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The Alberta Venture Podcast: PPAs, Pokémon Go and Beer Markups

Alberta Venture editor Mike Ganley gets into the weeds with power purchase agreements (PPAs), while assistant editor Jenn Mentanko talks about how Alberta businesses are trying to make money from the Pokémon Go phenomenon. Then, we find something we can all agree on: beer. We’ll tackle the motives behind recent changes to beer markups and why Brad Wall shouldn’t be surprised. Plus, a rundown of what you can find in the August issue of Alberta Venture. >

The Alberta Venture Podcast: After the Fire, Fort McMurray’s Business Community Rebuilds

We look at the challenges facing businesses when they return to Fort McMurray, and, five years on, the lessons Slave Lake can teach the citizens of Fort McMurray. Plus, an Alberta tech darling could soon be acquired by Chinese electronics giant Foxconn >

AV Plus – May 2016: In these Alberta towns, firefighters are employees of private companies

We look at the reaction to Alberta Venture's April feature on municipalities hiring private companies to fire fires. Plus — a preview of our May cover story: Why a prominent Alberta family defrauded investors out of $80 million >

The Alberta Venture Podcast: A Special Report on Water

Oil sands producers race to reduce water usage; a battle brews over fresh water in Alberta's fracking heartland; and Alberta's First Nations are on the front lines of a drinking water crisis — we talk to the reporters behind the stories in Alberta Venture's Special Report on Water >

Is Nickelback’s hometown about to disappear?

A government-mandated phase-out of all the province's coal-fired power stations means Hanna will soon lose its largest source of employment >

The Alberta Venture Podcast: August 2015

Tune in to hear the podcast's All-New format! >

The Alberta Venture Podcast: July 2015

Tune in to hear all about a brand new concert venue in Medicine Hat and a whole lot more >

Alberta’s Best Workplaces Exhibitors: Gallagher Vital Benefits

Vital Benefits consultant Travis Cleland says a good benefits package is an important part of an employees total compensation >

Alberta’s Best Workplaces Exhibitors: Lakeland Centre for FASD

The Lakeland Centre for FASD aims to give children affected by the disorder a summer camp experience >

Fast Growth 50: Watch Ray Muzyka’s keynote on leadership

Click to watch Ray Muzyka deliver his Fast Growth 50 keynote address on “The Best Practices in Entrepreneurial Leadership.” >