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  • June 16, 2021
    The recent deadly attack on a Muslim family in London, Ont., has sparked a deeper conversation at Walmart Canada about Islamophobia.On Tuesday, Nabeela Ixtabalan, Walmart Canada’s executive vice-president of People and Corporate Affairs, was joined by Aasiyah Khan, manager of education programs at the National Council of Canadian Muslims, to…
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  • June 14, 2021
    I knew I was gay from a young age. I was scared to share my true self with friends and family – not knowing how people would react made me nervous. I wanted to be included everywhere, and that’s not always the case when you “come out”. My family is mixed-race, Caucasian and Chinese, and I had anticipated some pushback from a cultural perspective.…
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  • June 9, 2021
    Mississauga, ON – June 9, 2021—The Walmart Foundation and Walmart Canada are announcing new initiatives as part of Walmart and the Walmart Foundation's efforts to address the drivers of systemic racism in society and accelerate change. The Walmart Foundation is announcing a commitment of USD $20 million over five years to advance equity for Black…
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  • June 3, 2021
    Laval, QC - June 3, 2021 – At the 34th annual Opération Enfant Soleil Telethon, Operation Enfant Soleil announced Walmart Canada raised and donated a record $3 million to the organization that helps sick children in Quebec. "Achieving Opération Enfant Soleil's mission would not be possible without the support of exceptional partners such as…
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  • May 25, 2021
    TORONTO, May 25, 2021 - Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food rescue organization, announced today that the Walmart Foundation has given them a grant of $510,000 USD to fund a research project working with 50 companies in the food processing and manufacturing sector to explore and address the barriers to recovering and redistributing surplus…
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  • May 21, 2021
    Growing up, we often spent time in the garden with my parents. A point of pride in our Sault Ste. Marie neighbourhood, gardens were a focal point and key source of friendly competition (especially when it came time to harvest zucchini!). We were surrounded by neighbours who had an obvious passion for their lush, abundant gardens – and the bounties…
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  • May 13, 2021
    Mississauga, ON, May 13, 2021 – Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) has named Walmart Canada as their Corporate Partner of year, as they launch this year’s fundraising campaign in support of Children’s Miracle Network member hospitals across the country.In partnering with Children’s Miracle Network for over 27 years, Walmart Canada and its generous…
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  • May 10, 2021
    MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 10, 2021 – Walmart Canada is now sourcing beef from certified sustainable farms and ranches according to standards set by the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB).Additionally, Walmart is sourcing a large enough quantity of beef from sustainable sources for its Your Fresh Market brand beef patties that it has been…
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  • May 7, 2021
    Moms are incredible. They do so much for their families as caregiver, teacher, cheerleader, superhero, CEO of the household…the list is endless.Today we’re celebrating the millions of moms in Canada and the thousands of moms who work at Walmart in our stores, distribution centres, fleet and offices.While this Mother’s Day may look a little…
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  • May 3, 2021
    We started our vaccination effort with Joseph and Mary in Red Deer, Alberta. Today we’re pleased to share that Walmart has now vaccinated more than 70,000 customers across Canada. There is a high demand for appointments. As we receive more vaccines, appointments will be added to www.walmart.ca/covid19. Our goal is to vaccinate as many customers as…
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  • April 30, 2021
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. and BENGALURU, India, April 30, 2021 — Walmart is mobilizing its global resources to further expand support for COVID-19 relief efforts in India. Walmart, the Walmart Foundation, Flipkart and PhonePe, along with Walmart’s Global Technology and Sourcing hubs, are collaborating to counter oxygen shortages, support the national…
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  • April 29, 2021
    MISSISSAUGA, ON - April 29, 2021 - Walmart Canada is building its first distribution centre in Atlantic Canada – a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Moncton, New Brunswick. The new distribution centre will provide fresh and frozen groceries for Walmart Canada’s 43 Atlantic Canada stores. Customers will see better product availability and…
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  • April 20, 2021
    With more of us working from home, schooling from home and staying home, we’re doing far more cleaning. A lot of that cleaning is being done using major appliances, like dishwashers and washing machines, more than ever before. It’s Earth Week so there will be lots of focus on big sustainability goals – as there should be! But what we shouldn’t…
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  • April 13, 2021
    This Ramadan will be a bit different, not just because it’s our second one during the pandemic. It’s also my first as a parent and with that, I feel a huge sense of responsibility. Growing up in the subcontinent in India, there was a big sense of family and community. Ramadan was a big part of that since I can remember. Leading up to Ramadan, I…
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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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