Category: Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Letter to English stakeholders

Dear Ian, I am very pleased to provide you with a link to Wal-Mart Canada’s recently released second CSR report, We will make a difference. The full report is available in English and French online at A summary format which includes highlights from the year and Wal-Mart’s key performance indicators is available in stores.

Wal-Mart expanding? In Guelph? Yes.

The following article appeared in the September 16 edition of the Guelph Mercury: Councillors vote 10-2 in favour of allowing a detailed expansion plan for Wal-Mart that includes a grocery store component, other retail Wal-Mart is getting bigger. Council voted 10-2 in favour of an application last night to add a grocery store to Wal-Mart, […]

Wal-Mart Expansion

I hope this will be approved and we can avoid a prolonged OMB hearing. We don’t need to hear from the same people about what a bully Wal-Mart is. If you don’t agree with Wal-Mart, don’t shop there. It’s that simple. But at least let us make up our own minds where to shop. And […]

Wal-Mart Expansion

I am saddened to hear that the City of Guelph Council has decided to reconsider the expansion proposal for Wal-Mart. As a member of the Residents for Sustainable Development in Guelph I was opposed to the building of that store in the first place. However, having said that I fail to see, and I do […]

Wal-Mart in Guelph

If Guelph’s vision statement is really ‘to be the city that makes a difference,’ then we need to think differently. Visitations should be made to areas where the establishment of a super Wall Mart has occured. Might I suggest Omak, Washington? The home of the “Omak Stampede”and the “Suicide Horse Spectacular”. There was once a […]

Some interesting Wal-Mart news

Thought you might be interested in this.  MS The Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI) and Wal-Mart Canada announced today that they are pursuing a project with Menova Energy that would provide up to $5.9 million to support the demonstration of the company’s world-leading Power-Spar solar concentrator technology. The intention is to test and […]

Wal-Mart green design

I thought you might be interested in the green Wal-Mart store which was proposed for Vancouver three years ago. This application was ultimately rejected by the Council of the day. I understand that Wal-Mart will now be establishing a store in a big-box abandoned by another retailer. I assume the architectural plans are still available […]