Specsavers ranks second on the 2024 LinkedIn Top Companies List in Canada

Since opening our doors in November 2021, we’ve worked diligently to foster an exceptional workplace. We’ve long understood that treating our people how they want to be treated translates into exceptional customer care. This month, LinkedIn unveiled its highly anticipated Top Companies 2024 List for Canada, and to our delight, Specsavers Canada claimed the second […]

Ted Lasso Director Takes on New Specsavers ‘Should’ve’ Campaign ‘Airport’

We’re excited to launch our new ‘Should’ve Gone to Specsavers’ campaign with a spot called ‘Airport’. The spot was developed by our in-house agency, Specsavers Creative and directed by BAFTA and Emmy award-winning comedy director Declan Lowney, known for Ted Lasso and Father Ted. Harnessing our signature humour, the ad introduces couple Greg and Ella […]

I celebrate the journey that led me here and the countless opportunities ahead for women in STEM fields

To mark this year’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we sat down with Claudia Rojas to talk about how her love of science and technology led to her role as Head of Opticianry at Specsavers Canada, and how she stays involved in the community. As a leader in opticianry, could you share […]

Retail Partner Kirsty Shaw reflects on how she grew her career, from the UK to Canada, with Specsavers

Kirsty Shaw’s career to date is a great example of just how far you can go with Specsavers. Here, Kirsty talks about her career progression, starting at just 18 in the UK, to the incredible place she is now as a retail partner and business owner at Specsavers CF Masonville Place after relocating to London, Ontario.

Our day with fashion designer, Alex Perry

The life of a Specsavers optician and Retail Partner Opticians at Specsavers have a whole host of responsibilities every day, but on Thursday, June 22, three opticians and Retail Partners in Ontario, Shaesta Musani, Rachel Perez and Edline Joy Soriano, went a little outside of the everyday when they attended the Alex Perry event, hosted […]

Dr. Maegan Folk on being the owner of a successful, growing clinic within Specsavers Orchard Park

Dr. Maegan Folk, optometry partner at Specsavers Orchard Park (Kelowna, BC), graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in 2014 and spent her early career working in a rural community. Here, she reflects on her journey becoming a business partner and opening her own clinic. Q: How do you feel your role […]

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.

How Maja Chauncey is creating an environment for opticians to grow at Specsavers Sherwood Park

With over 15 years of experience as an optician, Maja Chauncey has gained the knowledge and skills to allow her to excel in her field. As someone who received valuable support early in her career, she believes that sharing her experience with others is an important way to give back to the industry and ensure […]

Helping to make an impact on all things vision

Meet Dr. Bosung Kim, O.D., Optometry Partner at Specsavers Hastings-Sunrise. For. Dr Kim, community involvement has always been more than just a one-time commitment, it’s been a big part of his life. That’s why it was important for him to find a career that allowed him to merge his passion for community involvement with his attraction to the healthcare industry. ​

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