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  • October 21, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, October 21, 2021 – The countdown is on. With 64 days left to shop for the holidays, Walmart Canada is kicking off the season with its list of the Top Toys of 2021.There are options for every age group and price range, including exclusive collections, both in-store and online. Customers can shop top brands like L.O.L Surprise,…
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  • October 12, 2021
    By Michael Watson, Walmart Canada Vice President of People, Retail and Supply ChainOne hour of your time could change your life forever.I know that sounds bold – but it’s true.After working at Walmart for nearly five years in a leadership position on the People team, I can say there are limitless opportunities for growth at this company. We’ve…
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  • October 7, 2021
    Mississauga, ON – Oct. 7, 2021 – Walmart Canada will be hiring 12,000 new and permanent associates across Canada in a major hiring push for the busy holiday season and to continue making the shopping experience simpler and faster for our customers.To kick-start this effort, the retailer is hosting a special National Hiring Event Oct. 14 and Oct.…
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  • October 7, 2021
    MISSISSAUGA, ON, October 7, 2021 – Walmart Canada will purchase the largest known quantity of beef from certified sustainable Canadian farms and ranches ever sourced by a single retailer.Beef purchased through this commitment will support the environmental, social and economic sustainability of Canadian farmers and ranchers whose operations…
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  • October 7, 2021
    The conversation around mental wellness and health equity has been ignited over the pandemic, but more must be done to help people from all backgrounds and cultures, especially those from Black, Indigenous and racialized communities, to access the help and support they need to achieve the basic necessities of life.“I think if there’s one silver…
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  • October 5, 2021
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsCanadians want the cream of the crop at everyday low prices when they shop for dairy products at Walmart Canada. And if they can save money while supporting Canadian farmers, that’s really milking it.That’s why Walmart Canada works with local suppliers like Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL) to bring…
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  • September 28, 2021
    Boucherville – September 28, 2021 – Today, Breakfast Club of Canada is launching its annual back-to-school fundraising campaign with Walmart Canada to raise money for school and community breakfast programs.
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  • September 27, 2021
    By Jon Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate Affairs For Indigenous peoples and their communities, Orange Shirt Day is about more than wearing an orange shirt. It’s a day to show support for residential school survivors and Indigenous peoples on the road to truth and reconciliation because every child matters. “I wear it for my parents because my parents…
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  • September 20, 2021
    The millions of Canadians who visit each month are now able to shop with more than 175 third-party grocery sellers through Walmart Canada Marketplace’s Grocery offering. Customers can add more than 20,000 new grocery items to their online orders with confidence, expanding their options and providing access to niche and new sellers along…
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  • September 17, 2021
    Walmart Canada is pleased to announce 69 recipients of the 2021 Walmart Canada Associate Scholarship Program.This annual initiative awards $2,000 to outstanding Walmart associates or their dependents who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievement to put towards their first year of post-secondary education. From hundreds of applications…
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  • September 9, 2021
    After 18 months of learning at home, my 20-year-old son, Zach, will finally be back in the classroom for his third year in Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Photography programI’ve tried to foster resilience, perseverance and drive in Zach throughout the past 18 months. I know these are skills he’ll always be thankful for – and they’re qualities that…
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  • September 2, 2021
    Last week’s bombings in Kabul killed my friend. That could’ve been me. Another victim of needless violence and brutality. These deaths aren’t just casualties of a 20-year war. They aren’t just something we hear in the news. They are human beings with children, parents, relatives and friends.
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  • August 30, 2021
    Ottawa, August 30, 2021 – The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce its annual fundraising campaign with Walmart Canada has raised more than $5 million, setting a new record and making this the largest point of sale campaign in the organization’s history.The total includes more than $4.2 million contributed through a combination of Walmart…
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  • August 23, 2021
    Canadians’ relationship with online shopping has changed forever – and so has ours.With lockdowns and restrictions gripping the country, the early stages of the pandemic were the first time many people shopped online. As a trusted and essential retailer, Walmart Canada was suddenly facing a surge. We needed to act.In true Walmart fashion, and…
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  • August 19, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, August 19, 2021 – Walmart Canada broke ground Thursday on its first distribution centre in Atlantic Canada – a brand new, 223,000-square-foot facility in Moncton, New Brunswick, which is slated to open in fall 2022.The new distribution centre, to be located at 135 Frenette Ave., will provide fresh and frozen groceries to 43…
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  • August 17, 2021
    Mississauga, August 18, 2021 – Getting your COVID-19 vaccine has never been easier and more convenient at Walmart Canada, as the retailer is now offering walk-in vaccine appointments, for first or second shots at participating pharmacies.To celebrate, on August 19th Walmart is hosting its first-ever “Vax-a-thon" – a one-day vaccine blitz at more…
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  • August 16, 2021
    For most Canadians, the summer of 2021 has offered some rays of hope after nearly two challenging years.We’ve been able to enjoy things that we all took for granted not long ago. To take our kids camping or even to the movies. To enjoy a meal at a restaurant. To see friends and family.At Walmart, we’re proud of the role that we’ve played…
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  • August 6, 2021
    Turning six years old is a piece of cake if you know how to celebrate. Lilly Apter knew she wanted a sweet treat to put the icing on top of her big day. “Obviously, I want a Walmart cake,” Lilly told her mother, Aly Niznik. “I want the picture on the cake to be Walmart.” The mother of two asked her daughter why. “It’s my favourite place in the whole world!”
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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 Rumley, Walmart Canada Corporate AffairsThe 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…
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