Canada's Walk of Fame Announces Celebrity Presenters



    
    Nelly Furtado, Gordon Lightfoot, Elisha Cuthbert, Rachelle LeFevre, Paula
           Patton, Daria Werbowy, Janet Suzman, and Brian Williams
                         Among the List of Presenters

        Broadcast Premiere Sunday, September 13 - 9pm ET/PT on Global
                                 and SLICE(TM)

      For additional photography, and press kit materials please visit:
                           www.canwesttvmedia.com
    

    TORONTO, Sept. 8 /CNW/ - The stars will be shining on Canada's Walk of
Fame as Canwest announces star studded list of celebrity presenters slated to
appear at the prestigious awards during the gala broadcast.

    
    The amazing roster includes:

    Nelly Furtado presenting to children's author Robert Munsch
    Gordon Lightfoot presenting to musical group Blue Rodeo
    Elisha Cuthbert and Rachelle LeFevre presenting the late Raymond Burr's
    award
    Daria Werbowy presenting to designers Dean and Dan Caten (Dsquared2)
    Janet Suzman presenting to actress Kim Catrall
    Dave Toycen, World Vision President presenting to rocker Tom Cochrane
    Paula Patton presenting to comedian and TV host Howie Mandel
    Brian Williams presenting to Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc.
    

    Canada's Walk of Fame will air Sunday, September 13th - 9pm ET/PT on
Global and SLICE(TM). The annual tribute is presented to a selection of
internationally recognized and outstanding Canadians for their lifetime
achievements in the fields of music, sport, film and television, literature,
visual and performing arts, science and innovation.

    About Canada's Walk of Fame:

    Established in 1998, Canada's Walk of Fame aims to educate, inform, and
inspire through the permanent celebration of the achievements of Canadian
music, arts and entertainment luminaries. The annual celebration culminates in
a televised tribute special that honours Canada's finest stars from the worlds
of arts, entertainment, and sports. Each inductee is immortalized, their names
forever cemented into the sidewalks of Toronto's entertainment district. To
date, 116 Canadians have been honoured including Margaret Atwood, Jim Carrey,
Steve Nash and Celine Dion. A complete list of inductees along with more
information on Canada's Walk of Fame can be found at www.canadaswalkoffame.com

    About Canwest Originals:

    Canwest is the proud home of the most diverse slate of Canadian Original
programs across the Dramatic, Lifestyle and Entertainment genres. As a
steadfast supporter of the Canadian production community, Canwest is dedicated
to bringing the best of the country to audiences nationwide - including award
winning shows such as; The Guard, Howie Do It, Sarah's House, Holmes on Homes,
X-Weighted, Kenny vs. Spenny, and the nation's number one entertainment
newsmagazine Entertainment Tonight Canada.

    About Canwest Broadcasting:

    Canwest Broadcasting operates Global Television and eighteen of the
country's most popular specialty channels, including HGTV, Mystery TV,
National Geographic Channel, Showcase, History Television, Food Network and
TVtropolis. Canwest Broadcasting is a division of Canwest Media Inc.





For further information:

For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Nikki Lamb
Tudico, Canwest Broadcasting, (416) 934-7829, ntudico@canwest.com; Jacqueline
Kendall, Publicist, Canwest Broadcasting, (416) 934-7850,
jkendall@canwest.com; Jaclyn Atwood, Publicist, Canwest Broadcasting, (416)
966-7293, jatwood@canwest.com

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