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The Sears location at Bower Place, which employs nearly 100 people, will be closing within a few months.
The Sears location at Bower Place, which employs nearly 100 people, will be closing within a few months. rdnewsNOW / Troy Gillard

Sears Canada closing 59 locations including Red Deer

By rdnewsNOW staff and The Canadian Press
June 22, 2017 - 9:15am Updated: July 7, 2017 - 6:56am

TORONTO — Sears Canada Inc. (TSX:SCC) plans to close 59 locations and cut approximately 2,900 jobs as part of its plan to restructure its business under court protection from creditors.

Among the locations slated for closure is the Sears full-line store at Bower Place in Red Deer.

Red Deer May home starts

By Gary McKinnon
June 8, 2017 - 7:41am Updated: June 8, 2017 - 8:49am

RED DEER- CMHC is out with housing start numbers for Red Deer in May.

Work began on 24 single family homes, that is 15 more than in May of 2016.

There were no multiple unit starts last month.

So far this year there have been 96 home starts in Red Deer.

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