Toronto Lights Up for World Diabetes Day



    - CN Tower lit blue to support the fight against diabetes -

    TORONTO, Nov. 9 /CNW/ - November 14 is World Diabetes Day and
Torontonians will be seeing blue!
    This year, in honour of the first-ever United Nations-recognized World
Diabetes Day, the CN Tower will be illuminated in blue light. The event is
part of the Canadian Diabetes Association and Juvenile Diabetes Research
Foundation's contribution to the international celebration for World Diabetes
Day. The event will help raise awareness about the severity and impact of the
global threat of diabetes in Canada.
    Please take this opportunity to celebrate World Diabetes Day and witness
the first health cause-related lighting of the CN Tower.

    
    What:     Media conference for World Diabetes Day and Photo Op of human
              'blue circle' to symbolize the unity of the global diabetes
              community in response to the diabetes pandemic.

    Who:      -  Donna Lillie, Senior Vice-President, Research and
                 Professional Education and Government Affairs, Canadian
                 Diabetes Association
              -  Aubrey Baillie, Chair of the Board of Directors, Juvenile
                 Diabetes Research Foundation
              -  Vince Lamanna, President, Novo Nordisk Canada
              -  Michael Jacoby, youth advocate from the Canadian Diabetes
                 Association

              Spokespeople are also available for phone and in-studio
              interviews

    Date:     Wednesday, November 14, 2007

    Time:     10:30 a.m.

    Location: Horizons Café at the CN Tower
              (Recommended access via Bremner Boulevard)
    





For further information:

For further information: or to schedule an interview, please contact:
Whitney Binns/Carolyn Santillan, Edelman, (416) 979-1120 ext. 257/351,
whitney.binns@edelman.com/carolyn.santillan@edelman.com

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