SHOPPING GUIDE FOR DOWNTOWN OSHAWA
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,
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
CO-ORDINATOR & DESIGN • Michael Thompson
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.
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
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.
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 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
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
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
Darryl & Jory
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
Imagine the fun you will have holding your next function, party, or event
at Xtreme R/C!
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
L. Wool on William
M. Worlds Collide
N. Xtreme R/C
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
F. Savers Drug Mart /
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
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
A. Bent Willow
C. Collins Automotive
D. Dream Signs
E. Freedom Mobile
F. Happy Dayz
H. Peace Pipe
I. The Vape Store
J. Touchcell Wireless
A. Archery 2 You
B. Perrie-Bikes & Motorsports
Doug Wilson Men’s Wear
SHOPPING GUIDE FOR DOWNTOWN OSHAWA