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Lowe’s Canada Extends Temporary Hourly Wage Premium Throughout the Month of May


As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Lowe’s Canada announces that it is extending the temporary $2 an hour wage premium for all eligible full-time, part-time, and seasonal hourly associates working at Lowe’s, RONA, or Reno-Depot corporate stores, contact centres, and supply chain facilities in Canada to the hours they will work throughout the month of May.

“We are proud of our team’s hard work and dedication to continue providing our customers and communities with the essential products, services, and support they need in these unprecedented times. By maintaining the temporary hourly wage premium throughout the month of May, we want to continue supporting our associates who may be going through hardships, as well as recognize their amazing efforts and resilience as they work tirelessly to serve our customers while adapting our way of doing things to our new reality,” said Tony Hurst, President of Lowe’s Canada.

Lowe’s Canada’s spring hiring campaign continues

With hardware stores being considered essential services across the country, Lowe’s Canada’s corporate stores remain open, albeit subject to some restrictions in some provinces. To continue being there to serve Canadians while keeping the health and safety of its valued customers and dedicated associates its top priority, Lowe’s Canada is looking to fill more than 3,000 seasonal and regular positions this spring. Available positions include sales associates, receiving clerks, stockers, customer service associates, cashiers, merchandising service associates, lumber yard clerks, administrative support associates (in store), and drivers (class 1 and 3). Experience in the home improvement sector is not required for applying since all new associates will have access to training and mentoring suited to the various positions. Interested candidates can visit to learn more about job opportunities at their nearby store.

Province Estimated number of positions
British Columbia    180
Alberta    270
Saskatchewan    50
Manitoba    55
Ontario    1,680
Quebec    790
New Brunswick    10

About Lowe’s Canada

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 18 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2019 sales of $72.1 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300,000 associates. Based in Boucherville, Quebec, Lowe’s Canadian business, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, RONA inc., operates or services more than 470 corporate and independent affiliate dealer stores in a number of complementary formats under different banners. These include Lowe’s, RONA, Réno-Dépôt and Dick’s Lumber. In Canada, the companies have more than 26,000 associates, in addition to approximately 5,000 employees in the stores of independent affiliate dealers operating under the RONA banner. For more information, visit

Source: Lowe’s Companies Canada ULC