Amazon.com Inc. said on Friday it plans to open its first fulfillment centre in Quebec next year and expects to employ more than 300 full-time workers.
The facility will pack and ship items ranging from toys to small electronics, the company said.
In September, Amazon announced it will open its sixth fulfillment centre, in Ontario.
Rival Shopify Inc has also been strengthening its delivery network and has earmarked $1-billion for its fulfillment centres.
Seattle-based Amazon employs more than 2,000 full-time workers at its existing Ontario facilities in Brampton, Mississauga and Milton. In total, the company has more than 6,000 employees in Canada.
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