Discover Toronto Waterfront's Urban Wilderness with Toronto and Region Conservation and Coca-Cola Canada
Restoration project to regenerate Toronto wetland
TORONTO, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Would you take the day off to go fishing at the Toronto Waterfront? Fish will be plentiful in a few years through a new, significant wetland regeneration project at Tommy Thompson Park. Toronto and Region Conservation and Coca-Cola Canada are partnering to restore a wetland equivalent to the size of 18,000 average-sized swimming pools.
|WHAT: Join Toronto and Region Conservation, the Hon. Jim Bradley, Minister of the Environment, Government of Ontario, and Coca-Cola Canada at Tommy Thompson Park on the Leslie Street Spit to experience how an industrial site will be transformed into a healthy nine-hectare coastal wetland, flourishing with fish and wildlife. And, take a photo with a big catch via a fishing demonstration.|
|WHEN:||Tuesday, June 18, 2013|
|11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.|
|WHO:||Hon. Jim Bradley, Minister of the Environment, Government of Ontario|
|Councillor Paula Fletcher, City of Toronto|
|Brian Denney, Chief Executive Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation|
|Nicola Kettlitz, President, Coca-Cola Ltd.|
|John Guarino, President, Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada|
|WHERE:||Tommy Thompson Park, located at the base of Leslie Street where it meets Unwin Avenue, south of Lake Shore Boulevard East. See map and directions here.|
|IMPORTANT:||Please park in the lot at the inside gates of Tommy Thompson Park. There will be shuttle buses leaving at 10:30 a.m. to transport media to the site.|
|RSVP:||Media are asked to RSVP their attendance to Kristen Marano, Environics Communications, [email protected], 416-969-2730|
About Toronto and Region Conservation
With over 55 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) helps people understand, enjoy and look-after the natural environment. Our vision is for The Living City®, where human settlement can flourish forever as part of nature's beauty and diversity. For more information, call 416-661-6600 or visit us at www.trca.on.ca.
About Coca-Cola Canada
Coca-Cola in Canada operates in all ten provinces, and employs 6,300 people in more than 50 facilities, including seven production facilities across Canada. We offer a wide variety of beverage brands, many of which come in no-calorie and low-calorie options. These beverages include sparkling soft drinks, still waters, juices and fruit beverages, sports drinks, energy drinks and ready-to-drink teas. We're proud to offer some of the most popular brands in Canada including Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola Zero®, Sprite®, Fanta®, Nestea®, PowerAde®, Minute Maid®, Dasani® and vitaminwater®. Coca-Cola in Canada is represented by Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada and Coca-Cola Ltd. For more information about our Company, please visit our website at www.livepositively.ca or www.cocacola.ca.
SOURCE: Coca-Cola Canada
For further information:
For more information and to schedule an interview at the event:
Rowena Calpito, Toronto and Region Conservation, 416-661-6600 ext 5632, [email protected]
Kristen Marano, Environics Communications, 416-969-2730, [email protected]@environicspr.com