ANNUAL MEETING

TORONTO -- Galen Weston, chairman of Loblaw Cos. here, warned shareholders at the company's annual meeting this month that big-box stores will continue to shake up the Canadian retail market.While not mentioning Wal-Mart Stores by name, he said a "non-unionized" workforce was "dangerously competitive" and that he was working with his own unionized workers to make sure they were aware of the threat.

TORONTO -- Galen Weston, chairman of Loblaw Cos. here, warned shareholders at the company's annual meeting this month that big-box stores will continue to shake up the Canadian retail market.

While not mentioning Wal-Mart Stores by name, he said a "non-unionized" workforce was "dangerously competitive" and that he was working with his own unionized workers to make sure they were aware of the threat. He warned, however, that Wal-Mart Canada has been increasingly adding groceries to its

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