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by dominion301
10 Feb 2007 00:14
Forum: History: Canada
Topic: 5915 Yonge, North York ON
Replies: 14
Views: 20356

Re: 5915 Yonge, North York ON

... I almost spit out my soda when I saw this amazing specimen. Based on the fact that it's now a Food Basics, I'd guess it was formerly a Dominion store, since it sure doesn't look like any A&P I've ever seen. However, I'm not all that familiar with their prototypes. On a related subject, ...
by runchadrun
26 Nov 2006 20:11
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: Indianapolis, Chicago, and Toronto
Replies: 2
Views: 3653

Here's another cool Dominion store from the Lottaliving.com message board. It's located at 1500 Royal York Road in Toronto.

http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=7521
by Groceteria
30 Oct 2006 00:46
Forum: History: Canada
Topic: Toronto General
Replies: 4
Views: 9082

Toronto General

... I've now (of course) become fascinated with Toronto. Per my handy shopping center guide from 1964, the biggies at that time were: -- A&P -- Dominion -- Loblaw's -- Steinberg's The big players now are: -- A&P/Dominion/Food Basics -- Loblaw's/No Frills -- Sobey's/Price Chopper/IGA A&P ...
by Groceteria
30 Oct 2006 00:28
Forum: History: Canada
Topic: 5915 Yonge, North York ON
Replies: 14
Views: 20356

5915 Yonge, North York ON

... I almost spit out my soda when I saw this amazing specimen. Based on the fact that it's now a Food Basics, I'd guess it was formerly a Dominion store, since it sure doesn't look like any A&P I've ever seen. However, I'm not all that familiar with their prototypes. On a related subject, ...
by Groceteria
21 Sep 2006 18:43
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: The Great Midwestern Road Trip of 2006
Replies: 12
Views: 8188

The Great Midwestern Road Trip of 2006

... 1950s and 1960s, etc. I'm especially interested in Kroger, National Tea, Jewel, and A&P locations, but other old chain prototypes (Wrigley? Dominion? Farmer Jack?) could be fun too. I'm not going to have a lot of time to stray too far off our primary path, so I'd appreciate recommendations ...
by drubinoff
31 Aug 2006 11:07
Forum: History: Canada
Topic: Miracle Mart in Toronto
Replies: 2
Views: 8863

Miracle Mart in Toronto

... being one on Bathurst south of Steeles. I believe Miracle was owned by the Steinberg family of Montreal, and eventually sold to A&P and/or Dominion. Thanks, Derek
by Groceteria
18 Jan 2006 13:12
Forum: History: Canada
Topic: Canada Safeways
Replies: 53
Views: 64890

... as it was in the US at the peak of both chains, with a definite east-west division. A&P also operates under several names in Canada, including Dominion and Ultra. And A&P Tea sold its Canadian operations last year, although they still retain the name.