When Walter Makowecki started making Cheemo perogies in 1972, nobody outside the Ukrainian-Canadian community knew what perogies – Ukrainian/Eastern European dumplings traditionally stuffed with cheese and/or potatoes – were.
Today, in a light industrial area in the city’s northwest, the family-owned company headed up by Walter’s son Joe Makowecki makes three MILLION perogies a day.
Environment Canada investigated a Richmond supermarket last week after receiving reports the store was selling pangolin products, a mammal with a unique scaly skin listed as an endangered species.
The bankruptcy of Sears put a damper on Regina's retail vacancy rates in 2017, dumping an extra 266,000 square feet of vacant space into what is otherwise a robust retail market, according to Colliers Regina's latest report.
The extra space raised Regina's vacancy rate to 4.59 per cent, its highest point in recent memory, according to the local branch of Colliers International. However, the real estate services company said that beyond Sears, the city's retail market has remained strong with new growth and stable rates.
"In fact, without Sears, the vacancy rates would have dropped to rates lower than 2016," stated the Colliers report...