Canadian Cancer Society Lottery Grand Prize Winners Announced


    TORONTO, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society in Ontario is
pleased to announce the Grand Prize winners of the Canadian Cancer Society
Lottery.
    This year there are three winners of $1 million and seven winners of
Grand Prize Cash and Car Packages. The final draw was held Jan. 14, 2008, at
CTV studios.

    Mega Grand Prize $1 million cash winners:
    Ian Clement, Gatineau
    Klaus and Monica Hildebrandt, Pickering
    Jean Townshend, Ottawa

    Grand Prize Cash and Car Package Winners:
    Dan Rockel, Kitchener
    Tracy Laing, Wawa
    Pete Pearson, Lindsay
    Vicki Bruno, Tottenham
    Barb Reid, Thorold
    John J. Fox, Bobcaygeon
    Thanh Hai To, Gloucester

    "Congratulations to the winners and also to everyone who bought a
ticket," says Stephen Roche, Chair, Board of Directors, Ontario Division,
Canadian Cancer Society. "Our lottery supports promising cancer research that
will ultimately benefit all Canadians, so we are all winners."
    Net proceeds from the Canadian Cancer Society Lottery, the seventh held
in Ontario, will be used to fund research into all kinds of cancer as well as
prevention and new therapies.
    A list of major winners will be published in the Toronto Star on
January 23. A searchable list of all winners will also be available January 23
on the Canadian Cancer Society Lottery website at www.lottery.cancer.ca

    The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of
volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of
the quality of life of people living with cancer. When you want to know more
about cancer, visit our website www.cancer.ca or call our toll-free, bilingual
Cancer Information Service at 1 888 939-3333.

    Cheque presentations will be held at times and locations to be announced.




For further information: contact your community Canadian Cancer Society
office: phone numbers at www.cancer.ca; Ontario Division provincial office:
Christine Koserski: (416) 488-5402, ext. 2305