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CALGARY ENTREPRENEUR WINS PRESTIGIOUS INDUSTRY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

CALGARY ENTREPRENEUR WINS PRESTIGIOUS INDUSTRY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

Dave Cole, award winner

By Greg Johnston, reporter

Winning an award from courier giant Fed Ex is a big deal.  Being one of only two Canadian companies to receive the Regional Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Fed Ex Ground makes it just that much sweeter for Calgary businessman Dave Cole, owner and founder of DC Driver Services.

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VIDEO: FINE TEA SERVED WITH A FLAIR IN KENSINGTON

VIDEO: FINE TEA SERVED WITH A FLAIR IN KENSINGTON

Andrew Kang chats with customer Lizz Sande

By Markham Hislop, editor
Tea drinking is an important part of Chinese culture and recently opened Elixir Fine Teas on Kensington Road NW is introducing a little bit of that culture to Calgary. 

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VIDEO: FORMER STAMPS FIND RECIPE FOR SAUSAGE SUCCESS

VIDEO: FORMER STAMPS FIND RECIPE FOR SAUSAGE SUCCESS

Spolumbos has diners lining up for the famous Italian deli sandwiches

When visitors to Calgary ask for a favorite eatery, a frequent answer is Spolumbos, the busy Inglewood deli founded by former Stampeders Tony Spoletini, Mike Palumbo and Tom Spoletini.  Located on historic 9th Avenue S.E., Spolumbo’s has been serving scruptious Italian sandwiches and sausage for almost 20 years.  The owners refer to their business as family, and if you’re lucky, as The Beacon was, you just might get to meet Aurora, Tony’s mother and creator of the famous Mama’s Meatloaf sandwhich, who still puts in a regular shift preparing her signature dish. Continue Reading

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