LOBLAW PLANS FOR QUEBEC ARE OPPOSED

MONTREAL (FNS) -- Though it has yet to open a supermarket in the province of Quebec, Loblaw Cos. already is a target of opposition among store owners and citizens here.More than 500 residents of St. Laurent, a Montreal suburb, have signed a petition opposing a zoning change to allow the Toronto-based wholesaler and retailer to set up shop there. The city now must decide whether to hold a referendum

MONTREAL (FNS) -- Though it has yet to open a supermarket in the province of Quebec, Loblaw Cos. already is a target of opposition among store owners and citizens here.

More than 500 residents of St. Laurent, a Montreal suburb, have signed a petition opposing a zoning change to allow the Toronto-based wholesaler and retailer to set up shop there. The city now must decide whether to hold a referendum on rezoning the proposed site from residential to commercial. St. Laurent can opt to w

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