Central/Eastern Canada: ON/QC/Maritimes

Quebec to sell cannabis online via SAQ, Radio-Canada sources say

Legal cannabis could be just a click away for Quebecers once Canada’s new marijuana law comes into effect, Radio-Canada has learned. The government intends to table its marijuana bill Thursday.


Downtown Montreal’s Swanky New Food Hall is Here

The gourmet food hall trend has arrived in Montreal, with a major downtown hotel, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, opening its Marché Artisans.

The sizable 8,000 square food market opened up this month in the Fairmont’s lobby, pretty much directly above Montreal’s Central Station, and seems a promising alternative to the basement-level railway station food court and its various fast food chains.


Music store promises a grand opening

More than five hours of live music will follow a grand opening barbecue Saturday at Long & McQuade on Lakeshore Drive in North Bay, Ontario.


Toronto's Mabel's Bakery Opens New Store in The Junction

The new 2,000 square foot space marks Mabel's fourth and largest location, which features a retail section overlooking a state-of-the-art bread kitchen where customers can watch artisan bakers at work.


The Body Shop to Unveil New Store at Mississauga's Square One

On Nov. 15, The Body Shop—which has been briefly closed for renovations—will be officially reopening as the brand’s latest Canadian flagship store and it’ll be welcoming shoppers with an exciting grand opening event filled with exceptional giveaways, music and food.
“It’s the newest flagship for The Body Shop; the first of this concept in North America and only the fourth globally,” says Jayme Jenkins, VP of Marketing and Corporate Responsibility, The Body Shop Canada.