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  • September 22, 2022
    Boucherville – September 22, 2022 – Today, Breakfast Club of Canada is launching an ambitious back-to-school fundraising campaign in partnership with Walmart Canada to raise money to help advance the Club’s mission and get closer to the ultimate goal: breakfast for every child, every day.With food, transport and the overall cost of living getting…
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  • September 20, 2022
    Mississauga, ON, Sept. 20, 2022 – Walmart Canada is investing $1 billion in infrastructure this year as part of the retailer’s efforts to speed up and transform the business for its customers.A cornerstone of the investment includes more than $100 million to build a new high-tech sortable fulfillment centre near Montreal in Vaudreuil-Dorion,…
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  • September 14, 2022
    Walmart Canada stores across the country are getting an automated AI-assist to keep shelves stocked and provide the best possible customer and associate experience – whether customers are shopping in-store or onlineFollowing a 70-store pilot, a computer vision AI solution from Focal Systems that uses cameras to automate out-of-stock detection, is…
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  • September 12, 2022
    Walmart Canada stores and distribution centres across the country are celebrating and saying thank you to our Walmart Canada Fleet drivers — road warriors who drive through all road conditions, rain, sleet, snow, ice, storms, road closures, collisions and construction to keep our freight moving to deliver for our customers.Driver Appreciation Week…
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  • September 8, 2022
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsThere is no greater bond than the one between parents and their children.That was the inspiration for Timothy Foster, a Gitxsan artist from the house of Niisto in the Lax Seel clan who designed the artwork that appears on Orange Shirt Day shirts from Indigenous Proud, available exclusively at Walmart…
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  • September 6, 2022
    By Gaurav Gupta, Director, ESG, Walmart CanadaCustomers in Guelph, Ontario can now participate in the circular economy when they shop with Walmart thanks to a new reusable bag solution.In-store GOATOTE kiosks allow customers to check out clean reusable bags for a fee, use them for up to one month, and return them to be cleaned, sanitized and then…
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  • August 30, 2022
    By Stephanie Fusco, Corporate Affairs, Walmart CanadaBackpacks at the ready! School is almost back in session and students, parents, caregivers and educators across the country are gearing up for the big day.At Walmart Canada, we’ve been filling our shelves with hundreds of back to school items – from technology to stationery - since June to make…
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  • August 30, 2022
    Walmart Canada is pleased to announce it has awarded a total of $150,000 in bursaries through the 2022 Walmart Canada Associate Scholarship Program.Tuition increases coupled with the rising cost of living can make paying for post-secondary education challenging for Canadian students and their families. Fortunately, 75 students will get some…
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  • August 24, 2022
    As Canadians across the country embrace grilling season, they can feel even better about the beef they’re purchasing from Walmart Canada. We’ve beefed up our commitments to sustainable sourcing and recycling to help make the sustainable choice the affordable choice on our journey to becoming a regenerative company.Walmart Canada has committed to…
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  • August 18, 2022
    Ottawa, August 18, 2022 – The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce its annual fundraising campaign with Walmart Canada has raised more than $4.2 million, bringing the 19-year total of funds raised to over $66 million.This year’s total includes $3.2 million contributed through a combination of Walmart customer donations and associate…
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  • August 11, 2022
    “As soon as August rolls around, my teacher brain turns on again and I’m thinking already about back-to-school shopping,” says Grade 2 Teacher Maria DiBenedetto-Ruffolo. “I don’t like to wait until the last minute. I like to have everything ready. I usually shop now, around mid-August.”For this “Back to School” season, Walmart Canada is helping…
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  • August 4, 2022
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsDive into the deep blue sea of a Walmart Canada store to find a whale of a deal — the Blue Whale Pillow.Filled and finished in Montreal by Hollander Sleep Products exclusively for Walmart Canada, the Blue Whale Pillow has been a top-selling product for years both online and in-store at Walmart.ca…
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  • July 25, 2022
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsFor around 150 years, there was a vibrant Black community in Halifax known as Africville. At one time, it was a “thriving, close-knit community,” home to stores, a school, a post office and a church, along with around 400 Black Canadians who came to Nova Scotia for a better life.In Africville,…
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  • July 22, 2022
    By Stephanie Fusco, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsWalmart Canada’s fleet has expanded to include our first 60-foot multi-temperature refrigerated trailer. It’s also the first of its kind for Walmart in North America.The custom-built multi-temp refrigerated trailer allows us to ship more freight to stores in a single trip, resulting in improved…
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  • July 20, 2022
    By Nichole Haley, Professional Services District Manager, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and half of Nova ScotiaI was in my late teens. I graduated from community college with my pharmacy assistant certificate.I had been working at my local pharmacy for about a year. I enjoyed what I was doing. I was learning a lot. I thought I would always…
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  • July 19, 2022
    By AnnMarie Mercer, Chief People Officer, Walmart CanadaWith inflation levels on the rise, we know some Canadian families are struggling to put food on the table. Walmart Canada is committed to doing our part – particularly those who work behind the scenes to keep our shelves stocked and Canadians fed.And today, on Grocery Heroes Day, I want to…
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  • July 18, 2022
    By Suzanne Knight, Walmart Canada Vice President, Transformation ServicesEverything became real the moment I saw their faces.It was a Ukrainian couple with a young child asking for help on a video call. They were among the millions of Ukrainians who fled their homes when their country became a warzone in late February.They had nowhere to go and no…
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  • July 14, 2022
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsWhen Thomas Wade Shaw’s daughter was born prematurely, Ronald McDonald House Charities® Atlantic was there.Molly only weighed a pound when she was born at 22 weeks gestation on Dec. 9, 2016. As a micro preemie, she needed care at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, several hours away from Wade’s…
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  • July 12, 2022
    By Michael Watson, Walmart Canada Vice President, People, Stores and Supply ChainThe competition for talent is fierce.All over the country companies are looking for the best-of-the-best.Walmart founder Sam Walton once said, “If you want the people in the stores to take care of the customers, you have to make sure you're taking care of the people…
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  • June 30, 2022
    Ottawa, June 30, 2022 – The Canadian Red Cross announced today thelaunch of the 19th annual giving campaign with 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. In addition to the funds donated, Walmart Canada will also…
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