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Growth at Smitty’s Family Restaurants

Equicapita Income Trust and Income LP (“Equicapita”) are pleased to announce growth at Smitty’s Restaurants.  New store openings:

Kelowna (BC): Franchise location opened in Perkins Restaurant space within the Ramada Inn on Harvey Avenue in Kelowna.

Morley (AB): Partnership with Chiniki First Nations Band to convert former Chiniki Restaurant to a Smitty’s franchise location.

Winnipeg (MB): On track to open franchise location on Kenaston Avenue in May.

Lethbridge (AB): Construction now started on a franchise location near the new ATB center to open in August.

In addition to new locations, the Smitty’s loyalty app is on track to launch next month. Smitty’s is also currently celebrating its 60th anniversary with a guest facing scratch & win program.

For more information please contact: Greg Tooth, Director, Tel: 587.887.1527, Email:

About Equicapita:  Founded in 2013, Equicapita is a private company buyout fund based in Calgary, Alberta and Burlington, Ontario with ~ $300 million in AUM focused on acquiring Canadian businesses with enterprise values ranging from $5 million to $30+ million.  

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