Save-On-Foods Coming to Winnipeg


Winnipeg, Monday, July 6, 2015 – Save-On-Foods, Canada’s largest Western-based grocery retailer, is inviting media to attend a major event on Thursday, July 9. The company will announce its future expansion plans into Winnipeg and the province of Manitoba, a move that will ultimately create thousands of new jobs.

As part of the media event, Save-On-Foods will deliver and donate its first online grocery order in the city to Winnipeg Harvest Executive Director, David Northcott.

There will also be a community celebration from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the site.


Thursday, July 9, 2015
10:00 a.m. – Remarks, Interview and Photo Opportunity

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Community pancake breakfast; entertainment by local performers and Folklorama


Parking lot at 1399 McPhillips Street (Northgate Shopping Mall), Winnipeg


Jim Pattison, Chairman and CEO, The Jim Pattison Group
Save-On-Foods President, Darrell Jones
Manitoba Minister of Mineral Resources, David Chomiak
Winnipeg Harvest Executive Director, David Northcott

Part of the Jim Pattison Group, Save-On-Foods is committed to Going the Extra Mile for customers in every community we serve, every day. Sourcing local products first whenever possible, Save-On-Foods is known for its unique approach in customizing each store to best suit the needs of the neighbourhood. Save-On-Foods has been innovating and putting customers first for over 100 years and currently operates 145 stores in BC and Alberta with the enthusiastic support of over 15,000 team members.

To arrange filming/photography or one-on-one interviews with speakers (available Thursday, July 9, immediately following formal remarks at 10 a.m.), please contact:

Julie Dickson Olmstead
604 992 2538 |