Fans of seafood from Canadian coastal waters will be pleased to know that local supplier Rob Tryon has landed himself a storefront in St. Albert. The Effing Seafoods store is still two to three months from being open in the Riel Business Park, where Tryon will offer full retail services for his sustainable seafood (complete with shellfish tanks). But Tryon is excited. “This is a dream coming true,” he says in a Facebook message.
McNally Robinson's second location in the city an extension of the original: There are some who have thought the one thing missing from The Forks since it opened in 1989 was a bookstore. Well, that chapter has finally been written.
Obviously, Alberta never had a particular beef with B.C. wine. Unfortunately, the industry became collateral damage of sorts in a political war between the Alberta and B.C. governments. Had B.C. not threatened to cause problems for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Alberta would have had nothing to retaliate against in the first place. And the tit-for-tat approach of showing B.C. the effect of causing grief for one of their key industries was not exactly unpopular...
Whether Olds� or Innisfail�s Liquor Stores N.A. locations are being eyed for conversion to retail cannabis outlets is unclear.