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February 5, 2014

The Home Depot Canada is currently hiring 6,300 employees across all 180 locations to support its busiest season -- spring.

"Spring gives us the opportunity to find the best associates, who are passionate about customer service," said Bill Lennie, president, Home Depot Canada. "From Vancouver to St. John's, we are about building meaningful, sustainable careers." 

October 29, 2013

Supplementing a $10 million three-year commitment aimed at helping homeless youth in Canada, Home Depot Canada has released a whitepaper on breaking the cycle of youth homelessness

The funds will go toward renovation and repair projects, life skill development programs and research initiatives aimed at addressing the needs of the tens of thousands of Canadian youth who are affected by homelessness each year.

February 4, 2013

The Home Depot Canada has joined other Canadian retailers in complying with the government's planned phaseout of the penny.

The Home Depot Canada has joined other Canadian retailers in complying with the government's planned phaseout of the penny.

However, the retailer noted that many Canadians were unaware of the phase-out, and wanted to ensure its customers that it is doing its best to inform them of the change. As of Feb. 4, the penny will no longer be in circulation. 

November 12, 2012

Home Depot Canada held its annual "Meet the Buyer" day in Toronto on Nov. 7, an event that brought 22 small and medium manufacturers from Quebec and Ontario face-to-face with the retailer’s merchants.  Now in its third year, Meet the Buyer is a partnership between The Home Depot Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation, and the Quebec Ministry of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade.

October 10, 2011

In an effort to add new Canadian-made products to its stores, Home Depot Canada will hold a “Meet the Buyer” event on Nov. 24 in Kanata, Ontario. Small and medium-sized Ontario and Quebec-based manufacturers with an innovative home improvement product or technology are invited to apply. There will be no charge to the vendor, who can pitch their product to a buyer from Home Depot and also showcase their item in a tradeshow-style event attended by members of Home Depot’s merchandising team.

March 4, 2011

The Home Depot announced that Bill Lennie has been named president, The Home Depot Canada, effective immediately. Lennie will replace Aaron Carmack, who is taking an extended leave of absence to attend to a personal illness. 

"We are fortunate to have an executive with Bill's experience and leadership abilities who can quickly step into this critical role," said Frank Blake, chairman and CEO. "We wish Aaron the best and look forward to his return."

Carmack will assume a different leadership role within the organization when he returns. 

January 13, 2011

The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, announced that Aaron Carmack, regional VP for the Pacific North region, has been promoted to president, Home Depot Canada, effective Jan. 31. 

Carmack is replacing Annette Verschuren, who is leaving the company after nearly 15 years of service.