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Police say brazen thieves have managed to steal a half-million dollars worth of goods, mostly hockey equipment, from a sports store north of Montreal. Authorities in Laval says the theft took place between closing time Sunday evening and 8 o’clock Monday morning, when employees returned to find the Rousseau Sports store ransacked. Const. Evelyne Boudreau says a full inventory has to be done by the owners, but that mostly hockey equipment was taken.
While Prohibition-era rules and heavy taxes are easing up, the regulations for craft beer brewers in Nova Scotia are still not perfect, as brewers here face taxes other Maritime brewers don’t.
An Ottawa brewery is taking up its own “Buck-a-Beer” challenge, this one specifically designed to benefit charity.
By some counts, residents in 84 per cent of communities in Newfoundland have to drive out of town, sometimes for more than an hour, to stock up on produce, meaning that packaged goods like pasta and canned soup are widespread staples.