Federal small business minister says Alberta's entrepreneurs are optimistic
The federal Minister of State for Small Business and Tourism says Alberta's entrepreneurs are optimistic in the face of a sagging economy. Maxime Bernier was in Edmonton for a small business event this week, and says he had a chance to discuss issues with many local entrepreneurs first-hand. Bernier says the overall feeling is positive because this isn't the first time oil prices have fluctuated in Alberta. "Now it's not great for the economy," Bernier explains. "But I think in the mid-term...