Western Canada News

North Central Co-op brings neighbourhood grocery shopping to Chappelle Gardens (Edmonton)

Edmontonians living in the city’s bustling southwest (especially in the Chappelle, Heritage Valley, and Creekwood areas) are getting a new grocery store this Spring, with the opening of a brand new North Central Co-op store in Chappelle Gardens.


Kids’ store buybuy BABY opens first Calgary location – TheYYSCENE

Dress the kids, put the stroller in the car and get ready to shop. buybuy BABY, the kids’ store that Calgarians could previously only access online, just opened its first Calgary location in Brentwood Village (3630 Brentwood Road).


Alcanna Announces Agreement to Acquire 28 Solo Liquor Stores, All Trademarks and Brand   

Alcanna Inc. today announced that the Canadian Liquor Retailers Alliance Limited Partnership, which Alcanna owns approximately 71% of, has entered into an agreement with FTI Consulting Canada Inc. in its capacity as of May 1, 2019 as court-appointed receiver and manager of the assets, properties and undertakings of Solo Liquor Stores Ltd. and Solo Liquor Holdings Ltd.


[VIDEO]: The QUILTBAG; a one of a kind store in Edmonton

QUILTBAG: a rearranged version of the acronym LGBTQ; it’s also the name of the one of a kind store now located in Edmonton. Dalia S Ashry speaks to co-founder of The QUILTBAG, Rebecca Blakey who hopes the store ensures people will feel welcome.


UCP government proposes $13/h youth minimum wage, changes to banked overtime hours

Youth workers will be paid a lower minimum wage if the second bill tabled by the United Conservative government passes.