The Ontario town of Smiths Falls, home to one of the world's biggest marijuana companies, hopes it can convince the provincial government to allow Canopy Growth Corp. to open a retail pot shop.
Ontario is vowing to crack down on companies that break the labour laws as they try to offset the added costs of a higher minimum wage, but some are accusing the Liberal government of scapegoating business for electoral gain. The province's minimum wage increased on Jan. 1 from $11.60 an hour to $14 -- and is set to rise again to $15 in 2019 -- as part of sweeping labour reforms that also include increased personal emergency days and paid vacation time...
Lowe’s Canada opened today its fifth store under the new model of Lowe’s stores in Canada which offers an enhanced shopping experience. The store, located at 1880 Innes Road in Gloucester, was converted from the former RONA Home and Garden. It was designed by taking the best of Lowe’s and RONA’s offering to create the new model of Lowe’s stores. This is the first new model Lowe’s store to open in the greater Ottawa area.
Restaurants increasingly are opening smaller, central outlets to attract busy urban dwellers, especially the millennials