Retailers hoping to sell pot in Edmonton later this year may be at the behest of fate.
McGuire’s Men’s Wear is the city’s second-oldest independent business, today’s owners say. But it, too, will become part of history, when Phil Nicas and Dean Goughnour retire later this month. “We’ve had a good run, for a good many years,” says Nicas. But it’s time to bow out.
As the number of Alberta residents sickened by pork tainted with E. coli rises, many of the butcher shops caught up in the ensuing recall say their businesses’ reputations have been damaged.
Starting Oct. 8, anyone with a retail store permit to sell liquor can re-sell that permit. After SLGA approves the buyer, he or she can set up shop anywhere in the same community.