Western Canada: BC/AB/SK/MB

London Drugs Celebrates 10 Years as an Eco-leader

Western Canadian retailer and eco-leader, London Drugs, is celebrating Earth Week and Earth Day with several significant environmental milestones. For the past decade, London Drugs, their customers and recycling partners have kept over 113 million pounds of waste from entering landfills across four provinces.

“We are thrilled to see the cumulative work of our recycling programs and are impressed by the dedication of our staff and customers in supporting these initiatives,” said Maury McCausland, London Drugs Retail Operations Sustainability Expert. “Since we began tracking our waste diversion rates, we have continued to see growth year over year. We are pleased to announce London Drugs achieved a 93.9% diversion rate in 2017.”

globenewswire.com

First Capital Realty stocking up on Calgary Beltline property

First Capital Realty is buying buildings in Calgary’s Beltline, just outside the downtown, for potential future redevelopment into large mixed-use projects.

renx.ca

House of Vans pop-up highlights the influence of skate culture on fashion

The event held on grounds of Calgary Stampede focused on supporting Calgary’s creative community

theglobeandmail.com

Downtown grocery store plan doesn't include city's proposed land-bridge | CBC News

Arbutus Properties says it wants to build a smaller pedestrian bridge, without a parking lot, instead.

cbc.ca

Here's why Whitehorse may be left without a music store by summer | CBC News

Musicians in Whitehorse may lose both of the community's local music supply hubs by summer. CBC chatted with the store owners to find out why.

cbc.ca