Media Advisory - Bell and MTS to make service improvement announcement in Churchill

WINNIPEG, Aug. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Representatives from Bell and MTS will be joined by The Honourable Cliff Cullen, Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade, to announce plans to improve telecommunications services for Churchill residents and businesses, including the region's growing tourism industry.


Monday, August 29, 2016

1:30 p.m. CDT


Town Centre Complex

180 La Verendrye Avenue

Churchill, MB


The Honourable Cliff Cullen (Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade)

Michael Spence (Mayor of Churchill)

Pat Solman (Senior Vice-President, Network and Field Services – MTS)   

Wade Oosterman (Group President and Chief Brand Officer – Bell)

Colin Ferguson (President and CEO -- Travel Manitoba)

Media who are unable to attend but wish to conduct interviews with any of the above parties can make arrangements by contacting Greg Burch at 204-958-3230.

Photos will be taken at the event and can be requested at

About MTS
At MTS, we're proud to be Manitoba's leading information and communications technology provider. We're dedicated to delivering a full suite of services for Manitobans – Internet, Wireless, TV, Phone Service and Security Systems plus a full suite of Information Solutions, including Unified Cloud and Managed Services. You can count on MTS to make connecting your world easy.

We live where we work and actively give back to organizations that strengthen our communities. Through MTS Future First, we provide sponsorships, grants and scholarships, value-in-kind support and volunteer commitment in Manitoba.

MTS Inc. is wholly owned by Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (TSX: MBT). For more on MTS' products and services, visit For investor information, visit

About Bell
Canada's largest communications company, Bell provides consumer, business and government customers with a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband wireless, TV, Internet and business communication services from Bell Canada and Bell Aliant. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out of home and digital media. Founded in Montréal in 1880, Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). To learn more, please visit or

The Bell Let's Talk initiative promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns like Bell Let's Talk Day and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research, and workplace initiatives. To learn more, please visit


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For further information: Media: MTS: Greg Burch, 204-958-3230,; Bell: Michelle Michalak, 416-215-3021,


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