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Orysia Jackson used to deliver groceries while working for the family business, the Lucky Dollar, on Arlington Street. While going to St. John's she was familiar with Burton Cummings. (27:56, 40.2 MB MP3)
Alycia's Restaurant was started by Sharon's mother, Marion Staff, in 1971. Initially known as Alice's Restaurant, it developed into its present incarnation as a Ukrainian restaurant, now operated by Sharon and Roger. (21:59, 31.7 MB MP3)
Pat's career working at the Main and Matheson Salisbury House began in 1974 and continued uninterrupted until her retirement in 2009. Some of her notable regulars included Bobby Hull, Gary Doer and Burton Cummings. (19:57, 28.7 MB MP3)
In 1936, the family opened Hochman's Food Store on Main Street with Ben starting to work when he was 12 years old. Originally a fruit and vegetable store, it would eventually become the Oasis deli. (1:05:47, 94.7 MB MP3)
Gunn's Bakery is one of the oldest family-run bakeries in Western Canada. It was founded in 1937 by Morris Gunn, a baker's son who immigrated to Canada from Poland. Morris' sons Bernie and Fivie (Arthur) were born next door to the Selkirk Avenue...
After completing his apprenticeship, Harry became a business partner at Economy Drugs with Dave Stern in 1963, just as the store began its transformation into Economy Discount Drug Store. (57:13, 82.4 MB MP3)