Local Blockbuster closures among 146

Both of Abbotsford’s Blockbuster locations are set to close down over the next few weeks, part of a major store consolidation for the movie and video game rental chain.

Both of Abbotsford’s Blockbuster locations are set to close down over the next few weeks, part of a major store consolidation for the movie and video game rental chain.

The local stores – at 105-2596 McMillan Rd. and 13-32465 South Fraser Way – are among 146 locations which are closing their doors.

The Canadian division of Blockbuster Canada Co. went into receivership earlier this month, and the receiver is streamlining operations to better position the company for sale.