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Shoppers Drug Mart Gets Medical Pot License from Health Canada

Shoppers Drug Mart Gets Medical Pot License from Health Canada

By The Canadian Press

Shoppers Drug Mart
The logo for Shoppers Drug Mart is shown in downtown Toronto, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Shoppers Drug Mart is getting Health Canada’s approval to become a licensed medical marijuana producer. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Eduardo Lima)

TORONTO – Shoppers Drug Mart has received Health Canada’s approval to be a licensed medical marijuana producer, opening the door for the pharmacy giant to dispense medical cannabis to patients.

This comes after Shoppers in October 2016 applied to Health Canada to become a licensed medical marijuana producer.

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Walmart Offering Same-Day Grocery Delivery in Winnipeg

Walmart Offering Same-Day Grocery Delivery in Winnipeg

Walmart Instacart
Walmart Canada is launching same-day grocery delivery in Winnipeg on September 27 through a partnership with Instacart. (WALMART CANADA / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — It’s been just over a month since Walmart launched grocery pickup service in Manitoba, and now the retailer is taking the convenience factor one step further.

Walmart Canada is launching same-day grocery delivery in Winnipeg on September 27 as part of a pilot program with Instacart. The company is also testing the service in the Greater Toronto Area, where it currently offers next-day delivery and grocery pickup.

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Filipino Supermarket to Open Inside Former Winnipeg Sears Store

Filipino Supermarket to Open Inside Former Winnipeg Sears Store

Seafood City Supermarket
Seafood City Supermarket (INTERNATIONAL SUPERMARKET NEWS)

WINNIPEG — The vacant hole left by the departed Sears store inside Garden City Shopping Centre has a new tenant.

Seafood City Supermarket is a Filipino-focused grocer and will open its first location in Winnipeg. The market is one of several tenants to occupy the 92,000-square-foot space, which the mall says is being divided for an improved shopping experience.

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Walmart Launching Grocery Pickup Service in Manitoba

Walmart Launching Grocery Pickup Service in Manitoba

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Signage at a Laval, Que., Walmart store is seen on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

WINNIPEG — Walmart Canada is making grocery shopping more convenient for its customers by launching grocery pickup at select Manitoba stores.

Beginning August 14, the free service will allow customers to pre-order their groceries on Walmart’s website or through the store’s app. Once an order is complete, it is placed directly into a customer’s vehicle in a designated pickup parking spot at the preferred store.

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Peguis First Nation Breaks Ground on Two Urban Reserves

Peguis First Nation Breaks Ground on Two Urban Reserves

Peguis First Nation Urban Reserve
Officials break ground on a new urban reserve owned by Peguis First Nation at 1075 Portage Avenue on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. (MANITOBACHIEFS.COM)

WINNIPEG — Shovels are in the ground on two new urban reserves in Winnipeg and Selkirk.

Peguis First Nation turned the sod Wednesday on two commercial strip malls.

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How Lo(cal) Can You Go? Shopping at Home a Big Boost to Small Business

How Lo(cal) Can You Go? Shopping at Home a Big Boost to Small Business

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Neepawa Banner & Press

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We all know the importance of small businesses to our economy, but what about the smallest of small? In the season of farmers markets and pop up shops, all of a sudden, we see the talent hiding in plain sight.

The sewing, baking, crafting, painting, pottery, woodworking and anything you can imagine, are all on display. Locally made and locally sold, it’s the epitome of shopping local.

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