OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 3, 2013) - In celebration of Father's Day, Giant Tiger Stores Limited is pleased to announce the Giant Tiger Father of the Year Facebook Contest. Until June 22, enter on-line on the Giant Tiger Facebook page and tell us why your dad is the Giant Tiger Father of the Year. What impact has your dad had on your life and those in his life? A brief write up and supporting examples are required.

In addition to the individual prizes a $1,000 donation to Ride for Dad will be made on behalf of the winners. Ride for Dad raises funds to save men's lives by supporting prostate cancer research and raising public awareness of the disease. Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed men's cancer in Canada. It affects one in seven men, their families and loved ones.

Prizes are awarded as follows;

  • First Prize: $500 in Giant Tiger gift cards plus a Dove Gift Basket for the winner
  • Second Prize: $300 in Giant Tiger gift cards plus a Dove Gift Basket for the winner
  • Third Prize: $200 in Giant Tiger gift cards plus a Dove Gift Basket for the winner
  • $1,000 will be donated to Ride for Dad on behalf of all winners

"We are really looking forward to reading the entries for this contest," offers Lauren Moir, Vice President of Marketing, Giant Tiger Stores Limited. "This is a really great opportunity to give back and reward some amazing dads in our communities."

For full details and to enter visit

About Giant Tiger:

We are the leading Canadian owned family discount store, committed to providing on trend family fashions, groceries, and everyday needs. Established in 1961 in Ottawa's Byward Market, the privately held company has over 200 locations across Canada and employs over 7,000 team members. All Giant Tiger locations are locally owned or operated by a team member who knows the community. In 2001 the North West Company entered into a franchise agreement with Giant Tiger Stores Limited to open and operate Giant Tiger stores in Western Canada. The friendly local stores with the iconic yellow Tiger logo are not only where Canadians shop more and spend less, but they help bring communities together. In 2012, Giant Tiger donated more than $2 million to more than 700 local associations and charities across Canada.

Giant Tiger checks out as Canada's low price Giant with our low prices every day, price matching, Claw Backs throughout the store and the no time limit return policy. For more information about the company, please visit or join us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @GTboutique and on Four Square Giant Tiger Stores.
Giant Tiger, a proud Canadian company since... FOREVER! #CanadaPROUD

Contact Information:

For media inquiries contact: Giant Tiger Stores Limited
Janie Aker
Manager, Public Relations and Community Activation