The Toronto-founded retailer carries the largest selection of Blundstones, R.M. Williams, and Glerups shoes in Canada.
The owner of the Sears outlet in Thompson, Man. says people in the north will have to travel much farther to buy household appliances once the store shuts down next week.
Several locally-owned garages in Vancouver say they've been overwhelmed by the number of people dropping off used motor oil and motor oil products, after several major retailers like Canadian Tire, Mr. Lube and Midas stopped their used oil recycling programs at some locations.
Retail sales in Alberta continue to grow, according to Statistics Canada, while fewer people are collecting Employment Insurance benefits, but there's still no sign the province's sticky unemployment