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July 10th, 2020

Renaissance can help you get back into the job market!

Available in many of our thrift stores, our Employment Assistance Centres help you practice interviews, find potential employers or renew your resume.

It's free and no appointment needed!

Find our Resource Centres in the following establishments :

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June 29th, 2020

Renaissance is pleased to announce the opening of its 16th thrift store at 3237 des Sources Boulevard in Dollard-des-Ormeaux! The non-profit organization is already well established in the West Island of Montreal with its 4 donation centres and 2 bookstores. The opening of a thrift store was eagerly awaited by the residents.

"The opening of our store in Dollard-des-Ormeaux is a great moment for the entire organization. It is the first Renaissance thrift store to open since our opening in Brossard in 2018," said Mr. Éric St-Arnaud, General Manager of Renaissance. " The Galeries des Sources thrift store will strengthen our social mission by welcoming 10 new participants into our professional training program in addition to our 45 employees”. The store will also see the first expression of Renaissance’s new brand image.

Shopping at Renaissance means discovering thousands low-priced and tax-free treasures - from clothing and fashion accessories, to kitchen and home decor items, books and much more. It also means supporting the employment integration program that truly changes the lives of hundreds of people every year. In 2019-2020, Renaissance helped more than 2,300 individuals return to the job market.

Renaissance therefore invites you to visit its new thrift store as of July 2nd. For the upcoming weeks, our opening hours will be:

• Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• Wednesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
• Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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June 09th, 2020

Come and discover the LIQUIDATION section of the Renaissance thrift store located at 1530 Saint-Jean-Baptiste Blvd. in Pointe-aux-Trembles.

Click here for directions.

A 50% discount is applied at all times on the merchandise*. You will find clothes, fashion accessories, decorative items, books and much more.

The opening hours of the thrift store are:

  • Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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May 27th, 2020

Located at 5900 Ferrier street, Montreal (click here for directions), the liquidation centre allows you to buy goods that have not been sold in our stores, bookstores and boutiques.

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May 22nd, 2020

The situation we are living brings a fair amount of changes and challenges to the community. The social and economical impacts of the crisis emphasise the importance of Renaissance’s triple mission: social, environmental and economical.

This being said, the health and safety of our employees, customers, donors and business partners remains our priority. For this reason, we have reviewed our ways of operating to ensure we offer everyone a safe and healthy environment. We have also implemented all occupational health and safety measures recommended by the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité au travail (CNESST).

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May 22nd, 2020

The reopening of our stores will be done gradually.
Here are the opening to help you plan your visits. *

Monday, May 25th
St-Jacques, St-Laurent and Verdun stores
St-Lambert and Victoria boutiques
Beaumont, Bélanger, Fleury-Hamel, Île-Perrot, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and Ontario bookstores
Liquidation Centre

Tuesday, May 26th
Décarie, Des Laurentides, Henri-Bourassa, Masson, Plateau, St-Martin and St-Hubert stores

Wednesday, May 27th
Pointe-aux-Trembles and Portobello stores


Our opening hours will be restricted to allow teams to do a thorough clean-up at the end of each day.

In order to respect the 2-meter social distancing, we suggest that you do not all come on the day of the reopening. There will be great finds every day at Renaissance.

* Dates and hours of operation may change as the situation evolves. Any changes will be communicated on Facebook and our website.

 

May 19th, 2020

Dear clients and donors,

We are pleased to announce that as of May 25th, our stores and donation centres will gradually reopen. The opening hours of our stores will be restricted at first. Also, following the Quebec government's announcement, establishments that are in shopping centres or that do not have a door to the outside will remain closed for the time being.

For several weeks now, several members of the team have been preparing for the employees' return to work. Today, we would like to share with you the measures put in place to provide a safe environment for everyone: employees, clients, donors and partners. The reopening will take place in accordance with the health measures recommended by the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST). All employees will receive training on health instructions, the use of personal protective equipment and new work methods, including :

1) Checking the state of health of everyone and disinfecting hands at the entrance of the stores
Every day upon arrival at work, employees will be required to complete a declaration of their state of health. Partners entering our establishments will also be affected by this measure. Similarly, in stores and donation centres, a receptionist will ask customers the regulatory questions about their state of health: symptoms, contact with an infected person, recent trip abroad, etc. We also reserve the right to take the temperature of people entering our establishments.
Hand disinfection will be mandatory before entering the stores. A disinfection station will be installed in the vestibule of all our stores.

2) Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE)
Renaissance provides the PPE to all its employees. For store and donation centre employees, gloves and a mask and/or visor must be worn at all times.
For customers and donors, the wearing of a mask is not mandatory but highly recommended.

3) Regular cleaning of surfaces and precautions taken with donations

All frequently touched surfaces (trolleys, counters, sales terminals, Plexiglas windows, work surfaces) will be cleaned at regular intervals during the day. Donations received will never be put up for sale immediately. They will only be displayed in the store after a 48-hour delay. In addition, we encourage our customers to wash their purchases when they return home.

4) Measures to promote social distancing
A distance of at least 2 meters between each person will be required. In order to do so, we will control the number of customers inside the stores, suggest that each visit should last no more than 60 minutes, and ask customers to move in one direction to avoid physical contact. Special signage will be put up to remind everyone to respect the 2-metre distance. Plexiglass panels will separate the checkout clerks from customers, and we will give preference to card payment. Finally, as a security measure, the fitting rooms will be closed until further notice. In compensation, the return policy will be extended to 7 days. All details and updates will be communicated on our website.

On behalf of Renaissance, I would like to thank you for your precious collaboration during this tumultuous period. The relationship of trust we have built with you is one of our key success factors for the future.

Greeting,

Éric Saint-Arnaud
General manager

 

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March 12th, 2020

 100$ en certificats-cadeaux à utiliser avec la styliste @maude.sen dans notre Boutique Outremont, ça te tente?

Pour participer, rendez-vous sur notre page Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/Renaissancequebec/

On désignera le.la gagnant.e le 21 mars, jour du printemps! 

Pour consulter le règlement du concours, c'est ici : bit.ly/concours-Boutique-Outremont

Viens tenter ta chance! ;) 

 

February 19th, 2020

On february 11th, Renaissance highlighted the generosity of Laval's citizens who diverted 2,872,310 pounds of clothing and other household goods from landfills in the fall of 2019 by donating to Renaissance.

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February 18th, 2020

 

On february 12th, Renaissance highlighted the generosity of Brossard's citizens who diverted 127 365 pounds of clothing and other household goods from landfills in the fall of 2019 by donating to Renaissance.