April 1, 2020, Laval, Que. – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to escalate across the globe, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Circle K, have implemented critical emergency measures for the protection and support of the health and safety of its customers and employees.
Company president and CEO Brian Hannasch said, “I know these are stressful, difficult days as we see the effects of this global pandemic on our lives, workplaces, and neighbourhoods. As a company, we are deeply committed to being part of the solution for our customers and our employees. Our team members are working hard to create impactful measures to serve our communities, and I have never been prouder to be the leader of this company.”
Keeping its focus on its key priority of the health and safety of its employees and customers, the company has put in place significant measures at its stores including:
The company is also doing its part to say thank you to those working day and night to combat the virus. Free coffee, tea, and Polar pop is being offered to first responders and healthcare workers, as well as to store employees.
For the company’s hourly store employees, additional financial and healthcare measures have been implemented including:
In particular, these enhanced employment benefits are part of the emergency planning for North
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