Flashfood app offers discounts on nearing-expiry grocery items, reduces waste

A grocery store app is helping consumers save money on food getting close to its best-before date while also diverting waste from the landfill. Flashfood launched at Real Canadian Superstores across the country this past summer. Related News READ MORE:…

Building 2 homes on 1 property: A look inside an unusual Calgary backyard suite

Cornelius Koster has a house on a corner lot in the southeast Calgary community of Ramsay. Related News In 2014, the single dad decided to make better use of the big backyard so he built another house on it. Koster…

Edibles expected to shake up Alberta cannabis market

Canada is celebrating one year of recreational cannabis legalization and on Thursday, it is entering a new era. Products, such as edibles, extracts and topicals, are now legal but it will be some time before you see them on the…

No more plastic bags in Calgary Co-op stores as of January 2020

Calgary Co-op grocery stores will no longer offer plastic shopping bags as of Jan. 1, 2020. Calgary Co-operative Association Limited announced the change on Thursday, saying it comes amid increasing concerns over the amount of plastic used in retail and…

Calgary cannabis: When you’ll start seeing edibles in local pot stores

The sale of cannabis has been legal across Canada for almost a year, but Thursday will mark the first time that edibles, extracts and topicals will also be legal to sell. Despite this, the City of Calgary says it will…

The 4 best Calgary restaurants to take a date, according to OpenTable

Posted October 15, 2019 8:43 am Updated October 15, 2019 10:39 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Four eateries in Calgary are among those featured on a new list of the…

South Edmonton property once slated for new NAIT campus being sold for $50M

A piece of land in south Edmonton once slated to be part of an ambitious NAIT expansion is now being sold by the province. The property is south of Ellerslie Road, between 91 Street SW and 101 Street SW, near…

EPL joins other public libraries across North America to protest publisher’s ebook restrictions

As the date new ebook licensing restrictions are set to take effect looms, the Edmonton Public Library is joining forces with groups across North America to protest the changes. Effective Nov. 1, all public libraries, regardless of size, will only…

ATB Financial glitch sees payments removed from customer accounts multiple times

Posted October 8, 2019 5:58 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ ATB Financial says it is working to set customer accounts right after a technical issue led to payments being withdrawn…