Loblaw rolls out first battery electric transport truck, a major milestone toward its goal of a carbon-neutral fleet

April 17, 2023 Loblaw Companies Limited

Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX: L) (“Loblaw”) has achieved a significant milestone in its net-zero carbon emissions strategy, with the rollout of its first heavy-duty fully electric transport truck. The vehicle is a battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia manufactured by Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) – the first series production eCascadia handed over to a customer in Canada, and one of five Loblaw expects to put into service in the months ahead. In 2017, Loblaw pledged that by 2030 it would decarbonize its fleet of more than 160 company-owned day-cab trucks.

Loblaw Encourages Customers to Bring Their Own Bags in Alberta

February 20, 2023 Loblaw

Loblaw Companies Limited announced that it will begin transitioning away from single-use plastic shopping bags at stores across Alberta, including Real Canadian Superstore®, Your Independent Grocer®, Real Canadian Liquor Store®, Extra Foods® and PC Express®. Today’s announcement is the next step in the company’s efforts to reduce single-use plastic and its overall environmental footprint.

Loblaw to Eliminate All Single-Use Plastic Shopping Bags From Its Stores by Early 2023

June 21, 2022 Loblaw Companies Limited

Loblaw Companies Limited announced plans to eliminate all single-use plastic shopping bags from its corporate and franchise grocery stores, pharmacies, and PC Express service across the country, to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2023.  This move completes a 15-year journey, which commenced with the company being one of the first major retailers in Canada to implement a pay-for-bag program to help reduce plastic waste.

Loblaw Companies Limited Completes Acquisition of Lifemark Health Group

Loblaw Companies Limited confirmed the closing of the previously announced acquisition of Lifemark Health Group from Audax Private Equity.

T&T Supermarkets Continues to Expand Footprint With Four New Stores in 2022

March 7, 2022 Loblaw Companies Limited

Continuing its steady expansion across the country, T&T Supermarkets today announced plans to open two stores in Western Canada over the next year. These are in addition to a new location in Toronto at CF Fairview Mall and T&T’s first store in Montreal, both announced in recent months.