Company Statements

2018-01-08 $25 Loblaw Card
Loblaw discovered that Canadians were overcharged for the cost of some packaged bread products in our stores and other grocery stores across Canada. In response, we’re offering eligible customers a $25 Loblaw Card, which can be used to purchase items sold in our grocery stores across Canada. Registration and terms are available at www.LoblawCard.ca from January 8, 2018 to May 8, 2018....
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2017-06-29 Loblaw renews commitment to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh
Today, Loblaw proudly joined leading international brands in a renewed commitment to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, working to provide protection and workplace safety in Bangladesh factories. 
 
Our three-year renewal will help extend the Accord’s good work, auditing and eliminating building risks in the facilities where suppliers produce our goods – and putting workers’ interests first. We appreciate the work done to date under the Accord, with 1,600 factories inspected and improved, and health and safety training conducted in factories employing nearly half-a-million workers. However, we know there is more to be done.
 
In addition to the controls and legal commitments of the Accord, Loblaw is separately continuing to monitor workplace conditions in various global production facilities, with on-the-ground experts active in six countries where our goods are produced. Further, the company publicly lists the names of all...
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2018-06-18 Today's corporate culture makes more Canadians eat alone, leading to feelings of isolation and unhappiness
Did you eat alone today? If so, you weren't alone. More and more Canadians reportedly eat in solitude, which according to a recent study from Oxford Economics* is more strongly associated with unhappiness than any single factor other than having a mental illness.  In an effort to break the cycle of solitude, the President's Choice® (PC®) team is challenging Canadians to get back to the table, share a meal and #eattogether. In this year's Eat Together film, viewed 25 million times and discussed widely online, the PC®  team takes aim at the workplace, where eating alone has become part of the culture and daily routine – with six out of 10 Canadians calling it a "new societal norm." According to a recent survey commissioned by President's Choice**, two-thirds of us most often eat lunch alone, nearly half do so every day. "Spending time together over food has the power to bring families closer, to connect colleagues, and to bring together diverse communities," said Galen G. Weston,...
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2018-06-02 Public Safety Notice: Loblaw recalling select No Name® Chicken Burgers
Out of an abundance of caution, Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling select packages of No Name® Chicken Burgers with the best before code "2019 FE 06" or inner bag code "0378M" and UPC 060383166366 sold before June 2, 2018 since they may pose a risk to consumers if improperly prepared. Improper handling and preparation of these and any other raw chicken products could expose consumers to salmonella. According to Health Canada, the risk of contracting salmonella can be avoided if safe food handling, preparation and cooking practices are followed. All consumers are advised to properly follow cooking instructions on food packaging and cook frozen raw, breaded chicken products to a safe internal temperature of at least 74°C (165°F). The products were sold at the following locations: Ontario: Fortinos®, Loblaws®, No Frills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, valu-mart®, Independent®, Zehrs®, Wholesale Club®, City Market®, and affiliated independent stores Atlantic: Atlantic Superstore®,...
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