Construction progress on what will be the largest Canadian Tire in B.C. in Chilliwack on June 24, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Construction progress on what will be the largest Canadian Tire in B.C. in Chilliwack on June 24, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Hiring event in Chilliwack coming for largest Canadian Tire store in B.C.

70 people will be hired for initial work project in July to get store ready to open in Chilliwack

The largest Canadian Tire store in B.C. is opening this fall in Chilliwack.

To prepare for the grand opening, store officials are holding an in-person hiring event on June 27, with the goal of hiring 70 people for opening tasks at the store.

“We are looking for individuals to help with set-up, merchandising, warehousing and product stocking,” according to a June 24 advertisement in the Chilliwack Progress.

The start date is July 11, ending Oct. 20 for the work geared to the store opening, with the “majority” of the new hires expected to become permanent Canadian Tire employees after the initial work stint, according to the ad.

The hiring event is on Monday, June 27, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Job applicants can apply in-store, or by email at joinus@jobs.ct433.ca. The hiring event will be located at 7560 Vedder Road.

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