Media invitation - Launch of the 13th edition of the Tour CIBC Charles-Bruneau - SOLIDARITY. COURAGE. HOPE.

    MONTREAL, June 18 /CNW Telbec/ - The Fondation Centre de cancérologie
Charles-Bruneau invites media representatives to the launch of the Tour CIBC
Charles-Bruneau. On the theme Solidarity, Courage, Hope, this 600 km bike trek
seeks to raise funds in order to give children suffering from cancer the best
chance of recovery. Thanks to the help of local business people, the Tour has
become a high point for cyclists as well as children and youngsters, a chance
to push themselves to the limit, and a test of courage and hope.
    The event will be attended by:

    - Delson Lafrenière, spokesman for the Tour CIBC Charles-Bruneau
    - Pierre Bruneau, spokesman for the Fondation Centre de cancérologie
    - Sylvain Vinet, Senior Vice-President, Retail Distribution, Eastern
      Canada, CIBC

        Thursday, June 19, 2008, at 10:30 a.m.
        IBM Tower
        Winter Garden (Jardin d'Hiver, ground level)
        1250 René-Lévesque Boulevard West, Montréal

    The event will be followed by Midis du Tour, which is new on the program
this year. It consists of friendly virtual bike races in which several
performers, columnists, celebrities and corporate teams will compete against
one another. All funds raised will go to the Fondation Centre de cancérologie

    About the Fondation

    Established in 1990, the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau
is a non-profit agency. Its mission is to give children with cancer the best
chances of recovery by supporting research and financing the creation and
continued development of the Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau of the CHU
Sainte-Justine. The Fondation believes that children have a right to receive
the best care available so they can all say one day: "When I grow up, I will
be cured!" For complete information, visit the website at

For further information:

For further information: Véronique Arsenault, Morin Public Relations,
(514) 289-8688, extension 227, Cell.: (514) 923-9371,

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