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LET’S SHOP

SHOPPING GUIDE FOR DOWNTOWN OSHAWA


INTRODUCTION

Little known to many is the fact that Downtown Oshawa boasts quite a number of quality,

long term, family owned and operated retailers that serve their customers with good old

fashioned personal customer service. From men’s wear to women’s fashions, to furniture,

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comic books, beauty supplies and much more, you will be pleasantly surprised at what

Downtown Oshawa has to offer.

We invite you to visit the retailers featured in this shopping guide. We are confident that you

will enjoy shopping in Downtown Oshawa.

Cover: Wilson Furniture

Oshawa’s premier custom order furniture store with over 85 fully decorated room displays.

“We just look expensive!”

PHOTOGRAPHY • Rachel Wittenberg

www.lovethemomentphotography.ca

CO-ORDINATOR & DESIGN • Michael Thompson

mrtgraphics@live.ca


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Glen Gillett, Vice Chair,

Downtown Oshawa BIA

The mandate of the Downtown Oshawa Business Improvement Area is to

beautify and promote our downtown.

The BIA is funded by the property owners in the BIA area. We appreciate and

thank you for any support in the efforts to create a vibrant, thriving downtown,

for the enjoyment of Oshawa’s citizens.


THE ROBERT MCLAUGHLIN GALLERY

72 Queen Street www.rmg.on.ca 905.576.3000

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is a vibrant and engaging art

gallery dedicated to sharing and protecting the stories of our

communities through art, shared authority, education, and

engagement. The RMG is a meeting place for exploration and

experimentation, a place where art, artists, and the community

come together in conversation. We believe artists are essential

navigators of our complex times and we work to mobilize our

communities around inclusivity, equity and cultural exchange.

Carla Sinclair

The RMG Shop stocks products by local and Canadian artists,

artisans, and makers. Sales from the RMG Shop go back to the

artists and help us to create meaningful arts programming in

Durham Region.


CLASSIC FLOWERS

74 Simcoe Street South www.classicflowers.ca 905.579.9569

Conveniently located on Simcoe Street in Downtown Oshawa, Classic

Flowers is a leading flower shop offering a wide arrangement of flowers,

roses and gifts. With their many years of experience, Ann-Marie and

Diane will design and create for you beautiful flower arrangements that

will add to any occasion. Whether it’s an anniversary, wedding, birthday,

new arrival, Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day gift, you can count on

Classic Flowers to promptly deliver a gift to suit the occasion.

Ann-Marie

& Diane

Do you want a gift delivered out of town? Classic Flowers is a member of

a nationwide network of FTD florists that can deliver across Canada.

Contact or visit Classic Flowers for all of your floral arrangement needs.


COMIC ALLEY TOYS

9 Bond Street West @ComicAlleyToys 905.433.8697

With decades of experience in the industry, the staff at Comic Alley Toys

are extremely knowledgeable when it comes to characters, comics and

collectables. Shawn and his staff participate in all of the major shows

throughout southern Ontario. They keep up with the latest trends, and

products that their industry has to offer. Comic Alley Toys has a huge

selection of toys, comic books, and collectables at their location right

here in downtown Oshawa.

Shawn & Colin

Whether you are looking to purchase, to sell, or get an appraisal,

Comic Alley Toys is the place to go!


TIM PACKER GALLERY

9 William Street West www.timpacker.com 905.725.5435

Tim Packer is an internationally recognized painter from

Whitby, Ontario. His work can be found in public, private and

corporate collections around the world.

The gallery features many of Tim’s original works, as well as

very high quality giclee reproductions on canvas and paper.

Tim Packer

Tim holds Publishing for Artists workshops, as well as paint

alongs. Most days, Tim can be found painting at the gallery.


THE PEACE PIPE

31 Celina Street www.peacepipe420.com 905.721-2111

For over 20 years now, since their founding in 1997, The Peace Pipe

has been a leading retailer in the cannabis culture industry.

The Peace Pipe sells everything from rolling papers, vaporizers and

incense, to posters, hand pipes, and giftware. Their motto is “The place for

Puff Buffs”.

Herb

Check out The Peace Pipe and browse through some of the most unique

and innovative products that this industry has to offer.

“The place for Puff Buffs”


WORLDS COLLIDE COMICS

80 Simcoe Street North www.worldscollide.ca 905.436.8999

Worlds Collide Comics is a unique store that carries comic

books, graphic novels, and games. Tim, the owner, has been

in the business for decades and loves to cater to the

passions of his customers.

Worlds Collide Comics carries the popular and well known

Marvel and DC comics, but also carries Dark Horse, IDW,

Dynamite and other lesser known publishers. They carry

an amazing selection of games, specializing in the MTG

collectable card game. They can help you build your personal

collection of cards. The novels they stock range from

fantastic fiction to stirring real life drama. For a unique

experience, Worlds Collide Comics is a must visit!

“Feeding your imagination

since 1982”

Tim Simms


WILSON FURNITURE

20 Centre Street North www.wilsonfurniture.com 905.723.2255

When Ed Wilson opened his furniture store in 1934, he

believed that quality furniture did not have to be expensive.

His customers agreed.

84 years later Ed Wilson’s grandsons Darryl and Jory

Sherman, still carry on that same philosophy and tradition.

Their 17,000 sq. ft. showroom boasts quality furniture and

accessories from Canada and around the world. Their design

and décor team provide personal service to each and every

customer. Experience for yourself, furniture shopping at it’s

best, and you will see why they say, at Wilson’s “We just

LOOK expensive!”

Darryl & Jory

Sherman


WILSON FURNITURE LEATHER STORE

81 Richmond Street West www.wilsonfurniture.com 905.723.0411

When it comes to comfort, why not choose long lasting leather featured

at Richmond Street’s Wilson Furniture Leather Store?

Over 30 collections of sofas, sectionals, home theatre seating, sofa beds

and recliners in a variety of leathers and colours. Custom orders at sale

prices.

Featuring Canadian brand names – Palliser, Elran and Decor-Rest.


DOUG WILSON MEN’S WEAR

18 Simcoe Street South www.dougwilsonmenswear.com 905.571.3100

Since their opening in September 1963, Doug Wilson

Men’s Wear has provided quality clothing for the discerning

gentlemen who value quality and service.

Going into their 56th year of operation, Ron Wilson selects

from major suppliers in Paris, Chicago, New York City,

Montreal and Toronto to bring quality men’s fashions to

downtown Oshawa.

Ron Wilson

Quality, Service and Value are the hallmarks of Doug

Wilson Men’s Wear. Truly a gem in downtown Oshawa!


A & T BEAUTY SUPPLY

15 Simcoe Street South 905.723.7383

Established in 1979, A&T Beauty Supply has been serving the beauty

industry for 40 years now. At their downtown Oshawa store, they proudly

carry and sell brand name professional beauty products from around the

world. Although they cater to professionals in the beauty industry, they

are also open to the public, and the experienced staff are eager to help

anyone with their beauty needs.

Antonella

Professionals - Bring your license or business card to receive special

VIP rates on exclusive products.


SKYE’S CLOTHING BOUTIQUE

16 King Street East 905.425.7593

Since 2009, Skye’s Clothing Boutique has been

providing women with modern trendy clothing and

accessories. They carry brands such as FDJ,

Renaur, Dex Plus, Shannon Passero, Alia, Tanjay,

Parkhurst, Lug Purse and Jockey Undergarments.

Women of all ages enjoy shopping here. Experience

for yourself the personal service and attention

that Skye’s Clothing Boutique gives to each and

every customer.

Deborah


LOVELL DRUGS

8 King Street East www.lovelldrugs.com 905.723.2245

For over 100 years now, Lovell Drugs has been providing

pharmaceutical care for our community. In a time when

pharmacists, and pharmacies, are being called upon to

play a more active role in health care, Lovell Drugs has

responded. They are always ready to listen to your health

concerns and questions, and provide you with up-to-date

information, answers, and the right products when you need

them.

Lovell Drugs

With excellent customer service and quality products, Lovell

Drugs is your genuine neighbourhood drug store.


DURHAM’S DECORATING CENTRE

22 Athol Street East www.householdliquidators.ca 905.245.0256 or 905-720-2647

When considering home renovations, Durham’s Decorating

Centre is the place to go. With 40,000 square feet of carpet,

hardwood, laminate, tiles and area rugs, you will definitely

find what you need for your project.

Durham’s Decorating Centre is also known for their kitchen

and bathroom renovations, with your choice of quartz, granite

or laminate counter tops. Do you need a mattress or accent

pieces? Nick and Matt will help you with that as well.

Nick & Matt

For all of your home decorating needs, visit Durham’s

Decorating Centre.


XTREME R/C

57 Simcoe Street South www.xtremerc.ca 905.239.5544

Xtreme R/C is Durham’s largest Radio Controlled Vehicle superstore.

Going into their 11th year in business, Xtreme R/C is the go to place

for hobbyists and enthusiasts. Not only do they sell a large variety of

Radio Controlled Vehicles, you can test them out and race them on their

2500 sq. ft. indoor carpeted race track. Or join one of their leagues and

compete for prizes, trophies and bragging rights. They even have a

full time technician on staff to assist you in keeping your vehicles

operating at peak performance.

Heather Gordon

Imagine the fun you will have holding your next function, party, or event

at Xtreme R/C!


DOWNTOWN SHOPS

Books, Hobbies, Collectables Art & Music

A. Canadian Automotive Museum

B. Cherub’s Cupboard

C. Comic Alley Toys

D. Entertainment Cube

E. Fly By Nite

F. Gallery 67

G. Let It Rock

H. The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

I. Singer Sewing Centre

J. Tim Packer Gallery

K. Wilson & Lee Limited

Music Store

L. Wool on William

M. Worlds Collide

N. Xtreme R/C

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General

& Variety

Health

& Beauty

Home, Decor

& Gifts

A. Bargain Shop

B. Duraa Convenience

C. Mike’s Place

D. Min Plus Variety & Gifts

E. Revenue Mart

F. Smoke Time Corner Store

A. A&T Beauty Supply

B. CANRAD Beauty

C. Lovell Drugs

D. Oshawa Discount Pharmacy

E. Rexall

F. Savers Drug Mart /

PharmaChoice

A. B.Co. Transforming Spaces

B. Classic Flowers

C. Dream Bloom

D. Durham’s Decorating Centre

E. King’s Flooring Centre

F. Kitchens & Counter Tops

G. Wilson Furniture

H. Wilson Furniture

Leather Store

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Jewellery, Shoes

& Fashions

A. Doug Wilson Men’s Wear

B. Pulse – The Urban Life Line

C. Q’s Royal Jewellery

D. Simcoe Furriers Limited

E. Skye’s Clothing Boutique

F. Steve’s Leather Fashions

G. The Shoe Box

Specialty Products

& Services

A. Bent Willow

B. Charmed

C. Collins Automotive

D. Dream Signs

E. Freedom Mobile

F. Happy Dayz

G. LCBO

H. Peace Pipe

I. The Vape Store

J. Touchcell Wireless

Sports

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A. Archery 2 You

B. Perrie-Bikes & Motorsports

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Ron Wilson

Doug Wilson Men’s Wear

LET’S SHOP

SHOPPING GUIDE FOR DOWNTOWN OSHAWA

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