Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc.

May 15, 2006 19:04 ET

Media Advisory: Shaw Employees Raise Funds to Support Children's Cottage

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - May 15, 2006) - Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.NV.B) (NYSE:SJR)

What: Photo/camera/interview opportunity. Local Shaw employees have
raised $11,991.60 for Children's Cottage to assist them in
providing crisis nursery, respite care and in-house family
support services. Employees will meet with representatives
from Children's Cottage for a cheque presentation ceremony.

Who: Brad Shaw, our senior VP Operations will present the cheque to
Patty Kilgallon, Executive Director of Children's Cottage.

When: May 17, 2006, 11:30 a.m.

Where: Main Floor, Shaw Court 630-3rd Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta

Details: The funds were raised through an initiative which gave Shaw
employees the opportunity to purchase wristbands that display
the company's core values. The Shaw Values Wristband
employee-led campaign raised nearly $16,000 across all Shaw
branches from Nanaimo, B.C. to Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. Shaw
Communications matched the funds raised and $31,641.26 is being
donated to charitable organizations chosen by the employees in
each of the communities in which Shaw operates.

Contact Information

  • Shaw Cablesystems G.P.
    Brad Shaw
    (403) 750-4500
    Children's Cottage
    Laurie Wallis
    (403) 283-4274