Western Canada Continued
In that half-century, she’s seen countless small retailers throw in the towel in this city, not to mention big ones such as Bretton’s, Woodwards, Target and, most recently, Sears. She’s watched the trend toward online shopping topple many a Goliath, while her little David of a store keeps serving a loyal Calgary clientele. On Thursday morning, Truba is where she is most days, greeting customers in her women’s clothing boutique at Dalhousie Station in the city’s northwest, her third location over the past half-century. At her side is her sister, Toni Thomas, who has been her partner in business for most of those years.
It was the end of an era for a small-town Alberta gas station.
The Mucho Burrito restaurant chain has named its Grande Prairie location as the top franchisee.
Teaming up once more with award-winning architect Peter Cardew