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  • April 7, 2021
    Mississauga, ON (April 7, 2021) – Walmart Canada has officially wrapped up its most successful Fight Hunger. Spark Change fundraising campaign ever in support of Food Banks Canada. The retailer, with the support of its customers and participating suppliers, contributed a record $6.6 million, the equivalent of 13 million meals, for Canadians in…
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  • March 31, 2021
    Hi everyone -- After what’s been a challenging past 13 months, the weather is warming and most importantly vaccinations are rolling out across the country.I’ve been so moved by the stories of Walmart pharmacists vaccinating our customers. Patients like Joseph and Mary, who received the first COVID-19 vaccinations by a trusted Walmart Canada…
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  • March 15, 2021
    MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 15, 2021 – Walmart Canada is investing over $500 million this year in its store network, with a focus on refurbishing and refreshing stores in communities across the country. This is the largest yearly investment in store upgrades Walmart Canada has made as it continues improving the overall customer experience and…
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  • March 11, 2021
    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Mar 11, 2021 – Throughout the pandemic, Canadians have come to Walmart for all their health, wellness and pharmacy needs – and now Walmart Canada is ready to support them with immunizations, too. Last week, Walmart Canada pharmacist Shaimaa Ali administered Walmart Canada’s first-ever COVID-19 vaccines at our Red Deer North…
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  • March 5, 2021
    Today, history was made at Walmart Canada. Walmart Canada pharmacist Shaimaa Ali administered our first-ever COVID-19 vaccine. We are so proud married couple Joseph and Grace received the first-ever vaccines at our Red Deer North Walmart Supercentre Friday afternoon.ImageWalmart is ready to help more Canadians get immunized against…
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  • March 3, 2021
    Walmart Canada’s e-commerce business is growing! And now, we’re going to be offering even more services to more customers in more communities across the country. The business experienced tremendous growth over the past year with more customers turning online to fulfil their one-stop shopping needs. Demand will keep rising and to keep up we’ve…
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  • February 17, 2021
    This time last year, no one foresaw the impact of COVID-19 and what it would mean to each of us, our customers and our communities in 2020. Practically overnight, our business, our retail environment and our lives completely changed. Despite all the challenges of the past year, we’re proud to say that Walmart Canada was able to focus on the urgent…
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  • February 12, 2021
    As the Lunar New Year approaches, I am reminded of my favourite memories as a kid growing up in Taiwan. It was the most awaited time of the year. I looked forward to receiving auspicious red pockets from elders, eating many of my favourite foods and playing with my cousins all day long (we only met once a year back then). The red envelopes are a…
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  • February 11, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, February 11, 2021 – Walmart Canada is kicking off its annual national ‘Fight Hunger. Spark Change.’ campaign today to drive attention to the food security crisis in Canada. From now until March 10, the company hopes to raise enough funds to provide 10 million meals for Canadians in need[1] through Food Banks Canada. Walmart Canada…
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  • February 8, 2021
    I believe we’re at a critical moment in our country’s history. In 2020, we witnessed many horrible events, including the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. This fanned the flames of racial unrest in the USA and all around the world, including Canada.The moment got us to start thinking about the gaps that exist in our own country. We pride…
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  • February 2, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, February 3, 2020 – Walmart Canada is accelerating the expansion of Walmart Media Group, now rebranded as Walmart Connect Canada, as it aims to be the number one destination for robust omnichannel advertising solutions in Canada.The new branding reflects an expanded vision to position Walmart Canada’s media company for continued…
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  • February 1, 2021
    Mississauga, ON – February 1, 2021 – Walmart Canada has been ramping up efforts to offer Canadians a one-stop shop for increasing customer needs for health, wellness and pharmacy services during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic."At Walmart Canada, part of our mission is to help Canadians live better,” said Horacio Barbeito, President and CEO, Walmart…
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  • January 28, 2021
    Laval, QC, January 28, 2021 - Walmart Canada is proud to announce that all its Supercentres in Quebec will now sell pork from Quebec, supplied locally by the province’s farmers. Starting today, Quebec customers will be able to purchase a variety of local pork products including bone-in and boneless pork chops, pork tenderloin, spareribs, shoulder…
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  • January 27, 2021
    Ottawa, ON, January 27, 2021 - Today, Canada’s relationship to plastic waste fundamentally changed: the Canada Plastics Pact (CPP) launched to end plastic waste and pollution. The Pact brings together key players to collectively work towards ambitious 2025 goals that they could never achieve on their own.Canada Plastics PactMore than 40 Partners…
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  • January 19, 2021
    Toronto, ON January 19, 2021 – While COVID-19 has created significant challenges for schools, it hasn’t stopped students, campuses, and educators from stepping up to help wildlife. To support their efforts and help bring projects to life, World Wildlife Fund Canada is awarding Go Wild grants of $500-$1,000 to 100 schools at the K-12 level and 10…
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  • January 18, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, January 18, 2021 - Walmart Canada and Thrive Global, the behaviour change technology company founded by Arianna Huffington, announced today the national launch of a strategic partnership that brings Thrive Global’s behaviour change resources and solutions to Walmart Canada’s 100,000 associates including corporate executives and…
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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
    Toronto, ON, December 17, 2020 - 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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