Central Canada: ON/QC/Maritimes

Sears Cornwall will close before the end of the month

An employee of the Sears Outlet store in the Cornwall Square who wishes to remain  nameless, has informed Seaway News that the store will be closed by Sunday, Sept. 24.

cornwallseawaynews.com

Bilingualize supermarket food ingredients: rights activists

Hampstead lawyer Harold Staviss and Côte St. Luc councillor Ruth Kovac are calling on local supermarkets in areas with significant English-speaking populations to print bilingual ingredients on their pre-packaged products — many, with some exceptions, are printed in French only...

thesuburban.com

Nordstrom opens more GTA stores despite retail headwinds | Toronto Star

Nordstrom to open Sherway Gardens store on Friday and six Nordstrom Rack stores in 2018, as rumours swirl about bid to go private.

thestar.com

Quebec floods: Pierrefonds businesses still struggling

Businesses owners in Pierrefonds-Roxboro are struggling after the spring floods destroyed their stores.

globalnews.ca

Peek inside Canada’s only feminist bookstore

On a Thursday evening in May, about a dozen women gather around a large wooden table at L’Euguélionne, Canada’s only feminist bookstore. The Montreal shop is filled with chatter as the crew, participants in a zine-making workshop, sift through piles of paper. Since it opened in December 2016, L’Euguélionne has become a hub, hosting public events like this one, along with launches, discussion groups, panels, and intimate concerts nearly every night—and Montrealers have been quick to embrace it, says Stéphanie Dufresne, one of the store’s six co-owners. “I think it’s magical in that we’ve received a positive reaction from so many communities,” she says.

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