Media Alert - Life in Canada is more deadly for immigrants



    
    Oh Canada! Are immigrants seeking a better life in Canada setting
    themselves up for possible premature death?
    

    OTTAWA, Oct. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - On Monday Oct 27 a Canadian Cardiovascular
Congress study reveals that immigration is a powerful independent risk factor
for heart disease.
    This new study finds that immigrants move to Canada with healthy hearts -
but the longer they live in Canada, the more their risk increases, eventually
surpassing that of Canadians of the same ethnic background.

    English and Cantonese B-roll will be available through CNW Group - at the
listed times and co-ordinates:

    
    Live Satellite Coordinates (English and Cantonese):

    DATE OF FEED: Monday, October 27, 2008

    TIME OF FEED: 2:35PM ET

    CO-ORDINATES: Anik F2 C
                  Transponder 3B
                  Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
                  Downlink frequency 3820 vertical
    

    URL / Download Coordinates:

    DATE: Monday, October 27, 2008

    TIME: 10:00 AM ET

    http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=99

    Please contact broadcast@newswire.ca to gain immediate access.

    Embargo time is 10 a.m. EST. On Monday, October 27.




For further information:

For further information: or interviews: CCC 2008 MEDIA OFFICE, (416)
585-3703 (Oct 26-29); Diane Hargrave, Public Relations, (416) 467-9954,
dhprbks@interlog.com; Congress information and media registration at
cardiocongress.org; After October 29, 2008, contact: Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart
and Stroke Foundation of Canada, (613) 569-4361 ext 273, jfraser@hsf.ca


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