About Us

Pharmacy Sector

METRO is comprised of
close to 700 drugstores and pharmacies

operating notably under the banners Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics.

Jean Coutu

Founded in 1969, the Jean Coutu network is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing, with 417 franchised stores in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté. Our goal is to offer customers all the advantages of a large drugstore chain while still retaining the personalized service offered by a local pharmacist.

Visit jeancoutu.com consumer website

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Established in 1855, Brunet’s engagement is to provide Quebecers with personalized advice and services related to their health. As a subsidiary of McMahon Distributeur pharmaceutique inc., Brunet manages a network of more than 18o pharmaceutical establishments under the Brunet, Brunet Plus and Brunet Clinique. Brunet is also over 161 pharmacist owners and 3,000 employees that have the health and well-being of Quebecers at heart. And because health is all that matters, Brunet continues its development by continuously improving its products and services, through strategic partnerships, technological innovations and concrete actions within the community.

Visit our Brunet.ca consumer website

Drug Basics Pharmacy

The Drug Basics banner is located in 28 Food Basics grocery stores. Drug Basics is a full-service pharmacy and offers customers professional services such as health reminders, medical profiles, blood pressure monitoring, medication and syringe disposal, as well as drive-through service in select locations. The pharmacy team is dedicated to providing customers with quality patient-focused health care.

Visit thefoodbasics.ca consumer site
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The Pharmacy banner is located in 44 select Metro grocery stores. The Pharmacy is dedicated to delivering exceptional patient-focused care. Professional pharmacy services include personalized medical profile, medication waste and syringe disposal, blood pressure monitoring and a diabetes patient care program. The Pharmacy also organizes a variety of health days for customers.


Don’t throw out your unused or expired health products.


As of September 29, 2018