George Weston Limited (“GWL”) is a major Canadian public company, representing Canada’s largest food and drug retail businesses through its control of Loblaw Companies Limited and Shoppers Drug Mart. With over 2,300 stores, the retail operations reach most Canadians serving their everyday food, health, and wellness needs. Through Weston Foods, GWL is one of Canada’s leading bakers, offering a wide selection of fresh and frozen products to the North American market. GWL also controls Canada’s largest REIT, Choice Properties REIT, which owns over 750 retail, office and industrial properties across Canada. With over 200,000 employees, GWL is Canada's largest private sector employer.