Media Advisory - Video News Release - IBC and FCM announce winners of first
annual Watershed Awards to recognize communities adapting to effects of
climate change

    
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                             A Video News Release
                                     from
                         Insurance Bureau of Canada
                           Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
                               14:00-15:00 Firm
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TORONTO, June 1 /CNW/ - STORY SUMMARY

Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), in partnership with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), has announced the winners of the first annual Watershed Awards to recognize Canadian municipalities that have taken innovative measures to adapt to the effects of climate change.

The awards, which are part of FCM's Sustainable Community Awards, were presented at FCM's 73rd Annual Conference and Municipal Expo in Toronto on May 29th, 2010.

    
    Video includes:
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    1.  Interview clips with Robert Tremblay, Director of Research, IBC
        (English and French)

    2.  Footage of Watershed Award presentation to national and regional
        winners from municipalities across the country.

    3.  Interview clips with:

        a) Ontario (Co-winner): City of Toronto - clip with Mayor David
           Miller
           YouTube link for print and radio websites:
           http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UM_sjk4cW6Q

        b) National winner: City of Edmonton - clip with Councillor Karen
           Leibovici
           YouTube link for print and radio websites:
           http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZ1TH7R1uh4

        c) BC winner: District of Central Saanich - clip with Councillor
           Terry Siklenka
           YouTube link for print and radio websites:
           http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cg8fw2vhW_Y

        d) Prairies and the North winner: City of Saskatoon - clip with Mayor
           Donald Atchison
           YouTube link for print and radio websites:
           http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7F6Dm7dyGs

        e) Ontario (Co-winner): Town of Richmond Hill - clip with Deputy
           Mayor Brenda Hogg
           YouTube link for print and radio websites:
           http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oA-UEI13hH4

        f) Atlantic region winners (joint submission): Town of Appleton, NL -
           clip with Mayor Derm Flynn; Town of Glenwood, NL - clip with Mayor
           Darren Bursey
           YouTube link for print and radio websites:
           http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqa3Gvoaq9c

        g) Quebec winner: Ville de Saint-Jérôme - clip with le maire Marc
           Gascon.
           YouTube link for print and radio websites:
           http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGQJCTXPluU

    4.  Video of seven winning Watershed projects.
    

SOURCE Insurance Bureau of Canada

For further information: For further information: or to schedule an interview, please contact: Ellen Woodger, at (416) 483-2358; or Pete Karangeorgos, at (416) 362-2031; For technical information: Production - The Gabor Group (Ken Clarke) (416) 961-1757 x 203; Technical: (416) 341-2058 - Lindsay McCullum, Dome Productions


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