Western Canada: BC/AB/SK/MB

Demolition has begun on the former Target store at Bower Place mall. - Red Deer Advocate

Bower Place shopping centre can proceed towards the demolition of the nearly 120,000-square-foot vacant space left by Target Canada’s exodus and replace it with a two-storey addition.

Target took over the former Zellers store at the mall but only lasted 20 months before shuttering the business when Target Canada went bankrupt...

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Here's a closer look at the proposed developments for 17th Avenue S.W. | CBC News

A developer set on remodelling Calgary's popular 17th Avenue says some of his plans are already underway but others won't begin for at least five years.

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Chinese equivalent of PayPal to launch in Richmond

Initiative gives merchants access to the world of Alipay and WeChat Pay, titans in the global e-wallet industry.

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SLGA receives 'hundreds' of applications for pot retail permits | CBC News

The deadline to apply for retail marijuana licenses has come and gone, and the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority received so many applications, staff haven't had time to count them all yet.

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How will Manitobans buy their pot? That depends on what you want in your weed | CBC News

When recreational cannabis is legalized in Canada — as it's expected to be later this year — will you buy yours from a retail storefront or the black market? And will you make that purchase from a dealer, or a sort of "pot sommelier?"

That largely depends on what you want from your pot-consumption experience, according to people CBC News has spoken with who plan to be part of Manitoba's marijuana market...

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Sobeys keeping some B.C. Safeway stores open longer than planned | Canadian Grocer

As labour dispute continues, government-appointed mediator orders nine locations remain open until July

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