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  • May 25, 2022
    By Stephanie Fusco, Corporate Affairs, Walmart CanadaThis past weekend, Canadians across the country placed gorgeous blooms into their home gardens and outdoor spaces. For those in Western Canada, there’s a good chance the stunning florals they purchased at their local Walmart Garden Centre are from Rainbow Greenhouses, based in Chilliwack,…
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  • May 13, 2022
    Mississauga, ON - May 13, 2022 — Walmart Wellness Day is back! Walmart Canada is inviting Canadians to its spring Walmart Wellness Day event on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time.In partnership with Diabetes Canada, the retailer will be providing free type 2 diabetes screening and consultations, including blood sugar screenings at…
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  • May 12, 2022
    Mississauga, ON (May 12, 2022) – Children’s Miracle Network is launching its annual spring fundraising campaign today with Walmart Canada in support of Canada’s kids, families, and their local children’s hospitals. This year’s campaign runs from May 12th to June 5th. Canadians are invited to participate by donating in-store or online at…
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  • May 11, 2022
    Mississauga – May 11, 2022 – Walmart Canada is pleased to announce recent senior executive leadership changes as part of its transformation journey to transform the customer experience for millions of customers in-store and online.Nabeela Ixtabalan has been named Chief Operations OfficerSam Wankowski has been named Chief Merchandising…
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  • May 5, 2022
    Mississauga, ON, May 5, 2022 – Walmart Canada is proud to announce all its Supercentres in Quebec will now sell beef products that are 100% locally sourced and processed in Quebec. Starting this week, Quebec customers will be able to purchase a variety of beef products such as striploin steaks, top sirloin medallion steaks, lean ground beef and…
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  • May 5, 2022
    By Nina Migalski, Walmart Canada Store ManagerMother’s Day was the one day a year that my mom could relax.We would wake her up with slightly burnt toast covered in peanut butter, coffee with too much sugar and our best homemade gifts and cards. We’d do chores around the house while mom controlled the TV for the day!It was a day of rest for a…
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  • April 26, 2022
    By Stephanie Fusco, Corporate AffairsAt Walmart, regeneration is always top of mind – and on-shelf. Our merchants are focused on bringing the best flavour profiles, products and value to our aisles, but they’re also our regeneration champions. This is especially true within Walmart Brands, where our merchants are able to impact every aspect of a…
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  • April 22, 2022
    By Gaurav Gupta, Director, ESG, Walmart CanadaRecently, we received an email from one of our senior merchants. “I really want to find a way to bring sustainability for toys into our communities across the country,” they explained.This was music to my ears!When I joined Walmart Canada as Director, ESG last summer I thought I’d be going around the…
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  • April 21, 2022
    By Lindsay Flint, Manager, Store Process and Innovation ImplementationThis week, we will reach the exciting milestone of all Walmart Canada stores across the country eliminating single-use plastic shopping bags.This is a big moment for our associates and our customers: making this change will help to prevent more than 680 million single-use…
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  • April 21, 2022
    Mississauga, ON, April 21, 2022 – Food Banks Canada is very excited to announce Walmart Canada’s 6th annual Fight Hunger. Spark Change national fundraising campaign in support of food banks across the country, contributed $6.8 million, the equivalent of 13.5 million meals to help feed families and individuals from coast to coast to coast. Walmart…
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  • April 13, 2022
    MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 13, 2022 – Walmart Canada’s most advanced grocery distribution centre, a state-of-the-art facility with leading-edge technology features and a focus on sustainability, has officially opened its doors in Surrey, British Columbia.The 300,000 square foot, $175 million facility is part of Walmart Canada’s $3.5 billion investment…
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  • April 6, 2022
    Fingers are flashing as more than 1,500 Ring Scanners arrive to help Walmart Canada associates pick online grocery orders faster and more easily.This investment will benefit more than 130 stores and is one of the first pieces of wearable technology to be deployed by Walmart Canada.These scanners make it easier and more comfortable than ever for…
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  • April 5, 2022
    TORONTO, Ont. (April 5, 2022) – Diabetes Canada and Walmart Canada are pleased to partner together to build diabetes awareness while providing educational opportunities and access to screening for Canadians across the country.Throughout the year, the partnership will provide Canadians with education about diabetes and associated health risks…
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  • March 31, 2022
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsMads Otter is the first openly transgender associate at the Walmart Victoria Supercentre.“I’m a Walmart baby,” Mads says. “This is where my parents met. My dad still works here.”When Mads was looking for a welcoming place to work, he knew Walmart was the right place.“It’s 100% a safe and inclusive…
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  • March 30, 2022
    Marché Central, one of Canada’s top performing power centres and Montreal’s premier value shopping destination, has confirmed a new, state-of-the-art 140,000 sq.ft. Walmart Canada Supercentre with sustainable features including a 125,000 sq.ft. green roof.Slated to open in Summer 2023, Walmart Canada will join Marché Central’s current retail mix…
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  • March 23, 2022
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsWhen it comes to wheat, Canadians can get high quality flour at low prices without going against the grain. As the world’s third-largest wheat exporter, Canada is far more than a run-of-the-mill country.Most of Canada’s wheat is Western Canadian spring wheat from the Prairies. It’s the preferred…
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  • March 21, 2022
    Mississauga, ON, March 21, 2022 – Walmart Canada is investing more than $118 million to build a new high-tech sortable fulfillment centre in Rocky View County, Alberta, located just outside of Calgary.The investment is part of the retailer’s plan to expand, revolutionize and transform its best-in-class supply chain network while increasing its…
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  • March 18, 2022
    Today, Walmart Canada store associates, including managers and hourly associates, are receiving a share of more than $100 million in total cash bonuses.Walmart’s founder Sam Walton once said, “Share your profits with all your associates, and treat them as partners. In turn, they will treat you as a partner, and together you will all perform beyond…
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  • March 15, 2022
    MISSISSAUGA, ON., ATLANTA, Ga. and BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 15, 2022 - Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced plans today to make Toronto, Ontario and Atlanta, Georgia two new Walmart Global Tech hubs because of their growing tech presence, connection to Walmart and broad and diverse local talent. The expansion is part of Walmart Global Tech’s plan to…
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  • March 8, 2022
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate Affairs“Lose your smile and lose all your customers,” Walmart founder Sam Walton used to say.That’s the sentiment Walmart Canada’s Fernande Dubé-Deschênes takes to work with her every day – all 58 years of them.Today, Fernande is the longest-serving active retail hourly associate in Quebec and Canada. She…
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