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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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  • 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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