Canadian Tire exclusive retailer of City of Toronto's garbage bags and tags

    Canadian Tire stores across City of Toronto selling yellow garbage bags
    and tags starting May 1st

    TORONTO, April 30 /CNW/ - Starting May 1st, 2009, Canadian Tire stores
across the City of Toronto will become the exclusive retailer for the
City-issued yellow garbage bags and tags to help Torontonians meet the
requirements for disposing of garbage.
    The cost for a package of five City-issued yellow garbage bags is $15.50
and the City-issued yellow tags are available for $3.10 each.
    "Canadian Tire is a destination for home products and with 21 stores
located across Toronto, picking up the City's yellow garbage bags and tags
will be convenient," says Duncan Reith, senior vice president, Canadian Tire
Retail. "The City-issued yellow bags and tags will be sold at the Customer
Service desk, located at the front of the store, making it easy for customers
to get in and out quickly."
    More information about the City of Toronto's Garbage Bins, Bags and Tags
is available at or by calling 416-392-BINS(2467).

    Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX: CTC.a, CTC), operates more than
1,200 general merchandise and apparel retail stores and gas stations in an
inter-related network of businesses engaged in retail, financial services and
petroleum. Canadian Tire Retail, Canada's most shopped general merchandise
retailer, with 475 stores operated by dealers across Canada offers a unique
mix of products and services through three specialty categories in which the
organization is the market leader - Automotive, Sports and Leisure, and Home
Products. offers Canadians the opportunity to research
more than 25,000 products online. PartSource is an automotive parts specialty
chain with 86 stores designed to meet the needs of purchasers of automotive
parts - professional automotive installers and serious do-it-yourselfers.
Canadian Tire Petroleum is one of the country's largest and most productive
independent retailers of gasoline, operating 273 gas bars, 266 convenience
stores and kiosks, and 74 car washes. Mark's Work Wearhouse is one of the
country's leading apparel retailers operating 372 stores in Canada. Under the
Clothes that Work(TM) marketing strategy, Mark's sells apparel and footwear in
work, work-related, casual and active-wear categories, as well as health-care
and business-to-business apparel. offers Canadians the
opportunity to shop for Mark's products online. Canadian Tire Financial
Services has issued over 5 million Canadian Tire MasterCard credit cards and
also markets related financial products and services for retail and petroleum
customers. Canadians can also access Financial Services online at More than 57,000 Canadians work across Canadian Tire's
organization from coast-to-coast in the enterprise's retail, financial
services, and petroleum businesses.

For further information:

For further information: Lisa Gibson, Canadian Tire, (416) 544-7655

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