Construction is well underway at the site of MEC Queen Street (Mountain Equipment Coop) located at 300 Queen Street West. MEC will move its flagship Toronto store from King Street West three blocks north to Queen and Soho, to a 3-storey mixed-use building planned and designed by Sweeny &Co Architects for Parallax Investment Corporation. The building will consist of 37,000 square feet of retail space over two floors, daycare and office space above, and 3 levels of below-grade parking with 116 spaces.
Just over a year after launching its first beer on draught at establishments in its namesake Toronto neighbourhood, Beaches Brewing has announced that one of its brands is now available for retail purchase.
Based out of Toronto, Butterfly Beads is a friendly, family-owned beading and jewelry store catering to a broad range of clients around the world. Bringing over a decade's worth of experience into the industry, their well-informed staff is always committed to providing their clientele with all the essentials for their beading necessities. The bead store is stocked with a variety of amazing items which include Swarovski crystal, semi-precious stones, seed beads, glass beads and findings among others. Furthermore, they believe in catering to all people and providing classes to enhance their creativity and confidence. These classes are designed to accommodate all levels of jewelry creation and can be utilized in private events. With Butterfly Beads, customers can always be sure that they're shopping from a company that's devoted to helping them with their creative vision through the high-quality products and excellent staff that's at their disposal.
When CBC Ottawa food reviewer Kent Van Dyk moved from downtown Ottawa to Kanata, he hit the streets in search of the best local foodie hotspots. Here's what he found.
Looking at the problem from a business perspective, Arthur started experimenting with creating her own natural paints and, following seven years of research with assistance from the NRCC, has created Pure Paint. “And once I mastered a lot of those ancient formulas I thought, these are so great, we have to modernize this, using all these natural, non-toxic ingredients and bring it forward and make it perform like the paints people are used to and give them that option,” she said. “So, now we’ve successfully accomplished that, and we have a product that performs identical to a latex or an acrylic but it’s a hundred-per-cent natural.”