Monday, February 6, 2023

Walmart turns shelter for people affected by snow storm in Ontario

Walmart is a household name and one of the best-known retail brands in the world., The multinational corporation operates department stores, hypermarkets, and discount stores in the US and beyond. why At one of its locations, in southern Ontario, dozens of shoppers stayed in the store overnight as weather conditions prevented them from leaving,

Retailer staff inflates and prepares air mattresses buffet with food Gourmet For unexpected guests. Pictures of the retail store being converted into a shelter have gone viral. Facebook user Dave Hyatt deployment of “Ok, time to sleep at Walmart again, thanks, I met some amazing people.”,

“The cars were in the ditch. Some of them broke down in the middle of the road. no one can pass”, Pointed to some witnesses. it takes relevance Officials don’t even allow passers-by to walk to the hotel, directing them straight to Walmart because of the risk of the road,

“We walked into the Walmart and there were probably 100 people who had no place to go. They were residents who couldn’t return home.”The Welland Tribune highlights Ms. Nicoli’s testimony.

Another case that surprised us was Randy Morton and his wife who lived just a mile away and rushed to Walmart because they ran out of food for their cat, With shopping in hand, they wanted to leave the shop, they were also not allowed.

“I told the officer that I just had to go around the next corner and I was home. He said: No problem. Turn around and go back to Walmart”,

It’s unknown how long Walmart will continue to shelter refugees, and that’s Blizzard warnings are in effect for parts of southern OntarioIncluding areas already affected by blizzards in recent days.

Environment Canada is warning of an additional 30 cm of snow in Niagara Falls, Welland and parts of the southern Niagara region by Tuesday afternoon. “Blizzard on Lake Erie is moving north toward southern parts of the Niagara Peninsula.”The Meteorological Agency reported.

For its part, Walmart said in a statement that About 50 customers spent the night in the store, including young childrenand that employees removed games from the shelves to keep customers and their children quiet and entertained.

Meanwhile, the buffet team served hot meals. The statement pointed out that in Ontario Even organized a birthday party for the employees at midnight with cake and candles,

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