Central/Eastern Canada News

Shoppers Drug Mart offers same-day delivery in Ontario | Grocery Business News

Shoppers Drug Mart has launched same-day home delivery in Ontario in partnership with Instacart.

Customers across Ontario now have access to same-day delivery of groceries, everyday essentials and over-the-counter medications from approximately 60 Shoppers Drug Mart stores in the province.

"For decades, Shoppers Drug Mart has been a destination for Ontarians for health and beauty products, food staples and general convenient shopping to help them make life a little bit easier," says Matt Carr, vice president, Merchandising, Shoppers Drug Mart. "Working with Instacart allows us to serve our customers wherever they need us, whether that's in a store or delivered right to their door. (Grocery Business Magazine)


Time Out Market unveils Montreal Eaton Centre tenants | RENX - Real Estate News Exchange

Time Out Market Montreal will be the unique in Canada and only the sixth in the world. It is set to open in late 2019 at the Montreal Eaton Centre, which is undergoing a $200-million refurbishment commissioned by owner Ivanhoé Cambridge.


IGA and FoodHero Join Forces to Reduce Food Waste

IGA and FoodHero are announcing the launch of a mobile app to fight food waste and offer Quebecers discounts on perfectly edible food close to their expiration date. After successfully launching a pilot project in its Langelier store in collaboration with Montréal-based start-up FoodHero, IGA is expanding its program to five other stores before ultimately rolling it out to all of its Québec supermarkets.


Etobicoke's Cloverdale Mall at centre of plans for mixed-use community

The mall, at 250 The East Mall, first opened in the 1950s as an open-air shopping centre that incorporated walkways, a community hall, bowling alleys and a nursery — a multifaceted concept QuadReal Property Group, which owns and manages the mall, says is top of mind as it embarks on new plans for the site.


Sorry, Green Boutique Canada is not selling marijuana (yet)

The door swings open at Green Boutique Canada, and a young man in construction boots and a safety vest is hoping to buy marijuana.

Within 20 minutes, a sharp dressed businessman enters the Peterborough store looking to purchase marijuana as well.

“The door usually opens every 10 minutes and they are disappointed,” explains GBC owner Shane Ellis as he turns away customers from 119 George St. N.


Eataly Toronto is hosting a giant job fair next week

Not only has Manulife Centre confirmed that Eataly will finally open later this year, but the eatery is also hosting a massive job fair this month in advance of the opening.