25
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Cannabis, Consumer, Delta 9 Cannabis Inc., Grow Pods, Marijuana, Micro Cultivator, Regina News, Saskatchewan News, Sea Cans, VIGR Life Cannabis Inc.

Retrofitted sea cans to house Regina’s first micro cannabis cultivator

A Saskatchewan company is preparing to grow marijuana in sea cans at an undisclosed location. Rick Turchet, president and CEO of VIGR Life Cannabis Inc. (VIGR), said they were recently issued two micro cultivation licences by Health Canada and have started setting up in a building in Regina. Read…
02
Oct
2020
Posted by: In: Consumer, Downtown Winnipeg, Heritage Winnipeg, Hudson's Bay Company, news, The Bay, The Bay closing

Hudson’s Bay to close downtown Winnipeg location – Winnipeg

An iconic downtown Winnipeg shopping spot will soon be shutting its doors for good. Hudson’s Bay Company will close its Portage Avenue location in February 2021. In a statement provided to Global News, HBC said the closure is due to “shifting consumer behaviour and changes to how and where…
24
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Assante, Assante Dorval, Assante Quebec, Canada, CI Financial, Consumer, Dorval, Economy, financial planning, Money, wealth planning

CI Financial acquires minority stake in Assante Dorval

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 24, 2020 8:48 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ CI Financial Corp. and its Assante Wealth Management (Canada) Ltd. subsidiary have signed a deal to acquire a…
06
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Bison, Canada, Consumer, Coronavirus, COVID-19, dance performances, Playground, Renovations, Reopening, Restaurant, Trails, Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Wanuskewin Heritage Park reopens after being temporarily closed for roughly 6 months – Saskatoon

The parking lot at Wanuskewin Hertitage Park featured visitors in it for the first time since March. The park temporarily closed its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic and renovations. The renos are part of a $40 million project that is nearly complete. Upgrades include those to inside the…
28
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Bylaw, Canada, Consumer, Policy, Rideshare, rideshare Saskatchewan, RM of Edenwold, Uber

RM of Edenwold announces new ride-hailing bylaw – Regina

The RM of Edenwold, along with 10 other area municipalities, have created a policy to allow ride-hailing companies to begin operating quickly in their communities. Read more: Uber ridesharing now available in the Queen City “We have been talking to Uber and are looking forward to having rideshare services available soon,…
18
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: african nova scotian, black businesses, Canada, Consumer, COVID-19, Entertainment, Foggy Goggle, G Street, Gottingen, Gottingen Street, Halifax, I love Local, Lifestyle, ReOpen City, Small Businesses, Support Local, Taking Blk Gottingen

Black businesses pop up in North End storefronts for ‘Taking BLK Gottingen’ – Halifax

Saturday and Sunday, local Black businesses are setting up pop-ups in Halifax North End stores, cafes and food places, to show and sell their work in a historically Black neighborhood. “Taking BLK Gottingen” was organized by the North End Business Association and The Khyber Centre for the Arts, alongside other…
11
May
2016
Posted by: In: 3D printing, Consumer, Crowdfunding, David Boe, indiegogo, Kickstarter, Peachy Printer, Rylan Grayston

Former 3D printer co-owner allegedly embezzles crowdfunding money to build Sask. house

REGINA – A Saskatchewan man who co-founded a crowdfunding campaign to fund production of an affordable 3D printer is accusing the other founder of stealing more than $324,000 and using it to build a house. In 2013, Rylan Grayston, from Yorkton, Sask., and David Boe launched a Kickstarter campaign to…
08
Mar
2016
Posted by: In: Canada, Consumer, Cross Border Shopping, E-commerce, eBay, Economy, Money, Online Shopping, PayPal, plunging loonie

Cross-border shopping has surged among U.S. online shoppers – National

U.S. shoppers may not be streaming across the border in huge numbers yet, but there’s been a “significant” rise in cross-border clicks at Canadian online shops, new data shows. Fresh figures from PayPal and eBay show that transactions coming from the United States to Canadian e-commerce stores have popped in recent…