Category Archives: Business News

Peace Country Honey Products

Quick quiz: where is the largest organic apiary in Canada located? Answer: In Guy, Alberta, in the famous for yummy honey Peace Region (of course!). Wolfe Honey Company Inc. holds the admirable title Largest Organic Apiary in Canada and has … Continue reading

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Haskap Berry Products

Haskap is the most exciting new berry in the orchard, and it’s uniquely Canadian!  By now you’ve missed the berry picking season, but there are other options perfect for your autumn table. Broken Tine Orchard in Rio Grande (near Hythe) … Continue reading

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Grimshaw: The Place to go for Craft Brews

Peace Country people are great Canadians, so we like our beer.  Craft brews are in growing demand, but it can be difficult to find such specialty items up here in the Peace.  Unless you know just where to find them… … Continue reading

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Top 15 Small Cities

Hey, check it out!  Dawson Creek is number 1 on this list of Top 15 Small Cities in Canada put out by Cities Journal. Grande Prairie made number 10. Follow the link to see who else made the grade and … Continue reading

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Local Food is a Real Treat

When you’re talking tomatoes, buying local is the best way to go.  You know Alberta beef is the best; the carrots and potatoes grown in the Peace are more flavourful than the ones we make do with at the end … Continue reading

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Dunvegan Gardens

A little snow doesn’t stop hardy gardeners from dreaming of cosmos and dahlias!  Maybe some of you have already enjoyed a spree at Dunvegan Gardens in Grande Prairie. It is an extra pleasure to peruse the plants at Dunvegan Gardens … Continue reading

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Early News

Alberta communities have been publishing papers since before Alberta was a province.  They were few and far between up here in the north, but Edmonton’s Bulletin was available beginning in 1880.  Over the years, the city brought out papers for … Continue reading

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