Hbc to Open Greenest Zellers Ever in Waterdown, Ontario



    - Media tour and Grand Opening Featuring an Award Presentation by
    Ontario's Chief Conservation Officer -

    WATERDOWN, ON, Nov. 28 /CNW/ - Hudson's Bay Company (Hbc) is pleased to
announce the grand opening of its new 120,000 square foot Waterdown Zellers
location on Saturday, December 1st. This location will be the Company's
greenest store in Canada, featuring a variety of progressive features that
will minimize its impact on the environment, such as energy producing
windmills and a remote controlled, fully automated energy management system.

    When:

    1. Friday, November 30th, 2007

    Media Tour
    10:30 am

    This closed media tour will be led by Fred Ware, Senior Manager of
Environmental Sustainability, Hbc and Waterdown Zellers Store Manager, Kevin
Hanoman. During the tour, Peter Love, Chief of Conservation at the Ontario
Power Authority will present Hbc with a certificate of recognition for its
energy conservation initiatives.

    2. Saturday, December 1st, 2007

    Grand Opening Ceremonies
    7:30 am

    The Mayor of Hamilton Fred Eisenberger and local Flamborough council
members Margaret McCarthy and Robert Pasuda will join members of the public at
the grand opening of the new Zellers store. The first 5,000 customers will
receive a reusable Hbc shopping bag to help support recycling efforts at the
store. In addition, a cheque will be presented to Drumond House, a local
women's shelter.

    
    Where:    Zellers
              30 Horseshoe Crescent - (North on Highway 6 from the 403)
              Waterdown, Ontario
              Clappison
    





For further information:

For further information: Miguel Pacheco - Hbc Corporate Communications,
(416) 861-6429, miguel.pacheco@hbc.com; Mike VanSoelen - Playbook
Communications, (416) 722-1254


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