TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - On New Year's Eve, the Toronto Transit
Commission will offer free, extended service from 7 p.m. on Dec. 31,
2013 to 7 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2014 thanks to a new, three-year partnership
with Corby Spirit and Wine.
"We are delighted to partner with the TTC to offer Torontonians a safe
way to go to and from their festivities on New Year's Eve. As a
company, we have zero tolerance for impaired driving and hope this
partnership will further promote this message. Don't pay the price:
enjoy this holiday season, and enjoy it responsibly by not drinking and
driving and making sure no one around you does either," said Corby
President and CEO Patrick O'Driscoll.
"Through their three-year agreement with TTC to sponsor our free New
Year's Eve service, Corby Spirit and Wine is highlighting the important
public service our TTC provides and the need to act responsibly by not
drinking and driving," said TTC Chair Karen Stintz. "On behalf of my
Council colleagues and fellow Commissioners, I thank Corby Spirit and
Wine for their contribution and for helping the TTC keep Toronto safe.
Please welcome the New Year with the TTC."
Late night service will be extended on most routes. Specific details are
Tuesday, December 31 - New Year's Eve
Most routes with Monday-Friday late evening service will continue until
4 a.m., with the Blue Night Network operating from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Last trains on the Yonge-University-Spadina line will leave Union
Station at 3:30 a.m. for Finch Station and 3:34 a.m. for Downsview
Last trains on the Bloor-Danforth line will leave Bloor-Yonge Station at
3:37 a.m. for Kipling Station and at 3:37 a.m. for Kennedy Station.
Last train on the Scarborough RT line will leave Kennedy Station at 4:07
a.m. for McCowan Station.
Last train on the Sheppard line will leave Sheppard-Yonge Station at
3:58 a.m. for Don Mills Station.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - New Year's Day:
Subway starts at 9 a.m.
Corby Spirit and Wine Limited is a leading Canadian marketer and
distributor of spirits and imported wines. Corby's portfolio of
owned-brands includes some of the most renowned brands in Canada,
including Wiser's®, Lot 40®, and Pike Creek ® Canadian whiskies as well
as Lamb's® rum, Polar Ice® vodka and McGuinness® and Criollo® liqueurs.
Through its affiliation with Pernod Ricard S.A., a global leader in the
spirits and wine industry, Corby also represents leading international
brands such as ABSOLUT® vodka, Chivas Regal®, The Glenlivet® and
Ballantine's® Scotch whiskies, Jameson® Irish whiskey, Beefeater® gin,
Malibu® rum, Kahlúa® liqueur, Mumm® champagne, and Jacob's Creek®,
Wyndham Estate®, Stoneleigh®, Campo Viejo® and Graffigna® wines. Corby
was named one of the 50 Best Workplaces in Canada by The Great Place to
Work® Institute Canada in both 2012 and 2013. Corby is a publicly
traded company based in Toronto, Ontario, and listed on the Toronto
Stock Exchange under the trading symbols CSW.A and CSW.B. For further
information, please visit our website or follow us on LinkedIn.
Image with caption: "Corby Spirit and Wine CEO Patrick O'Driscoll, and TTC Chair Karen Stintz, announcing 3-year partnership to offer free transportation on New Year's Eve 7pm-7am. (CNW Group/Corby Spirit and Wine Communications)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131209_C8665_PHOTO_EN_34779.jpg
SOURCE: Corby Spirit and Wine Communications
For further information:
Toronto Transit Commission
Corby Spirit and Wine