The owner of The Comic Shop on 111th Avenue is still reeling after a brazen theft and the tremendous support that followed.
In a memo, the BC Liquor Distribution Branch told employees they were “allowed” to wear green and yellow ribbons instead of sports jerseys to show their support.
Neechi Commons remains open for business despite rumours to the contrary. The embattled Winnipeg grocery-and-retail complex is looking for creative ways to make a profit as its creditor continues attempts to sell the 50,000-square-foot property. When Neechi closed its second-floor Bison Berry Restaurant this month for renovations, acting general manager Dennis Lewycky said he heard a familiar but false refrain: Neechi, which has a grocery store, bakery, deli and clothing, arts and crafts sales, must be closing. Or worse, it was already shuttered. "Many people approach us and say they thought Neechi closed last summer because of the headlines and what was happening," Lewycky said Wednesday, referring to a June 2017 Free Press story...
People with sore throats who are worried they could have strep infections can pay $15 for an on-the-spot test at Shopper’s Drug Mart pharmacies in B.C. Just weeks after a 13-year old Vancouver Island girl died from an invasive streptococcus infection, Shopper’s Drug Mart has announced it is offering a rapid test to customers as a convenience and because hundreds of thousands of people don’t have a family doctor. ..