CBC News and City join forces to bring the people of Alberta full coverage of the Calgary flood tonight, following CBC's Hockey Night in Canada

Watch the coverage on CBC NEWS and City TONIGHT, Saturday June 22, following Game 5 of the Stanley Cup® Playoffs on CBC'S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA

TORONTO, June 22, 2013 /CNW/ - In the wake of extreme flooding in Calgary, AB, CBC NEWS and City are working together to bring Canadians special coverage of the current situation in Alberta, airing immediately following CBC'S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA tonight. This special program will tell viewers what they need to know now, featuring testimonials from residents, as well as key developments on the situation. As a Public service, City in Calgary and Edmonton will simulcast CBC News' special production this evening. Rogers and City are opening up their facilities to CBC Calgary to ensure Albertans get the information they need in this difficult time.



About CBC News

For more than 75 years, CBC has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.

About CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages.

About City

City™ television stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Montreal and Saskatchewan offer viewers intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse television programming. A distinct alternative to other conventional television stations, City engages its viewers with dynamic on-air personalities and delivers an entertaining mix of news, local-interactive formats such as: Breakfast Television and Cityline; as well as local Canadian and U.S. acquired prime-time entertainment programming. City is part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI), which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For more information on City stations and programming, visit Citytv.com.

About CBC's In-House Publicity Team

CBC's team of in-house publicists are delivering a comprehensive publicity service for all CBC programming and events.  For a complete list of publicity contacts and for more information including series synopses, press releases, hi-res images, video clips and bios, please visit the new CBC Media Centre at cbc.ca/mediacentre.

SOURCE: CBC Communications

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For further information, or to request interviews, contact:
Jane Collins, Manager of Publicity, CBC 

Charmaine Khan, Manager of Communications, City

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