Giant Tiger Stores Limited

Giant Tiger Stores Limited

March 01, 2013 12:53 ET

Media Advisory: Giant Tiger in Shawville Quebec, Celebrates Grand Opening This Saturday!

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 1, 2013) - On Saturday, March 2, 2013 Giant Tiger will celebrate the official opening of its new store in Shawville, Quebec located at C473 Route 148.

Doors will open at 8 a.m. after a ribbon cutting ceremony and speeches by some local dignitaries and the Store Owner, Ken Pack. Giant Tiger is proud to be connected and committed to the communities we serve. A charity BBQ will be taking place benefitting Do It For Daron; get a hot dog and a drink for $1.

It will be a fun-filled day with plenty of free activities for customers of all ages, including gift card giveaways to the first 100 customers in store, free coffee and hot chocolate, strolling entertainment, and even a visit from Friendly the Giant Tiger! There will be gift card and promotional giveaways during the celebrations.

WHAT: Giant Tiger Grand Opening
WHEN: Saturday, March 2, 2013
7:40 a.m.: Opening ceremonies, speeches and the ribbon cutting
8 a.m.: Giant Tiger Shawville officially opens
WHERE: C473 Route 148, Shawville, Quebec

About Shawville's Giant Tiger:

  • Has over 17,000 square feet of shopping space.
  • 60 team members in both full and part-time positions.
  • Hours of operation: Monday to Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Thursday & Friday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

About Giant Tiger:

Giant Tiger is Canada's low price Giant! We are the leading Canadian owned family discount store, committed to providing on trend family fashions, groceries, and everyday needs. Established in 1961 in Ottawa's Byward Market, the privately held company has grown to over 200 locations across Canada and employs over 7,000 team members. All Giant Tiger locations are locally owned or operated by a team member that knows the community. In addition, in 2001 the North West Company entered into a franchise agreement with Giant Tiger Stores Limited for NWC to open and operate Giant Tiger stores in Western Canada. The friendly local stores with the iconic yellow Tiger logo are not only where Canadians shop more and spend less, but they help bring communities together. Giant Tiger has a long-standing tradition of supporting surrounding communities and corporate stewardship. In 2012, Giant Tiger donated more than $2 million to more than 700 local associations and charities across Canada. For more information about the company, please visit or join us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @GTboutique.

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