Free Offers for First Responders, Health Care Workers and Transportation Drivers at McDougall Energy Retail Sites

*Please note: this free offer program ended in June 2020*

April 6, 2020: McDougall Energy would like to show its appreciation for frontline Health Care Workers, First Responders, and Transportation Drivers, by offering free beverages, snacks and meals when they visit the company’s retail and gasoline locations. 

To support our First Responders, Health Care Workers, and Truckers, twelve retail and gasoline locations are participating, including sites in Sault Ste. Marie, Thunder Bay, Nairn Centre, Blind River, Elliot Lake and Carleton Place. The offer is valid for: per person, per visit, per day.

Nairn Centre Esso – Jeremy’s Country Restaurant: 220 Highway 17, Nairn Centre, Ontario
The following offers will be available Monday through Sunday. All offers include a fountain drink or coffee/tea:

  • Monday              Chicken Fingers w/fries or side salad or Breakfast special
  • Tuesday              Spaghetti & Meatballs with garlic bread or Breakfast special
  • Wednesday         Footlong Dog w/fries or side salad or Breakfast special
  • Thursday            Good’ole Hamburger w/ fries or side salad or Breakfast special
  • Friday                 Fish N Chips or Breakfast special
  • Saturday &          Fresh Take Out Sandwiches from the Gift Shop                 

Sault Ste. Marie, Thunder Bay, Blind River and Elliot Lake:
One free 500ml bottle of water or 355ml can of pop, one 50g-90g bag of chips, one energy bar, and one free coffee, tea, or hot chocolate where available. Exact products offered may vary by location.

  • Sault Ste. Marie: 3 Trunk Rd., 207 Wellington St. West, 442 Bruce St., 400 McNabb St., 266 Korah Rd.
  • Thunder Bay: 645 Arthur St. W., 740 Memorial Ave., 1120 John St.
  • Blind River: 498 Causley St.
  • Elliot Lake: 225 Hwy 108 N.

Carleton Place: Circle K – 324 Coleman St., Carleton Place, Ontario
One free Polar Pop, in addition to one free coffee, tea or hot chocolate.

“Health care workers and first responders need a break, as they spend their days caring for others who need them during this health crisis; and transportation drivers are on the road, often challenged to find a safe spot to rest and eat while they are away from home,” said Scott Neufeld, Vice President – Auto Market, McDougall Energy. “This is our small way of saying thank you and showing our appreciation for the dedication of essential workers providing care, protecting our communities, and keeping essential goods moving.”

McDougall Energy’s essential frontline team members across Canada are going above and beyond to safely provide propane, fuel and convenience products and services to its customers. Protecting the health and safety of workers and customers is the top priority. McDougall Energy’s retail and operations teams have implemented continuous cleaning and preventative measures at all sites, and with all equipment. To help reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure at gasoline and retail sites, visitors must practice physical distancing with staff and patrons, use gloves or paper towels when handling the nozzle, and pay at the pump or pay inside using debit, credit or Speedpass+.

About McDougall Energy

McDougall Energy Inc. is a privately-owned Canadian family business that has been serving households, businesses, motorists and wholesale energy customers since 1949. The company is a trusted distributor and marketer of propane, Esso™ heating oil, Esso Diesel Efficient™ and Esso Synergy™ fuel products, plus Mobil™ lubricants, and owns and manages a network of Esso-branded retail stations and its proprietary Pump brand. McDougall Energy business solutions include bulk delivered fuels, lubricants and specialty fluids; wheel-to-wheel and into-equipment refuelling; and access to the coast-to-coast Esso Commercial Cardlock™ network. McDougall Energy has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies consistently since 2011. Learn more at

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