Ottawa/Vanier Services 
(Portions of this list has been provided by Rawlson King's newsletter)

Grocery Stores

  • Metro offers on-line ordering and delivery through Inabuggy.

  • Farm Boy restocks shelves daily and has lots of food, but does not offer delivery or online shopping.

  • Loblaws offers on-line ordering with express pick-up, ideally for seniors or those in isolation. Go to https://www.loblaws.ca/pcexpress and sign in at the top of your screen with a PC ID (or create one). You then drive in to collect your bagged order for a small fee (from McArthur Ave location, 613 744-0705). Loblaws will also deliver your online order go to: https://www.loblaws.ca/delivery and sign up.

  • Epicuria https://epicuria.ca/find-us) is open with slightly reduced hours (closed Sunday and Monday). They take telephone orders (613) 745-7356, online orders, arrange for store-front pick-up and deliver. At the shop, they will serve you and no longer let us serve ourselves.

  • Jacobsons (https://jacobsons.ca/) is open daily, 613 746-6002 and offer online shopping too.

  • Muckleston & Brockwell (https://www.mucklestonandbrockwell.com) are open 11:30 am daily, but closed Mondays. They welcome orders and can deliver to your car: 613-745-2244 or andrew@mucklestonandbrockwell.com

  • Nature’s Buzz has slightly reduced its hours: Mon to Sat 9-6 and Sun 11-5 (http://naturesbuzz.ca/news/please-not-during-coronavirus-pandemic-we-will-be-open-mon-sat-9-6-and), 613 842 0280

  • Byward Fruit & Vegetable Market (http://www.bywardfruit.com/index.htm) and Saslove’s Meat Market (https://saslovesmeat.com/) have teamed together to offer telephone shopping and delivery. Call Byward (613.241.6542) or Saslove’s (241.9266) or email bfm1@on.aibn.com to place your order. They will put it together and phone you back for your payment by phone. Then, for a small fee, you get your order delivered.

  • Bread and Roses (http://breadandrosesbakery.ca/) is open for take-out only and will close an hour earlier daily, 8 am – 6 pm. Online shopping is available.

  • Walmart (http://www.walmart.ca/en/scheduled-shopping/pickup) offers online ordering and arranged free pick-up at its Train Yards location. Delivery costs $9.97 on a minimum $50 order, before taxes.

  • Ottawa Organics (https://ottawaorganics.com/) is an online-only service that provides organic fruit, vegetables and a lot more. Delivery to your home is on Fridays. Due to a high volume of orders, current order deadline is Monday, 9pm. This deadline is subject to change.

Food Banks

Health

 

 Online Delivery Services

  • Instacart (https://www.instacart.ca/) – Delivery from Staples, Superstore, Walmart, Loblaws, Shopper’s Drug Mart and others.

  • Inabuggy (https://www.inabuggy.com/) – Delivery from Metro, Costco, Petsmart, Loblaws, M&M, Canadian Tire and others. Has an app too.


Seniors (only shopping to reduce risk of exposure)

  • Metro Beechwood, as of Sunday, March 22, offers Seniors’ Hour from 7 – 8 am daily (best to bring ID).

  • Loblaws (McArthur Avenue in Vanier ) offers Seniors’ (65+) Hour from 7 – 8 am daily (no ID required); also for disabled shoppers.

  • Hess’ Your Independent Grocer, 596 Montreal Rd. offers Seniors’ Hour 7 – 8am daily, with proof of ID being over 65.

  • Walmart (Trainyards) starting March 23, offers 7 – 8 am week-day shopping for seniors (65+), people with disabilities, and those with vulnerable health conditions.

 

Prescription deliveries

  • Guardian Drugs (Beechwood at Crichton) offers telephone prescription fulfillment (749.4444) and free delivery. Deliveries of store and over-the-counter items cost $5 for delivery on orders less than $20, unless you are also buying prescription drugs with the other items, in which case delivery is free. Wednesday is Seniors day (55+) offering a discount of 20% on store items.

  • Beechwood Whole Health Pharmacy at the Kavanaugh Building will fulfill prescriptions and deliver free: 613-842-7455 ask for Peter.

  • CostcoPharmacy Online takes prescription orders at Costcopharmacy.ca, 24 hours a day. Your order will be delivered free to your home via Canada Post Expedited Parcel, which takes three to five business days. To register for this service, go to https://www.costcopharmacy.ca/Login.aspx

Law and Legal Information

Financial Assistance and Benefits 


Things to do!

  • Manor Park Community Association created a list of things to do to stay busy during social distancing, including podcasts and virtual museum tours, art projects and science experiments. Visit this link for ideas: http://manorpark.ca/covid-19-resources

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