Target Canada Donates $25,000 for Lac-Mégantic Relief efforts

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Target Canada is donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in Lac-Mégantic. "Our thoughts are with the people of Lac-Mégantic.  Our hearts go out to all of those affected by this tragedy, and we hope we can give a helping hand to the residents and families still going through a tough time," said Tony Fisher, president, Target Canada.

Target will open 25 stores in Quebec in the fall of 2013. The company is dedicated to being a good neighbour in all it does, and donates 5% of its profit to local communities to provide better access to healthy food, active play and education for children and families.

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Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,832 stores - 1,784 in the United States and 48 in Canada - and at  Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $4 million a week.  For more information about Target's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit

SOURCE: Target Canada

For further information:

Sébastien Bouchard, Target Public Relations, (514) 207-1098
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400

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