Canadian Vending

Montreal’s Trans-Canada Canteen building destroyed by fire

November 24, 2016
By CBC News

Montreal – A century-old building that contained 30 or 40 classic arcade games and vintage Trans-Canada Distributing vending advertisements has been destroyed after a five-alarm fire on Parc Avenue in Montreal’s Plateau–Mont-Royal neighbourhood Wednesday morning, CBC News reports.

Read the CBC News story.

Read a 2008 Canadian Vending article by Gilbert Guinard of SEM Inc. in which industry veteran Alan Suitor recounts the building’s history.