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London Drugs announces return of Tech Drive

London Drugs announces return of Tech Drive

RICHMOND, B.C. – Following the successful 2020 Tech Drive, London Drugs is partnering with local affiliates of Computers for Schools Plus (CFS+), a Government of Canada program that collects donated computers, trains youth to refurbish the devices, and distributes the refurbished tech to schools, nonprofits, libraries, First Nations groups, and students. “Last year London Drugs provided

London Drugs celebrates store renovations with live entertainment

London Drugs celebrates store renovations with live entertainment

RICHMOND, B.C. – After several months of careful renovations,  London Drugs celebrated Friday with a grand re-opening of its Robson Street location. First opened in November 1984, London Drugs Robson Street has welcomed West End residents and tourists to its aisles for decades and continues to attract shoppers to this iconic shopping destination. Members of

London Drugs offering help to restaurants in Western Canada impacted by COVID-19 restrictions

London Drugs offering help to restaurants in Western Canada impacted by COVID-19 restrictions

RICHMOND, B.C. – One year after the launch of the Local Central program, London Drugs is expanding support to help local restauranteurs in Western Canada sell their house brand consumer packaged products at its retail locations. Any restaurants with specialty items suitable for retail sales – such as sauces, jams, rubs, apparel and more – are encouraged to

London Drugs unveils get fit program

London Drugs unveils get fit program

VICTORIA, B.C. – London Drugs is on a mission to help people be fit and healthy – and that means finding new ways to support and motivate them to get active.  Now Vancouver Island residents using Apple Watch and iPhone can download the LDExtras Achieve app, which lets users earn up to $369 in LDExtras

Finding solutions to Canada’s chronic drug and vaccine shortages

Finding solutions to Canada’s chronic drug and vaccine shortages

RICHMOND, B.C. — The pandemic has highlighted a glaring weakness in Canadian health care: reoccurring shortages of essential drugs and vaccines. London Drugs says it is important to work now to find solutions to drug and vaccine supply. As the company prepares to join Canada’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts, it is pledging support to Canadian pharmaceutical

London Drugs reports popularity of telehealth

London Drugs reports popularity of telehealth

 VANCOUVER – Virtual health care has quickly become the new normal among British Columbians, according to a new survey conducted by Insights West on behalf of London Drugs. Sixty-five per cent say they are now more likely to choose virtual-care rather than in-person visits for simple or routine health advice. Seven in ten (73%) attribute

Canadian artists design new cards for London Drugs’ inclusive Valentine’s collection

Canadian artists design new cards for London Drugs’ inclusive Valentine’s collection

RICHMOND, B.C. – Physically distanced, socially isolated, we all know this Valentine’s Day is going to be different and now local artists have designed cards that reflect the new types of relationships we’ve experienced during the pandemic. London Drugs’ Cards for All program has added new cards for Valentine’s Day, with love for front line workers, love

National Drug Drop-Off Month urges safe disposal of unused prescriptions

National Drug Drop-Off Month urges safe disposal of unused prescriptions

RICHMOND, Canada – COVID-19 is the most urgent public health problem facing British Columbians today— but as part of National Drug Drop-Off Month this August, Drug Free Kids Canada and London Drugs are calling attention to another devastating health concern exacerbated by the pandemic and still prevalent in households throughout the country: instances of drug abuse,

Small businesses closed due to the pandemic start to see their products hit London Drugs store shelves

Small businesses closed due to the pandemic start to see their products hit London Drugs store shelves

RICHMOND, B.C. – Since the launch of London Drugs’ Local Central on April 28, more than 1200 Western Canadian companies have submitted products for consideration to be made available on London Drugs’ store shelves, illustrating the need to help. This week, customers will start to see some of the products from local companies in select London Drugs locations.

London Drugs offering shelf space to local small businesses impacted by COVID-19

London Drugs offering shelf space to local small businesses impacted by COVID-19

RICHMOND, B.C. – London Drugs is offering up shelf space in select stores to local small businesses who have had to close their doors due to COVID-19. Beginning March 28, small businesses in Western Canada are welcome to submit products for consideration. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business reports that only 21% of small businesses in

Retailers respond to COVID-19: London Drugs

Retailers respond to COVID-19: London Drugs

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles on how retailers are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. London Drugs of Richmond, British Columbia, has been responding significantly to the COVID-19 crisis. In Canada, food and pharmacy retail is deemed an essential service, and the government requires the stores to stay open. That creates

London Drugs expands COVID-19 support programs

London Drugs expands COVID-19 support programs

RICHMOND, B.C.– London Drugs is expanding its community support program launched a few weeks ago, to continue to help more seniors and vulnerable individuals who are self isolating. Starting in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley with potential expansion to more areas, a new collaboration with United Way connects ready and willing volunteers with vulnerable

London Drugs distributing Girl Guide cookies in stores, online amid COVID-19 outbreak

London Drugs distributing Girl Guide cookies in stores, online amid COVID-19 outbreak

RICHMOND, B.C. – Upon learning of the challenges Girl Guides of Canada now face with 800,000 boxes of cookies needing to be sold to support ongoing programs in B.C. amid COVID-19 concerns, London Drugs is extending a helping hand. As of Wednesday afternoon, residents in British Columbia’s lower mainland will begin to see Girl Guide

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