MEDIA ADVISORY: Canadian Tire and Gas+ support Clara's Big Ride with Welcome to Town event

TORONTO, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - If you're in London, 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 be hosting a Welcome to Town event to show its support for Clara as she bikes across Canada to raise awareness on mental health. Clara will finish her day of riding at the Canadian Tire and Gas+ Welcome to Town event and will speak about her personal experience with mental health. There will also be lots of giveaways, activities, snacks, and prizes to be won 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 support Clara Hughes as she continues to help Canadians lead active and healthy lives.

@CanadianTire #ClarasBigRide

When: Wednesday, March 19 at 1:30 p.m.

What: Canadian Tire and Gas+ Welcome to Town event in support of Clara's Big Ride

Where: Canadian Tire, 1875 Hyde Park Rd, London, ON

ABOUT CANADIAN TIRE

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 Corp.CanadianTire.ca.

SOURCE: CANADIAN TIRE CORPORATION, LIMITED

For further information: FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES please contact: Carol Endicott, t: 416-480-3352, e: carol.endicott@cantire.com

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