/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opp - Celebrity Chef Event for Food
Banks Canada at Veritas Restaurant/

TORONTO, Oct. 6 /CNW/ - Canadian celebrity chefs Michael Smith (Food Network's Chef at Home/Chef Abroad), Susur Lee (LEE and Madeline's) and Brad Long (Veritas) will be present at the unveiling of Canon Canada's Other Side of the Lens photo exhibit at Veritas Restaurant. The chefs donated their creativity by capturing personal photos that embodied the theme "Food for Thought." In turn, Canon Canada will be donating $25,000 on behalf of the chefs to Food Banks Canada. The unveiling of the photo exhibit and donation will take place tomorrow, Oct. 7th at 9:30AM EST.

    BROADCAST/PHOTO OPP: Video/interview opportunities with celebrity chefs,
Food Banks Canada and Canon Canada spokespeople.

    Who:       Michael Smith, Food Network's Chef at Home/Chef Abroad
               Susur Lee, LEE and Madeline's
               Brad Long, Veritas

    Date:      Oct 7, 2009

    Time:      Event: 9:30AM - 10:30AM
               Please arrive at 9:15AM to register

    Location:  Veritas Restaurant
               234 King St. E
               Toronto, ON

About Canon Canada Inc.

Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company employs 1,400 people at its offices nation-wide, servicing the Canadian market from coast to coast. Innovation and cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon's success. Canon's leadership in imaging, optical and document management technology and solutions is based in large part on the thousands of patents the company has secured throughout its history. For the 16th consecutive year, Canon Inc. is among the top three US patent recipients.

The company's comprehensive product line includes networked multifunction devices; digital copiers (colour and black and white); printers, scanners, image filing systems and facsimile machines; calculators, digital camcorders, digital and analogue cameras and lenses; semiconductor, broadcast and other specialized industrial products.

Canon supports programs that help preserve and protect the environment. The company instituted the Clean Earth Campaign in 1990, which assists various environmental and recycling initiatives. The Campaign has also supported leading environmental organizations, such as World Wildlife Fund - Canada and the Canon Envirothon.

For more information, visit www.canon.ca

SOURCE Canon Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: or to register: Jessica Draker, High Road Communications, (416) 644-2270 (w), (647) 226-5756 (c), jdraker@highroad.com

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