Canada camera stores

Here is a list of camera stores in Canada as well as photo labs. This is not an exhaustive list and are only listed specialty stores, not big box consumer electronics. It is manually curated.

Last updated 6 June 2024.

The list is sorted by province. Currently missing: NB, NL, SK, YK, NU, NT.

Québec

Camtec Photo

Online, QC. Store in Montréal. Leica boutique. Film processing (C41, E6, B&W – 135 and 120) and printing.

Excellent Photo

Online, QC. Store in Montréal. Film processing. Sells chemicals and darkroom equipment.

Gosselin

Online, QC. Stores in Montréal, Laval, Brossard, Québec, Trois-Rivières. Film processing (C41, E6, B&W – 135, 120, 220, 126, 127) and printing. I have visited the Laval store in 2024.

Photo Saint-Denis

Online, QC. Store in Montréal. Film processing (C41, B&W – 135 and 120) and printing.

Photo Service

Online, QC. Store in Montréal. Film processing (C41, E6, B&W, X-Process, push/pull – 135, 120, 220 and 4×5) and printing (including from APS).

Royal Photo

Online, QC. Store in Montréal. Film processing (C41, B&W – 135) and printing.

Labs

Photo processing labs only.

Borealis

WebsiteMontréal. Also used by Downtown Camera.

Nova Scotia

Atlantic Photo Supply

Online, NS. Stores in Halifax and Dartmouth. Film processing (C41, B&W – 135) and printing. B&W is sent out.

Henry’s

Store in Halifax.

Ontario

BJ Photo Canada

Online, ON. Store in Waterloo. Film processing (C41 and B&W, 135, 120)

Café Obscura

Online, ON. Store in Sudbury. Film only store, film processing and scanning (C41, B&W – 135 and 120), some where they don’t return negatives. Used film cameras.

Camera Canada

Online, ON. Stores in London.

Camera Craft

Website, ON. Store in Sault Ste Marie.

Carman’s

Online, ON. Stores in Stratford, Sarnia, and Woodstock. Film processing (C41, B&W – 135).

Downtown Camera

Online, ON. Store in Toronto. Film processing (C41, E6, B&W – 135, 120, 220, 110, APS and 4×5) and printing. E6 sent to outside lab. Comprehensive inventory of used gear. Sells film and darkroom supplies, including colour.

Henry’s

Online, NS, ON, MB, BC. 20 Stores across Canada, mostly in Ontario, in Ottawa, Kanata, Oshawa, St. Catharines, Scarborough, Toronto, Thornhill, Newmarket, Woodbridge, Oakville, Mississauga, Burlington, Barrie, Hamilton, Kitchener, London, Windsor, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Halifax. Film processing (C41 – 135) and don’t return negatives even with prints. Sells darkroom equipment and supplies for B&W.

Vistek

Online, ON, AB. Stores in Toronto, Mississauga, Ottawa, Calgary, and Edmonton.

Labs

E6it!

Website. Toronto. See Downtown Camera. Offers E6, C41 and B&W processing in all formats, including motion picture, as well as drum scanning.

Manitoba

Henry’s

Store in Winnipeg.

Alberta

Vistek

Stores in Calgary, Edmonton.

The Camera Store

Online, AB. Store in Calgary. Sells film and darkroom supplies, including colour.

British Columbia

Beau Photo Supplies

Online, BC. Store in Vancouver. Sells darkroom supplies and chemicals, including colour.

Broadway Camera

Online, BC. Stores in Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, and Coquitlam.

Henry’s

Store in Vancouver.

Kerrisdale Cameras

Online, BC. 7 Stores in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Langley, Coquitlam, Richmond, and Victoria. Film processing (C41, E6, B&W – 135, 120, 220) and printing (including from APS). Some is done on-site, some is sent to The Lab.

Labs

The Lab

Website. Vancouver. Probably process everything.

Rocket Repro

Website. Vancouver. C41 and Black and White processing (135, 120, 220 and 110) and printing. Specialize is print service for head shots.

Closed

In Vancouver, Lens and Shutter shuttered in 2018. So did Leo’s on Granville St in 2022.

In Montréal, Lozeau closed in 2022 after having been bought by Henry’s in 2019. Henry’s itself went into restructuring in 2020 closing 7 stores.