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Store Feature: Southland (Brick Plaza), Calgary

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In southwest Calgary, along MacLeod Trail, you will find another locally owned and operated Spiritleaf location. Proudly serving the surrounding community.

This city is known for its high quality of living.  Earning recognition as one of the cleanest cities in the world by Forbes Magazine and ranked the best city overall to live in Canada by MoneySense. With a diverse population of over one million people currently, this city is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges and rolling prairie.  The downtown core features its iconic Calgary Tower and quick access to the Scotiabank Saddledome.

Known for its western heritage, the city hosts the annual Calgary Stampede and Rodeo.  There are also various historic sites to visit and explore the ‘cowboy life’ firsthand.  Some of the outdoor space available within the city limits include Fish Creek Provincial Park, Prince’s Island Park and the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary.  Calgary also has excellent access to pathway systems along both the Bow River and Elbow River, which converge in the downtown core.

There are plenty of great shopping districts such as Steven Avenue, Chinook Centre and the Calgary Farmers Market.  Some of the cities more unique dining including Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant or try The Coup, along the trendy 17th Ave.  Did you know?  Calgary is where the famous Canadian Chinese dish Ginger Beef was first created, by chef George Wong at Calgary’s Silver Inn.  This cosmopolitan city has it all!

Below is a brief interview with the owners of the Spiritleaf store located in the southwest of Calgary, a couple with a passion for both the cannabis plant and the brand!

 

  • What is your first name and what is your professional background?

Aneela – 10 years as an HR professional. CPHR with a bachelor’s degree working in various industries retail, finance, agriculture, oil and gas, and most recently medical cannabis.

Irfan – Oil and Gas professional with previous experience with the Federal government. Cannabis enthusiast who is always looking to learn and expand his horizons.

 

  • Where is your store located?

This store is in southwest Calgary, located in the Brick Plaza at 9639 Macleod Trail SW.

 

  • Why did you choose to open a Cannabis retail store-front?

Medical Cannabis changed my son’s life and helped him with his pain. Working in the medical industry, our passion for cannabis grew and wanted to be a part of the new recreational cannabis industry.

 

  • What attracted you to Spiritleaf?

Spiritleaf had created a brand that we thought stood out and seen an opportunity to be part of something exciting.  The customer-focused attitude and high-quality presentation of stores was an attractive feature for the brand.

 

  • Other interesting facts about you that the public should know?

Local owners that are excited to be able to provide an uplifting experience to our hometown.

 

Talk with a Spiritleaf Concierge for more information by visiting a location nearest you, http://bit.ly/2O1WG9B. *Must be of legal age.

This article was written by Kelly Gibson, copycontractor.com.

References: Best of Calgary,  Tripadvisor.caWikipedia, Justin Havre & Associates, Daily HiveTripadvisor.caTripadvisor.ca,  Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant.

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