Donations to help flood victims accepted at Real Canadian Superstore®, Extra Foods®, Your Independent Grocer®, Shop Easy® and nofrills® locations in Alberta

CALGARY, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - (TSX: L) - Real Canadian Superstore®, Extra Foods®, Your Independent Grocer®, nofrills® and Shop Easy® banner stores across Alberta have extended their in-store giving campaigns - Give a Little, Help a Lot™ and SMILE in support of flood relief efforts led by Alberta Red Cross, Calgary Food Bank and the Salvation Army High River. Loblaw Companies will also contribute products to these organizations.

Loblaw banner stores in Calgary have been turned into information hubs to help colleagues and customers. The store operations team in Alberta has redirected the President's Choice® EAT FLEET food trucks to Calgary and is working with local relief organizations to determine where to help.

Loblaw Company employees express their sincere concern for all individuals affected by this situation; our thoughts are with the residents of High River and Calgary, and those in the surrounding communities during this difficult time.

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About Loblaw Companies Limited TSX: L

Loblaw Companies Limited, a subsidiary of George Weston Limited, is Canada's largest food retailer and a leading provider of drugstore, general merchandise and financial products and services. Loblaw is one of the largest private sector employers in Canada. With more than 1,000 corporate and franchised stores from coast to coast, Loblaw and its franchisees employ more than 134,000 full-time and part-time employees. Through its portfolio of store formats, Loblaw is committed to providing Canadians with a wide, growing and successful range of products and services to meet the everyday household demands of Canadian consumers. Loblaw is known for the quality, innovation and value of its food offering. It offers Canada's strongest control (private) label program, including the unique President's Choice®, no name® and Joe Fresh® brands. In addition, the Company makes available to consumers President's Choice Financial® services and offers the PC® points and PC Plus™ loyalty program.

SOURCE: Loblaw Companies Limited

For further information:

Loblaw Public Relations or (905) 459-2500


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