Central/Eastern Canada News

7-Eleven Canada says Beer & Wine Retail Modernization is Good News for All

"7-Eleven is the world's number one convenience retailer and one of the largest beer retailers in the U.S. – from larger, better-known brands, to craft breweries we help support. We look forward to providing our Ontario customers the same service through beer & wine retailing that's on the horizon. In our discussions with Ontario craft brewers, we understand that showcasing their products in our stores, and having availability to our customers is a welcomed opportunity.

Access to our retail network is open to all beer & wine producers. These positive changes will provide exceptional convenience and choice to our Ontario customers." -- Doug Rosencrans, Vice President & General Manager, 7-Eleven Canada Inc.


Spotted! Canadian Tire’s hoop dreams

What do you do when a city has basketball fever but lacks the facilities to treat the fever? Two Canadian retail brands took matters into their own hands.


Espace Montmorency: Construction Begins on the Largest Urban Hub Ever Built in Laval

Construction begins today on Espace Montmorency, Laval's largest ever mixed-used project. This brand new $450 million urban hub will be located in the heart of Laval and will be directly connected to Montréal's underground network via the Montmorency metro station. With an impressive offering of offices, cafés, restaurants, a hotel, residential units and inviting green spaces, the community and visitors will enjoy a vibrant new space. The project's champions, MONTONI and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ, are pleased to welcome a brand new partner, Groupe Sélection, for the development and construction of the residential portion, which will integrate three different types of living spaces to serve the needs of a diverse intergenerational clientele.


Employees at Rosemont cannabis store vote for a strike mandate

The 21 unionized workers employed at the government-run cannabis outlet in Rosemont have unanimously voted themselves a strike mandate, the Presse Canadienne has learned.


Choom Cannabis store to open Saturday at Niagara Square

With a Choom Cannabis Co. store set to open in Niagara Falls Saturday, the owner says a recent national survey is indicative of the "buzz in the market place" when it comes to the "positive effects of cannabis and CBD (cannabidiol)."