Video B-Roll available via CNW - WorldSkills Calgary 2009 kicks off

    TORONTO, Sept. 2 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Broadcast
On-Demand web download:

    STORY SUMMARY: WorldSkills Calgary 2009 is taking place from September 1
to September 6, 2009. This marks the second time Canada has hosted the
biennial WorldSkills Competition in its 59-year history. Over 900 young
competitors are participating in 45 skills, trades and technologies categories
on the international stage. The WorldSkills Competition encourages young
people to pursue exciting career options in skilled trades. It also promotes
excellence and global industry competency standards. Competitions range from
robotics to web design, welding to cooking, and auto-body repair to landscape

    SHOT LIST: Various shots of the WorldSkills Calgary 2009 opening
ceremony, Competition Day 1, an interview with Richard Walker, President and
CEO of WorldSkills Calgary, PM Stephen Harper inside WorldSkills competition
area, and footage of the One School, One Country event, in which teams of
international competitors visited Calgary elementary schools.


    WEB Video Preview and Download link:

    TIME OF POSTING:   available now
    DATE OF POSTING:   September 2, 2009

    All video can be viewed by clicking on the link. Broadcast quality video
    is available for download by accredited journalists. Please contact for access.



    Laurie Stretch, World Skills Media Centre, 403-617-4798,

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