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Kelsey stands outside with her thumbs up as she smiles with her medals around her neck
Diversity and inclusion

Kelsey is making waves in Kelowna

An international swimming and skiing champion works at Peter’s Your Independent GrocerTM (YIG) in Kelowna, B.C.—when she’s not in the pool, hitting the gym, or crushing at-home workouts, that is. Over the last 11 years, Kelsey Wyse has won three gold medals in swimming at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, one gold and two silver in Los Angeles, and two silver medals for alpine skiing in Idaho.

Emily smiles as she stands outside on the grass holding laptops in her hands
Community

Emily helps get students online

Seventeen-year-old Emily McCreery knows the challenge many students faced when schools shut down due to COVID-19 and classes moved online. “It was hard to do schoolwork via Zoom,” says the Regina, SK resident, who is entering grade 12 this fall and works part-time as a cashier at Shoppers Drug Mart®. But Emily realized that for students who don’t have access to reliable technology at home, in particular laptops, it was even harder.

Luca and Tadeu sit at their workstations from home smiling
Diversity and inclusion

Tadeu and Luca have finally arrived

When Tadeu Granemann finally stepped off the plane and onto Canadian soil at the end of 2020, it was the culmination of more than a year’s worth of planning, dreaming and—he admits—feeling anxious. Tadeu was moving to Canada to begin his new job as a Senior Site Reliability Engineer at Loblaw Digital, more than a year after he had been offered the job.

David stands next to a Loblaw truck with the school’s vice principal and both are holding PC products
Community

David makes a small change in a big way

Small things can lead to big changes – just ask David Keefe, Transport Maintenance Supervisor at our Lakeside Distribution Centre (DC) in Halifax, Nova Scotia. David and his wife, a teacher at Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Senior Elementary School (BLT for short), were having dinner when she mentioned Tracey Quinn, the school’s vice principal, was going shopping. “Shopping for what?” David asked.

Bryce stands in front of the pharmacy counter at Shoppers Drug Mart smiling
Health and wellness

The tale of Bryce, a toddler and a raccoon

Pharmacists save lives – just ask Bryce Barry, a pharmacist at Shoppers Drug Mart® in Park Place Mall in Lethbridge, Alta. In May, a one-year-old boy was in his Lethbridge backyard with his mother when he ate some raccoon feces out of a flowerpot. His parents did some online research and learned raccoon poop often contains a roundworm that can cause neurological disease or death. Drug intervention within 72 hours is critical.

Jenna wears a face mask while holding a needle used for vaccination shots
Health and wellness

Jenna puts patient care first

Jenna Swart, a pharmacist at the Atlantic Superstore® pharmacy in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, was just doing her job. But for a mother and her autistic son, Jenna was the difference between him getting vaccinated against COVID-19 or not.

Awards and recognition

Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2021

Canada's top employers for young people 2021

Greater Toronto's top employer 2021

Canada's top 100 employers 2021
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