Western Canada: BC/AB/SK/MB

Former Sobeys on Jasper Avenue and 104th Street gets new lease on life

The first tenant to move in to the prime retail spot is a fast-casual Indian restaurant.


West Edmonton Mall's micro mall a local take on holiday shopping

A curated micro mall in Edmonton is pushing locally-made goods inside the biggest mall in North America in time for the holiday gift-buying frenzy.


Tokyo Smoke Beltline in Calgary opens December 7

Tokyo Smoke continues its ambitious national retail expansion by announcing that the Calgary, Alberta retail location will open Thurs., Dec. 7, marking the brand's first shop outside of Ontario. Tokyo Smoke Beltline (1205 1st St. SW) will open in the popular downtown Beltline neighbourhood and share the stylish, inviting, modern aesthetic of the flagship store in Toronto, both designed by DesignAgency. The new location will offer a similar mix of design-forward cannabis lifestyle products, serve thoughtfully sourced, roasted and prepared Tokyo Smoke coffee and custom tea blends, locally made grab-and-go food, and showcase works and custom products by local artists. The Calgary location is the first of six planned retail shops in the Prairies in partnership with local hospitality company Leo's Group.


TransLink merch store features $90 shower curtains, retro SeaBus posters

The website launched Tuesday and offers everything from beach towels to scale models of TransLink vehicles.


2 downtown Lethbridge businesses to close by end of year

Esquires Coffee House and Ten Thousand Villages are set to close their doors by the end of the year in downtown Lethbridge.


Early site of Edmonton-born businesses Planet Organic and Earls may see redevelopment

The future is unsure for an old building which formerly housed two legacy operations of Edmonton-born businesses.