Media Advisory - Melanoma Network of Canada Annual Strides for Melanoma Walk for Awareness

TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2015 /CNW/ -


The Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC), along with national sponsor Miracle 10, invites media to attend the fourth annual Strides for Melanoma Walk for Awareness.   The 5K walk raises crucial funds for MNC that go toward providing patient support services, research and education, and prevention initiatives.


Sunday, September 27th 2015

Registration at 9:00 AM (Local Time)

Walk Begins at 10:00 AM (Local Time)


Kamloops, BC – Riverside Park

Edmonton, AB – Hermitage Park

Calgary, AB – North Glenmore Park – Snowy Owl Picnic Site

Winnipeg, MB – Assiniboine Park Conservancy – Registration 12:30 PM (CDT)

– Walk Begins at 2:00 PM (CDT)

London, ON – Victoria Park

Toronto, ON – Sunnybrook Park

Mississauga, ON – Mississauga Valley Park

Kingston, ON – Rotary Park – Saturday, October 3rd

Ottawa, ON – Andrew Haydon Park, East Entrance

Summerside, PEI – Summerside Boardwalk

Yarmouth, NS –  Ellenwood Provincial Park

Dartmouth, NS – Fairbanks Centre, Shubie Park


Melanoma Network of Canada and National Sponsor, Miracle 10.

Media Opportunities:

Toronto, ON – National spokesperson and Canada AM's resident dermatologist, Dr. Paul Cohen, will be available for interview 9:00am – 10:00am.

Ottawa, ON –  Mayor of Ottawa, Jim Watson, will be in attendance.

Mississauga, ON – Mayor of Mississauga, Bonnie Crombie; Streetsville MPP, Bob Delaney will be in attendance. Founder and Chair of MNC, Annette    Cyr will be in attendance and available for interview. Dr. Frank Lista, medical director and founder of the Plastic Surgery Clinic will be in attendance.

About the Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC)
Founded to create a patient network, the Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC) is dedicated to melanoma prevention and awareness through education, research, and advocacy. Funding raised by MNC goes directly into patient support programs, youth prevention programs, and treatment and diagnosis research. Please visit for more information on melanoma and how you can become involved.

SOURCE Melanoma Network of Canada

For further information: Maureen Grice, Marketing and Communications Manager, Melanoma Network of Canada, 905.901.5121 ext. 103,


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