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Media Advisory: Giant Tiger in Lower Sackville, NS, Celebrates Grand Opening this Saturday!

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/22/12 -- On Saturday, November 24, 2012 Giant Tiger will celebrate the official grand opening of its store in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia located at 720 Sackville Drive.

Doors will open at 8 a.m. after a ribbon cutting ceremony and speeches by some local dignitaries and the Store Manager, Shawn Brennan. Giant Tiger is proud to be connected and committed to the communities we serve. A charity BBQ will be taking place benefitting Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Halifax; get a hot dog and a drink for $1.

It will be a fun-filled day with plenty of free activities for customers of all ages, including gift card giveaways to the first 100 customers in store, free coffee, strolling entertainment, music and even a visit from the Giant Tiger! There will be hourly gift card giveaways and promotional giveaways during the celebrations.

WHAT:      Giant Tiger Grand Opening                                        
WHEN:      Saturday, November, 24, 2012                                     
           7:45 a.m.: Opening ceremonies, speeches and the ribbon cutting   
           8 a.m.: Giant Tiger Lower Sackville officially opens             
WHERE:     720 Sackville Drive                                              

About Lower Sackville's Giant Tiger:

--  Has over 18,000 square feet of shopping space. 
--  36 team members in both full and part-time positions. 
--  Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday
    from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

About Giant Tiger:

Giant Tiger is the leading Canadian owned family discount store, providing on trend family fashions, groceries, and everyday needs at low prices that Canadians have come to love and expect. Established in 1961 in Ottawa's Byward Market, the privately held company has grown to over 200 locations across Canada and employs over 7,000 team members. The friendly local stores with the iconic yellow tiger logo are more than an affordable and convenient shopping experience for customers, they help bring communities together. Giant Tiger has a long-standing tradition of supporting surrounding communities. In 2011, Giant Tiger donated more than $2 million to more than 700 local associations across Canada. For more information about the company, please visit or join us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @GTboutique.

Because every day is Canada Day with Giant Tiger.

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