Veterans and Families of Canada's Fallen Soldiers Launch 2015 Poppy Fund Campaign

CALGARY, Oct. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Representatives of the Calgary Poppy Fund will launch the 2015 Poppy Fund campaign on October 31 at CF Chinook Centre with an official Colour Parade and a tribute to fallen soldiers and their families.  Between October 31 and November 11, CF Chinook Centre will host a special display and Legion representatives will be on hand to collect donations.

What: Photo/interview opportunity: Colour Parade and Official Kick-Off to the 2015 Poppy Fund Campaign

When: Saturday, October 31, 2015.  The colour parade will begin to travel from Chapters to Centre Court at 10:35 a.m., with the official ceremony taking place at Centre Court at 11 a.m.


Centre Court, CF Chinook Centre

6455 Macleod Trail SW

Calgary, AB

*Media are encouraged to arrive by 10:30 a.m.


  • Joey Bleviss, Chief Administrative Officer, 2015 Calgary Poppy Fund
  • Councillor Shane Keating, City of Calgary
  • Representatives from the Royal Canadian Legion

About CF Chinook Centre:
Stretching two full city blocks North from Glenmore Trail to 58th Ave and one city block west from MacLeod Trail, CF Chinook Centre is one of Calgary's most recognizable landmarks and has been the city's best-known retail shopping destination for over 50 years. With nearly 1.4 million square feet of top quality retail shops, services and entertainment venues with a central, urban location serviced by the Calgary LRT, Chinook is truly a city within a city. CF Chinook Centre is owned and managed by The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited. For more information about CF Chinook Centre, visit

About Cadillac Fairview:
Cadillac Fairview is one of North America's largest owners, operators and developers of commercial real estate. Cadillac Fairview focuses on developing and managing high quality office, retail and mixed-use properties in Canada and the United States, as well as international investments in real estate companies and investment funds.

With a portfolio valued at more than $28 billion, Cadillac Fairview and its affiliates own and manage over 36 million square feet of leasable space at 66 properties across North America, including some of Canada's landmark developments, such as Toronto-Dominion Centre, CF Pacific Centre and CF Chinook Centre.

Cadillac Fairview is wholly-owned by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, which invests to secure the retirement income of 311,000 active and retired teachers in Ontario.

SOURCE Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: Paula Worthington, 403-585-2429,

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