Amazon To Expand in Toronto, Spokane

New fulfillment centers expand service, create jobs.

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZ) said it plans to open new fulfillment centers in Greater Toronto, Ontario,  and Spokane, WA.

The 1-million square-foot Toronto facility will be located in the town of Caledon, creating more than 800 full-time jobs, the company said. This will be Amazon's sixth fulfillment center in Ontario, where it employs more than 2,000 full-time associates, and its ninth facility in Canada.

The Spokane facility will be the company’s first fulfillment center in Eastern Washington, and will create more than 1,500 full-time jobs, the company said. Amazon employs more than 50,000 people across the state at its headquarters in Seattle and at facilities supporting customer fulfillment in DuPont, Kent and Sumner.

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