Canon Canada pledges support for relief efforts in Fort McMurray

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 13, 2016 /CNW/ - Canon Canada Inc. has donated $20,000 (CAD) to the Canadian Red Cross to aid in the relief efforts of recent wildfires that have devastated Fort McMurray, Alberta. As a member of the Alberta business community, with offices in Calgary and Edmonton and business partners and dealers throughout the province, including Fort McMurray, Canon is proud to show its support of, and provide financial assistance to, the tens of thousands of people who have been displaced by the massive fires, which have caused significant damage to many communities. 

"We are all saddened to see the devastation that has occurred in Fort McMurray and the surrounding communities," said Ted Egawa, President & CEO of Canon Canada. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone who has been affected by this terrible tragedy. We hope that our donation to the Canadian Red Cross will help rebuild the lives of those who have been deeply affected and the communities in which they live and work."

The Canadian Red Cross Disaster teams help provide emergency supplies and assistance to the evacuated families. To donate to the Canadian Red Cross, please visit   

About Canon Canada Inc.
Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA, is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business and medical digital imaging solutions. Innovation and cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon's success. Canon Canada Inc. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 per cent Canadian-based service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon Canada Inc. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility.

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SOURCE Canon Canada Inc.

For further information: Media Contact: Rajani Kamath, Director, Communications & Brand Marketing, (905) 565-4598


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