CBC/Radio-Canada opens CBC shops in Montreal



    MONTREAL, Nov. 9 /CNW Telbec/ - Building on last year's success,
CBC/Radio-Canada has opened five CBC Shop locations for the holiday season,
including two kiosks in the Montréal area - one at Promenades Saint-Bruno and
the other at Fairview Pointe-Claire. These new sites in prominent shopping
centres complement existing stores in the offices of CBC/Radio-Canada in
Toronto, Montréal and Ottawa, and the online shop at www.cbcshop.ca.
    The kiosk at Promenades Saint-Bruno is back for a second year, while the
Fairview Pointe-Claire location is brand new. The other stores include a CBC
Shop in Edmonton's Kingsway Garden Mall and a kiosk at Mississauga's Square
One Shopping Centre in the Greater Toronto Area. The fifth location, in
Ottawa's Place d'Orléans, was also in place last year. All will be open only
until mid-January, so time is limited.
    The CBC Shops, kiosks and www.cbcshop.ca offer some great gift ideas.
Choose from a huge selection of DVDs and CDs of acclaimed CBC/Radio-Canada
programs and documentaries, music from the CBC Records label, books, and
clothing and accessories such as retro logo T-shirts, hats and Hockey Night in
Canada adult and children's jerseys.
    New items this year include the Hockey Night in Canada and Coronation
Street DVD trivia games, a new Vinyl Café book and CD, By the Numbers, a
hockey book by Scott Morrison, new DVD sets from Little Mosque on the Prairie,
Royal Canadian Air Farce and King of Kensington, as well as Minuit le soir,
Expo 67 and Pop citrouille. Choose from music including a Glenn Gould box set,
and CDs from The Gospel Christmas Project, Live! Jazz Legends, and Juno
award-winning artist Isabel Bayrakdarian.
    All profits generated by the CBC Shops are reinvested in CBC/Radio-Canada
programming.
    With the holiday season just around the corner, do not miss the chance to
experience the unique product lines offered at the CBC Shops and online at
www.cbcshop.ca.

    About CBC/Radio-Canada

    CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its
largest cultural institutions. With 28 services offered on Radio, Television,
the Internet, satellite radio, digital audio, as well as through its record
and music distribution service and wireless WAP and SMS messaging services,
CBC/Radio-Canada is available how, where, and when Canadians want it.
    Through this array of activities, CBC/Radio-Canada brings diverse
regional and cultural perspectives into the daily lives of Canadians in
English, French and eight Aboriginal languages, in nine languages on its
international Radio service, Radio Canada International, and in eight
languages on its Web-based Radio service RCI viva, a service for recent and
aspiring immigrants to Canada.




For further information:

For further information: Katherine Heath-Eves, Media Relations,
CBC/Radio-Canada (Ottawa), (613) 288-6235, heathevk@cbc.ca
www.cbc.radio-canada.ca

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