"Voice of Courage - The Martin Arnold Kruze Story"



    
    Premieres Sunday, October 12, 2008 on Citytv.
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    TORONTO, Oct. 10 /CNW/ - Tune in to Citytv for the riveting true story of
one man's brave decision to expose the shocking sex abuse scandal at Maple
Leaf Gardens. "Voice of Courage - The Martin Arnold Kruze Story" premieres
Sunday, October 12 on Citytv.

    
    Broadcast Schedule is as follows:
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    Citytv Toronto Sunday, October 12 at 10pm ET

    Citytv Winnipeg Sunday, October 12 at 10pm CT
    Citytv Calgary Sunday, October 12 at 10pm MT
    Citytv Edmonton Sunday, October 12 at 10pm MT
    Citytv Vancouver Sunday, October 12 at 10pm PT
    

    In recognition of October's Child Abuse Awareness Month and in tribute to
the late Martin Arnold Kruze, Citytv is pleased to be airing the one-hour
documentary which chronicles one man's brave decision to take action and
expose the horrible sexual abuse scandal at Maple Leaf Gardens. In the 11
years since his death, Martin Arnold Kruze's courage has helped to change the
lives of many through legislative change, hope for survivors of abuse and a
legacy of education and learning. Martin has been honoured by a number of
organizations over the years including the Canadian Centre for Abuse
Awareness.
    Production of the documentary was indeed a gesture of family, love and
remembrance, on both sides of the camera. In telling its tale, "Voice of
Courage - The Martin Arnold Kruze Story" draws upon the recollections of
family, friends and colleagues within the child abuse prevention society -
including a special appearance by renowned comic, actor and showman, Jerry
Lewis.
    Among other notable anti-abuse advocates appearing in "Voice of Courage -
The Martin Arnold Kruze Story", former NHL great Ken Dryden, founder with the
Kruze family of the "Martin's Hope" event to address the needs of abuse
survivors, and Sheldon Kennedy, another former NHL player and abuse survivor.
    "Voice of Courage - The Martin Arnold Kruze Story" was exclusively funded
through OMNI's Independent Producers Initiative, a $32.5 million independent
production fund that to date has supported over 200 new documentary programs.
Interested producers can access funding criteria at:
www.omnitv.ca/ontario/info/funds. "Voice of Courage - The Martin Arnold Kruze
Story" was produced by Teresa Kruze of Impakt Productions.
    Tune in to the inspiring story of a man who's bravery helped make
positive changes in face of child abuse. "Voice of Courage - The Martin Arnold
Kruze Story" premieres Sunday, October 12 on Citytv.

    Citytv, with stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and
Winnipeg, brings forward intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse
television in its own unique, interactive style. Citytv Toronto is Canada's
only High Definition OTA channel, transmitting digitally from the CN Tower in
5.1 audio. With its strong local voice, Citytv offers a distinct alternative
to other conventional television offerings. Its instantly recognizable 'look'
and 'sound' are the product of refreshingly different on-air personalities,
unique program formats and high television style. Citytv is part of Rogers
Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE:   RCI)
which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company.





For further information:

For further information: Veronica Logue, Rogers Media Television, (416)
764-3195, veronica.logue@rci.rogers.com; Andrea Gagliardi, Rogers Media
Television, (416) 260-3803, andrea.gagliardi@rci.rogers.com


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