Alberta’s 2 largest cities shine as beacons of livability: RE/MAX

Edmonton and Calgary also offer high levels of affordability, according to new report

Alberta’s 2 largest cities shine as beacons of livability: RE/MAXA new report released Thursday by real estate firm RE/MAX indicates Calgary and Edmonton rank high as desirable, livable cities for homeowners. “Despite reports of slowing economic conditions and a relatively flat real estate market in Alberta, Calgary and Edmonton shine as beacons of livability,” said Elton Ash, regional executive vice-president of RE/MAX of Western…

Former Greyhound station transforms to grocery store

New downtown Edmonton store to be part of pedway system that links ICE District developments

Former Greyhound station transforms to grocery storeEdmonton’s downtown transformation got another boost from the ICE District on Monday with the announcement of a major-brand grocery store. A 22,000-square-foot Loblaws’ CityMarket will open in the fall of next year at 103 Avenue and 103 Street, the former Greyhound bus station, now called Block BG. “Announcing Block BG’s anchor tenant is a major…

Price of cannabis per gram $7.21 in Calgary and $7.28 in Edmonton

Canadian consumers reported average use of 19.8 grams a month of dried cannabis

Price of cannabis per gram $7.21 in Calgary and $7.28 in EdmontonFor the first nine months of 2018, the average price of cannabis was $6.86 per gram based on the information submitted by Canadians to the StatsCannabis crowdsourcing application. Statistics Canada reported on Thursday that in Calgary the price was $7.21 and in Edmonton it was $7.28. For other major Canadian census metropolitan areas, the prices…