A Manitoba clothing retailer is closing up shop suddenly, going out of business at the end of the month. The decision comes after a lengthy legal battle over the company's name, Oak and Oar. The Winnipeg company sells casual sports and weekend wear. They have a retail store inside the Johnston Terminal at The Forks. The company sold items with its name featured on clothing, but also major sports teams. In a 2015 ‘Lookbook’, the company featured Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler in some of the brand's clothing. Online it said the name Oak and Oar was inspired by time at the cabin.
The minimum distance between liquor stores in Edmonton is up for debate again.City council’s urban planning committee Tuesday crafted a motion to review the bylaw.
The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is apparently opening its first Canadian outlet this year at West Edmonton Mall.A hoarding across the front of the former Eddie Bauer store on the mall’s second level.
A competition aimed at building a new Edmonton landmark could trigger the construction of a shipping container fortress in the river valley. Repurposed shipping containers would be stacked into a three-storey complex which would serve as a new waterfront retail hub, live entertainment venue, and gathering place for Edmontonians.
A light rail transit line linking downtown Edmonton to West Edmonton Mall is still up for debate, as councillors on Monday discussed the merits of extending the line or opting for bus rapid transit (BRT) in the near future...