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Champion Employers

Mission Association for Community Living (MACL) have long been community advocates looking to build bridges to create an inclusive and caring society where individuals with developmental disabilities are given the support and opportunities for a fulfilling quality of life. One of their successful and growing programs is Employment Services, which partners local business and employees with a disability. Matches are

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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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Prepared for Life

Being prepared is like having an insurance policy you hope you will never use,” advises Mission entrepreneur Nancy Bartlett, owner of Life 472; supplier of 72 hour ready-to-go emergency kits for the home, school, place of work and car. She has now also branched into pet kits tailored for our extended family members. After moving into a renowned earthquake zone,

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Downtown Facade Improvement Grants

The District of Mission presented two Downtown Facade Improvement Grants this week to the Mission Friendship Centre for their Railway Street frontage enhancements and to Power House Apartments for recent improvements to 32995 1st Avenue.  Mayor Randy Hawes presented cheques for $2000.00 to each recipient.   The grant program is designed to encourage building owners or merchants to invest in

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PAMPERED POOCHES

Forget your spa treatment – It’s all about pampering man’s best friend at the newly opened Bosley’s by Pet Valu.  No need to book, just show up and treat your dog to a wash and blow dry with shampoo, towels, apron (for you) and blow dryers all included in the price. “A house is not a home without a pet.”

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A REAL PAGE TURNER

Will they…won’t they? It was a real page turner waiting to hear if Black Bond Books, our local independent bookstore would stay in Mission, but this story has a happy ending as the store has extended their contract until March 2017.  Offering a wealth of literature, from New York Times bestsellers to colouring books and everything in between, the staff

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COURTING FASHION IDEAS FOR MISSION

MAC & MANGO are the latest store to open in Mission, offering a wide range of shoes, accessories and clothes from ladies contemporary chic to men’s casuals.  This unisex store is unique in location and character, as the old court house building at 32818 7th Avenue (corner of Cedar and 7th) undergoes a fashionable transformation.   The old jail cells have

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UFV Graphic & Digital Design program helps Relaunch Mission’s Biz-e-news

Successful team from UFV Graphic & Digital Design Program

For those of you who are joining us for the first time, the Mission Biz-e-news is a publication focused on the business, investment and development community in the Lower Mainland. Subscribers include business owners, managers, realtors, developers, investors and interested local community members who like to stay engaged with local business activity and growth.  Featured stories include major project updates, sector

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