Media Advisory - Major announcement from Skate Canada

    Date: Wednesday September 10, 2008
    Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Location: The Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front Street West
    New Brunswick Room
    Main Mezzanine
    Participants: William Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, SKATE CANADA
    Media call in: 416-644-3415 (local)  1-800-733-7571
                   Name of call: SKATE CANADA

    TORONTO, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - SKATE CANADA will be making a major announcement
at a press conference and photo opportunity on Wednesday, September 10 in the
New Brunswick Room at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto.

    Skate Canada, the national governing body responsible for the development
and administration of skating in Canada, is the largest figure skating
association in the world. With skating programs for athletes of all ages,
offered at 1303 clubs and 60 skating schools(*) across the country, Skate Canada
is an association dedicated to providing every Canadian the opportunity to
learn life skills while experiencing the power, strength and creativity of one
of Canada's premier sports.
    In 2008, Skate Canada produced three World medalists: Jessica Dubé and
Bryce Davison, bronze in pair; Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, silver in ice
dance and Jeff Buttle, World Champion.
    "Skate Canada...teaching Canadians to skate since 1887"

    (*) As at August 30, 2007.

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For further information: Jessica Rutledge, Media Profile, (416) 342-1820
(office), (416) 303-0699 (cell)

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