Media Advisory - Winner of Canadian Tire 'Green School Challenge' to have shrubs planted throughout schoolyard

    Grade five class at Connaught Public School to be recognized for their
    commitment to the environment

    TORONTO, May 5 /CNW/ -

    What:        In December, Ms. Richardson's class at Connaught Public
                 School received Canadian Tire's first 'Green School
                 Challenge Award' in recognition of the steps the grade five
                 students are taking inside and outside of the classroom to
                 help the environment.

                 Join Canadian Tire this Thursday as we acknowledge the
                 students' efforts with the planting of shrubs throughout
                 their schoolyard.

    When:        Thursday, May 7 2009
                 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    Where:       Connaught Public School
                 1149 Gladstone Ave.
                 Ottawa, ON

    Background:  The 'Green School Challenge Award' was created by Canadian
                 Tire to recognize classes who are actively taking steps to
                 help the environment. One winning class was chosen in
                 Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, Ottawa and Toronto. To
                 recognize each of the classes, Canadian Tire will be
                 planting trees throughout the school yard in the spring and
                 providing each of the winning kids with an eco-friendly gift
                 bag and pizza party.

For further information:

For further information: To speak to someone at Canadian Tire regarding
the contest, please contact Joanne Elson, Canadian Tire Corporation, Tel:
(416) 544-7778

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