Media Advisory: Registration opens tomorrow for WWF-Canada's CN Tower Climb for Nature

Early fundraisers earn chances to win a Newfoundland cruise

TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Registration opens Wednesday Dec. 7 for WWF-Canada's CN Tower Climb for Nature, Toronto's tallest challenge taking place on Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9, 2017.

Those who sign-up and start fundraising early earn one Early Bird Draw ballot for every $500 raised by Jan. 31, 2017. The ballots are for a chance to experience Newfoundland and Labrador by sea, a cruise trip donated by Adventure Canada and valued at $27,000.

What: WWF-Canada's CN Tower Climb for Nature and the early bird prize

When:

  • Registration opens Dec. 7 at wwf.ca/cntower
  • Early bird prize deadline, Jan. 31, 2017.
  • Public Climb on April 8: Family-friendly climb for individuals, families and groups.
  • Ultimate Climb Challenge on April 9: Competitive climb for corporate teams, fitness enthusiasts, first responders and elite climbers. For the first time, climbers can add the EdgeWalk, take on our rock climbing wall, reserve first wave starts to compete for record breaking climb times and more.

Where: The CN Tower in Toronto

How:

 

Why: Because WWF-Canada finds solutions to the most challenging conservation issues facing our planet and we can't do it without Canadians. The CN Tower Climb for Nature is WWF-Canada's most significant fundraising event — and by registering and fundraising for WWF-Canada, climbers can support vital conservation work to help build a future where people and nature thrive together. 

Background: More than 110,000 people have taken Toronto's tallest challenge and climbed the 1,776 steps of the landmark since WWF-Canada's CN Tower for Nature began in 1991, raising millions for WWF-Canada's conservation work.

About World Wildlife Fund Canada

WWF-Canada creates solutions to the environmental challenges that matter most for Canadians. We work in places that are unique and ecologically important, so that nature, wildlife and people thrive together. Because we are all wildlife. For more information, visit wwf.ca

SOURCE WWF-Canada

Image with caption: "WWF-Canada panda mascot in front of the CN Tower. (CNW Group/WWF-Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161206_C8588_PHOTO_EN_832703.jpg

For further information: Emily Vandermeer, communications specialist, evandermeer@wwfcanada.org, +416-489-4567 ext. 7298

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