Sobeys Aberdeen launching curbside pickup today

STELLARTON – Today, Empire Company Limited (“Empire” or the “Company”) (TSX: EMP.A) is expanding its e-commerce offering to Atlantic Canada with the launch of “Voilà by Sobeys Curbside Pickup”. Now available at three Sobeys store locations in Nova Scotia, the new service offers a freshness guarantee and products at affordable prices with no hidden fees. Orders...

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Donald Sobey among philanthropists to back ventilator project

Philanthropists from across the country are rallying to support a team of Canadian physicists and engineers who are part of an international initiative to create an easy-to-build ventilator that can help treat COVID-19 patients.  The ventilator project has been aided by local philanthropist Donald Sobey who was one of the first to support the initiative....

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Sobeys to end use of plastic bags by end of January 2020

STELLARTON – Picking up groceries will change for many local consumers by the end of January 2020. Sobeys announced on their website on Wednesday plans to remove all plastic bags from their 255 locations across Canada by that time. Canada’s second largest food retailer says the move represents an important first step in the journey...

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NSCC Pictou Campus to celebrate graduates during convocation

NSCC’s Pictou Campus will celebrate approximately 280 graduates during a convocation ceremony on June 13 at 10 a.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The ceremony is one of 21 convocation celebrations taking place across the province to mark the achievements of more than 4,500 NSCC graduates.  All convocation ceremonies will be live-streamed and will be available...

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Montreal second location for Sobeys’ online grocery home delivery service

STELLARTON – Today, Empire Company Limited (“Empire” or the “Company”) (TSX: EMP.A) unveiled Voilà by Sobeys and Voilà par IGA, the name and brand for its online grocery home delivery service for the Greater Toronto Area (“GTA”), Ottawa and major cities in the Province of Quebec. Voilà by Sobeys promises to help Canadians stay one...

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Former Canadian Tire exec at helm of Empire

STELLARTON – The former CEO of Canadian Tire is now at the helm of Empire Company Limited. Empire’s board of directors has announced the appointment of Michael Medline as president & CEO of Empire Company Limited (Empire) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Sobeys Inc. Medline will also serve on the Board of Directors of Empire. “Michael...

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