Is there a sugar shortage in Strathmore?
There is a sugar shortage across Western Canada. The shortage is due to a labour strike at the Rogers Sugar Refinery in Vancouver on September 28, with 138 workers walking off the job. As of Friday (Dec. 1), Walmart, No Frills and, Sobey's in Strathmore had sufficient stock. Co-op was limiting access to one bag per customer. According to the Canadian Sugar Institute, Canada produces approximately 1.2 million tonnes of refined sugar annually and the bulk of the sugar comes from Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. In response to Canada's Online News Act and Meta (Facebook and Instagram) removing access to local news from their platforms, StrathmoreNow encourages you to get your news directly from your trusted source by bookmarking this page and downloading the StrathmoreNow app. Send your news tips, story ideas, pictures, and videos to firstname.lastname@example.org.