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Lowe's Canada
An employee at one of Lowe's Canada's RONA retail locations  

Recognized as one of Montreal's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Lowe's Canada was selected as one of Montreal's Top Employers (2021):

  • Lowe's Canada supports a number of charitable organizations each year and announced a philanthropic investment of $1-million as part of its response to the pandemic -- funds were allocated to stores across Canada, either in cash or in kind, to address the specific needs of the communities within each region
  • Lowe's Canada helps employees save for retirement and offers a number of helpful financial benefits along the way, including discounted home and auto insurance and discounted company products
  • Lowe's Canada invests in ongoing employee development with subsidies for tuition and professional accreditation, and provides a variety of in-house and online training options
Head office employees at Lowe's Canada hold a meeting  

Highlights

Industry Retail
Established in Canada 1946
Publicly traded yes
Parent company Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Parent company head office Mooresville, NC, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations London ON, Edmonton AB, Brampton ON, Laval QC, Gatineau QC, Ottawa ON, Québec QC, Calgary AB, Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Boucherville QC
Full-time employees in Canada 12,948
Part-time employees in Canada 10,804
Average age of employees in Canada 40.3 years
Longest serving employee 48.8 years
Benefits note Lowe's Canada has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Flexible work options telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

COVID-19

Pandemic response dedicated COVID-19 page on the intranet, temporary pay premiums for retail, distribution and contact centre employees, two special payments to help employees with unplanned expenses (ranging from $150 to $300), paid leave of up to 4 weeks for employees at a higher risk for severe illness, paid leave of up to 2 weeks for employees with young children, philanthropic investment of $1-million with funds allocated to stores across Canada (either in cash or in kind) to address the specific needs of the communities within each region

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Lowe's Canada was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2021):

  • Lowe's Canada has extensive waste management programs at all of its store locations, capturing a wide range of store and customer waste, including cardboard and paper, plastic wrapping, construction waste, metal, plastic bottles, mixed recyclables, hazardous wastes, organics, electronics, unused paint, batteries, lightbulbs and styrofoam
  • Lowe's Canada recently adopted a target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 40 per cent below its 2016 levels by 2030 -- the company is investing $24-million in energy efficiency initiatives at its distribution centres and corporate stores across the country as a first step
Lowe's Canada employees from the store support centre plant trees  

Highlights

Industry Retail
Major Canadian hiring locations London ON, Edmonton AB, Brampton ON, Laval QC, Gatineau QC, Ottawa ON, Québec QC, Calgary AB, Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Boucherville QC
Full-time employees in Canada 12,948
Part-time employees in Canada 10,804
Employee green team Sustainable Development Department
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Asset Protection & Sustainable Development
Publishes sustainability report yes
Green highlights ECO Products (over 5,000 labelled products determined to have lesser environmental impacts than comparable options)
Noteworthy initiatives recently adopted the target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 40% below its 2016 levels by 2030 (as a first step, the company is investing $24-million in energy efficiency initiatives at its distribution centres and corporate stores across the country)
Building footprint includes electric vehicle charging stations, available at the head office and for customer use at 9 retail locations
Extended recycling cardboard and paper, plastic wrapping, dry construction waste, aggregates and metal, plastic bottles, mixed recycles, hazardous waste, electronics, paint (from customers), batteries (includes customers), lightbulbs, styrofoam, organics (where available)
Commuter amenities walk to public transit, online carpool sign-up
Community partnerships Équiterre, Jour de la Terre, Nature Conservancy Canada, Nature Action Québec

The Career Directory

Lowe's Canada has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Retail
Full-time employees in Canada 10,001 to 25,000
Parent company Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Parent company head office Mooresville, NC, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations London ON, Edmonton AB, Brampton ON, Laval QC, Gatineau QC, Ottawa ON, Québec QC, Calgary AB, Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Boucherville QC
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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