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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 RumleyThe 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 coma for a month with a traumatic…
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  • July 21, 2021
    By Mary SiddiqueSam Walton changed my life.I came to the U.S. in 1983 as a girl from Bangladesh. I moved to Arkansas in 1986 to attend the University of Fayetteville as a foreign student.I couldn’t speak English, but I always spoke from my heart. I needed a job and Walmart hired me as a part-time unloader.I was a young, brown woman in a very white…
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  • July 20, 2021
    By Jon RumleyHappy Eid!Millions of Muslims in Canada (and nearly two billion around the world) are celebrating Eid al-Adha, also known as the “festival of sacrifice,” which begins on July 20 this year.It’s one of the most important Islamic holidays of the year. It’s a time for family and friends to gather so everyone can enjoy a good meal and…
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  • July 19, 2021
    Today marks Grocery Heroes Day – a time when the Canadian food industry recognizes employees at every level for the work they do feeding families and enriching lives.It’s a very special day for us at Walmart Canada as we honour all grocery industry colleagues and Walmart associates, including those on the frontlines, who have supported our…
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  • July 16, 2021
    Have you ever wondered who’s behind the Great Value brand of spices and seasonings at Walmart Canada? It’s a Canadian-based food supplier that is spicing up the spice market.Altius Spices and Seasonings provides Walmart Canada with a variety of herbs and spices out of its production facility in Baie-D'Urfé, Que. This collaboration provides our…
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  • July 15, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, July 15, 2021 – Today, Walmart Canada announced a new partnership with Justice, bringing its popular tween assortment to even more girls just in time for back to school. With this strategic partnership, Justice’s signature line of fresh, trend-inspired designs across tween apparel, accessories and home will be available at…
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  • July 14, 2021
    Walmart Canada is proud to be named a Top Fleet Employer, one of Canada’s best trucking and workplaces in the country.We asked some of our Walmart fleet drivers why they are proud to work for Walmart.Walmart - Top Fleet Final.mp4For Jamie Major, a 11-year veteran, it’s because he’s treated with respect and integrity. “I really love my job.”For…
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  • July 5, 2021
    Ottawa, ON, July 5, 2021 – The Canadian Red Cross announced today the launch of the 18th annual giving campaign through 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 Canada will be matching donations up to a…
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  • June 30, 2021
    At Walmart Canada, we know a little help can go a long way. Our associates are our greatest strength, which is why we’re investing in their future with education grants for our graduating high school associates or dependents of Walmart associates.With a second class of high school students graduating during a pandemic, we asked some of our recent…
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  • June 29, 2021
    The recent discoveries of unmarked graves containing the remains of Indigenous children at former residential schools are exposing the horrors of Canada’s past.“It’s definitely a time of reckoning for us at Walmart Canada,” Nabeela Ixtabalan, Walmart Canada’s executive vice-president of People and Corporate Affairs, told viewers watching Monday on…
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