Central/Eastern Canada News

Montreal wants to bar grocery stores from throwing food in trash | CBC News

As part of its plan to go zero-waste by 2030, the City of Montreal wants to bar large grocery stores from throwing organic waste into the trash. With more than half of what's winding up in the city's landfills made up of organic material, she says the goal is to reduce waste "at the source."

The city will encourage grocery stores, hospitals and educational institutions to create partnerships with food banks and other community organizations to give unsold food to those in need. The waste-diversion measure is part of the city's plan for the management of residual materials over the next five years. The full plan will be unveiled tomorrow and then will undergo public consultations.


Toronto's Favourite Beauty Store Just Had A Stunning Makeover

When it comes to beauty, the city is teeming with incredible brands and boutiques to shop. But one shop that stands out amongst the rest is Gee Beauty, a multigenerational family-owned business that has become a go-to for skincare and beauty enthusiasts across the city.

Located in the neighbourhood of Rosedale, Gee Beauty was founded by Miriam Gee, a professional makeup artist and beauty expert; and her three daughters, Natalie, Celene, and Stephanie.


Elton John pop-up shop rocketing into Toronto

An Elton John pop-up store is coming to Toronto as the Rocket Man makes his return to the city. The shop marks the release of John’s first official biography, ‘Me,’ as well as his two farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates — Oct. 23 and 24 — at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

The pop-up will feature exclusive merchandise as well as daily in-store contests that include the opening-day prize of a pair of tickets to John’s Oct. 24 show. The store will be open Oct. 21 from 12:30 p.m.-8 p.m. and Oct. 22-26 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at 277 Queen St. W.


Nova Scotia pot supply outpacing demand | SaltWire

Only a year after legalizing it, we’re already growing more pot than we can smoke. The latest reports from Health Canada and Statistics Canada show that production is already passing retail demand for marijuana. And with all the private