The Quebec government will move to ban sales of sugary, high-alcohol beverages in convenience and grocery stores.
Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford says he’s not a fan of monopolies and is considering getting the government out of the business of selling alcohol, and cannabis when it’s legalized later this year. He made the comments on Newstalk 580 CFRA’s The Evan Solomon Show Tuesday afternoon. “I don’t like monopolies; I don’t like government being involved in something that the private sector can handle,” he says. “I feel that way about anything. Let the market dictate.”
The online shopping option that Superstore started in Halifax before Christmas is being rolled out in more and more communities in Atlantic Canada.
There's been much bickering about how bland and boring the logo is for the recently announced Ontario Cannabis Store, called the OCS for short. But a handful of Ontario businesses, organizations and schools are facing a far more complex problem — they now share an acronym with the new shops that will sell pot provincially once it's legalized. From crane salesmen to Christian schools, here's what fellow OSC-ers think about their new acronym...
Since arriving in Halifax from Egypt in 2000, Gabr has been building a successful career and giving back to her new community whenever she can. As the owner of one of the province’s busiest Shoppers Drug Mart stores, her store in Clayton Park not only employs 70 full- and part-time employees, but serves 30,000 people, including several Syrian refugee families. “I have one of the most diverse stores in Halifax,” said Gabr in a recent interview. “I represent Halifax in my store.”