The North West Company is proud of the active role we play within communities. We strive to help make a positive, progressive difference within each community we serve. One of the fundamental operating principles of The North West Company is our commitment to local organizations and programs.
To help make a difference in the communities we serve, The North West Company provides support to community programs and organizations which reflect five elements of a healthy and strong community:
Sports & RecreationThe North West Company believes in building skills and confidence in young people while encouraging healthy living. We help over 7,000 youth annually by providing uniforms, equipment, healthy snacks and sponsoring summer camps, community based street hockey and more.
Date Name June 2, 2014 Northern Supports Minor Sports April 29, 2014 Northern Supports Local Hockey Teams Date Name July 28, 2013 Cost U Less Proud To Support Their Own June 18, 2013 NWC Golf Fundraiser June 3, 2013 NorthMart Happy to Sponsor U-16 Boys All Star Soccer Team May 13, 2013 Gjoa Haven Street Hockey Heats the Streets Once Again May 6, 2013 The North West Company and Giant Tiger Play On! April 16, 2013 NWC Supports Winter Sports April 1, 2013 Nunavik Hockey Gets a Boost From Northern March 14, 2013 The North West Company Donates Hockey Jerseys February 28, 2013 Northern Helps Communities Reel in the Big One! Date Name June 13, 2012 Northern Supports the Long Sun Run May 31, 2012 Northern Supports the Akunnirmiut Cup May 26, 2012 Cost-U-Less and Island Fresh Putt For Dough May 25, 2012 Northern Cartwright Helps Local Teens Get in the Game May 15, 2012 Northern Sponsors 7th Annual Northern Meltdown Street Hockey Tournament May 1, 2012 Giant Tiger Gives Back with a Charity Barbecue February 15, 2012 Cost-U-Less - Making a Difference in the Community One Step at a Time January 11, 2012 Thank You Letter: We Day From St. James-Assiniboia School Division Date Name December 17, 2011 The North West Company Fills a Seat to Fulfill a Dream September 9, 2011 St. Thomas Cost-U-Less Celebrates a Month of Giving Back to the Community September 9, 2011 At the Car Wash in Curacao July 18, 2011 Touchdown! The North West Company and Giant Tiger West help bring Israel Idonije Foundation All Star Camp to Winnipeg July 11, 2011 Community Support @ NWC May 16, 2011 North West & Giant Tiger support CBC Hockey Night in Canada Play On! April 1, 2011 Let's Party! - Churchill, MB Winter Fest February 1, 2011 Junior Canadian Ranger Winter Games in Bearskin
Culture & ArtsThe North West Company supports cultural events, performing arts and celebrations of heritage, language and artistic expression. Through this support, The North West Company plays an active role in preserving and promoting the culture and heritage of the communities we serve.
Date Name June 10, 2014 Northern supports the Circumpolar Northern Games April 2, 2014 NorthMart supports annual Muskrat Jamboree March 15, 2014 Northern Supports the Southend Winter Carnival Date Name July 1, 2013 A weekend of Cultural Fun in Wasagamack July 1, 2013 A week end of Cultural Fun in Wasagamack June 24, 2013 NWC Supports Aboriginal Day Live March 14, 2013 The North West Company- Supporting Partner of Northern Scene March 4, 2013 Northern Fort Simpson Sets Up Camp at the Beavertail Jamboree February 28, 2013 Northern Supports Annual Winter Festivals Date Name June 28, 2012 Northern Donates a Boat Load to the St. Theresa Point Bannock Festival May 9, 2012 Canadian Chamber of Commerce visits Cost-U-Less in Barbados Date Name December 16, 2011 Island Fresh Celebrates a Busy Holiday Season September 22, 2011 Northern Repulse Bay Welcomes Governor General of Canada September 20, 2011 Island Fresh August 2011- Community Involvement September 20, 2011 Samoa Community Involvement August 2011 September 20, 2011 Tamuning Community Involvement August 2011 September 9, 2011 St. Croix Reaches Out to the Community August 25, 2011 Enews - June/July June 15, 2011 Our Community Report 2011 May 11, 2011 Cost-U-Less Helps to Raise Funds for Country Day School's Art Building April 6, 2011 The North West Company Days of Caring with Boys & Girls Clubs of Winnipeg March 23, 2011 THANK YOU March 21, 2011 Churchill, MB Winter Fest March 18, 2011 NorthMart March 2, 2011 American Samoa
Healthy LivingThe North West Company’s healthy living programs promote nutritional and physical wellness for our customers and employees. We are proud to partner with the Canadian and American Diabetes Associations to create programs such as the North West Run for Diabetes, as well as working with other healthy living organizations including the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Canadian Cancer Society and others.
Date Name March 19, 2014 Healthy Eating - Pasta and Meat Sauce Date Name November 14, 2013 Healthy Eating - Pulled Pork Sandwiches Date Name December 20, 2012 Nunavut Recipe Program - Meaty Macaroni & Cheese November 27, 2012 Giant Tiger team wins National Philanthropy Award November 20, 2012 Nunavut Recipe Program - Baked Omelette November 5, 2012 Healthy Living Initiative For The North October 18, 2012 Nunavut Recipe Program - Stir Fry September 20, 2012 Nunavut Recipe Program - Fish Chowder May 1, 2012 Cost-U-Less Donates to Acts of Random Kindness April 15, 2012 Giant Tiger Support Childrens' Charities March 30, 2012 NWCI receives the Golden Rose from the American Diabetes Association January 25, 2012 Giant Tiger West Lends a Helping Hand Date Name May 1, 2010 Norman Wells Hosts the Sahtu Health and Social Services May 1, 2010 Healthy Bites in Taloyoak
EnvironmentThe North West Company cares about our impact on the environment. As a responsible corporate citizen we share society’s concerns for the environment from streamlining our truck fleet to decrease fuel consumption and cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 1,082 metric tons in 2011, to reducing plastic bag use by more than 67% across the territories through our Greener Tomorrow program, The North West Company continually aims to make the communities we serve a greener place.
Date Name April 17, 2014 Greener Tomorrow Program Continues to Acheive Success Date Name June 25, 2013 NWC Develops A Refreshed Park June 21, 2013 Congrats Peawanuck! June 19, 2013 NWC Takes Pride in Brush-Up Winnipeg June 19, 2013 NWC Takes Pride in Brush-Up Winnipeg April 22, 2013 Greener Tomorrow Initiative Achieves Success in Northern Canada April 22, 2013 Greener Tomorrow Community Program Breakdown Date Name November 6, 2012 Thank you to Fort Simpson from MLA Kevin Menicoche October 30, 2012 NorthMart Partners with the City of Iqaluit as part of Greener Tomorrow Campaign June 28, 2012 Northern Fort Simpson Donates to Flood Relief Efforts in Nahanni Butte May 24, 2012 Nor Westers use a Little Elbow Grease for a Good Cause April 2, 2012 NWC's Greener Tomorrow Campaign gives Students Chance of a Lifetime Date Name December 16, 2011 AC Value Center Opens New Store In Kotlik November 25, 2011 Fiji's Cost-U-Less Supports Graduates and Greener Living October 1, 2011 Nunavut and Nunavik Communities Benefit under Greener Tomorrow Program August 30, 2011 North West Raises $6000 On The Greens For The United Way July 20, 2011 Sowing Seeds of Hope July 12, 2011 PLOW PLOT PLANT June 20, 2011 Community Cleanup for a Greener Tomorrow June 13, 2011 Northern Store in Tadoule Lake Gets Extreme Makeover June 6, 2011 North West returns to Gilbert Park April 1, 2011 Temporary store expected in Kasabonika by week's end April 1, 2011 THANK YOU - Fire Chief Jerry Morin to the Rescue! March 9, 2011 Recycle and Give Back To Your Community! March 1, 2011 Healthy Living - March is National Nutrition Month February 1, 2011 Greener Tomorrow
Youth & EducationThe North West Company believes education is the best way to create individual opportunity; this is why each year we award thousands of dollars in post-secondary scholarships and educational assistance to community members, schools and staff. We are proud to support the Student Leadership Award program, Aboriginal Education Award, Inspire, The North West Company, Scholarship Award and the Aboriginal Student Scholarship in Business.
Date Name June 5, 2014 North West and Tim Horton's celebrate another succesful Camp Day June 1, 2014 Giant Tiger supports the Israel Odonije All Star Football Camp May 8, 2014 Giant Tiger Customers Raise Over $46,000 for Children's Charities February 3, 2014 The North West Company supports the Indspire Awards January 3, 2014 Science Olympics in Kivalliq Date Name August 16, 2013 AC Value Center Lending a Helping Hand to Alaskan Schools July 23, 2013 Building Brighter Futures with North West June 28, 2013 Young Students Gain Work Experience at Cost-U-Less May 27, 2013 Biking to School with North West May 20, 2013 The North West Company is Inspired to work with “Indspire” April 17, 2013 Macdonald Youth Services Recognizes Edward Kennedy March 21, 2013 Northern Supports Youth Conference March 14, 2013 The North West Company Partners with the Embrace Life Forum March 7, 2013 Environmental Technology student awarded NorthMart ETP scholarship! February 2, 2013 Cost-U-Less Barbados Partners with Sharon Primary School through Adopt-A-School Program Date Name June 6, 2012 NorthMart Tim Hortons Helps Send Two Iqaluit Girls to Camp May 17, 2012 North West Invests in Rupert's Land May 11, 2012 Project George gives At-Risk Youth a Way Out May 2, 2012 North West attends Niji Mahkwa's Heritage Fair April 1, 2012 AC Stores Promote Health and Education in Our Communities March 26, 2012 Northern Little Grand Rapids is helping empower children, one snack at a time March 22, 2012 Tuktoyaktuk Finds a Friend in Northern January 6, 2012 Funding for Student Entrepreneurial Program Date Name December 12, 2011 NorthMart in Cross Lake supports William Osborne's Spiritual Camp November 29, 2011 The North West Company Proudly Supports We Day Winnipeg October 21, 2011 AC Bethel School Store Tour September 20, 2011 Community Involvement for August 2011 Hilo September 20, 2011 The North West Company Takes Flight August 31, 2011 NORTHERN SPONSORS SALLUIT SUMMER DAY CAMP August 11, 2011 Northern Proudly Sponsors Keepers of the Water V: Youth Summit June 2, 2011 Iqaluit raises over $4400 for Tim Hortons Camp Day! June 1, 2011 ANNOUNCING THE NATIONAL ABORIGINAL ACHIEVEMENT FOUNDATION LEONARD G. (LEN) FLETT BURSARY IN BUSINESS AND COMMERCE May 31, 2011 Mulvey School Thanks The North West Company for Their Generosity March 26, 2011 Manitoba Moose Hockey Celebration March 17, 2011 AC promotes Pilot Bread sales to buy books in rural Alaska schools March 7, 2011 Kauai Store March 6, 2011 Hilo Store Date Name June 1, 2010 Graduates of 2010Click here for more details about NWC scholarship support.
Community BoardSee your local in store community central board to find out about the current support in your community.