Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Sobeys unhappy with new guidelines

From the Halifax Chronicle Herald:
A major grocery store chain isn’t happy with the province’s move Monday to limit the amount of space pharmacies can use to sell food as part of new regulations on Sunday shopping.

Justice Minister Michael Baker announced that drugstores can’t dedicate more than 2,000 square feet of their retail space for food, nor can they have a retail sales area larger than 20,000 square feet.

But a spokesman for Sobeys says the new regulations don’t go far enough. ...more

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