Coronavirus: Blind, visually impaired Albertans adjust to limited touch restrictions

Christopher Warner is used to challenges, the 48-year-old is legally blind. However, navigating the world around him under strict COVID-19 restrictions has made his day-to-day life even more of an adjustment. “For now, I’m very much home-bound,” Warner said. Related…

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:…

Sensory friendly shopping hours being rolled out at Edmonton Safeways, Sobeys

Specific shopping hours with fewer triggering sounds and lights will be available at “quite a few” Safeway and Sobeys grocery stores in Edmonton on Monday. The pilot program, which has already been implemented at stores in other parts of Canada,…