Media Advisory - ALUS Canada to announce great news for conservation on farms and ranches in Alberta

CALGARY, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - On August 29, ALUS Canada will hold a press conference at SAIT in Calgary to announce a generous new gift by a well known Albertan philanthropist, supporting important environmental projects on farms and ranches in southern Alberta. The CEO of ALUS Canada, Bryan Gilvesy, will be joined by SAIT's Vice President External Relations Heather Magotiaux, prominent leaders from Calgary's philanthropic and business communities, the mayors and reeves of nine communities running ALUS programs, and ranchers and farmers participating in ALUS.



Press conference, media Q&A, photo opp, rain or shine

Media kits available at the press table, mult box provided for broadcast media

Please call ahead to book an exclusive interview.


Tuesday, August 29, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


The SAIT Indigenous Species Biome garden

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

1301–16th Avenue NW

Calgary AB, T2M 0L4


Enter SAIT Campus from 14th Ave NW. Turn right at the four-way intersection

Take Fowler Drive to the SAIT parking garage (P6 on campus maps).

Walk to the nearby Biome garden.


Bridget Wayland, Director of Communications, ALUS Canada




ALUS Canada, A Weston Family Initiative, is a national program dedicated to supporting farmers and ranchers who produce cleaner air, cleaner water, more biodiversity and other ecosystem services in their communities. ALUS Canada is a recognized leader in sustainability that is rapidly expanding: By 2015, ALUS had created more than 18,000 acres (an area the size of 45,000 hockey rinks) in 20 communities; by 2025, we will reach 150,000 acres in 75 communities across the nation.

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For further information: Bridget Wayland, Director of Communications, ALUS Canada, 514-770-3001,

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