Confirmed, Giant Tiger will be opening in Bayers Lake where Home Outfitters was, scheduled open date of late July. Still unsure if this replaces or is in addition to the Fairview store.

Jamaica Vibes in Cole Harbour has closed, new location in Spring Garden Place opens in a couple weeks ?

Vandal Doughnuts has announced they are returning, will announce new on the 22nd

No Frills in Dartmouth is getting self checkouts in the near future, 
and a little further in the future it appears they will expanding taking over the the vacant retail area beside them.

Zephyr Rug and Home on Quinpool closes on January 26

Giggles Pizza on Main Street (at Forest Hills extension) has closed ?

I hear that PEI based pawn chain Mo$t Wanted are opening downtown Truro, on Prince where Duffy’s/Split Crow were

An FYI for Newfoundlanders, Staggers Pub on Portland St in Downtown Dartmouth now has Toutons on the menu.

also take a read of Eat This Town’s Best Meals of 2018 to get an idea of what dishes to try in 2019