– New partnership marks next step in CTV's commitment to celebrating Canadian talent –
– In celebration of its 20th anniversary CANADA'S WALK OF FAME AWARDS joins CTV's can't-miss lineup of international and Canadian awards shows –
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TORONTO, June 7, 2018 /CNW/ - CTV announced today a new multi-year partnership with Canada's Walk of Fame to become the official and exclusive broadcaster of the awards. The new partnership, brokered by Canada's Walk of Fame CEO Jeffrey Latimer and Bell Media President Randy Lennox, comes just in time for the awards ceremony's 20th anniversary milestone this December.
"Canada's Walk of Fame is thrilled the awards are back on CTV," said Jeffrey Latimer, CEO, Canada's Walk of Fame. "This is such a monumental year for us as we celebrate our 20th anniversary and continue to deepen our commitment and broaden our impact across Canada. This year's awards show will be a spectacular celebration of great Canadians, including our 2018 inductees and those inducted since Canada's Walk of Fame was founded in 1998. It will be a celebration of what is possible, what can be achieved – a celebration of the power of Canadian potential."
"We are proud to honour the ever-growing group of notable Canadians and share their achievements and impact on Canadian society with our viewers," said Randy Lennox, President, Bell Media. "With the return of CANADA'S WALK OF FAME AWARDS to CTV, we cement our commitment to celebrating extraordinary Canadian talent and their influence and impact both in Canada and around the world."
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For further information: please contact: Laura Heath Potter, CTV Networks, 416-384-4633 or [email protected]; Christian Llano, CTV Networks, 416.384.3098 or [email protected]; Katherine Holmes, Canada's Walk of Fame, 416.919.6310 or [email protected]