Torontonians Face Their Fears and Scale New Heights with No Opportunity Wasted Host Bruce Kirkby



    Media are invited for one-on-one interviews and a chance to face their
    fears and participate in challenges at the launch of CBC Television
    series NO OPPORTUNITY WASTED

    TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW/ -

    
        When:                   Monday, October 1, 2007

        10:00 a.m.              Bruce Kirkby rappels a 200-foot building with
                                Carlo Rota from CBC Television's Little
                                Mosque on the Prairie

        10:15 a.m.              Media are invited to participate in unique
                                challenges designed to alleviate fear of
                                heights, reptiles and public speaking

        11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Members of the public scale a 28-foot
                                climbing wall with help from trained guides
                                and come face-to-face with a 12-foot snake
                                and 8-foot alligator.

        Where:                  Simcoe Park - 200 Front Street West
    

    CBC Television is inviting you to the upcoming launch of its new series,
NO OPPORTUNITY WASTED (NOW) debuting on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 8:30 p.m. Join
adventurer and NOW host, Bruce Kirkby in downtown Toronto for an opportunity
to challenge your fears and step outside your comfort zone.
    CBC crossed the country looking for people to take the NOW challenge and
discovered that what Canadians fear most is heights, followed by reptiles and
public speaking. Clinics will be set up at the Toronto launch to help
participants overcome these fears.

    NO OPPORTUNITY WASTED is a Canadian-produced 10-episode, half-hour series
featuring Canadian adventurer Bruce Kirkby. Based on the personal life
philosophy and best-selling book by The Amazing Race host Phil Keoghan, the
series gives participants 72-hours to confront their fears, step outside their
comfort zones and live life NOW. The result is nail-biting, inspiring,
life-changing television.





For further information:

For further information: TO RSVP: Please contact: Laura Gatsos or Netta
Rondinelli at Media Profile, Laura@mediaprofile.com, or Netta Rondinelli,
Netta@mediaprofile.com at (416) 886-9071, (416) 303-0599

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