Western Canada: BC/AB/SK/MB

Pre-pay policy now in effect at all Husky gas stations in Saskatchewan

After a successful pilot program in Edmonton last year, Husky Energy Inc. has announced a pre-pay policy for all of Saskatchewan effective immediately.


Longtime West End staple Cardero Grocery set to close at month's end

A few years ago, a couple in their 80s stopped by Cardero Grocery in Vancouver’s West End and struck up a conversation with the shop’s owner.The couple told Emma Ng that they had moved …


Hey, Amazon — pick us! Calgary makes its final bid to tech giant

A day before Calgary submits its bid to lure tech giant Amazon to open new headquarters here, an official leading the effort said the city is not interested in “borrowing a company’s loyalty,” but will offer some sweeteners.


Winnie The Pooh, Ebola research and subsidies are in Manitoba’s Amazon pitch

Winnipeg’s bid to land the second headquarters of Amazon includes Winnie The Pooh, Ebola research and roughly $1.7 billion in tax credits and other incentives.

The city and the Manitoba government have released their 66-page submission to land a proposed $5-billion second headquarters for the online retail giant, which could bring up to 50,000 jobs.

The Winnipeg bid contains fun facts about the city, such as its ties to the beloved children’s character Winnie The Pooh and to research that led to the Ebola vaccine...


Sears store potential home for new Saskatoon central library

"Everything is still an option" for relocating Saskatoon Public Library's central branch — even moving to the current home of departing retailer Sears, says the head of the library's board.