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Sportium hiring - looking to fill 100 new positions in Kirkland – Montreal Times - Montrea

Sportium hiring - looking to fill 100 new positions in Kirkland Sportium hiring- In anticipation of the official grand opening of its brand new Kirkland store in November, Sportium, the largest sports store in Quebec, is organizing a major recruitment activity on August 8th and 9th, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at its temporary warehouse at 16791, Hymus Boulevard. The company seeks to fill about one hundred full-time and part-time positions at the checkout desk, in customer service, as well as in different store departments.

Candidates are invited to come meet the recruiters for a short interview and explain why they are the ideal candidate to take on the Sportium challenge. They are encouraged to bring their curriculum vitae and a one-page account of their greatest athletic accomplishment and moments where they outdid themselves. Interested candidates can also apply beforehand on the career website at careers.sportium.ca/introduce-yourself/.

mtltimes.ca

Low-cost retailer MINISO to open in Scarborough Town Centre

A rapidly growing global retailer plans to open at Scarborough Town Centre Aug. 15.

toronto.com

Broadview-Gerrard closure causes headaches in Toronto's Chinatown East

ISSUE: Road closures for track work on Broadview Avenue in Toronto IMPACT: Local businesses are losing customers

toronto.com

Group starts effort to ban plastic shopping bags in N.B.

A group of university students in Fredericton has a lofty goal: they want to ban plastic shopping bags across the province.

atlantic.ctvnews.ca

Cross-border beer shopping still a 'frustrating' problem in Labrador City | CBC News

With the amount of alcohol people can carry between provinces about to be raised, one convenience store owner says Quebec booze already eats into her beer sales.

cbc.ca