Giant Tiger in Sioux Lookout, Ontario Celebrates Grand Opening this Saturday!

OTTAWA, June 17, 2016 /CNW/ - On Saturday, June 18, Giant Tiger will celebrate the official opening of its new store in Sioux Lookout, Ontario.

The new Giant Tiger store, located at 12 Fifth Avenue South, will feature 21,500 square feet of retail space and will offer lottery, third-party gift cards, ice, vending, GT gift cards, ATM and GT Financial.

The grand opening will be a fun-filled day with plenty of free activities for customers of all ages, including promotional giveaways, free face painting and, of course, a visit from Friendly, the Giant Tiger. There will also be a charitable BBQ with proceeds supporting the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Wen Health Centre Foundation

For more information regarding the grand opening plans, visit the store's Facebook page at

WHAT: Giant Tiger Sioux Lookout grand opening

WHERE: 12 Fifth Avenue South

WHEN: Saturday, June 18, 2016
7:45 a.m.: Speeches and ribbon-cutting ceremony
8:00 a.m.: Giant Tiger Sioux Lookout officially opens

About Sioux Lookout's new Giant Tiger:

  • 21,500 square feet of retail space
  • Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 8:00 a.m.10:00 p.m., Sunday 9:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.

About Giant Tiger:
Giant Tiger is 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 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 who knows the community. In 2001, the North West Company entered into a franchise agreement with Giant Tiger Stores Limited 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.

For more information on the company, please visit or join us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @GTboutique.

Giant Tiger, a proud Canadian company since… FOREVER!

About The North West Company
The North West Company is a leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighbourhoods in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific and the Caribbean. North West operates 226 stores under the retail banners Northern, NorthMart, Giant Tiger, AC Value Center and Cost-U-Less and has annualized sales of approximately CDN$1.5 billion. The North West Company contributes $1.9 million to support sports and recreation, healthy living, education, sustainability, culture and the arts in the communities we serve. Through a Master Franchise Agreement with Giant Tiger Stores Limited, The North West Company operates Giant Tiger franchises in western Canada.

SOURCE Giant Tiger Stores Limited

Image with caption: "Friendly, the Giant Tiger (CNW Group/Giant Tiger Stores Limited)". Image available at:

For further information: For media inquiries contact: Alison Scarlett, Manager, Public Relations and Community Activation, Email:; Derek Reimer, Director, Business Development, The North West Company, Email:

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