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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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Cindy Kuster Orban created Alicious Designs to raise awareness for Alzheimer's Disease to honour her mother. Photo by Richelle Peace 

Cindy Kuster Orban has grown her business enough that she is applying to present it at CBC’s Dragons’ Den; but whether she makes it or not, her business has helped her heal and contribute to an important cause.


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Larry Euteneier at Kronau mine land. Photo by Alex Antoneshyn.

 Since 2009, a hamlet in southeastern Saskatchewan has been waiting for news about the development of a potash mine, but with the December sale of Vale’s fertilizer business to Mosaic, the Kronau project is at a standstill once again.

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