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Amazon Canada expands Prime free one-day shipping to 13 new cities

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Amazon Canada expands Prime free one-day shipping to 13 new cities

Nice if you live in one of these 13 cities.
  • Ancaster, ON
  • Brantford, ON
  • Cambridge, ON
  • Dundas, ON
  • Grimsby, ON
  • Hamilton, ON
  • Kitchener, ON
  • London, ON
  • Paris, ON
  • Waterloo, ON
  • Woodstock, ON
  • Quebec City, QC
  • Victoria, BC
https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/a ... 37082.html
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So mostly Ontario only with couple of exceptions:(
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Ya no Barrie. Boooo!

When are we going to get Amazon Household in Canada?
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winnipeger1 wrote:
Feb 11th, 2019 2:09 pm
So mostly Ontario only with couple of exceptions:(
I think it makes most sense to expand it in Ontario first given the population density but I really hope they extend it to more cities across Canada soon after.
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I think proximity to the warehouse(s) is key.

It takes almost 24-hours to get a truck a from Toronto to Winnipeg. Same for Vancouver to Winnipeg. Alberta is closer but you're still looking at 12+ hours. I look forward to one-day delivery but am not expecting it anytime soon.
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I miss same day shipping...
jcon wrote:
Feb 11th, 2019 2:51 pm
Alberta is closer but you're still looking at 12+ hours. I look forward to one-day delivery but am not expecting it anytime soon.
I'm pretty sure there's a warehouse in Calgary.
Strangely I almost never get anything from it unless it's a cross ship from Amazon.com but bought on .ca.
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death_hawk wrote:
Feb 11th, 2019 4:53 pm
I miss same day shipping...



I'm pretty sure there's a warehouse in Calgary.
Strangely I almost never get anything from it unless it's a cross ship from Amazon.com but bought on .ca.
Yes, poor phrasing on my part. I meant Alberta was 12+ hours from Winnipeg.

There's a new warehouse opening in Alberta soon too, I believe.

From Wikipedia:

Canada

Alberta
Balzac[74] (YYC1)
Leduc County (YEG1), planned for 2020 opening

British Columbia
Annacis Island a part of Delta (YVR2)
New Westminster (YVR3)
Tsawwassen, under construction

Ontario
Brampton (YYZ3, YYZ4)
Caledon, under construction
Mississauga (YYZ1)
Milton (YYZ2)
Ottawa (YOW1), under construction
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is Mississauga already on the list?
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jcon wrote:
Feb 11th, 2019 2:51 pm
I think proximity to the warehouse(s) is key.

It takes almost 24-hours to get a truck a from Toronto to Winnipeg. Same for Vancouver to Winnipeg. Alberta is closer but you're still looking at 12+ hours. I look forward to one-day delivery but am not expecting it anytime soon.
Many of my shipments originate from Calgary. I am in Edmonton. I assume that they are actually coming from Balzac.

Amazon Calgary

I suspect that service will be even faster once the one-million-square-foot warehouse Amazon facility opens just outside of Edmonton in 2020.

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I'm a little shocked to see Victoria on the list.

So much potential for weather delays!
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lennyandcarl wrote:
Feb 11th, 2019 7:40 pm
I'm a little shocked to see Victoria on the list.
I wonder if they're doing their own delivery or contracting a 3rd party.
So much potential for weather delays!
Like today for example. BC Ferries killed 7 and 9 tonight.
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death_hawk wrote:
Feb 11th, 2019 7:47 pm
I wonder if they're doing their own delivery or contracting a 3rd party.


Like today for example. BC Ferries killed 7 and 9 tonight.
I'd assume they're still using shitty Dynamex.
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lennyandcarl wrote:
Feb 11th, 2019 8:56 pm
I'd assume they're still using shitty Dynamex.
Are they even still using them?
I haven't seen a Dynamex tag in quite a long time in Vancouver.
It's all been Amazon tags.

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