Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - New Province-wide health Initiative launches in Toronto



    Ontarians encouraged to get active and to take greater responsibility for
    their health

    TORONTO, April 26 /CNW/ - Healthy living and environmental wellness will
be the focus this weekend as George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of
Health and Long-Term Care, and Kathleen Wynne, Minister of Education help
kick-off ONTARIO WALKS, a new initiative to get Ontarians walking. This event
is supported by the Ontario Medical Association and by private business.

    
    Time:     Sunday, April 29th, 2007
              10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Place:    Official Start: 10 a.m. at Starbucks
              1084 Yonge Street (at Roxborough)

              The 5km walk through the Rosedale Valley Ravine will converge
              at approx. 11 a.m. at the Don Valley Brickworks - located at
              550 Bayview Ave. (just south of Pottery Road).
    

    ONTARIO WALKS is produced by Momentum 1 - Community In Motion, a
registered non-profit organization dedicated to motivating communities and
individuals in Ontario by encouraging self-reliance on personal and
environmental wellness. To join an ONTARIO WALKS event near you, visit
www.ontariowalks.com for more information.




For further information:

For further information: ONTARIO WALKS - Tilla Seh, Media Relations
Officer, Tel: (905) 486-9889, Cell: (416) 843-6540, Email:
tilla@theplatformgroup.net, Web: www.ontariowalks.com; ONTARIO MEDICAL
ASSOCIATION - Media Hotline: Tel: (416) 340-2862, Toll-free: 1-800-268-7215
ext. 2862, Email: media@oma.org, Web: www.oma.org


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