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Saskatchewan companies see over $3.7 million in total tourism relief funding
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Saskatchewan companies see over $3.7 million in total tourism relief funding

$3,755,465 in total federal funding is going to 19 Saskatchewan tourism projects around the province through PrairiesCan. That’s according to a news release from PrairiesCan on Monday, adding that the money will help organizations and businesses in the tourism sector to meet public health requirements, offer new products and services, or attract more visitors and prepare for future growth. Read more: Rural, northern Manitoba festivals to receive cultural funding from province “Today’s investment will support local economies and communities in Saskatchewan and help tourism operators to welcome visitors back in full force,” said Daniel Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan.A full breakdown of the funding was given, and includes:$495,000 going to Wanuskewin Heritage...
West Davenport businesses start petition opposing two-way traffic conversion | Business & Economy
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West Davenport businesses start petition opposing two-way traffic conversion | Business & Economy

Business owners on the two east-west one-ways in Davenport don’t all agree a downtown Davenport business organization's assertion that switching to two-way traffic could boost business.At Sweet Delite, 1901 W 4th St., “save our one-ways” stickers, buttons, and a petition opposing the conversion sits out for patrons to pick up or sign.The seasonal ice cream parlor owners don’t want 3rd and 4th streets to change. They would welcome a resurfacing, as the city plans to do no matter what, but not two-way traffic. Part-owner Alan Goacher said they're most concerned about the conversion's effects on pedestrian safety, confusion with a new system, updating signage, and making it inconvenient for customers to stop by."If they do it, and it is an inconvenience, people might take ...