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2020-08-05 Nearly one quarter of Canadian women have experienced inadequate access to period products, causing devastating effects on their health and wellness
Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. teams up with U By Kotex and Food Banks Canada to shine a spotlight on period poverty Period products shouldn't be considered a luxury item for anyone. Period. However, inadequate access to period products is a national reality for close to one quarter of Canadian women 1 . And, according to a recent national survey commissioned by the LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart™ team, 17 per cent of Canadian women shared that they've had to make the difficult choice between buying a period product and an essential item on their grocery list more times than they can count 2 . Faced with this impossible choice, 14 per cent of Canadian women have been forced to resort to using unhygienic alternatives to period products like socks, rags or old t-shirts and sometimes worse 2 . Contrasted with the fact that 78 per cent of Canadians admitted that they were not at all familiar with the term "period poverty" 2 , the LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart team, U By Kotex and Food Banks...
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2020-07-23 Loblaw Reports 2020 Second Quarter Results(1)
 Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX: L) ("Loblaw" or the "Company") announced today its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 13, 2020. The Company's 2020 Second Quarter Report to Shareholders will be available in the Investors section of the Company's website at loblaw.ca and will be filed on SEDAR and available at sedar.com . "Loblaw delivered strong operational performance, as both our base business and strategic growth pillars performed well amidst the extraordinary conditions brought on by COVID-19," said Galen G. Weston, Executive Chairman, Loblaw Companies Limited. "Significant investments in the safety and wellbeing of everyone in our stores delivered against customer expectations, despite negatively impacting earnings. At the same time, the Company considerably strengthened its position in e-commerce as online grocery sales surged 280%." In the final two weeks of the first quarter, the Company experienced unprecedented consumer demand and...
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