The Bachelorette Offers Canada a Rose

    ABC(City TV in Canada)'s Hit Romance Reality Series Visits Its Neighbors
to the North

    VANCOUVER, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Fall in love...with Canada. Watch the
romance unfold on ABC(City TV in Canada)'s hit reality show The Bachelorette,
from Warner Horizon Television, in three upcoming episodes set in Canada, home
to current Bachelorette, Jillian Harris. In the show's fifth season, the star
proudly shows off her origins in the Canadian episodes starting on June 8th,
with the first set in Jillian's current hometown of Vancouver, the second in
Whistler and the third aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, following the scenic
route of the luxury passenger train from British Columbia to Alberta.

    Jillian's adventurous spirit shines through in these episodes, as she and
her suitors share in the journey of a lifetime across Western Canada. Watch as
they explore Vancouver, a vibrant urban center on the edge of nature, where
Jillian lives and works as a restaurant interior designer. From kayaking along
the shores set on the city skyline to trying their hand at curling, a popular
winter sport that will be featured in the upcoming Vancouver 2010 Olympic and
Paralympic Winter Games, Jillian and her potential love interests discover all
the city has to offer.

    Jillian's journey continues in the second episode when she takes her
suitors on a whirlwind tour of the iconic all-season resort destination of
Whistler. Here, heart-pounding adventures abound among awe-inspiring natural
wonders. From a breathtakingly scenic tour by air, landing on a glacier north
of Whistler; to flying through the air above snow-covered valleys on a Ziptrek
tour; Jillian and her dates enjoy a variety of thrilling activities. As the
men compete for her love and a rose, Jillian takes in the wonders of her

    The third episode features a spectacular train trip on the
world-acclaimed Rocky Mountaineer. Watch as the romance unfolds surrounded by
the natural beauty of Canada, where the views outside the train rival the
conversations within. Along the "Kicking Horse Route" from British Columbia to
Alberta (the Canadian province where Jillian grew up), the train winds its way
through stunning glacier-fed lakes and majestic mountain ranges. The travelers
stop in a number of cities along the way and sample incredible local food and
wine on truly memorable dates, where the suitors learn more about Jillian's
Canadian roots. After many of these active days exploring the country, Jillian
and her guests wind down from the excitement and spend their nights at
luxurious and romantic Fairmont Hotels and Resorts throughout Western Canada.

    Tune in to ABC(City TV in Canada)'s The Bachelorette starting Monday,
June 8th, at 8pm/7c, for three exciting two-hour episodes featuring Canada in
all its glory. Afterwards, look for your own rose in Western Canada by
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is inspiring the world to explore Canada. With our partners in the tourism
industry and the governments of Canada, the provinces and the territories, we
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    Media Contacts:      Meredith Phares
                         Weber Shandwick
                         (212) 445-8110

                         Heather Dolan
                         Canadian Tourism Commission

    For inquiries about the TV series, contact:

    Leslie Hibbins
    Executive Director, Promotions and Publicity
    WBITV Canada
    Phone: 416.730.6230


For further information:

For further information: Meredith Phares of Weber Shandwick,
+1-212-445-8110,; or Heather Dolan of Canadian
Tourism Commission, +1-703-731-5653,; or For
inquiries about the TV series: Leslie Hibbins, Executive Director, Promotions
and Publicity, WBITV Canada, +1-416-730-6230,
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