Ultramar service station with On The Run store and McDonald’s coming to St. Stephen

Submitted photo An Ultramar service station, McDonald's, and Atlantic Canada's first On The Run store are set to open in St. Stephen.

St. Stephen – It’s official. St Stephen is will soon have a McDonald’s Restaurant and an Ultramar service station, along with Atlantic Canada’s first On The Run store.

Late Tuesday, Parkland Fuel Corporation announced the construction of a new On the Run store with an Ultramar service station in St. Stephen located at the intersection of Road 3 and St. Stephen Drive.

In a press release, the company stated construction will begin in spring 2019, to be completed in summer of 2019.

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“We are thrilled with the construction of a new On the Run Store in St. Stephen. The services offered, the diversity of products available and the economic impact will all be a boon to the area.” said Mario Sauvé, Regional Vice-President, Parkland Fuel Corporation, Inc.

“Parkland Fuel Corporation is always looking for opportunities to better serve our customers and contribute to the development of the communities where we operate. We’re proud to be expanding in New Brunswick with the first On the Run store in Atlantic Canada.”

Operations at the 2,500 square foot establishment will result in eight to 10 new jobs and an investment of $2,000,000 from Parkland. In addition to the adjacent McDonalds’s, the new On the Run store will also include a TD ATM, a Pay at Pump feature and an Ultramar Card Lock with two channels.

The project is being built as part of the St. Stephen Landing complex which will also include an as-yet-to-be-announced hotel and space for retail shopping.




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Kathy Bockus
Journalist Kathy Bockus is based in St. Stephen and has worked for The Saint Croix Courier as a general news reporter and feature writer for the past 15 years. She began her lengthy newspaper career in 1974 with a daily in Saint John. Bockus says she always jokes being a reporter is a licence to be nosey, but firmly believes that everyone has a story to tell. She can be contacted at 321-0759.