Media Advisory - Earth Day Canada Gala Celebration 2007



    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
                 change first-hand.

              -  Michael Stadtldnder will be honoured for his achievements as
                 an organic, regional food champion and renewable energy
                 advocate.

              -  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
                 Restaurant Magazine)

    When:     Friday, June 1, 2007 at 6:00 p.m.

    Where:    Intercontinental Hotel Toronto Centre (Front St. E. at
              Simcoe St.)
    

    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
Day Canada.
    For more information visit earthday.ca/gala.





For further information:

For further information: Stacie Smith, Media Relations, Earth Day
Canada, (416) 910-8112


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