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  • December 21, 2020
    Hello - I’m writing to share a few updates about what our team has been up to the over past few months.I want to thank all our frontline healthcare workers, teachers, retail workers and everyone who is working so hard to see us through this pandemic. All of us at Walmart support you and are grateful for your efforts. You all continue to inspire…
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  • December 17, 2020
    December 17, 2020 – TORONTO - On Saturday, December 19, Walmart Canada will host the 11th 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. Canadians are invited to make donations that will support their local community with the…
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  • December 11, 2020
    By Lee JeyesSenior Director, Store Process and Innovation, Walmart CanadaAt Walmart, we like to say we are associate-driven, tech-empowered. In fact, it’s very common to spot associates using their phones for work-related tasks from checking prices and inventory to receiving trailers of merchandise and reviewing reports and so much more. We are…
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  • December 8, 2020
    PARIS, December 8, 2020 — Demonstrating global leadership in the consumer goods industry’s effort to tackle the plastic pollution challenge and help advance a world where no plastic waste ends up in nature, the Plastic Waste Coalition of Action from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announces the first critical advances made by Coalition…
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  • December 3, 2020
    Mississauga, ON – December 4, 2020 – Walmart Canada today announced an additional appreciation bonus payment for its associates everywhere in Canada as a thank you for their continued dedication during the pandemic. Overall, Walmart Canada has invested an additional $125 million this year in associate support during the pandemic, including: ·…
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  • December 1, 2020
    Mississauga, ON (December 1, 2020) – The holiday season may look different this year, and supporting Canadian families is more important than ever. As many Canadians begin to prepare for a unique holiday season, there are families and children who rely on support from Children’s Miracle Network member hospitals across the country. As the largest…
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  • November 19, 2020
    San Francisco - November 19, 2020 - Focal Systems Inc., the industry leader in retail automation solutions, announced today that Walmart Canada has expanded their partnership with Focal. Focal deploys shelf cameras throughout the store to provide automated detection of out-of-stocks, low inventory and planogram compliance which drives higher…
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  • November 12, 2020
    Mississauga, ON – November 12, 2020 – The most anticipated shopping days of the year are almost here. While Black Friday will be different this year, Walmart Canada is committed to delivering a revamped series of online and in-store events, more than a thousand items at low prices, all while ensuring a convenient and safe customer shopping…
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  • November 10, 2020
    Montreal – November 10, 2020 – Breakfast Club of Canada and Walmart Canada are proud to announce this year’s annual back-to-school fundraising campaign raised a record-breaking $3.7 million for school breakfast programs. With 1 in 3 children starting school on an empty stomach, donations are needed now more than ever. Thanks to the generosity of…
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  • November 9, 2020
    By Tammy Sadinsky, Vice President, Marketing Communications, Walmart Canada.After cuddling his way into the hearts of Canadians in 2018, I’m excited to announce that Teddy, the Walmart teddy bear is back to spread some much-needed cheer in this year’s holiday ad campaign.The campaign’s main ad sees our beloved teddy bear back roaming a Walmart…
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  • October 30, 2020
    Safety at WalmartThe safety of our associates and customers is a top priority at Walmart. As an essential retailer, Walmart is complying with the new government restrictions in our Manitoba stores. We all have a role in helping reduce the spread of COVID-19, and we want to work constructively with the Manitoba government. What’s changed at our…
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  • October 30, 2020
    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 30, 2020 – Walmart Canada wants to offer customers a faster, safer and simpler shopping experience whether they choose to shop in-store, with pickup at the store or online at Walmart.ca. The company is investing more than $110 million this year in all aspects of the omnichannel experience, including store renovations and…
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  • October 29, 2020
    Mississauga, ON (November 2, 2020) – With the holidays just around the corner, Walmart Canada is kicking off the season with its list of the Top Toys of 2020.As Canadians' #1 choice to save money on holiday shopping2, Walmart Canada offers this season’s must-have toys at low prices, both in-store and online, making it easy and affordable for…
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  • October 28, 2020
    By Sam Wankowski - Chief Operations Officer, Walmart Canada. Like all Canadians, our customers were worried when the pandemic hit.Whether it was concern for their families, their jobs, the fear of COVID-19 in their communities or just navigating life under lockdown, there was a lot to manage. For me, a new baby born during the pandemic meant all…
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  • October 23, 2020
    By Jennifer Barbazza Manager, Sustainability, Walmart CanadaAt Walmart Canada our goal is to send zero waste to landfill. Bold goal? You bet! But, we’re getting there. The Zero Waste International Alliance defines zero waste as 90% diversion from landfills and incinerators. For 2019, our waste diversion rate was 88%. Meaning that we sent 88% of…
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  • October 9, 2020
    Mississauga, Ontario - October 9, 2020 – Walmart Canada is seeking to immediately hire 10,000 new associates as the business grows and offers customers the very best shopping experience. Now, for the first time ever at Walmart Canada, interested applicants can text 780780 to land right on the application page for a variety of roles or apply…
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  • October 1, 2020
    MONTREAL – October 1, 2020 – Breakfast Club of Canada is partnering with Walmart Canada on their annual fundraising campaign to raise money for school and community breakfast programs. Walmart is inviting its associates and customers to participate in this year’s campaign from October 1 to October 23 by donating at the checkout and Walmart.ca.In…
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  • September 29, 2020
    MISSISSAUGA, ON September 29, 2020 – Walmart Canada is more than tripling its reservations of 18-wheeler Tesla Semi trucks as it drives towards its commitment to alternative power.Walmart Canada is now reserving a total of 130 Tesla Semi trucks, making it one of the largest reservations of electrified trucks in the country. The move comes on the…
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  • September 21, 2020
    BENTONVILLE, Ark., September 21, 2020 – Building on more than 15 years of sustainability leadership, Walmart today announced it is doubling down on addressing the growing climate crisis by targeting zero emissions across the company’s global operations by 2040. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are also committing to help protect, manage or…
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  • September 18, 2020
    Mississauga, ON, Sept. 18, 2020 - Walmart Canada announced today the 73 recipients of the Walmart Canada Associate Scholarship.This annual initiative awards $2,000 to stand-out Walmart associates or their dependents to put towards their first year of post-secondary education. Benefits of this program are also extended to dependents of associates…
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