Central/Eastern Canada News

LCBO looks to add more agency stores in northwestern Ontario | CBC News

Northwestern Ontario residents in some smaller communities may soon find they don't have to travel as far to buy alcohol.

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Toronto using concrete blocks to prevent unlicensed marijuana dispensaries from reopening

The City of Toronto has resorted to using huge concrete blocks to prevent unlicensed marijuana dispensaries from reopening in the city. Blocks were first placed in front of the doors of an alleged illegal dispensary near Yonge and Bloor streets in May.

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1862, 5 and 2 (Halifax ReTales)

Weekly retail and restaurant news for Halifax, Nova Scotia, including: Stubborn Goat Beer Garden, Le Chateau, Cafe Good Luck, Thief & bandit, Meats & Mix 2 Go, Naan-N-Curry, North Brewing, District 5 Bar and grill,

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Metro launches e-grocery in Toronto | Canadian Grocer

In the increasingly competitive game of grocery delivery, Metro is making a move on the Greater Toronto Area.

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Longtime Kingston grocery store owners retiring

A couple who have spent the past 24 years tending to their customers’ every need while balancing a busy family life are ready to call it quits. Gord and Kim McGregor, owners and operators of Gord and Kim’s No Frills, will be passing on their store at 1030 Coverdale Dr. just off Bath Road this week to a new operator and will be hitting the golf links after that.

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Retail plastic bags getting the boot in Happy Valley-Goose Bay as of Jan. 1 | CBC News

The provincial government has ban plans, but Happy Valley-Goose Bay's town council doesn't want to wait.

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East Point Shopping in Saint John going residential | CBC News

After 10 years of trying to fill its sprawling east Saint John retail complex, Horizon Management, owners of East Point Shopping, is going residential.

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