Government Approves Amazon Distribution Centre

The government has granted approval to Amazon to establish a Canadian distribution centre.  The online seller agreed to a series of conditions including new investments in Canada, increased availability of French language content, and increased visibility for Canadian books on


  1. Justin Luey says:

    This is great news but, it also highlights the problem with Canada in the first place. There shouldn’t have been restrictions to begin with, and Amazon certainly shouldn’t have been forced into those conditions.

  2. All I care about…
    Is no more $60 FedEx brokerage bill on a $10 book!

  3. I’m pleased that the government still has enough sense at least to require that Amazon et al. play nice with Canadian cultural values & economic realities.