Examiner.com to Expand Into Canada; Will Provide Local Content to Residents
in Major Canadian Cities

    Experts Across Canada Join Examiner.com Canada to Share Their Knowledge
    Valuable Local Insights

<p><location>DENVER</location>, <chron>Oct. 29</chron> /CNW/ -- Examiner.com, the insider source for everything local, will be expanding to <location>Canada</location>, via the launch of Examiner.com <location>Canada</location> (<a href="http://www.examiner.com/canada">www.examiner.com/canada</a>) today. Examiner.com <location>Canada</location> will provide localized content - ranging from breaking news to arts & entertainment to sports - to people in <location>Calgary</location>, <location>Montreal</location>, <location>Ottawa</location>, <location>Toronto</location> and <location>Vancouver</location>. Examiner.com <location>Canada</location> will also offer national content for residents not living in one of its five initial markets.</p>
<p>"Examiner.com <location>Canada</location> will provide Canadians with an unparalleled resource for local information, enabling them to further engage in their communities," said <person>Rick Blair</person>, CEO of Examiner.com. "What's more, Examiner.com <location>Canada</location> will provide a showcase for Canadian writers and experts, allowing them to build their audience and provide valuable insights to Examiner readers across the country."</p>
<p>Examiner.com <location>Canada</location> is actively recruiting Canadians who are passionate about their interests and areas of expertise, expecting to have over 100 active writers and photographers when the expansion launches. Each contributor for Examiner.com is vetted to ensure they are qualified to provide localized content on their chosen topic and are given extensive training - free of charge - from Examiner.com. Writer training covers how to write for the Web, including the use of publishing tools, optimizing content for search engine pick-up and effective attribution among others.</p>
<p>"As an avid follower of Canadian music, from the Barenaked Ladies to the up-and-coming Dinosaur Bones, I appreciate having a forum to share my thoughts, ideas and news on a topic that interests me," said <person>Jason Chu</person>, Canadian Music Examiner. "In just the first two months I have been an Examiner, I have seen my following rise from a dozen or so, to hundreds of readers, demonstrating that many of my fellow Canadians share in my passion."</p>
<p>Examiner.com <location>Canada</location> is the first international foray for Examiner.com, which currently has over 20,000 Examiners writing for more than 160 markets.  In 2010, Examiner.com will be launching in the <location>United Kingdom</location> and other countries.</p>
<p>Access to all editions, including <location>Canada</location>, is available at <a href="http://www.examiner.com/editions.html">http://www.examiner.com/editions.html</a></p>
<p>More information on becoming an Examiner is available at examiner.com/about_examiner/?CID=pr_Canda102909</p>

    About Examiner.com
<p>Launched in <chron>April 2008</chron>, Examiner.com serves 162 markets across <location>North America</location> and is the insider source for everything local. Examiner.com's content is contributed by Examiners: passionate, informed, and knowledgeable local influencers. Examiner.com is a division of the Clarity Digital Group, LLC, wholly owned by The Anschutz Company, a Denver-based investment company with a broad array of assets in print and digital media; live sports and entertainment; hospitality; film production and exhibition; wind energy development and transmission; as well as ranching and oil/gas exploration. For more information, visit Examiner.com.</p>


For further information: For further information: Elisabeth Monaghan of Examiner.com, +1-303-514-8383, emonaghan@examiner.com Web Site: http://www.examiner.com

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