to host first Small Business Week

      Chestermere, AB – From October 14-19 the Chestermere Chamber of Commerce, with support from the City of Chestermere Economic Development department, will be hosting Chestermere’s first Small Business Week. Small Business week will be comprised of networking opportunities and seminars designed specifically for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. “This is the first year that…...

    • Local family new businesses owners

      Chestermere’s Pita Basket rebranding grand opening on July 28 was a hit among the locals during the day’s Water Fest activities. The new Pita King was bought by Chestermere resident of 15 years Nayef Hammoud, who has spent the last four months ensuring the grand...

    • Chestermere home builders nominated for provincial award

      Back in 2010, when they couldn’t find the perfect home in Chestermere, Moe Abdullah and Fatima Nasser decided to build their own. That decision led them to start building custom homes, founding Urban Indigo Fine Homes. Eight-years-later, one of their 2018 built homes has made...

    • Tapas Tour coming to Chestermere

      A tour of some of Barcelona’s unique restaurants inspired Jody Nakoneshny to try and bring the experience home to Chestermere. “It was a really, really enjoyable evening because it was socializing, we got to be immersed a little bit in the culture,” she said, “for...

    • Getting limber in Langdon

      Tara Nichols discovered her love of Yoga purely by chance. Her husband was struggling with daily tasks such as putting on his socks and other daily activities. “Driving in a truck all day off and on is not good for your body,” said Nichols. Eventually,...

    • New charity setting up shop in Chestermere

      May’s Toybank is a new charity in Chestermere set to launch April 6 for families who need extra help. The people behind the scenes setting up the new charity are Marion Schmaltz and Quentin Schmaltz. Marion Schmaltz, one of the founders and executive director of...

    • Getting from dirt to doors

      Over steaming cups of coffee and a buffet breakfast, more than 50 developers, city staff and council had a chance to meet and discuss the future of development in Chestermere March 14. “It was an opportunity for council to hear from the development community,” said...

    • Catching the wave of the future with CryptOasis

      Father and son Ron and Jason McKee are hoping to clear up some of the questions surrounding crypto currencies and why Chestermerians need to know about this growing online phenomenon. “We want to make an easy access point for people,” To accomplish this the duo have been hosting a lecture on the topic Wednesday evenings…...

    • Local homebuilder completes 1000th home

      After 28 of years in business, Douglas Homes, owned by Chestermerian Doug Musak, has reached a major milestone with the completion of their one thousandth build. “I didn’t have a vision of selling 1000 homes, but I am delighted,” said Musak. “With my strong construction...

    • Business booming for Alberta’s small brewers

      According to numbers released by the province on Jan. 18, the Alberta Small Brewers Development Program is helping craft beer makers thrive in Alberta. “Brewing in Alberta is thriving, with more breweries and distilleries opening their doors or growing their businesses,” said Premier Rachel Notley....