Media Advisory - Oshawa's Stephen Colbert Day

    OSHAWA, ON, March 16 /CNW/ - After losing a hockey bet with Stephen
Colbert of The Colbert Report, Oshawa Mayor John Gray is living up to his end
of the bargain by celebrating "Stephen Colbert Day" on his own birthday,
March 20. The line-up for Oshawa's "Grin and Bear It" festival follows the
spirit of the wager with the central themes of hockey and comedy.

    -   Oshawa Mayor John Gray
    -   Canada's favourite hockey commentator, Don Cherry
    -   Comedian Darrin Rows
    -   Music-comedy duo Two For The Show
    -   Special guest emcee Tom Hayes, reporter and anchor, CTV News Toronto
    -   Oshawa Generals and Saginaw Spirit with team mascots Shooter and
        Colbeagle the Eagle

    Tuesday, March 20, 2007

    7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

    General Motors Centre
    99 Athol St. E.
    Oshawa, ON

    Media release and backgrounder available.

For further information:

For further information: Shannon McFadyen, tel: (905) 436-5636 ext.
2591, e-mail:, web:

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