Media Advisory - UPS Canada celebrates 40 years of service with community ice skating event at the Emera Oval

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - This Sunday, UPS Canada will celebrate its 40th Anniversary in true Canadian fashion, hosting outdoor skating events across the country, including one at the Emera Oval in Halifax. To thank the community for its partnership over the past 40 years, UPS Canada is giving back to its employees, customers and community members, inviting them to visit the UPS booth at the Emera Oval for free, hot chocolate and Beavertails, and a limited-edition, commemorative 40th anniversary toque.

Skating events will also take place in other cities across Canada, including Mississauga, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver on Saturday, February 28, 2015.


Visuals will include a UPS Canada booth on-site at the Emera Oval, providing hot chocolate, Beavertails and giveaways to local community members. All media are welcome to attend the event and capture live footage / sound / photos


Sunday, March 1, 2015

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Halifax Emera Oval

5775 Cogswell Street

 Halifax, NS

B3K 4B2


Interviews are available on-site with Shannon Wetmore, area sales manager, UPS Canada, who can speak to the company's history in Canada, and provide stories and facts about its years of service.

About UPS:
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at® and its corporate blog can be found at To get UPS news direct, visit

SOURCE UPS Canada Ltd.

For further information: Media contacts: Jessica Kitchen, Edelman for UPS Canada,, 416-849-2839; Victoria Ptashnick, Edelman for UPS Canada,, 416-850-0184


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