Amazon Canada announces plans to build first fulfillment centre in Quebec

SEATTLE—Amazon Canada has announced plans to open its first fulfillment centre in Quebec. The new site will be located in Lachine on the island of Montreal and will create more than 300 new, full-time jobs. This new site will launch in time for the 2020 holiday shopping season, the company said.

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“We’re excited about our growth in Montreal, which gives us the opportunity to better serve our customers across Quebec,” said Alexandre Gagnon, vice-president of Amazon Canada. “The Greater Montreal area has a talented workforce, and we are committed to providing the area with great job opportunities that have comprehensive pay and benefits.”

Associates at this new facility will pick, pack, and ship items for customers, ranging from toys and pet products to small electronics.