Finalists announced for Aliant Get Green Student Video Contest

    Online voting begins to choose grand prize winner

    MONCTON, NB, Nov. 1 /CNW/ - Three student teams have been chosen as
finalists for the Aliant Get Green Student Video Contest. Online voting begins
today for the general public to select the grand prize winner. The winning
team and a chaperone will win an all-expense paid trip to the ecoRevolution
Conference, an international symposium on business and the environment, to be
held in Moncton, New Brunswick on November 27, 2007.
    "High school students from across Atlantic Canada have responded to the
Aliant Get Green Student Video Contest with their ideas and creativity on how
businesses and communities can work together to be more sustainable," said
Robyn Tingley, vice president of Communications and Public Affairs for Aliant.
"We sincerely thank all participants for their hard work and commitment and
look forward to the results of the online voting."
    Students from New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador
submitted videos and teams of judges selected the finalist for their
respective province. The finalists are students from:

    - Tantramar Regional High School in Sackville, New Brunswick with
      Ecoholics Anonymous.
    - Avon View High School in Windsor, Nova Scotia with Matt's Commercial.
    - Marystown Central High School in Marystown, Newfoundland with Dying to

    Each of the finalists will be rewarded with a $500 prize for their
schools' environmental endeavours. These prizes will be presented to the
students in the coming days.
    The general public can visit to view the
videos and vote for their favourite submission until November 12, 2007.
    The grand prize winner will be announced by November 15, 2007. In
addition to attending the international symposium on business and the
environment in Moncton, New Brunswick on November 27, 2007, the students will
also see their winning video featured at the conference.
    Aliant is pleased to be the presenting sponsor of ecoRevolution and is
dedicated to enhancing communities across Atlantic Canada by incorporating
long-term economic, environmental and social considerations into its business
practices. To learn more about ecoRevolution or the Aliant Get Green Student
Video Contest, visit To learn more about Aliant's
sustainability program, please visit

    About Bell Aliant

    Bell Aliant (TSX: BA.UN) is one of North America's largest regional
communications providers. Through its operating entities it serves customers
in six Canadian provinces with innovative information, communication and
technology services including voice, data, Internet, video and value-added
business solutions. Through its xwave offices, Bell Aliant also provides IT
professional services in Canada and the US. Bell Aliant's 10,000 employees are
committed to deliver the highest quality of customer service, choice and
convenience. In Atlantic Canada, communications products and services are
delivered to customers through the Aliant brand.
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For further information:

For further information: Alyson Queen, Aliant Communications and Public
Affairs, (866) 696-6700,

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