Business

First work on Petrolia hotel starts in weeks

The first work on the much-anticipated boutique hotel in downtown Petrolia could begin this month. That after Petrolia Council gave approval to a site plan for the Robert St. parking area of the Kingswell Hotel. In Aug. 2018, Jenna Greydanus Gorzeman and Joe Gorzeman announced a 25-room, four-storey boutique hotel was in the early planning… Read more »

High Park expansion dropped; edibles production delayed

High Park Farms has abandoned its plans to double the size of its Enniskillen operation The news came as Enniskillen Council put the company’s request to start producing cannabis infused candy and chocolate on the site on hold. In May, High Park applied to increase the amount of greenhouses which cover the nearly 100 acres… Read more »

Brooke-Alvinston doesn’t want biosolids stored on LaSalle Line

Brooke-Alvinston Mayor David Ferguson wants to make it clear the municipality doesn’t want a local company to store biosolids on LaSalle Line. Roger and David Buurma are trying to rezone a property to rural commercial. His plan, according to Ferguson, is to build a storage shed for equipment. The family already has two implement sheds… Read more »

Enniskillen operation to make impact on cannabis market

Officials at High Park Farms in Enniskillen say it will likely be September or October before the federal government is ready to begin selling marijuana for recreation. But Zak Hutson says the cannabis operation which is geared to the medicinal market, will have lots to do until then. The company officially opened the 13-acre greenhouse… Read more »