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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Wilderness Supply Camping Tent Sale & Expo - May 31-June 1


Join Wilderness Supply for our annual camping tent sale and expo at McLean's Athletic field on Lagimodiere!

Find your perfect backcountry home with over 50 tents set up from

  • The North Face
  • MSR
  • Eureka
  • Sierra Designs

and more!  Get great discounts on brand new tents just in time for summer camping, or come by early to claim one of our expo demo models at an even deeper discount.  It's our best tent prices of the year, at the perfect time of year to use them! 


Friday, May 31st from 12:00-7:00 (2013)

Saturday, June 1st from 10:00-4:00 (2013)


Come to our Speers Road store to check out great in-store discounts on clothing and gear, or head directly to our expo location to see what tents are available.


Happy Camping!

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Monday, September 26, 2016

8-year old Environmentalist Raises $1170 In Lieu of Birthday Gifts...So Far

If there’s one thing I love about the internet, it’s crowdsourcing. The way an idea can take hold and move like wildfire, bringing much needed support to important issues. Sure, sometimes the details of the cause are somewhat misplaced (hey, Koney) but the phenomenon is still impressive.

And when a fire gets lit under a cause worth fighting for, it’s a sight to see.

Take the case of 8-year old environmentalist Winter. According to The Grist, last night redditor nervousbreakdown19 posted that her daughter had asked for Nature Conservancy of Canada donations instead of presents this year.

"My daughter decided that for her birthday this year, she wanted to have a "donations in lieu of gifts" party, where she got donations for her favorite animal protection charity instead of gifts. The parents of children she was inviting to her party said she is "stupid" for not wanting gifts, and now she's feeling quite bad. They actually said this in front of her... 3 DIFFERENT PARENTS said it."

Ok, I’ll admit it: I was already hooked. An 8 year old with the wherewithal and focus to ask for donations instead of gifts for her birthday? Do you remember being 8? I wanted juggling sticks so bad, and I can tell you – I would not have asked for pine marten donations instead.

But Winter did. And when she was berated by her friends’ parents for doing so, she turned to the broader community for help.


As I write this, Winter’s campaign to save the pine marten has raised $1180--$40 more than when I first started this article. I suspect I’ll check back again tonight, and tomorrow, and the next day until I get caught up in the next crowdsourced cause. Sometimes the details are murky, but in this case things seem pretty clear.


And I can’t think of many things I’d rather put my money towards than saving an endangered animal while simultaneously showing an amazingly self-possessed 8-year old that the world is not made up solely of materialistic individuals who feel the need to shame and bully their children’s friends.

Check out Winter’s campaign here: Earth Rangers


Earth rangers is a registered charity whose mission is to educate children about the importance of biodiversity and empower them to protect animals in their habitat. More...

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

2015 Holiday Boat Discounts

Dreaming of a new boat underneath your tree on Christmas morning?  We want to help you make it happen! Whether you're buying for yourself or someone special, we've got once-a-year holiday deals you do not want to miss!

Save 15% on all Canoes, Kayaks and SUP only for December

Yes, that's right...all in-stock boats are 15% OFF only until Christmas!  These are the lowest prices we offer on new models all year.  Don't miss your chance to save up to $650 on the boat or SUP board of your dreams!

FREE Delivery before Christmas

Get free delivery before December 24th within the city limits of Winnipeg or Thunder Bay.  Don't worry about how you're going to get that new canoe home - we'll deliver it before Christmas and save you the time, cost and hassle.

So what are you waiting for?

Get down to one of our store locations any time between December 1-24th and get the best deal of the year on all in-store canoes, kayaks and SUP.  It's our gift to you - and a sure way to guarantee maximum excitement Christmas morning!


Only available on in-stock canoes, kayaks and SUP purchased in full between December 1-24, 2015.  Free delivery available within city limits (Winnipeg or Thunder Bay) during regular store hours, subject to scheduling availability.  Our staff will work with you to find the best time that works for you and us!  Boats must be delivered by December 24th to qualify.

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Preview our Black Friday Deals


Grab these unbeatable deals only in stores Friday Nov 27th - Saturday Nov 28th.  Only available while quantities last!

Doorcrasher Specials


Plus shop ALL CLOTHING on sale up to 40% OFF!


Doors open Friday, November 27th 10am at all three store locations - selection may vary by store.  Sale does not include socks or accessories.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

We're Hiring! - Sales Floor Manager (Thunder Bay)

Job Description

We are looking for outgoing, highly motivated and dedicated individuals to join our growing team. If you have a positive attitude and a passion for retail and building customer relationships, we want to hear from you!

A sales manager at Wilderness Supply is responsible for planning and evaluating daily operations. You will be responsible for customer sales, scheduling staff, maintaining inventory, implementing store policies and procedures, preparing reports and evaluating the success of all daily operations and sales.


Post secondary education (college or university). A background in business and commerce is preferred. Relevant industry experience may also be considered.


  • At least 2-4 years sales and retail management experience
  • Proven track record in sales achievement and personnel management


As sales floor manager, you will make all the difference in creating a dynamic and productive work environment while positioning the Wilderness Supply Co. as the first and last place to shop for outdoor enthusiasts. Managers at Wilderness Supply should possess:

  • A dedication and drive to provide superior customer service
  • Highly motivated and sales driven mentality
  • Energetic and positive disposition
  • A creative ability
  • Goal oriented with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to analyze sales statistics
  • Team oriented commitment
  • A passion for continuous learning
  • A strong memory
  • A love for the outdoors, environment and self-propelled activities


Wilderness Supply offers competitive compensation and incentive plans. Bonus incentives, Health and Dental, flexible holiday schedules and equipment and clothing purchase plans are just some of the great benefits to joining our exciting team!

Anticipated Start Date


How to Apply

By email to

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