Central/Eastern Canada News

Nature’s Emporium is rolling out compostable bags | Canadian Grocer

Nature’s Emporium is introducing the “Better Bag” option–a 100% certified compostable bag–at all four of its Ontario locations. Health food retailer is charging 20 cents per bag and donating a portion of the proceeds.


Pioneer Cannabis, a Collaboration Between WeedMD and Pita Pit Canada, Signs with...

... Ontario Cannabis Retail Operator (title too long) -- Entrepreneur and retail operator licensee Guruveer Sangha enters into agreement with Pioneer Cannabis to support the launch of Brant Street, Burlington store in late spring ‘19.


Morguard eyes Ottawa's St. Laurent mall for new development | RENX

Landlord said to be looking to shopping centre property to densify and add office space.


Pet hotel could be coming to Oakville Place mall

The pet supply retail giant PetSmart is calling for zoning changes to permit a 3,073-square-foot facility dedicated to pet training, pet daycare and pet boarding (overnight) on the second floor of the former Sears unit at the mall located on Trafalgar Road and the QEW.


Business is sweet for journalist-turned-bakery store owner

The shop is full of whimsical touches, and at its helm is a beautiful young woman named Maria Janchenko, who is no stranger to a newsroom having worked as a reporter and news writer for various media outlets in Toronto (both print and TV), worked for a stint with the Moscow Times in Russia, and even covered 9/11 – she had also written a profile of Mickey Kross, one of only four first responders who were dug out alive after the twin towers had fallen.


Montreal Restaurants Will Be Required to Put Health Inspection Results in Their Windows

A motion for the change easily passed at City Hall


Galleria Mall: Design Review Panel Gets First Look at 'Block 5' | Urban Toronto

The wheels are now in motion for the redevelopment of Galleria Mall at Dufferin and Dupont streets in Toronto's West End, as a Site Plan Approval application has been submitted to the City for a development block near the northwest corner of the site, kickstarting Phase One of the massive project. Led by ELAD Canada and Freed Developments, the master plan designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects was approved for rezoning earlier this year, and includes 8 residential towers, over 3,400 new dwelling units, a new park and community centre, and plenty of retail scattered throughout.