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Flying High

While venturing into a travel agency is by far the most relaxing way to book a vacation, for the staff it is a fine balance of answering the phones, bookings, paperwork and client discussion. You really do need to have skills in multitasking to run a successful travel business, and none are more skilled than Debbie Trenholm and the team

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Economic Development Year in Review

2016 saw the Mission Economic Development Department tasked with a number of key objectives which included business retention and expansion (BRE), marketing and communications, investment attraction and workforce development. Here are some of year’s highlights and accomplishments: Twelve business tours were undertaken to give Mayor and Council a stronger understanding of the local business environment and associated opportunities and challenges

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Mentoring Mojo with CoderDojo

Technology has received a strong focus with the BC School Curriculum changes this year, along with collaboration, critical thinking and communication; all deemed essential components in preparing students for success in an ever evolving world. Add to this the increased interest from the younger generation to delve into coding, robotics and game design and you have the ideal formula for

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Community Supermarket

The Overwaitea Food Group has been an integral part of the Mission community since 1927, when they first opened their doors on First Avenue. Since then they have changed location a total of 5 times, which included our very own Economic Development Office on Welton Street, until settling in their current site at The Junction Mall with Save-On-Foods.   With

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The Pointe in Practice

Marin Greenan of Mission, aged 15, is one step closer to realizing her dream of becoming a professional classical ballet dancer after recently being accepted to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, thanks largely to the Fraser Valley Academy of Dance (FVAD). Marin has trained with FVAD’s Artistic Director, John C. Carney, since he first arrived in Mission in 2008. She

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Fitness at Any Time

Anytime Fitness live up to the name with a co-ed state-of-the-art facility and services that are open to their members, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. More than a space to work out, Anytime Fitness takes pride in being a place for community, which is evident on the “Member Wall”, as local Manager Jill Kennedy shows member achievements

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Catering for the Crowd

Exercise can be hungry work, so where better to grab a bite after your workout than at Red’s Grill, located in the Mission Leisure Centre. Red’s is owned and operated by local entrepreneurs Scott and Danica Stene, a team who have gained a loyal customer base due to their tasty American Classic menu, which also includes the very Canadian “Poutine

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