At the start of the 1980s, it was a grimy, run-down artery few bothered to visit — except those looking for a cheap lunch, a used car, a rebuilt transmission or the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health on Queen St. Then, unexpectedly, late in the first decade of the 21st century, Ossington, especially lower Ossington between Queen and Dundas, became hip. Very hip. Every couple of days, it seemed, another bar opened, another restaurant popped up, another nightclub …
Canadian clothing retailer Roots’ new ‘enhanced experience’ store at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre has won gold at the 2018 Shop! Awards, an accolade regarded as one of the highest achievements in retail design and brand marketing.
Heated words have replaced cold Nova Scotia beer in the storefront of one New Brunswick craft brewery.
On Monday, Dorval city council passed a zoning bylaw motion that will restrict where cannabis retail outlets can set up shop. For Mayor Edgar Rouleau, keeping pot shops away from schools is common sense. “We have École Secondaire Dorval-Jean XXIII (on Dawson Ave.) which has the possibility of a clientele,” Rouleau said. “And we don’t want (pot sold) at the Dorval shopping centre, because that’s where most of the kids go to lunch and everything else.”..