Walmart Canada announces major expansion plans

CALGARY — Walmart Canada announced Tuesday major expansion plans that will have the giant retailer invest $450 million for supercentre and distribution centre projects.

The company plans to complete at least 37 supercentre projects, adding 1.4 million square feet of retail space, in its next fiscal year, which runs from February 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014. It said the expansion projects will create more than 7,000 new store, trade and construction jobs. And it will open its first supercentres in the Maritimes.

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