Amazon.com Inc. said Friday that it will expand operations in British Columbia with new buildings and new workers. The e-commerce giant will add a fulfillment center, a sortation center and three delivery stations. The facilities, which will be spread across places like Vancouver and Delta, will be open later in 2021 and will create more than 2,000 jobs. Amazon already employs about 5,500 workers in British Columbia. Amazon stock is up 1.5% for the year to date while the S&P 500 index has gained nearly 12% for the period.
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