Media Advisory - Canadian Tire and Castrol celebrate hockey with Leafs Nation

TORONTO, March 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Tire, official retail partner of the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Castrol, official motor oil of the Toronto Maple Leafs, want to celebrate the hockey season with Toronto Maple Leafs fans.  

Celebration events will be taking place in 55 Canadian Tire stores across the GTA where Leafs Nation will have a chance to win over $200,000 in prizes courtesy of Castrol, Canadian Tire and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE)!

For fans in Toronto, Whitby or Thornhill, Canadian Tire and Castrol will celebrate the Leafs with exciting one-day, in-store events that include giveaways, a chance to win tickets to that evening's game versus the Montreal Canadiens and meet-and-greet opportunities with Leafs legends, Wendel Clark, Johnny Bower and Darryl Sittler.

Canadian Tire has a long history of supporting hockey in Canada. From backyard rinks to world-class arenas, no other retailer gets hockey like Canadian Tire.  

@CanadianTire #celebratethemapleleafs

Toronto

When: Saturday, March 22 from 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
What: In-store Toronto Maple Leafs alumni meet-and-greet with Wendel Clark
Where: Canadian Tire, 1608 The Queensway, Etobicoke, ON M8Z 1V1

Thornhill

When: Saturday, March 22 from 10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
What: In-store Toronto Maple Leafs alumni meet-and-greet with Johnny Bower
Where: Canadian Tire, 8081 Dufferin Street, Thornhill, ON L4J 8R9

Whitby

When: Saturday, March 22 from 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
What: In-store Toronto Maple Leafs alumni meet-and-greet with Darryl Sittler
Where: Canadian Tire, 4100 Garden Street, RR#1, Whitby, ON L1R 3K5

ABOUT CANADIAN TIRE

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, (TSX:CTC.A) (TSX:CTC) or "CTC," is a family of businesses that includes a retail segment, a financial services division and CT REIT. Our retail business is led by Canadian Tire, which was founded in 1922 and provides Canadians with products for life in Canada across its Living, Playing, Fixing, Automotive and Seasonal categories. PartSource and Gas+ are key parts of the Canadian Tire network. The retail segment also includes Mark's, a leading source for casual and industrial wear, and FGL Sports (Sport Chek, Hockey Experts, Sports Experts, National Sports, Intersport, Pro Hockey Life and Atmosphere), which offers the best active wear brands. The nearly 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets are supported and strengthened by our Financial Services division and the approximately 85,000 people employed across the Company. For more information, visit Corp.CanadianTire.ca.

SOURCE: CANADIAN TIRE CORPORATION, LIMITED

For further information: FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES please contact: Carol Endicott (onsite at Queensway location), c: 647-625-5476, e: carol.endicott@cantire.com

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