MONTREAL (FNS) -- Provigo here plans to expand its Ontario operations by opening stores in new trade areas. At the same time, the grocery retailer and distributor is slated to open two more stores in the Quebec City area, where it faces increased competition from Sobeys, the Stellarton, Nova Scotia-based chain owned by Empire Co. Ltd. Pierre L. Mignault, president and chief executive officer, told shareholders at the annual meeting here that the company is holding its own despite Empire's ...

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