Tree Canada

Tree Canada

June 02, 2009 11:26 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Environment Jim Prentice to Participate in Tree Canada and TELUS Photo Opportunity

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 2, 2009) - Minister of Environment Jim Prentice will join Dorothy Dobbie, Chair of Tree Canada, Michael Rosen, President of Tree Canada, and Josef Pach, TELUS director of Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility, on Parliament Hill on Wednesday, June 3 to recognize TELUS' contribution to the greening of Canadian communities, a contribution which has given over 218,000 trees to Canadian communities.

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Time: 3:10 p.m. EST

Location: Senate entrance door, Centre Block
Parliament Hill
Ottawa, Ontario

About Tree Canada

Tree Canada is a not-for-profit charitable organization established to encourage Canadians to plant and care for trees in urban and rural environments. A winner of the Canadian Environmental Award (2007), Tree Canada engages Canadian companies, government agencies and individuals to support the planting of trees, the greening of schoolyards, and other efforts to sensitize Canadians to the benefits of planting and maintaining trees. To date, more than 76 million trees have been planted, more than 450 schoolyards have been greened, and Tree Canada has organized 8 national urban forest conferences. More information about Tree Canada is available at

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