The name of the government agency that will sell pot to Ontario has been revealed: the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corp. Doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. But neither does LCBO, the name of the provincial liquor monolith that sells us whiskey and wine. That acronym is so well known in Ontario that today no one bothers to spell it out.
The Jean-Talon Market Starbucks store that thousands of people petitioned against has closed its doors. Back in 2015, plans for a Starbucks on the corner of Casgrain and Jean-Talon aggravated Little Italy residents. A petition was launched, garnering over 9,000 signatures against the Seattle coffee giant’s planned location, calling it “a threat to the Little Italy landscape”. Citizens behind the petition argued that the arrival of such a chain ran contrary to the mission of the large market, operated by Montreal’s public market authority (MPM)...
BTB Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: BTB.UN) ("BTB" or the "Trust") is pleased to announce the acquisition of a retail power center known as the «Carrefour Saint-Romuald» in Lévis, Québec. This $35.9 million transaction, excluding transaction fees, brings to 71 the number of properties owned by the Trust. This accretive acquisition is in line with BTB's strategic review where it is selling its smaller properties while purchasing larger properties maximizing financial performance.
The City of Ottawa says a hole that formed on Rideau Street Thursday likely happened after some soil beneath the surface settled, creating a pocket that weakened the road.
NOVA West Island provides medical services free or at low cost to West Island families. All the money from store sales, after expenses, go to the cause.