Media Advisory - Heart and Stroke Foundation asks: Are Ontario kids getting the marks in heart health?

    OTTAWA, Sept. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - In 1998, the Heart and Stroke Foundation's
Report Card on Canada's Kids took a hard look at the heart health of Canadian
children aged 6-12. More than 10 years later, the Foundation shines the
spotlight on Ontario's kids - and will be issuing its own Report Card on the
heart health of this young cohort. The 2009 Heart and Stroke Foundation Report
on the Health of Ontario's Kids will be released on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th,
2009 AT 10:00 A.M. Four simultaneous press conferences will beheld in Toronto,
London, Ottawa and Sudbury.

    In Ottawa, a press conference will be held:

    DATE:          Wednesday, September 9th, 2009
    TIME:          10:00 a.m.
    PLACE          Jack Purcell Community Centre, 320 Jack Purcell Lane
                   (Gilmour & Elgin)

    SPEAKERS:      Dr. Andrew Pipe, Cardiologist
                   Stephen Samis, Director, Health Policy, Heart and Stroke
                   Micheline Turnau, Community Mission Specialist, Heart and
                   Stroke Foundation

    B-roll will be available through CNW Group - at the listed times and

    Live Satellite Coordinates:

    DATE OF FEED:  Wednesday, September 9th
    TIME OF FEED:  11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    COORDINATES:   Anik F2 C
                   Transponder 3B
                   Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
                   Downlink frequency 3820 vertical

For further information:

For further information: Jennifer Tiller, tel: (613) 237-4320, cell:
(613) 290-2473, email:

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