MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - Canadian Tire and Skate Canada Celebrate Skating in Kingston

KINGSTON, ON, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - To celebrate the upcoming 2015 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships being held at the Rogers K-Rock Centre on January 19-25, 2015, and to help Kingston and Gananoque residents register for CanSkate – Skate Canada's Learn to Skate Program – Kingston and Gananoque Canadian Tire stores will have an open CanSkate registration for the public, with guest appearances by local skating heroes.

Elizabeth Manley, 1988 Olympic Silver Medalist, will be in attendance at all Canadian Tire locations in Kingston and Gananoque to meet future CanSkate registrants and skating fans. Additionally, Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier, 2013 Canadian Ice Dance Silver Medalists, Nam Nguyen, 2014 ISU World Junior Men's Skating Champion, and Gabrielle Daleman, 2014 Canadian Women's Silver Medalist, will also be attending the CanSkate registrations at all Canadian Tire stores.

There will also be a chance for Canadian Tire customers and CanSkate registrants to win tickets to the 2015 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships as well as additional prizes, food, music and giveaways at all the events.

What: Media are invited to help celebrate the 2015 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships and CanSkate registration at Canadian Tire locations in Kingston and Gananoque.

When: Sunday, September 7, 2014

Event Address

Canadian Tire,

705 King St. E,

Gananoque, ON

Canadian Tire,

1040 Division St.,

Kingston, ON

Canadian Tire,

59 Bath Rd.,

Kingston, ON

Canadian Tire,

2560 Princess St.,

Kingston, ON

Event Time

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Elizabeth Manley

Appearance Time

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. 

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Additional Skating

Athlete Appearance Time

Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier

Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier

Gabrielle Daleman

Nam Nguyen

Appearance Time

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Skate Club Onsite

for CanSkate Registration

Gananoque Skate Club

Fort Henry Skate

Club

Fort Henry Skate

Club

Skate Kingston

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 tens of thousands of people employed across the Company. For more information, visit Corp.CanadianTire.ca.

SOURCE: CANADIAN TIRE CORPORATION, LIMITED

For further information: For more information or to request a photo, please contact: Carol Endicott, Communications Advisor, Sport Partnerships, T: 416-480-3352, C: 647-625-5476, E: carol.endicott@cantire.com

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