Many Calgary business owners are hoping for a Stampede-fueled boost to their bottom lines this year.
For the 19th year in a row, Manitoba has retained its title as Slurpee Capital of the World. 7-Eleven says Manitobans have once again purchased the most Slurpees per capita as the convenience store chain prepares for its annual 7-Eleven Day on July 11 (7/11). “It may be our birthday, but we are giving back to our fans who support us every step of the way,” said Doug Rosencrans, vice-president and general manager of 7-Eleven Canada.
North Central Regina has been without a major grocery store for 18 years. Now a 7-Eleven convenience store in the neighbourhood has closed, something community members are calling "disappointing."
A $100,000 fundraising campaign is underway to save the co-op with the money to be spent on new technology and marketing.