Media Advisory - More celebrities and performances confirmed for CANADA FOR
HAITI

TORONTO, Jan. 22 /CNW/ -

    
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    WHAT   A star-studded lineup of Canadian celebrities gather for CANADA
           FOR HAITI (CFH), a one-hour commercial-free live special
           broadcasting on CBC Television, CTV and Global tonight at 7 p.m.
           ET/PT/CT 8p.m MT/AT, 8:30NT. One hour prior to the CANADA FOR
           HAITI broadcast, various Haitian and Canadian bands will perform a
           non-televised concert in the CBC Atrium.
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    WHO:   CANADA FOR HAITI BROADCAST:

           LIVE PERFORMANCES:

           -  Nelly Furtado - JUST CONFIRMED!
           -  The Tragically Hip
           -  K'naan
           -  Metric

           -  LIVE APPEARANCES:
           -  Rachel McAdams - JUST CONFIRMED
           -  Dave Toycen, President and CEO, World Vision Canada
           -  Craig Kielburger, founder of Free the Children
           -  Dalmar Abuzeid
           -  Charlotte Armstrong
           -  Tre Armstrong
           -  Angela Asher
           -  Bryan Baeumler
           -  Dianne Buckner
           -  Hugh Dillon
           -  Jian Ghomeshi
           -  Jesse Gididngs
           -  Melissa Grelo
           -  Mike Holmes
           -  Kelly Hrudy
           -  Michael Landsberg
           -  Geddy Lee
           -  Anne-Marie Mediwake
           -  Traci Melchor
           -  Rick Mercer
           -  Roger Mooking
           -  Kary Osmond
           -  Michael Seater
           -  Devon Soltendieck
           -  Aliya-Jasmine Sovani
           -  Tara Spencer Nairn
           -  PJ Stock
           -  Liz Trinnear
           -  Brett Wilson

           CBC ATRIUM PRE-CONCERT PERFORMANCES:

           -  The Canadian Tenors (Victor Micallef, Clifton Murray, Remigio
              Pereira & Fraser Walters)
           -  Spaïcy
           -  Levitayson
           -  Corb Lund
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    WHAT:  PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:
           -  4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.: Set access for dress rehearsal footage
              (interviews not available)
           -  6 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Pre-concert in the CBC Atrium (camera access
              from 2nd floor)
           -  8 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Photo opportunities following the broadcast

           INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:
           -  5 p.m. - 7p.m.: Accredited media will have access to
              participating celebrities for photos and interviews in the
              press area
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    WHERE:    Media registration: 250 Front Street West (ID will be checked
              at Front Street location) *Only accredited media will be
              granted access*
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Hosted by Cheryl Hickey, Ben Mulroney and George Stroumboulopoulos, CANADA FOR HAITI, a one-hour, commercial-free special produced collaboratively between CBC Television, CTV and Global Television,, will raise funds for a coalition of Canadian NGOs, including the Canadian Red Cross Society, Care Canada, Free the Children, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam Quebec, Plan Canada, Save the Children Canada, UNICEF Canada and World Vision Canada.

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For further information: For further information: To confirm a spot at the live broadcast please contact: Renee Mellow or Jennifer Alsop-Lee, Media Profile, (416) 504-8464, renee.mellow@mediaprofile.com or Jennifer.alsop-lee@mediaprofile.com, mobile (416) 300-6563 or mobile (416) 418-4264

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