Although the company won't confirm, regional councillors are openly speaking about Sobey's plans in Dartmouth: as owners of Penhorn Mall, they intend to move the nearby grocery store up to the space vacated by Wal-mart, tear down the rest of the mall and rebuild it in big-box fashion---just what we need, more soul-sucking bix boxes in Dartmouth. Also, Sobey's is looking to fill the abandoned Canadian Tire space over on Tacoma Drive with one of its grocery stores.

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