Western Canada: BC/AB/SK/MB

Style magnate John Fluevog puts stamp on Edmonton with store

The Canadian shoe designer and the name behind two dozen iconic shoe stores across North America

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Critics call Calgary Safeway’s barrier project ‘anti-people’ but owners cite customer safe

Several people took to Twitter criticizing the grocery store, and Kensington Village, over newly-installed barriers aimed at deterring panhandlers.

globalnews.ca

Aldergrove ponders pros and cons of BIA designation - Langley Advance

The opportunities for Aldergrove businesses have never been greater,” said ABA president Rob Wilson, also pointing to the addition of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In as a boost to the local businesses.


“But we do face challenges,” he explained in an online presentation. “With competition from big-box stores and major malls just east and west, many commercial vacancies, storefronts in need of renewal, and a lackluster downtown core, we need a better, stronger support structure for business in Aldergrove.”

That’s why the BIA concept is being floated, Wilson said.

langleyadvance.com

Four Entrepreneurs Recognized at 'Great Manitoba Food Fight' | ChrisD.ca

The annual competition helps those who produce Manitoba-made products with taking their company to the next level to fully commercialize themselves.

chrisd.ca

Andrew Peller Limited Provides Update on Acquisition of Three BC Wineries

Andrew Peller Limited (TSX:ADW.A) (TSX:ADW.B) (“APL” or the “Company”) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the previously-announced Tinhorn Creek Vineyards. The winery, located on the Golden Mile Bench near Oliver, B.C., sits among 150 acres of vineyards and the winery’s prestigious and award-winning Miradoro Restaurant. Family-owned and operated since 1993, Tinhorn Creek produces both red and white vintages in the super premium category sold to fine wine retailers and restaurants, as well as through on site tastings and events. The company expects to close the transaction on October 1, 2017.

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