Environmental leader David Suzuki, celebrated chef Michael Stadtldnder &
the National Winner of the Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Award
TORONTO, June 1 /CNW/ -
What: Earth Day Canada's Annual Charity Gala
Why: - David Suzuki will present the Toyota Earth Day Canada
Scholarship Award to B.J. Bodnar from Casa Rio, Saskatchewan
for his commitment to community environmental issues. As
part of his prize, B.J. will be heading to the Arctic this
summer with Students on Ice to see the effects of climate
- Michael Stadtldnder will be honoured for his achievements as
an organic, regional food champion and renewable energy
- Earth Day Canada will recognize a Canadian grassroots
champion of the environment with the Hometown Heroes Award.
- Enjoy MC Mark McKinney's sophisticated humour; savour a
spectacular meal prepared by Jonas Stadtldnder, Michael
Dixon and Ross Fraser (hand-picked protégés of Michael
Stadtlander, whose Eigensinn Farm was recently listed as one
of the top 10 restaurants in the world by London-based
When: Friday, June 1, 2007 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Intercontinental Hotel Toronto Centre (Front St. E. at
The Earth Day Canada 2007 Gala is presented by Cascades, one of the
world's most environmentally progressive paper companies.
Media may request access to the Gala by contacting Stacie Smith, Earth
For more information visit earthday.ca/gala.
For further information:
For further information: Stacie Smith, Media Relations, Earth Day
Canada, (416) 910-8112