Guest entry by Gordon Lamb, Communications Assistant at the Canadian Red Cross in Alberta

Grande Prairie Walmart launch

Walmart Canada officially launched its annual campaign for the Canadian Red Cross in Grande Prairie yesterday with the ambitious goal of raising $3.2 million. For the past two years, the Grande Prairie store has raised more money than any other location in Canada. Joining the Red Cross at the launch were Grande Prairie councillors Justin Munroe, Helen Rice, Kevin Mclean and Kevin O'Toole; Deputy Mayor Dan Wong and Walmart manager Raj Saberhawal.