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New hair salon Jennifer Dubois.

What started in her kitchen sink has moved to a brand new salon in downtown Regina, as Jennifer Dubois is watching her dream become a reality.

“It’s always been a dream of mine since I finished hair school,” she says. “One of the things I’ve always wanted to be was my own boss. I wanted to take the right steps to get there.”

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Durty nelly's sign

Back in the late 1980’s, Niall O’Hanlon was only 14 years-old and he lived in Limerick, Ireland.  The only alcohol he had seen was the single glass of whiskey his father poured to celebrate his wedding anniversary, each year on December 31. Little did he know that decades later he would help pour record numbers of Guinness pints halfway across the world.

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FHQ Developments Regina Office, photo by Brad Bellegarde.

It wasn’t that long ago that First Nations owned businesses were considered major players in the world of big business. Fast forward to 2017 and Saskatchewan based File Hills Qu’Appelle Developments Inc. (FHQ Dev) is a multi-million dollar operation.

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Tax season is right around the corner for Canadians. It can be a stressful time for some as they struggle to get all their financial ducks in a row. 


But this tax season a court room drama of sorts is playing out in federal tax court in Toronto, where a case involving a Canadian mining corporation and its Swiss subsidiary could have serious repercussions going forward.

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SweetTea Cafe, a Chinese KTV, is located on Victoria Ave. in Regina. Photo by Cheryl Lu

Yunnie Li is enjoying a well-earned spring vacation in China with her family. As the owner of SweeTea Cafe KTV in Regina, this is one of the few breaks she’s ever had from her work in years. Next month when she comes back, her KTV is going to undergo a complete system update.

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