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

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - This Saturday, UPS Canada will celebrate its 40th Anniversary in true Canadian fashion, hosting outdoor skating events across the country, including one at the Old Port in Montreal. 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 Old Port for free admission, hot chocolate and sweet treats, and a limited-edition, commemorative 40th anniversary toque.

Skating events will take place in other cities across Canada, including Mississauga, Calgary and Vancouver this Saturday, and Halifax on Sunday, March 1, 2015.


Visuals will include UPS package cars and booths on-site at the Old Port, providing free admission, treats and giveaways to local community members. All media are welcome to attend the event and capture live footage / sound / photos.


Saturday, February 28, 2015

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Montreal Old Port

333 Rue de la Commune Ouest

Montreal, QC

H2Y 2E2


Interviews are available on-site with Michelle Riffin, human resources 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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