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McDonald’s Express in downtown Saskatoon demolished

CBC News Saskatoon, Monday, August 19, 2013

Old restaurant flattened in hours

It was an Express demolition in downtown Saskatoon. Workers levelled the former McDonald’s  Express restaurant, at the corner of 2nd Avenue and 22nd Street, in a matter of hours on Saturday morning. The demolition ends a controversial chapter in the history of downtown. The restaurant came under criticism from …

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Love on menu at McDonald’s destined for demolition

The StarPhoenix, Tuesday, June 23, 2013

Love on the menu at McDonald's destined for demolition_Page_1First steps to cleaning up the corner

by Jeremy Warren

The McDonald’s at Second Avenue and 22nd Street closed for good on June 23 and, for some, nostalgia has already set in. … But before city councillors could debate the request, property owner Ken Achs announced he planned to demolish the building for a future development. A city council committee in May voted …

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Councillors say benches not the problem

The StarPhoenix, Wednesday, May 29, 2013

by Charles Hamilton

… “There is a problem with a bus mall, there is a problem with the restaurant on that block,” Achs said. “Just don’t let it die at McDonald’s. It’s all of those things. We’ve done a third of the clean-up. Now it’s up to the rest of those people to make it happen.” …

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Updated: debate over downtown corner reaches Saskatoon City Hall

News Talk 650 CKOM, Tuesday, May 28, 2013

reported by François Biber

Owner of building says he’ll be tearing it down

…Meanwhile, Ken Achs, the owner of the building that houses the MacDonald’s, has had enough of the problems. He said police have told him they get more calls to that corner than anywhere else in the city. He said he’s planning to simply tear the building down. …

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Edwards School of Business Alumni honoured by U of S

Alumni Relations, Issue Five, 2013

Alumni Achievement Award

The University of Saskatchewan’s Alumni Association held its annual Alumni Achievement Awards events on November 2, 2012. …Congratulations to Edwards School of Business alumnus Karl Miller (B.Comm. 2001) for his contributions as an entrepreneur and businessperson.

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