Closing time for Extra Foods

" There is no way we’re going to become part of a race to the bottom - we have no appetite whatsoever to see Loblaws (Westfair) once again try and undermine the contracts we have fought so hard to establish with our member’s employees," – Ivan Limpright, President of UFCW Local 1518, responding to the plan of Loblaws/Westfair to change over their Extra Foods brand to a No Frills concept, posted to the union’s May website newsletter. 

For those that have wandered the aisles over the last few weeks, the end it seems was all but inevitable as shelves emptied and stock diminished, and if all goes according to the outline letter posted in front of Extra Foods, today will be the last day of operations for the Rupert Square based grocery outlet…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … foods.html