Alpine Canada Alpin

Alpine Canada Alpin
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October 26, 2007 15:19 ET

Media Advisory: Unique Photo Opportunity at 9:45 Prior to Press Conference

Alpine Canada Alpin to announce 2007/2008 racing season; TELUS and Alpine Canada Alpin to launch new partnership

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 26, 2007) - Alpine Canada Alpin and the Canadian Alpine Ski Team will launch the highly anticipated 2007/2008 racing season on October 30th in Toronto. Together with TELUS (TSX:T)(TSX:T.A)(NYSE:TU), Alpine Canada Alpin is also set to make an announcement about their new partnership.

"Crazy Canucks" Ken Read and Steve Podborski will be on hand to provide details of the new sponsorship agreement.



Who: Brian Stemmle, downhill skiing virtuoso, five-time Olympic
participant, and gold medalist at the 1990 Pan-American downhill
championships
Ken Read, Chief Executive Officer, Alpine Canada Alpin
Steve Podborski, Executive Director, TELUS Sports Marketing, Alpine
World Cup Champion, and inductee into the Canadian Olympic
Hall of Fame

Members of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team, including Stefan Guay
(Mont-Tremblant, QC) and John Kucera (Calgary, AB)

Where: TELUS Store - Bloor Street Flagship
150 Bloor Street West (at Avenue Rd.)

When: Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.


PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES AND INTERVIEWS

Photo opportunity at 9:45 before press conference. Interviews with speakers and athletes will follow press conference

About TELUS

TELUS (TSX:T)(TSX:T.A)(NYSE:TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $8.9 billion of annual revenue and 10.9 million customer connections including 5.3 million wireless subscribers, 4.5 million wireline network access lines and 1.1 million Internet subscribers. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, entertainment and video. Committed to being Canada's premier corporate citizen, we give where we live. Since 2000, TELUS and our team members have contributed more than $91 million to charitable and non-profit organizations and volunteered more than 1.7 million hours of service to local communities. Eight TELUS Community Boards across Canada lead our local philanthropic initiatives. For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.

ABOUT ALPINE CANADA ALPIN

Alpine Canada Alpin (ACA) is the governing body for alpine ski racing in Canada with more than 50,000 athletes, coaches, officials and volunteer members and over 200,000 supporting members. ACA manages the high performance programs for the athletes of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team and the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team who represent Canada throughout the world. For more information on Alpine Canada Alpin, visit www.canski.org.

Contact Information

  • To RSVP for the press conference, please contact:
    NKPR Inc.
    Bunmi Adeoye
    (416) 365-3631 x 26
    Email: bunmi@nkpr.net
    or
    For media inquiries, please contact: Alpine Canada Alpin
    Guy Napert-Frenette
    Manager, PR & Media Services / Gestionnaire,
    RP et medias evenement
    (403) 777-3211 or Cell: (403) 512-8659
    Email: guynf@canski.org or Website: www.canski.org
    or
    TELUS Media Relations
    Megan Fielding
    (416) 894-0817
    Email: megan.fielding@telus.com
    Website: www.telus.com