Empire Candy Company

The Empire Candy Company was at 1974 Georgia Street in 1909. John Edward Armishaw was the operator of the business.

The company had its main location at 992 Hornby Street, with branches at 810 Robson Street, 1974 Georgia Street and 702 Richards Street.


Vancouver Daily World, February 20, 1906, page 9, column 1.



Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 429.



Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1908, page 550.



Vancouver Daily World, January 21, 1909, page 13, column 5.



Victoria Daily Times, November 27, 1909, page 7, column 3.


Vancouver Province, July 21, 1910, page 17, column 4.



Vancouver Province, November 15, 1910, page 22, column 3.



In late 1910, the Supreme Court of British Columbia ordered the company to be wound up under the Winding-up Act.


British Columbia Gazette, January 5, 1911, page 360, column 1; https://archive.org/details/governmentgazett51nogove/page/360/mode/1up.


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