Giant Tiger's International Man of the Year Contest
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Giant Tiger's International Man of the Year Contest

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - Nov. 4, 2013) - In honour of International Men's Day, Giant Tiger Stores Limited is pleased to announce the Giant Tiger International Man of the Year contest. Until November 18th, enter on-line on the Giant Tiger Facebook page and tell us why your entry should win the International man of the Year Contest. What impact has this man had on your life and those in his life? A brief write up and supporting examples are required.

In addition to the individual prizes a $1,000 donation to Ride for Dad will be made on behalf of the winners. Ride for Dad raises funds to save men's lives by supporting prostate cancer research and raising public awareness of the disease. Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed men's cancer in Canada. It affects one in seven men, their families and loved ones.

Prizes are awarded as follows:

  • First Prize: $500 in Giant Tiger gift cards plus a Dove Gym Bag for the winner
  • Second Prize: $300 in Giant Tiger gift cards plus a Dove Gym Bag for the winner
  • Third Prize: $200 in Giant Tiger gift cards plus a Dove Gym Bag for the winner
  • $1,000 will be donated to Ride for Dad on behalf of all winners

"We are really looking forward to reading the entries for this contest" offers Lauren Moir, Vice President of Marketing, Giant Tiger Stores Limited. "This is a really great opportunity to give back and reward some amazing men in our communities."

For full details and to enter visit

About Giant Tiger

In 1961, Giant Tiger Stores Limited opened its first store in Ottawa. The business was started with a very simple idea - keep the cost of operation low and sell a large volume of merchandise at everyday low prices. It is the adherence to this idea that has allowed Giant Tiger to grow to over 200 stores.

In 1968, another simple idea was incorporated into the Giant Tiger formula - franchising! Today most of our stores are franchised so our valued customers will be better served by having the owner is in the store. Giant Tiger franchise owners become members of the community, sharing community concerns and serving community needs. Giant Tiger also helps to bring communities together. In 2012, Giant Tiger donated more than $2 million to more than 700 local associations and charities across Canada.

Giant Tiger offers a large assortment of casual clothing and footwear for the entire family including many of the latest fashion items at the lowest possible price. The identical quality and fashion items offered by major chain stores are sold at Giant Tiger often at remarkably lower prices. In addition, Giant Tiger provides everyday needs for families in groceries, confectionery, pet food, cleaning supplies, housewares, stationery, toys and health and beauty products.

Giant Tiger checks out as Canada's low price Giant with our low prices every day, Ad Match Guarantee, Clawbacks throughout the store and our no time limit return policy. For more information about the company, please visit, join us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @GTboutique and on Four Square Giant Tiger Stores.

Giant Tiger, a proud Canadian company since… FOREVER! #CanadaPROUD

Media Contact:

Alison Scarlett
Public Relations and Community Activation



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