First Jollibee in Canada Will Open in Winnipeg on December 15

An official opening date has been set for Canada’s first Jollibee location. The doors will open on Thursday, December 15, 2016.

Jollibee, a Filipino fast-food chain dubbed the McDonalds of the Philippines, will be located at 1406 St. James Street by McDonalds and Starbucks.

There are 662,605 Canadians with ethnic origins in the Philippines. Winnipeg has the third largest Filipino community in Canada by total population, and the largest by percentage (8.7%).

As of January 2015, there are more than 3,000 Jollibee restaurants worldwide. The Winnipeg location will be the first in Canada.

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