The news of a delay in the opening of the city’s $2.1-billion light rail project, which has now been pushed back to November, attracted a chorus of groans from downtown businesses on Tuesday, but many are prepared to simply tough it out for another nine months. “Of course we’d like to see the end of construction,” said Peggy DuCharme, executive director of the Downtown Rideau Business Improvement Area (BIA). “We’d been aware that the likelihood of them not meeting May was pretty high. So we were anticipating that it would be delayed.”
ST. ANTHONY, NL – Political leaders are expressing sadness at the announcement the Grenfell Co-Op will be closing after 105 years in business.
The North West Company announced Tuesday that it will close the Northern Store outlet on March 31, 2018. In a brief announcement, the Winnipeg-based company said "This location is no longer sustainable and as a result we made the difficult decision to close our Northern Nakina store."
There’s more solid evidence that the market for locally produced stuff continues to flourish.