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Welcome to Lowe's Canada's Media Resource

Lowe's Companies Canada, ULC (Lowe's), a subsidiary of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW), opened its first three Canadian stores in the Greater Toronto Area in December 2007, marking the home improvement retailer's first international expansion. For more information about Lowe's, visit our media room.

Health Canada Recall - Safety Gates

This recall involves 2012 and 2013 KidCo Safeway Expansion Gates. Please read the Press Release for full details

Build it Yourself Learning Centres

On February 1st, Build-it-Yourself Learning Centres (BiY) will open its doors in the Lowe's Vaughan store and offer customers a sneak preview of an exciting new home improvement experience. Enrollment for courses will open on February 15th.

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Enbridge Big Heat Summer Switch Event Winner

Congratulations to Chris Sturdy of Oshawa, the winner of the $5,000 Lowe's Gift Card

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Endless Hours, Aisles and Shopping - Lowes.ca Opens for Business

October 22, 2012 (Toronto, ON) - Featuring thousands of in-store products and new items exclusive to lowes.ca, Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse unveiled the next phase of its growth in Canada today, with the introduction of its ecommerce website.

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Lowe's Virtual Experience Revolutionizes The Way Canadians View Products

May 10, 2012 (Toronto, ON) - Today, Lowe's Canada in partnership with LG Appliances and Red Piston introduced customers to Augmented Reality - a technology that uses a combination of real-world and computer-generated data to literally make products pop out of the flyer in three dimension.

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Lowe's to Donate $1 Million to Red Cross Relief Efforts in Japan

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announced today the company will donate $1 million to support the Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami response which is assisting victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Starting today, Lowes.ca and Lowes.com will serve as donation points for customers who wish to contribute to the Canadian Red Cross and American Red Cross, making it convenient for people who want to join Lowe's in making a difference.

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Rebuilding the Infrastructure of Hockey in Canada

Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse, in partnership with Hockey Canada, announced today its commitment to refurbishing ice rinks that are in dire need of repair. The new initiative benefits the many minor hockey teams in Lowe's store communities and encourages participation from municipalities, Lowe's employees and partners alike.

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Home Improvement Retailer Lowe's Ignites Skilled Trades and Technology Week with $1.25 Million Contribution

Skills/Compétences Canada, a national not-for-profit organization that actively promotes careers in skilled trades, today hosted the official launch of Skilled Trades and Technology Week 2010 at a joint event that also marked a major funding contribution from home improvement retailer Lowe's.

Alan Huggins, President of Lowe's Canada, today announced a $1.25 million dollar contribution and the company's five year commitment to help Skills/Compétences Canada promote skilled trades and technology professions to youth.

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First Lowe's Home Improvement Store Opens in Alberta

Continuing its growth in the Canadian marketplace, Lowe's Companies Canada, ULC (Lowe's), opened the doors to its first Western Canada store today in Rocky View, a northern suburb of Calgary, Alberta.

The state-of-the-art home improvement store, located at 261199 Crossiron Boulevard, provides 103,000 square feet of retail space and an additional, adjacent garden center of 31,600 square feet.

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Lowe's Grand Opening - Vaughan, ON

Lowe's recently opened their 2nd store in Vaughan, and 20th in Canada on October 19th. The new location, at 100 Edgeley Blvd., is conveniently located near Hwy 7 just east of the 400. The Grand Opening Celebration saw many Lowe's Executives, staff, and representatives from City Council take part in the festivities which included - a board cutting ceremony, delicious refreshments, and a cheque presentation to a local charity.

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Economic Benefits for Communities across Canada

Lowe's announced in 2005 its intentions to open its first stores in the Greater Toronto Area, with as many as 100 stores planned in Canada over time. Each new store that Lowe's builds creates up to 175 local jobs and represents an average investment of more than $18.5 million USD. Lowe's Canada's sales results will be reported as part of Lowe's consolidated results.

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Creating Careers in Canada

The company opened its Toronto office in 2006 and now has more than 1,000 Canadian employees in the office and its stores. Lowe's continues to hire employees for its upcoming stores and offers comprehensive benefits for regular full-time and part-time positions. For more information, visit www.lowes.ca/careers.

Lowe's Commitment to Canadian Communities

Lowe's investment in local communities goes beyond its retail locations. The Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation recently announced a $500,000 contribution to the YMCA of Greater Toronto for Camp Pine Crest as well as local Toronto-area projects.

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