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The Source (retailer)

The Source Electronics Inc.
The Source
FormerlyRadioShack Canada
(1986–2004)
The Source by Circuit City (2004–2009)
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryRetail
FoundedJune 1986 (1986-06) (as InterTAN Canada)
HeadquartersBarrie, Ontario, Canada
Number of locations
400+
ProductsElectronics
Parent
Websitethesource.ca

The Source (Bell) Electronics Inc., doing business as The Source (French: La Source), is a Canadian consumer electronics and cell phone retail chain. The chain goes back over 40 years in Canada, initially as Radio Shack and later as The Source by Circuit City. The Source is now owned by BCE Inc., which purchased the assets of InterTAN from its parent, American retailer Circuit City, in 2009. The Source is a unit of 4458729 Canada Inc. and is based in Barrie, Ontario.