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

    LONDON, ON, Sept. 3 /CNW/ - 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 be held in
Toronto, London, Ottawa and Sudbury.

    In London, a press conference will be held:

    DATE:        Wednesday, September 9th, 2009
    TIME:        10:00 a.m.
    PLACE:       The YMCA of Western Ontario: Main Lobby
                 382 Waterloo Street, London

    SPEAKERS:    Dr. Robert Hegele, Cardiologist, Heart and Stroke Foundation
                 Mary Lewis, Director of Government Relations and Health
                  Partnerships, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario

    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.

    CO-ORDINATES:  Anik F2 C

    Transponder 3B

    Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8

    Downlink frequency 3820 vertical

For further information:

For further information: and interviews: Rainer Stadus, for the Heart
and Stroke Foundation, (519) 745-6277,

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