The Quebec government is set to table legislation Thursday that will provide a framework for legalized marijuana, but details are already emerging, including the name of the organization that will handle its sale: the Société Québécoise du Cannabis. Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois acknowledged Wednesday that the bill won't be perfect, but that it aims to address "public health and security" of the population ahead of the federal legalization of cannabis next year.
Lowe’s Canada is proud to celebrate the achievement of three of its stores at the Hardlines Outstanding Retailer Awards which took place on Tuesday, Nov. 14 in Niagara Falls. Three of Lowe’s Canada’s banners, namely Lowe’s, Ace and RONA, have taken home awards in the following categories: Best Large Surface Retailer - Lowe’s Barrie (ON); Best Building Supply/Home Centre (< 15,000 s.f.) - Ace Matériaux Armand Dumaresq (QC) and Contractor Specialist - RONA Penticton (BC).
Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti says that York Regional Council should not push ahead with a plan to allow stores to open on all statutory holidays with the exception of Christmas Day, despite the fact that dozens of business have been granted exemptions to operate on various holidays in the past.
As the passage of Bill 148 nears completion, workers worry that a loophole in new protections will leave them vulnerable to unpredictable schedules.