Specsavers surpasses 100-store milestone in Canada

On a path of continued success, the eyecare and eyewear provider sets a new goal: to care for 1 million Canadians a year by 2025. Specsavers has surpassed 100 store in Canada – a significant achievement towards making quality eyecare and eyewear affordable and accessible to all Canadians. The Company’s purpose, ‘changing lives through better […]

Specsavers introduces exclusive Kylie Minogue eyewear collection

Specsavers exclusive eyewear collection created in partnership with pop sensation and fashion icon Kylie Minogue, has arrived in Canada. The line features twelve optical eyeglasses and three sunglasses available in over 85 Specsavers locations across Canada. Adding a contemporary layer to classic styles, the collection dazzles with its stunning pink and gold colour palette. True to Kylie Minogue’s signature style, […]

Specsavers announces expansion into Manitoba in 2024 following its successful launch in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario

Comprehensive business support and start-up incentives continue to spark ownership interest across Canada Specsavers, an eyecare and eyewear provider driven by its mission of ensuring more accessible eyecare for all, today announced its plan to expand into Manitoba in the summer of 2024. The expansion, following the successful launch in Ontario, Alberta and B.C., will […]

Specsavers reaches new heights with 75th Canadian store opening

Embarking on a mission to redefine accessible eyecare, Specsavers proudly reached new heights as it surpassed its 75th store to serve Canadians. Since November 2021, Specsavers has kickstarted the ownership journey of over 150 optometrists opticians and retail professionals, with a supportive partnership model that makes business ownership an attainable reality. At Specsavers, affordable, quality […]

Families from the Pacific Immigrant Resources Society received eye exams and eyewear at no cost as part of a partnership with Dr. Bosung Kim, Specsavers, and The Eyeglasses Project

Members of the eyecare community came together on May 7 to support newcomers to Canada who needed access to eye care. Dr. Bosung Kim, along with volunteer optometrists, opticians, eyewear consultants and volunteers from the Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS) supported 50 patients with their eyecare needs. Dr. Kim donated his clinic space at Specsavers Hastings-Sunrise and provided eye exams. Specsavers donated all eyewear complete with lenses for patients who required them.

World Sight Day: Staff Shortages and Surgical Backlogs Causing Vision Loss in Canada

Specsavers is proud to support The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Vision Health in Canada 2021 report card produced by Fighting Blindness Canada and the Canadian Council of the Blind. The report found that vision care in Canada has not returned to pre-pandemic levels due to significant staff shortages, surgical backlogs and people not keeping their doctor appointments or having their regular eye examinations.

Specsavers invests $50 million to help Ontarians safeguard their vision

One-third of Ontarians haven’t had an eye exam in over three years, and 55 per cent feel as though eyewear is currently not affordable for Canadians[i], a recent poll found. That’s why today, Specsavers is announcing an investment of $50 million into Ontario to enhance eye health outcomes, reduce preventable blindness and redefine accessible eyecare. […]

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