News Release
November 21, 2022

To support the St. Lawrence Market merchants and work together on the success of Market businesses, the City of Toronto will host a job fair on Wednesday, November 23. The job fair will assist merchants in hiring staff for the busy winter holiday season, as well as fill vacant positions to staff the Market’s expanded hours of operation.

St. Lawrence Market job fair details:

Date: Wednesday, November 23
Time: 3 to 6 p.m.
Location: South Market (main building), 91 to 95 Front St. E.

Toronto residents who are interested in a position at the St. Lawrence Market can access the job fair by entering through the main Front Street entrance and speaking to City staff who can direct them to the various shops that are hiring within the building.

Merchants will accept résumés and conduct interviews on site for positions including cashiers, raw food and prepared food sales, culinary support (cooks, butchers and grocers), as well as customer service positions. Some entry-level positions include hourly wages of $16 to $20 per hour.

More information about the St. Lawrence Market job fair is available on the St. Lawrence Market website and questions may be emailed to


“Working at St. Lawrence Market is an opportunity to work at one of the world’s top food markets. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to start or continue a career in hospitality and culinary arts. Anyone looking for extra work this holiday season should plan to attend the job fair.”
– Mayor John Tory

“The historic St. Lawrence Market is a vibrant community hub in the heart of our city. I strongly encourage anyone looking for full-time or part-time employment to come explore the opportunities that are available.”
– Councillor Chris Moise (Toronto Centre)

St. Lawrence Market is a renowned international food market featuring 120 merchants, vendors and farmers, offering fresh produce, meats and specialty items. Serving Toronto residents and international visitors since 1803, the market is regularly recognized as one of Toronto’s most popular destinations and one of the world’s top food markets. The St. Lawrence Market Complex consists of St. Lawrence Hall, the South Market and the North Market – the latter now in its temporary home at 125 The Esplanade. For more information, visit the St. Lawrence Market Complex website or follow the St. Lawrence Market on Facebook, on Twitter or on Instagram.

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Samantha Wiles
St. Lawrence Market Complex