Northwestern Ontario's first FreshCo supermarket has opened in Thunder Bay.
Parent company Empireconverted a former Safeway store, which was closed as of May while being renovated under the FreshCo banner. On hand for the grand opening was GM of FreshCo Mike Venton and Brandon Farough—who recently returned to the store he once worked at as a teenager. Farough had managed the Safeway store in Thompson, Man. for the last five years.