Office expected to house at least 30 people within two to three years
The name change of Liquor Stores N.A., which owns the Liquor Depot chain, to Alcanna this week represents the company's intent to expand into the Canadian cannabis market alongside Aurora Cannabis, the second-largest cannabis grower in Canada.
"They're our business partner," James Burns, vice-chair and CEO of Alcanna, told CBC News. "It gives us one of the top, most incredible-leading, fastest-growing cannabis producers in the world."
Plans for the Oakridge Centre redevelopment go before the Urban Design Panel May 16. The panel advises city council and staff about development proposals and policies, including major development. .
Aldergrove is spending millons on revitalization, but its plan for revival could hinge on what happens to an aging, decrepit mall.
Kingsgate Mall at the southeast corner of East Broadway and Kingsway in Vancouver could be sold for its redevelopment potential.