MEDIA ADVISORY: Canadian Tire and Gas+ support Clara's Big Ride with Kick-off Event

TORONTO, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - If you're in Toronto, join us as we cheer on Canadian Olympic medalist, Clara Hughes, on her 110-day journey across Canada in support of Bell Let's Talk mental health awareness.

Canadian Tire and Gas+ are national presenting partners with Bell Let's Talk mental health awareness, "Clara's Big Ride", and will show their support for Clara as she bikes across Canada to raise awareness for mental health. Clara will start her journey at Maple Leaf Square and will speak about her personal experience with mental health. There will also be giveaways, activities and snacks for the public at the event.

Canadian Tire and Gas+ understand the power sport can have in sustaining good mental health – we are proud to be partnering with Bell and supporting Clara Hughes as she continues to help Canadians lead active and healthy lives.

@CanadianTire #ClarasBigRide

When: Friday, March 14 at 12:00 p.m.

What: Clara's Big Ride Kick-off Event

Where: Maple Leaf Square, Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON


Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, (TSX:CTC.A) (TSX:CTC) or "CTC," is a family of businesses that includes a retail segment, a financial services division and CT REIT. Our retail business is led by Canadian Tire, which was founded in 1922 and provides Canadians with products for life in Canada across its Living, Playing, Fixing, Automotive and Seasonal categories. PartSource and Gas+ are key parts of the Canadian Tire network. The retail segment also includes Mark's, a leading source for casual and industrial wear, and FGL Sports (Sport Chek, Hockey Experts, Sports Experts, National Sports, Intersport, Pro Hockey Life and Atmosphere), which offers the best active wear brands. The nearly 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets are supported and strengthened by our Financial Services division and the approximately 85,000 people employed across the Company. For more information, visit


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