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Walmart plans nearly $500 million in Canadian projects including 35 superstores

TORONTO - Walmart plans to complete 35 Canadian supercentre projects as part of nearly $500 million in planned investments over the next year

The discount retailer says it will invest more than $376 million to build, expand, relocate or remodel its stores.

It will also spend $31 million for e-commerce projects and $91 million to enhance in its distribution network to handle more fresh food.

Walmart Canada says its initiatives will generate about 7,500 jobs over the next year, including construction work.

The Canadian Press

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