-CP24 and CP24 Radio 1050 are Toronto's only destinations for live
updates direct from GO Transit-
TORONTO, June 3, 2009 /CNW/ - CP24 - Toronto's destination for breaking
news - and GO Transit have announced an exclusive partnership that will
provide CP24 viewers and CP24 1050 listeners with live GO Transit updates
throughout the morning and evening rush hours. Beginning today at 5:30 a.m.,
GO Transit presenters Diane Bedard, Erica Hawkshaw and Karen Warner join the
CP24 team every weekday, delivering commuter news live from the GO Transit
Centre in downtown Toronto.
(xx) Media Note (xx) High resolution photos of the CP24 team and the
GO Transit presenters can be found at ctvmedia.ca/cp24.
"This exclusive partnership allows us to deliver more breaking transit
news than any other broadcaster in the GTA," said Bob McLaughlin, Vice
President of CP24. "Torontonians trust CP24 as the city's No.1 source for
breaking news, weather and traffic updates and this is another example of how
our programming is only getting better."
"We're excited about this new venture," said Gary McNeil, GO Transit's
Managing Director. "GO Transit and CP24, two of the Toronto area's most
recognizable brands, are now partners in bringing commuter information to the
The commuter updates will take place twice every half hour period during
CP24 BREAKFAST and once every half hour period throughout CP24's evening rush
CP24 is Toronto's source for breaking news. Following the mantra "we're
always with you," viewers can watch CP24 on television, listen on the radio,
and follow along online at cp24.com. The station is owned by CTV Inc, a
division of CTVglobemedia.
About GO Transit
GO Transit is the Province of Ontario's interregional public transit
system linking Toronto with the surrounding regions of the Greater Toronto
Area (GTA). GO carries nearly 55 million passengers a year in an extensive
network of train and bus services that spans over 8,000 square kilometres.
For further information:
For further information: Alexis Hood, CP24, (416) 384-4426 or
email@example.com; Vanessa Thomas, GO Transit, (416) 869-3600 ext. 5264