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  • July 29, 2021
    Kitchener, ON, July 29, 2021 – Walmart Canada’s newly remodelled 125,000 sq. ft. Kitchener Walmart, located at 2960 Kingsway Dr., grand opened today to the community as a Supercentre with a broad assortment of fresh, affordable groceries, general merchandise and convenient services at Walmart’s everyday low prices. There are five Walmart…
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  • July 28, 2021
    By Jon RumleyThe road to Tokyo 2020 has been full of challenges, but the Summer Games are finally here and Walmart Canada is proudly cheering on Team Canada.Kris Vriend is a Walmart associate who knows what it takes to overcome obstacles. In 1989, Kris was involved in a car rollover accident that left her in a coma for a month with a traumatic…
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  • July 21, 2021
    By Mary SiddiqueSam Walton changed my life.I came to the U.S. in 1983 as a girl from Bangladesh. I moved to Arkansas in 1986 to attend the University of Fayetteville as a foreign student.I couldn’t speak English, but I always spoke from my heart. I needed a job and Walmart hired me as a part-time unloader.I was a young, brown woman in a very white…
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  • July 20, 2021
    By Jon RumleyHappy Eid!Millions of Muslims in Canada (and nearly two billion around the world) are celebrating Eid al-Adha, also known as the “festival of sacrifice,” which begins on July 20 this year.It’s one of the most important Islamic holidays of the year. It’s a time for family and friends to gather so everyone can enjoy a good meal and…
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  • July 19, 2021
    Today marks Grocery Heroes Day – a time when the Canadian food industry recognizes employees at every level for the work they do feeding families and enriching lives.It’s a very special day for us at Walmart Canada as we honour all grocery industry colleagues and Walmart associates, including those on the frontlines, who have supported our…
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  • July 16, 2021
    Have you ever wondered who’s behind the Great Value brand of spices and seasonings at Walmart Canada? It’s a Canadian-based food supplier that is spicing up the spice market.Altius Spices and Seasonings provides Walmart Canada with a variety of herbs and spices out of its production facility in Baie-D'Urfé, Que. This collaboration provides our…
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  • July 15, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, July 15, 2021 – Today, Walmart Canada announced a new partnership with Justice, bringing its popular tween assortment to even more girls just in time for back to school. With this strategic partnership, Justice’s signature line of fresh, trend-inspired designs across tween apparel, accessories and home will be available at…
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  • July 14, 2021
    Walmart Canada is proud to be named a Top Fleet Employer, one of Canada’s best trucking and workplaces in the country.We asked some of our Walmart fleet drivers why they are proud to work for Walmart.Walmart - Top Fleet Final.mp4For Jamie Major, a 11-year veteran, it’s because he’s treated with respect and integrity. “I really love my job.”For…
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  • July 5, 2021
    Ottawa, ON, July 5, 2021 – The Canadian Red Cross announced today the launch of the 18th annual giving campaign through Walmart Canada for disaster relief and preparedness. For the month of July, Walmart customers will be invited to donate to Red Cross at the checkout in stores and on Walmart.ca. Walmart Canada will be matching donations up to a…
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  • June 30, 2021
    At Walmart Canada, we know a little help can go a long way. Our associates are our greatest strength, which is why we’re investing in their future with education grants for our graduating high school associates or dependents of Walmart associates.With a second class of high school students graduating during a pandemic, we asked some of our recent…
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  • June 29, 2021
    The recent discoveries of unmarked graves containing the remains of Indigenous children at former residential schools are exposing the horrors of Canada’s past.“It’s definitely a time of reckoning for us at Walmart Canada,” Nabeela Ixtabalan, Walmart Canada’s executive vice-president of People and Corporate Affairs, told viewers watching Monday on…
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  • June 28, 2021
    Hello everyone - Many of us are feeling a sense of hope and optimism, as we enter the next phase of the pandemic. Family celebrations and once taken for granted routines are inching back into our lives.Since the onset of the pandemic, we have made an unwavering commitment to the safety of our customers and associates. As a retailer providing an…
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  • June 25, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, June 25, 2021 – Walmart Canada is introducing new commitments to pollinator health as it continues its mission to become a regenerative company.The new commitments to pollinators are a step in protecting the food supply and improving biodiversity. Wild pollinators are currently declining in abundance and diversity in regions…
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  • June 24, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, June 24, 2021 – Canadians have once again shown monumental support for healthy kids through Walmart’s Spring Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) fundraiser. Together, with their customers, Walmart Canada contributed $8.3 million for children’s hospitals across Canada.From coast-to-coast, Walmart associates organized fundraising…
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  • June 21, 2021
    My name is Michelle Sam, co-manager of the Walmart Canada store in Duncan, B.C. I’m a mother, wife, daughter, sister, woman of colour and proudly Indigenous.When the pandemic hit, I took on a leadership role to ensure customers and associates felt safe. It’s been very challenging but we’re getting through it as a team.My core values have guided me…
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  • June 18, 2021
    My dad – who I sometimes call Mr. Jay - is my role model.He started his career with the First Bank of Nigeria in the late 70s. He worked at the bank for 35 years, rising through the ranks over the decades. He committed to the company because he felt the company was a good company.During his career at the bank, my dad faced situations that tested…
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  • June 16, 2021
    The recent deadly attack on a Muslim family in London, Ont., has sparked a deeper conversation at Walmart Canada about Islamophobia.On Tuesday, Nabeela Ixtabalan, Walmart Canada’s executive vice-president of People and Corporate Affairs, was joined by Aasiyah Khan, manager of education programs at the National Council of Canadian Muslims, to…
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  • June 14, 2021
    I knew I was gay from a young age. I was scared to share my true self with friends and family – not knowing how people would react made me nervous. I wanted to be included everywhere, and that’s not always the case when you “come out”. My family is mixed-race, Caucasian and Chinese, and I had anticipated some pushback from a cultural perspective.…
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  • June 9, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, June 9, 2021—The Walmart Foundation and Walmart Canada are announcing new initiatives as part of Walmart and the Walmart Foundation's efforts to address the drivers of systemic racism in society and accelerate change. The Walmart Foundation is announcing a commitment of USD $20 million over five years to advance equity for Black…
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  • June 3, 2021
    Laval, QC, June 3, 2021 – At the 34th annual Opération Enfant Soleil Telethon, Operation Enfant Soleil announced Walmart Canada raised and donated a record $3 million to the organization that helps sick children in Quebec. "Achieving Opération Enfant Soleil's mission would not be possible without the support of exceptional partners such as Walmart…
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