TORONTO /CNW/ - Today, Canadian Tire sent trailers full of household goods and emergency supplies to meet demand in Eastern Canada as residents prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Earl.
Additional supplies include more than 140 household generators, 300 gasoline cans, emergency heat kits and blankets, lanterns, firelogs and fuel as well as hundreds of flashlights and batteries. All of these products are manufactured for their dependability and durability.
"When Canadians find themselves in need of emergency goods and supplies, Canadian Tire is the one-stop-shop where they can get all the essentials to help prepare for any emergency," said Duncan Fulton, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Canadian Tire. "Having a world-class supply chain and dealer distribution network that reaches across the country enables Canadian Tire to act quickly to support our communities."
Canadian Tire has 24 dealer stores in Atlantic Canada:
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX: CTC.a, CTC) is one of Canada's most shopped general retailers with 482 Canadian Tire stores across the country. Our core retail and automotive operation is strengthened by PartSource, an automotive parts speciality chain; Canadian Tire Petroleum, one of the country's largest independent retailers of gasoline; Mark's, under the banner "Clothes That Work," a leading retailer of men's, women's and work apparel; and Canadian Tire Financial Services, which has issued approximately five million Canadian Tire MasterCard credit cards. More than 58,000 Canadians work across Canadian Tire's organization from coast-to-coast in the enterprise's retail, financial services and petroleum businesses.