Stony Plain Road isn’t a food desert — it’s a swamp where fast food and high-salt canned soup from dollar stores are the best options on a tight budget. But that can change, said co-ordinator Ashley Bouchard, who stood beside brightly-coloured tables of Food4Good’s pop-up fruit and vegetable outdoor market Thursday. She sold cucumbers for 85 cents and a two-pound bag of carrots for $2, using donated and salvaged produce to cut prices to half that of a mainstream grocery store...
For 17 years, Boota Uppal ran the Sears Hometown store in downtown Terrace, B.C., until the nationwide chain was closed last year.
VERNON, B.C. — A pair of robbers used a sport utility vehicle to smash their way into a jewelry store in a mall in Vernon, B.C. Police say mall surveillance video shows the Toyota FJ Cruiser ramming the main mall doors between a coffee shop and a restaurant at around 3 a.m. on Friday. Police say the vehicle drove down the mall until it reached the Peoples Jewellers store and smashed through the doors.
Sobeys plans to convert more than 60 Safeway locations to FreshCo in Western Canada over the next five years