Western Canada News

Union worried about future of SLGA stores after Saskatoon mall refuses to renew lease | CBC News

The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority store at the Lawson Heights Mall will soon be looking for a new home.


Giant Tiger roars into North Battleford, Saskatchewan

On Saturday, May 11th, Giant Tiger celebrated the official opening of a new store in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. The 15,785 square foot Giant Tiger is located at 1121 102nd Street. Giant Tiger stores are stocked with affordable, on-trend home and family fashions, brand-name groceries and everyday necessities.


Leak Caused a Temporary Closure at a Kindersley Walmart

Wednesday evening, Kindersley residents looking to do some shopping were not able to gain access to the local Walmart due to precautionary measures that were taken following a leak.


Costco poised to enter Regina liquor market | CBC News

Costco is looking to make an entry into Regina’s liquor store market and that could help push down pricing all-around, says the president and CEO of the Saskatchewan Hotel and Hospitality Association.


Mark MacDonald: Trail Appliances Nearing Opening of New Nanaimo Store

Renovations are underway at the former Mark’s Work Wearhouse building across from Real Canadian Superstore on Metral Drive, and it will soon be home to Trail Appliances.


Strip mall savoury: Some of Regina's best eateries are hiding in plain sight | CBC News

Explore Afghan Cuisine, Gilmour’s Corner and the Vintage Tea Room and Purveyor of British Goods as some examples.


Fan favourite brew pub beers coming to local liquor stores

BANFF – Soon patrons of Banff Ave Brewing Company will be able to get fan favourites black pilsner and white wit in their local liquor store. The brewery is offering both brews in cans starting at the end of May at the brew pub store, with liquor stores across the province to follow.


B.C. luxury dealers feel taxman's pinch

British Columbia’s high-end auto dealers are suffering sales losses and thinner margins due to dramatic increases in provincial tax that went into effect one year ago, adding as much as 20 per cent to a new vehicle on top of the five per cent federal GST.

“Not only were the effects real, they were immediate,” said Paul Killeen, customer-relations supervisor at Brian Jessel BMW in Vancouver. “Watching the PST go up as high as it did ... made people think differently about how they are fiscally, and that pause is what’s really brought the market down.”

On April 1, 2018, B.C.’s NDP government raised the provincial sales tax to 15 per cent from 10 on new and used vehicles priced between $125,000 and $149,999. On vehicles $150,000 and over, the tax increased to 20 per cent from 10. There’s also the five-per-cent federal GST, bring- ing the total tax bill on a $150,000 car to $37,500, a full 25 per cent.


Peavey Mart Store Expansion Shows Confidence in Local Economy in Humboldt SK

Peavey Mart has been a Humboldt fixture since 1968, and with a new expansion, it expects to serve the farm and ranch sector for a long time to come. Humboldt City Council joined Peavey Mart officials and staff for a "wire cutting" ceremony the morning of May 10th.