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  • January 20, 2022
    Toronto, ON, Jan. 20, 2022 – Walmart Canada’s newly remodelled Toronto Dufferin Mall Walmart Supercentre reopened to the community today following a $14.5-million renovation that will provide Walmart customers with a fresh assortment of affordable groceries, general merchandise and convenient services at Walmart’s everyday low prices.Shopping at…
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  • January 14, 2022
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues across Canada and around the world, its impacts are being felt more so now than ever before, according to experts who joined a panel hosted by Walmart Canada.They say the situation is especially dire in health care where the Omicron variant is wreaking havoc on…
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  • January 7, 2022
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsAfter 50 years of being an associate in Edmonton, Donna Batiuk has some advice.“I was brought up to listen,” the upbeat grandmother says. “Maybe you can’t help, but you’re helping just by listening.”And when she isn’t listening, Donna is watching. She says she noticed customers pay close attention to…
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  • December 22, 2021
    By Stephanie FuscoIt’s hard to imagine a more fitting job for someone born on Christmas Eve than choosing the toys that children across Canada will receive during the holiday season.For Marc Ruffolo, it’s his reality - and an honour he’s humbled by year after year. Marc is responsible for leading the team that makes the company's purchasing and…
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  • December 21, 2021
    By Erin Mackey, Manager, Community GivingI started my career with Walmart as a care-free teenager looking to earn more cash than babysitting was paying in those days.It was the ‘90s, and my “why” was simple - to buy some brand-name clothes!After my family moved to Ontario, I ended up landing a job in Corporate Affairs. We were a small team and my…
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  • December 17, 2021
    We’re all busy – especially during the holiday season. With so much on the go, we want to make shopping online with Walmart faster, easier and more convenient.We know that Canadians are shopping online more than ever. And, when they do, they’re enjoying picking up their orders themselves.According to the 2021 RCC Leger Holiday Shopping Survey, 77%…
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  • December 16, 2021
    TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2021- On Saturday, December 18, Walmart Canada will host the 12th annual "Fill the Kettle Day" and match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in its stores nationwide, to a maximum of $100,000.Since 2007, Walmart Canada and its customers have donated more than $35 million to The Salvation…
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  • December 16, 2021
    Calgary, AB, Dec. 16, 2021 – Walmart Canada’s newly remodelled 148,000 sq. ft. Calgary Northland Walmart, located at 5005 Northland Dr. N.W., reopened to the community today as a new Walmart Supercentre, providing customers with a fresh assortment of affordable groceries, general merchandise and convenient services at Walmart’s everyday low…
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  • December 10, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, December 10, 2021 – Walmart Canada has officially opened a brand new, state-of-the-art warehouse order fulfillment system at a distribution centre in Cornwall, Ontario – the first of its kind at Walmart Canada.This $20-million investment will improve Walmart Canada’s world-class supply chain and future-proof the organization by…
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  • December 8, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, December 8, 2021 – Walmart Canada is proud to be the exclusive retailer of Klemtu Spirit Hot Smoked Atlantic Salmon, a newly launched seafood product produced by the Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nation.Created in partnership with Mowi Canada West, the smoked salmon is processed and packaged by the Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nation in…
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  • December 8, 2021
    TORONTO, December 8, 2021 – Walmart Canada and Interac Corp. today announced that they have collaborated to offer Walmart Canada customers the ability to pay with Interac Debit on Walmart.ca and in-app.As of today, Walmart Canada customers can check out using Interac Debit for e-commerce transactions on Walmart.ca and within the Walmart Canada…
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  • December 7, 2021
    Walmart Canada will eliminate single-use plastic shopping bags preventing almost three-quarters-of-a billion plastic bags from entering circulation each year.The changes apply to in-store purchases along with online grocery pickup and delivery orders. The phased approach will see all of Walmart’s more than 400 Canadian locations make the change by…
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  • November 30, 2021
    MISSISSAUGA, ON, November 30, 2021 – Walmart Canada is excited to announce plans to acquire Foodmaestro, a Toronto-based digital start-up that will offer customers more choice, transparency and personalized content when they shop online.Foodmaestro is a Toronto-based data platform serving retailers and consumer package goods companies across…
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  • November 30, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, November 30, 2021 – Today, on Giving Tuesday, Children’s Miracle Network and Walmart Canada kicked off its annual Spark A Miracle campaign supporting Canada’s kids, families, and their local children’s hospitals.“Walmart Canada has been our top Children’s Miracle Network partner for many years and is extraordinary in so many ways.…
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  • November 25, 2021
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsIt all started with an unexpected 5:30 a.m. wake-up call from an unknown caller in early 2015.“Luckily, I picked up the phone,” said Gagan Matta, president of Verka Food International, an importer, distributor and manufacturer of quality South Asian food products, based in Surrey, B.C.“’It’s too…
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  • November 17, 2021
    Mississauga – November 17, 2021 –The countdown to one of the most anticipated holiday shopping events of the year is on.Back by popular demand, Walmart Canada’s Black Friday Deals will be spread out across multiple events. Each savings event will begin online at Walmart.ca and continue in Walmart’s more than 400 stores from coast-to-coast. Walmart…
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  • November 17, 2021
    Mississauga, Nov 17, 2021 – Walmart Canada and Duo Bank of Canada are launching the first-ever Walmart Rewards™ Mastercard® Installment Plan to offer Walmart customers even more convenient and flexible payment options.Customers have said they want more payment flexibility when they shop. The new Installment Plan through the Walmart Rewards…
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  • November 16, 2021
    Hi all – I’m pleased to share it has been a very busy and exciting time at Walmart Canada as we return to some sense of normalcy. My family is finding it energizing to be out with friends enjoying a meal, going to a show, sporting event or just getting together in person. Earlier today, Walmart Inc. announced Q3 results. We are now entering the…
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  • November 11, 2021
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsFor many years, Nora Kraft-Arbeau suspected she might have diabetes.“I always knew I was on the borderline,” the Walmart Canada electronics sales associate revealed. “Sometimes I’ll get a little tired and just want to lay down and go to sleep.”Nora says the disease runs in her family. When she heard…
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  • November 11, 2021
    By Ed Wirun, Walmart Canada Market Leader“Unless you were there, you will never know how bad it really was.”That’s what my grandfather used to say. John “Jock” MacDonald Milroy grew up in Lethbridge, Alta., during the Great Depression. Times were tough – many went hungry. But tough times make tough people and it didn’t get tougher than my…
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