Sears Canada has announced it will be closing its Sechelt location.

The store is one of 59 locations that are being axed nationwide as the company obtained creditor protection today. The company announced the closing of 20 full-line locations, plus 15 “Sears Home” stores, 10 “Sears Outlet” and 14 “Sears Hometown”.

Approximately 2,900 positions are being cut through its retail network and its corporate head office in Toronto. The specific timing of store closings has not yet been finalized.

Other closures in B.C. include Kamloops Aberdeen Mall and Grand Forks. It means the company will have 57 reaming stores/pick-up locations in the province. The Sears Canada Gibsons location has not been affected.