Business

There’s a lot of disappointed social media chatter over WestJet’s cancellation of the direct flight between St. John’s, N.L. and Dublin. Local business owners like Mallard Cottage restaurateur Todd Perrin and politicians were open about the effect this will have on the tourism industry.

St. John’s restaurant Mohammed Ali goes up for sale Despite expanding to a second downtown location last year, Ali Al Haijaa has decided to put both his restaurants up for sale with plans to move out of the province — probably somewhere sunnier according to …

Pot is hot in North America, and Saint John’s Derek Riedle is looking to capitalize on the trend. In September of 2015, Riedle and his partner Terri Riedle launched Civilized.life, a website featuring stories about pot users and pot issues. The Riedles, co-owners of Saint …

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