McDonald's to relaunch first Canadian location
McDonald's Canada will promote its 50th anniversary on June 23 by re-opening the first McDonald's location in Canada. The restaurant, located in Richmond, BC, first opened in June 1967. During the opening weekend at the location, the restaurant will feature the chain's original uniforms, a vintage car and historic images from the past 50 years. The opening will also include a one-day 67 cent hamburger special and prize giveaways.
The renovated restaurant offers self-order kiosks, a McCafé Bakery and decor with wood and stone finishes. It also feature the chain's original Golden Arches sign and a commemorative plaque and a piece of brick from the original building.
"Returning the iconic Golden Arches to their original home is a very special moment, and one that we are happy to share with the community, residents and long-time guests," said Joe Guzzo, franchisee of the location. "I am thrilled to build on the rich history that this location has by modernizing the restaurant and the experience for all our guests. We look forward to welcoming the City of Richmond and all community members back to the restaurant to check out our new look while enjoying some fun little nuggets from our past."