Media Advisory - CN Tower - Lighting Canada's National Tower



    TORONTO, June 28 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT   Spectacular light show launches CN Tower illumination. Live
           entertainment and special ceremony culminate in the unforgettable
           architectural illumination of Canada's National Tower at sunset.

           On this night only, see a 10 minute demonstration of the full
           programming capabilities of this new technology before the Tower
           assumes its standard nightly program from dusk each night.

           Press kits and installation B-Roll available on site.
           Interview opportunities with spokespeople from the CN Tower,
           Color Kinetics and attending dignitaries.

           Registration: To register for the event and ensure access to
           spokespeople, media should send an e-mail titled Media
           Accreditation to iknight@cntower.ca. Please indicate Name,
           Title, Media Outlet, Address, Telephone, Email. A valid press
           pass or similar photo ID will be required on site.

    WHEN   Thursday, June 28, 2007
           8 - 9:00 pm          Media backgrounder interviews about the CN
                                Tower lighting project with Jack Robinson, CN
                                Tower Chief Operating Officer and Bill Sims,
                                Color Kinetics President and CEO.

           9 - 9:50 pm          Live entertainment featuring: Colm Wilkinson,
                                international recording artist and star of
                                Les Misérables and Canada's The Phantom of
                                the Opera

           9:50 - 10:05 pm      Remarks:
                                Jack Robinson, Chief Operating Officer,
                                CN Tower
                                Marc Rochon, Chairman of the Board, Canada
                                Lands Company
                                David Miller, Mayor of Toronto
                                The Honourable Monte Kwinter, Minister of
                                Public Safety and Correctional Services
                                The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Canada's
                                Minister of Finance and Minister Responsible
                                for the GTA

           10:05 - 10:20 pm     CN Tower Illumination

           10:20 - 10:25 pm     Media Photo Opps

           10:25 pm -           Media Interviews

    WHERE  Roundhouse Park (Bremner Blvd, south side of CN Tower)
           Parking available for branded media vehicles along Bremner south
           side near Lower Simcoe. Please pre-register this request.
    

    LIVE Radio Broadcast - 97.3 EZRock
    ----------------------------------
    Attend the event or tune into 97.3 EZRock, the official radio station of
the CN Tower Illumination, from 10:05 - 10:20pm on June 28th for a live
simulcast of the music accompanying the official light show.

    CN Tower

    Standing tall as the defining landmark of Toronto is the CN Tower,
Canada's National Tower. At 553.33 metres (1,815ft 5in), it is the World's
Tallest Freestanding Tower and a symbol of Canadian achievement recognized
around the world. This architectural triumph is an engineering Wonder of the
Modern World and widely regarded as the iconic symbol of tourism for Toronto,
Ontario and Canada.

    Photos, B-Roll video footage and additional information will be available
on June 29 at 10am at www.cntower.ca and
http://cnw.pondeserver.com/story_details.asp?fn=115.





For further information:

For further information: CN Tower Media Inquiries: Irene Knight, Manager
of Public Relations, (416) 601-4729, iknight@cntower.ca; Color Kinetics Media
Inquiries: Felicia Spagnoli, Media Relations, (617) 701-2292,
fspagnoli@colorkinetics.com

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