04
Nov
2020
Posted by: In: 880 Edmonton features, Bottega 104, Canada, COVID-19, Downtown Business Association, Downtown Dining Week, Eat Local, Edmonton food, edmonton small business, Local Food, novel coronavirus, OurYEG, Restaurant, Shop local, Small Business, Support Local

Downtown Dining Week in Edmonton aims for busy closing weekend – Edmonton

After being cut short due to COVID-19 restrictions, a popular Edmonton festival is back to help give the restaurant industry a boost. Downtown Dining Week is typically held in March but was one of the first festivals shut down after Alberta’s chief medical officer of health ordered the closure…
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…
22
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, downtown guelph, downtown guelph crime, downtown guelph police, Guelph crime, Guelph News, Guelph Police, Guelph police downtown resource officers, Is downtown Guelph safe

Guelph police will continue to deploy downtown resource officers after pilot project ends – Guelph

Guelph police say their downtown resource officer pilot project will become a permanent fixture in the service. Chief Gord Cobey made the announcement during a police services board meeting earlier this month as the pilot was scheduled to end at the end of September. Read more: Guelph police introduce…
04
Jun
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Montreal Construction, Montreal Orange Cones, Montreal roads, Montreal Roadwork, Montreal traffic, Philippe Sabourin, Traffic, Valerie Plante

Road construction booming in downtown Montreal

Everywhere you turn, construction is in full force, whether it be by the Bell Centre, Peel Street or Ste-Catherine Street. As Global’s Tim Sargeant explains, if you’ve been working from home for the last few months, you’re in for a surprise when you do finally come downtown.