TORONTO, April 4, 2020 /CNW/ - In accordance with new COVID-19 measures announced Friday by the Ontario government, Canadian Tire Corporation (TSX:CTC,TSX:CTC.a) (CTC) will limit its 203 Canadian Tire stores in the province to serving customers only through Curbside Pick Up or eCommerce home delivery. This will be effective from close of business on Saturday, April 4, for a minimum of 14 days. Canadian Tire Auto Service Centres and Gas+ locations in Ontario will continue to operate.
"We are committed to doing our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19. While Ontarians will not be permitted to shop in store, our customers will still be able to access many of the essential products they need online and can choose either Ship to Home or our newly launched Curbside Pick Up," said Greg Hicks, President and CEO, Canadian Tire Corporation.
Canadian Tire stores in all other provinces remain open to the public and will continue to operate with reduced hours. To see the precautions we are taking to support the safety and well-being of employees and customers, please visit corp.canadiantire.ca/COVID19.
ABOUT CANADIAN TIRE CORPORATION
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, (TSX: CTC.A) (TSX: CTC) or "CTC", is a family of businesses that includes a Retail segment, a Financial Services division and CT REIT. Our retail business is led by Canadian Tire, which was founded in 1922 and provides Canadians with products for life in Canada across its Living, Playing, Fixing, Automotive and Seasonal & Gardening divisions. PartSource and Gas+ are key parts of the Canadian Tire network. The Retail segment also includes Mark's, a leading source for casual and industrial wear; Pro Hockey Life, a hockey specialty store catering to elite players; SportChek, Hockey Experts, Sports Experts, National Sports, Intersport and Atmosphere, which offer the best active wear brands; and Party City Canada, a leading, one-stop shopping destination for party supplies and seasonal celebrations. The more than 1,740 retail and gasoline outlets are supported and strengthened by CTC's Financial Services division and the tens of thousands of people employed across Canada and around the world by the Company and its local dealers, franchisees and petroleum retailers. In addition, CTC owns and operates Helly Hansen, a leading global brand in sportswear and workwear based in Oslo, Norway. For more information, visit Corp.CanadianTire.ca.
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