Toyota Canada Celebrates Environment Week, June 3 - 9



    TORONTO, June 5 /CNW/ - Canadian Environment Week runs from June 3 to 9,
and Toyota Canada's spokespeople will be available at a number of events this
week that will highlight important environmental issues.

    
    What:  Toyota Hybrid Tour Kick Off - Toyota will launch its cross-
           country Hybrid Tour in Ottawa at Sparks Street Mall. Curious
           drivers can get behind the wheel of one of Toyota's fleet of
           hybrids, and learn more about hybrid technology and the
           environmental benefits. The tour will visit 12 malls across the
           country over the summer, including Ottawa, Quebec City, Laval,
           Montreal, Mississauga, Vaughan, Halifax, Calgary, Edmonton,
           Winnipeg, Burnaby and Richmond.

           In addition to the fleet of hybrids available for test drives, the
           next generation 2008 Highlander Hybrid will be on display.
           Launched at the Chicago Auto Show earlier this year, the
           Highlander Hybrid prototype will make its first Canadian
           appearance at this event.

           Media are invited to join us for the launch of the tour to take a
           test drive, interview a Toyota Canada spokesperson and view the
           tour displays.

    Where: Sparks Street Mall
           35 O'Connor Street
           Ottawa, Ontario

    When:  Wednesday, June 6, 2007
           Stephen Beatty (English Spokesperson) - 10:00am - 11:00am
           Pierre Millette (Bilingual Spokesperson) - 11:00am - 12:00pm
           Regular Tour Hours (June 6-9) - 9:30am - 4:30pm

    Who:   Stephen Beatty, Managing Director, Toyota Canada
           Pierre Millette, National Manager, Government Affairs/Regulations,
           Environmental, Toyota Canada

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    What:  Toronto Smog Summit - Clean Air Day Award - Toyota will be the
           recipient of a national Clean Air Day Award for its contribution
           to the development and production of hybrid vehicles. The award
           will be presented at the 8th annual Toronto Smog Summit, an event
           produced by The Clean Air Partnership. The summit brings together
           Federal, Provincial and Municipal government leaders to discuss
           smog, air pollution and greenhouse gases.

    Where: Toronto City Hall, Council Chambers
           100 Queen Street West
           Toronto, ON

    When:  Thursday, June 7, 2007
           9:00am - 12:00pm  - Toronto Smog Summit
           11:35am - Clean Air Day Award Presentation
           Media are invited to the members lounge for Q&A following the
           summit

    Who:   Stephen Beatty, Managing Director, Toyota Canada

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    What:  Strategy Magazine's Social Responsibility Forum - Also on June 7,
           Toyota will be presenting at Strategy's Social Responsibility
           Forum, an inaugural event in Toronto. The event has been developed
           as a forum for Canadian business to discuss corporate social
           responsibility issues. For Toyota, worldwide and in Canada, social
           responsibility goes beyond philanthropy - it informs every
           decision and action.


    Where: The Westin Harbour Castle
           One Harbour Square
           Toronto, ON

    When:  June 7, 2007
           1:30pm - 2:00pm
           Warren will be available for interviews following his
           presentation.

    Who:   Warren Orton, Director, Toyota Canada

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    What:  Salon national de l'environnement - Montreal's Old Port plays host
           to the Salon national de l'environnement. The objective of this
           event is to make visitors aware of today's environmental
           challenges and, above all, offer them tools to better understand
           and act on the issues. View Toyota's hybrid line up and learn more
           about these remarkable vehicles.


    Where: Places des Vestiges, Old Port Montreal
           Montreal, QC

    When:  Show dates - June 8-10
           June 8, 1:00pm - Grand opening of the Salon national
           June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm - "Toyota and the Environment"
           Presentation (Place des animations)
           Pierre will be available for interviews at the opening ceremonies
           and following his presentation

    Who:   Pierre Millette, National Manager, Toyota Canada
    





For further information:

For further information: please email media@toyota.ca or contact Kathryn
Ruhland, Manager, Public Relations, Toyota Canada Inc., (416) 431-8333


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