King of Donair (KOD), an institution of the Halifax donair scene, is continuing to expand its dominion with a brand new shop in Edmonton and 10 Western Canadian shops expected by the end of the year. KOD owner Nicholas Nahas of Halifax said the Edmonton store, which opened last week, is the first franchise to open outside the Maritimes. A Grand Prairie, Alta., shop is slated to open next month, and Nahas said locations in Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, and Winnipeg are in the works.
The Alberta government will provide an update Thursday on new legislation that's taking effect to protect workers in gas and convenience stores.
Maintenance at Edmonton's Suncor refinery has led to a shortage of gas for Petro-Canada stations around Alberta.
A vehicle was heading northbound on Hamilton Street at Robson Street when it lost control and crashed through the window of the ABC Dollar Store just after 1:30 p.m. Vancouver police said no one was seriously hurt, but the driver and a store employee were taken to hospital for medical assessment. Const. Jason Doucette said officers are looking into whether the driver suffered a medical emergency.
The exhibit has a variety of different pieces from the store, including blankets, store bags and a toy department section. There are even a few books on display that have been written about the store.