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The owners of Cassia Bake Shop says since the closure of East 1st Avenue between Clark and Nanaimo began, business has been nearly non-existent.
Roxanne Shuttleworth says a co-operative model is the right business structure for Indigenous designers wanting to lift each other up.
Empty storefronts are being snapped up in South Osborne where they once stood vacant, sometimes for years (Winnipeg)
Minors, even those accompanied by adults, will be barred from stores selling cannabis this fall, says the body overseeing liquor and pot retailing. Although marketing of the drug is being rolled out to mirror the longtime sale of alcohol in some ways, limits on who’s allowed into stores selling bud and its extracts will be stricter, said Heather Holmen, spokeswoman for the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC). “There’ll be no minors with or without adults, the province has been firm on that,” she said, noting the minimum legal age to possess and use cannabis in Alberta will be 18.
First Call, a B.C. child and youth advocacy coalition, wants to strengthen the province’s employment standards and improve workplace safety by raising the work start age from 12 to 16 years old.
As many labs over the years shutter their film processing services, one Calgary man is shooting for a small business where he can do what he loves: work with old cameras.